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Take action on monkey use

Take action on monkey use

Denial alone won't help. To disprove the allegations of monkey abuse in Thailand's coconut business, the Commerce Ministry has no other option but to face up to the matter.

8 Jul 2020 45
Why seat belt law fails to bring safety

Why seat belt law fails to bring safety

Kill This Love, the hit music video by the South Korean girl band BLACKPINK took the world by storm last year, yet it was banned from airing on South Korean television because some of the video images break the country's seat belt law.

8 Jul 2020 27

Peta's complaint about monkeys isn't totally nuts

When I heard that coconut products from Thailand had been banned from supermarkets in London, as a result of a campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), I wasn't surprised. Peta is known to take the welfare of all types of animals seriously.

8 Jul 2020 19
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Peta's complaint about monkeys isn't totally nuts

When I heard that coconut products from Thailand had been banned from supermarkets in London, as a result of a campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), I wasn't surprised. Peta is known to take the welfare of all types of animals seriously.

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Take action on monkey use

Denial alone won't help. To disprove the allegations of monkey abuse in Thailand's coconut business, the Commerce Ministry has no other option but to face up to the matter.

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Take action on monkey use
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Why seat belt law fails to bring safety

Kill This Love, the hit music video by the South Korean girl band BLACKPINK took the world by storm last year, yet it was banned from airing on South Korean television because some of the video images break the country's seat belt law.

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Why seat belt law fails to bring safety
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Hong Kong: The 'British' 3 million

We will grant BNOs five years' limited leave to remain [in the United Kingdom], with the right to work or study," British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told the UK parliament on July 1. "After five years, they will be able to apply for settled status. After a further 12 month with settled status, they will be able to apply for citizenship."

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7 Jul 2020

Thailand’s economic outlook ‘worst in Asia’: analysts

Thailand has been cited as a success story in containing the coronavirus outbreak, having gone more than 40 days without any local transmission of Covid-19. Yet its economic outlook is the darkest in Asia.

7 Jul 2020 24
Thailand’s economic outlook ‘worst in Asia’: analysts
7 Jul 2020

Kind words not enough

Last Wednesday, Thailand and China had good reason to celebrate: the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations.

7 Jul 2020 15
Kind words not enough
7 Jul 2020

Reshuffle may not be enough to stop rot

What kind of leader would ask: "What would the country be like without me?"

7 Jul 2020 30
Reshuffle may not be enough to stop rot
7 Jul 2020

Tackle entrenched inequalities to end epidemics

Like the HIV epidemic before it, Covid-19 is exploiting the extreme inequalities between countries and within them among disadvantaged and vulnerable communities. I am proud that decades of experience in responding to HIV are being used in the fight against the coronavirus and that activists all over the world are working hard to make sure that the disruption to HIV services is minimised.

7 Jul 2020
Tackle entrenched inequalities to end epidemics
7 Jul 2020

Engagement key to Sino-Thai ties

Gone are the days when policymakers could sit back and relax to watch Sino-Thai relations moving ahead in autopilot mode. These days, Thailand and China have to intensify mutual engagement and consultation at all levels to ensure there is no room for misunderstandings that could lead to diplomatic wrangles.

7 Jul 2020 10
6 Jul 2020

Standing up to hate speech

As a regular social media user, I find it annoying whenever I scroll through my Facebook account to find many ads that aren't relevant to my interests. My main purpose for using social media is just that: social. I like to hear from people I don't see regularly or long-lost friends from my school days.

6 Jul 2020 8