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About investments Gold will rise again
21 May 2013 : Gold price drop temporary, not on five-year downward trend, NESDB head says. Gold used worldwide for bank reserves & speculation. Cannot fall for long.
About mobile phones 3G finally here, but too slow
21 May 2013 : Some 3G packages even slower than old 2G. Flood of complaints on slow 3G speed. NBTC consumer protection panel to push for action.
About seafood, labour & the environment
18 Mar 2013 : "I don’t want slave labour and destruction of the ocean mixed in with my prawn cocktail," widely read UK news site concludes in investigative journalism article.
18 Mar 2013 : There are two sides to the story of the land dispute between Chulalongkorn University and the Uthenthawai campus of Rajamangala University of Technology.
16 Mar 2013 : Bhutan's ambassador to Thailand describes King Jigme's approach to being a king in an interview with the Bangkok Post.
15 Mar 2013 : Wildfires in Myanmar & Thailand caused sudden dangerous levels of air pollution in northern Thailand. Children, older people & asthma suffers told to stay indoors.
15 Mar 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has told police and wildlife authorities to speed up an investigation into elephant poaching in Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi province.
14 Mar 2013 : For next month, AIS plans 3G & True Move 4G. DTAC will launch 3G services in late June.
About air travel
14 Mar 2013 : Israel's airline El Al has armed marshals on each flight. Now US govt wants the same after recent threats to US airlines.
14 Mar 2013 : Tens of thousands of people in St Peter's Square on Wednesday celebrated with Argentina Latin America's first pope – Jorge Mario Bergoglio – with many hoping he will revolutionise the Church.
13 Mar 2013 : New planes for Bangkok Airways means 189,000 more airline seats. Massive shopping mall at Chaweng will change face of Koh Samui.
About human rights
13 Mar 2013 : Forced back to sea to die, trafficked & sold, now shot at by Navy, Rohingyas escape violence in Burma, only to meet violence once again here.