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Japan’s latest earthquake a warning to be prepared

jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
The earthquake that occurred during the commuting time for work and school sent the large city of Osaka into turmoil on Monday. 
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Why Thailand needs the death penalty

jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
The majory supports capital punishment, though there is a middle way short of abolition
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School’s in for transgender community

jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
Khushbu sits on a school chair, chin tilted upwards, waiting for Moon to finish applying make-up to her eyes. The two transgender women could have been doing this anywhere, but the scene is different because they’re sitting in a children’s classroom in Lahore, Pakistan.
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The simplest way to save someone’s life: Give blood

jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
TECHNOLOGY HAS ADVANCED MEDICAL SCIENCE, BUT DONATIONS ARE STILL DESPERATELY NEEDED
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Forced marriages don’t just exist in dystopian fiction

jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
A young woman is forced to join the household of a powerful man and bear him the child his wife cannot – knowing all the while that she will never be recognised as the child’s mother.
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Beijing subway embraces biometric system

jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
The Beijing subway system plans to introduce bio-recognition technology at stations this year to improve transport efficiency and reduce costs, a senior manager said last week.
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Thai education flounders despite huge investment

mer, 20/06/2018 - 03:00
Thailand’s revolving cadre of politicians have long-cited the education system as a necessary area for reform. The last three governments, all under opposing banners, have agreed that Thailand’s school systems need fixing with test scores lagging and an increasing deficit of a highly skilled workers.
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Junta’s priorities the opposite of society’s

mer, 20/06/2018 - 03:00
A recent opinion poll illustrates the gulf between what the generals want and what citizens need
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My sincerest sympathy to the American Democrats

mer, 20/06/2018 - 03:00
I have been mocking Donald Trump since he was the Republican Party’s presidential candidate, and his “historic” summit with Kim Jong-un  has done little to change my contemptuous stand. But while my  attitude toward the US leader hasn’t changed much, my sympathy towards his local opponents, the Democrats in particular, has grown remarkably.
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Officials take emergency steps as air pollution soars in Delhi

mer, 20/06/2018 - 03:00
Pollution levels in India’s capital remained two times above the severe level last week, in what is the most polluted summer in recent years, forcing the authorities to take emergency measures, including shutting down all construction activities.
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SPECIAL REPORT: No guarantees in Thailand’s ‘SAFE HAVEN’ 

mer, 20/06/2018 - 03:00
To mark World Refugee Day today, The Nation’s Jintana Panyaarvudh talks to refugees in Bangkok and examines the Thai situation according to advocacy groups 
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Tariffs decision shows Beijing is determined to protect its interests

mar, 19/06/2018 - 03:00
China’s decision to slap an additional 25 per cent tariff on 659 types of US goods worth $50 billion (Bt1.6 trillion) should remind the United States government that the trade war that it has initiated has a price tag.
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Korean sports exchanges expected to boost ties

mar, 19/06/2018 - 03:00
Sport could work as an important stepping stone to expand inter-Korean exchanges and build peace on the Korean peninsula.
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A disappointing show from ACMECS

mar, 19/06/2018 - 03:00
Fifteen years on, the agency charged with developing three rivers has a long-term plan – and no money
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Hanoi’s puppeteers struggle to keep their tradition alive

mar, 19/06/2018 - 03:00
In a darkened theatre in central Hanoi, a wooden dragon emerges from a pool to the sound of cymbals crashing in a traditional water puppet show that lures hundreds of tourists daily but is largely shunned by locals.
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Are priests no longer safe in Duterte’s Philippines?

lun, 18/06/2018 - 03:00
Father Richmond Nilo was the third priest killed in the Philippines six months, and the fourth targeted for assassination.
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Medical advances aren’t just for the rich

lun, 18/06/2018 - 03:00
Healthcare innovators can do with FEWER ‘benefits’
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In China, tourism is viewed as a key cultural experience

lun, 18/06/2018 - 03:00
As part of institutional reform in China, the former Ministry of Culture and the China National Tourism Administration were merged into one entity under the State Council, China’s Cabinet.
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Fukushima nuclear plants finally face decommissioning

lun, 18/06/2018 - 03:00
Tomoaki Kobayakawa, the president of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO), has told Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori that the company plans to decommission all four reactors at its Fukushima No 2 nuclear power plant.
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The battle against climate change has just begun

lun, 18/06/2018 - 03:00
EUROPE SETS ITS COURSE AND WELCOMES THAILAND’S MOVES TOWARDS A LOW-CARBON FUTURE
Catégories: Thai news