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  1. 71. news | 20 Jan 2015

    China workers decline as demographic time bomb ticks

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - China's working-age population continued to fall in 2014, the government said on Tuesday, as Beijing struggles to address a spiralling demographic challenge made worse by its one-child policy.

  2. 72. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Indonesia sticks to its guns over drug executions

    » JAKARTA — Indonesia is sticking to its policy of executing drug offenders, including foreigners, and says the withdrawal of the Dutch and Brazil ambassadors will not disturb its diplomatic ties with those countries.

  3. 73. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Road safety budget too low, activist says

    transport

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » Safety advocates say the government could cut the high number of road accidents in Thailand if policy-makers set aside more money to enforce traffic laws and encourage better driving habits.

  4. 74. business | 17 Jan 2015

    What happened to the Swiss franc?

    By AP

    » NEW YORK — One of the world's safest investments — the Swiss franc — has swung wildly this week after the central bank in Switzerland announced it would scrap its policy of limiting the rise of the currency.

  5. 75. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Man Utd boss Van Gaal issues Falcao warning

    By AFP

    » Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said Friday that striker Radamel Falcao must prove himself, warning that a player's financial value never influences his selection policy.

  6. 76. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Tapioca pellets go missing

    agriculture

    Newspaper section: News

    » An investigation has revealed that 13,000 tonnes of tapioca pellets delivered by cassava farmers under the previous government's farm produce-pledging policy disappeared from a warehouse in Ayutthaya province, a sen...

  7. 77. opinion | 15 Jan 2015

    The world is placing big bets on contrived stability

    economics

    Newspaper section: News

    » When I consider the prospects for the global economy and markets, I am taken aback by the extent to which the world has collectively placed a huge bet on three fundamental outcomes: A shift toward materially higher and m...

  8. 78. business | 15 Jan 2015

    Fair deal for rice farmers

    Newspaper section: Business

    » While a fierce debate is raging over whether the government's rice subsidy is more effective than the rice-pledging policy initiated by the Yingluck Shinawatra administration, at least the cash giveaways have proved...

  9. 79. news | 14 Jan 2015

    High rates spark fears of deflation

    By Bloomberg News

    » Asia’s rapid accumulation of debt in recent years is holding back central banks from easing monetary policy to fight the risk of deflation, endangering private investment needed to boost faltering growth, according to Mo...

  10. 80. news | 14 Jan 2015

    NRC rejects petroleum bid policy

    Energy

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » The National Reform Council (NRC) last night voted to disagree with its energy reform committee which supports the 21st petroleum concession bidding.

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