Asean Morning News Roundup February 10

Asean Morning News Roundup February 10

The Asean Morning News Roundup presents a selection of reports on what you need to know from around the Asean Economic Community (AEC).   Cambodia Morning News Compiled by Leakhena Khat    @leakhenakhat   Telcos called to pay debts Frustrated with the lack of compliance, the government has given the Kingdom’s mobile operators an ultimatum: […]

Asean Morning News Roundup February 9

Asean Morning News Roundup February 9

The Asean Morning News Roundup presents a selection of reports  on what has been happening overnight and this morning around the Asean Economic Community (AEC).   Asean Morning News Compiled by AEC News Today    @aecnewstoday   Task group finalizing Asean security plans Task Group Bacolod was finalizing security plans for the Asean Summit meetings […]

Asean Morning News Roundup February 8

Asean Morning News Roundup February 8

The Asean Morning News Roundup presents a selection of reports  on what has been happening overnight and this morning around the Asean Economic Community (AEC).   Asean Compiled by AEC News Today    @aecnewstoday   Davao City to host Asean meetings on migrant workers, finance integration The 10 member-nations of the Asean are set to […]

Thailand English-language News for February 7, 2017

In the February 7, 2017 edition of Newsline, a daily Thailand English-language news and current affairs programme produced by the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNBT) under the Thailand Government Public Relations Department (PRD) for NBTWorld*, presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: • Long lines of mourners continue to gather at Sanam Luang in front […]

Asean Morning News Roundup February 7

Asean Morning News Roundup February 7

The Asean Morning News Roundup presents a selection of reports  on what has been happening overnight and this morning around the Asean Economic Community (AEC).   Cambodia Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @Estee   Minister Calls for Chainsaw Import Ban to Tackle Logging Environment Minister Say Sam Al on Monday said he would seek approval for […]

Asean Morning News Roundup February 6

Asean Morning News Roundup February 6

The Asean Morning News Roundup presents a selection of reports  on what has been happening overnight and this morning around the Asean Economic Community (AEC). Asean RCEP members ramp up talks as TPP flops Shortly after the US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), senior officials of the 16-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have […]

Thailand English-language News for February 1, 2017

In the February 1, 2017 edition of Newsline, a daily Thailand English-language news and current affairs programme produced by the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNBT) under the Thailand Government Public Relations Department (PRD) for NBTWorld*, host Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: • The Thailand government Cabinet has approved the dispersal of Bt63 billion (about […]

Thailand English-language News for January 31, 2017

In the January 31, 2017 edition of Newsline, a daily Thailand English-language news and current affairs programme produced by the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNBT) under the Thailand Government Public Relations Department (PRD) for NBTWorld*, presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: • Thailand’s armed forces are ordered to provide “extensive and continuous aid” to […]

Expanding Wealth Gap Biggest Issue: Global Risk Report 2017

The increasing global inequality gap is the most important global trend facing the world in the next ten years, ahead of other urgent global problems such as climate change, polarization, cyber dependency, and ageing populations. At least so says the World Economic Forum (WEF) in its Global Risk Report 2017. According to Global Risk Report […]

Kitten Survives Trespass Onto Bangkok Motorway

Kitten Survives Trespass Onto Bangkok Motorway

As a rule animals and Bangkok motorways are generally not a good combination. Often congested and jammed, when traffic conditions are light few Thai drivers can resist the urge to blow the cobwebs out of the engine by tramping the accelerator to the floor. Woe betide slow moving vehicles, people, or animals who get in […]

What you Need to Know About Public Private Partnerships

  Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have become somewhat of a buzzword over the last few years with this form of arrangement capable of delivering greater efficiency in the provision of public services such as energy, transportation, water, healthcare, sanitation, and communications. However, for some, the term PPP is just another acronym in a world overflowing […]

Thailand Roads: Perhaps Some People Were Never Meant to Drive

Thailand Roads: Perhaps Some People Were Never Meant to Drive

After breaking a decade-long record for the number of people killed on its roads over the seven day-long new year holiday period, it hasn’t taken long for fresh videos to emerge highlighting the appalling driving skills encountered on Thailand roads. The 2016-17 new year holiday period between December 29 and January 3 saw 478 people […]

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