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- By Veera Preteepchaikul
- Tuesday, February 09, 2010
I wonder whether it is still proper to address Mr Hun Sen as the prime minister of Cambodia. Or whether he deserves to be addressed Mr Prime Minister, given his latest antic displayed over the weekend at the Thai-Cambodian border.The timing of Mr Hun Sen’s weekend visit to the border was viewed ...
- By Sanitsuda Ekachai
- Monday, February 08, 2010
The rationale is simple enough. If you want the services that are crucial to your well-being, you must be willing to pay for them.This economic reasoning is behind the Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES), an incentive measure which is being adopted in various parts of the world to convince farmers ...
- By Kong Rithdee
- Wednesday, December 09, 2009
Don't come after me, I'm in Dubai (seriously), and I have no idea who founded a new Facebook group, which is attracting robust clicks: It's prominently titled "We're sick of the Ministry of Culture." Except a few well-coiffed ladies, who isn't? Our Ministry of (non)Culture is ...
- Sunday, November 29, 2009
I was running down from Bangkok Convention Centre to CentralWorld after a Zumba class trial during the Asia Fitness Convention, in the hope to grasp a piece of sandwich when I stumbled upon this retail space renovation. Ladies and gentlemen, the American fashion retail giant Gap will finally land in ...
- By Wanchai Rujawongsanti
- Thursday, November 26, 2009
More and more politicians -- particularly those who are suspended from politics have become involved in sports. In the past, one of the most popular ways for politicians to appear on TV was sponsoring a boxing match. However, this has become less fashionable because it is costly during the economic ...
- By Atiya Achakulwisut
- Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Any (good) student of environmental management would have heard of the lily pond metaphor. For those who haven't, the story goes like this. Suppose you have one pond, in which a water lily grows. The plant doubles in size each day. If nothing is done _ no water added, no expansion made to the pond's ...
- By Arglit Boonyai
- Thursday, October 08, 2009
Some human endeavours are completely justifiable and in some, but not all cases, entirely necessary. Cures for cancer and plans for world peace are generally thought of as necessities towards the betterment of mankind – unless you believe in the ills of over-population. On the other hand, research ...
- By Saritdet Marukatat
- Tuesday, October 06, 2009
At this moment, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen might be sitting at his manor in the suburb of Phnom Penh laughing at the political mess of neighbouring Thailand.The latest episode of the local wrangling is that Puea Thai member Chalerm Yubamrung has unveiled that he sent a tape of Foreign Minister ...