Court throws out decade-long legal fight over Laos dam

Court throws out decade-long legal fight over Laos dam

A top court in Bangkok on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to halt purchases of electricity by the country from a hydropower dam in neighbouring Laos over environmental concerns, bringing an end to a decade-long legal battle.

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Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: health minister Anutin

Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: health minister Anutin

Thailand’s health minister on Wednesday discouraged tourists from visiting the country only to smoke weed, just two months after new laws were passed that have largely decriminalised the drug.

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Ruling sought

The opposition files a petition for a Constitutional Court judgement on when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure in office ends, and warns that a speculated early dissolution could leave a leadership vacuum.

16:35 10
Ruling sought

Southern attacks

Insurgents launch coordinated bomb and arson strikes on convenience stores and petrol stations in three southern border provinces, causing considerable property damage.

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Southern attacks
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Hong Kong bans film over one-second scene showing 2014 protest

Hong Kong censors have banned an award-winning animation from being shown over a one-second scene depicting the 2014 pro-democracy protests, local media reported, in the latest sign of free speech curbs in the finance hub.

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Depression debate

A new study on depression is causing fierce debate in the scientific community, as doubts are raised about a chemical link, leading to questions about the value of antidepressants.

11 Aug 2022 26

Sex tourism: When conscience takes a vacation

A lot of travellers are looking for erotic adventures abroad — and are willing to pay for them. But many tourist destinations have shied away from addressing the issue.

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Court throws out decade-long legal fight over Laos dam

A top court in Bangkok on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to halt purchases of electricity by the country from a hydropower dam in neighbouring Laos over environmental concerns, bringing an end to a decade-long legal battle.

19:08
Court throws out decade-long legal fight over Laos dam
18:20

Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: health minister Anutin

Thailand’s health minister on Wednesday discouraged tourists from visiting the country only to smoke weed, just two months after new laws were passed that have largely decriminalised the drug.

18:20 6
Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: health minister Anutin
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Migrants killed, injured when pickup hits tree

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A pickup truck carrying 33 migrant workers from Myanmar crashed into a roadside tree after a rear tyre burst, killing three passengers and seriously injuring five others, on Wednesday.

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Migrants killed, injured when pickup hits tree
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MARRIOTT BONVOY TAKES YOU ‘HERE’

Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s award-winning travel program and marketplace, unveils its newest campaign in Asia Pacific, ‘Here’, to celebrate the return of travel. The campaign builds on Marriott Bonvoy’s global tagline “Where Can We Take You”, with ‘Here’ as an expression for revelling in authentic, relatable little moments loved and missed by travellers.

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MARRIOTT BONVOY TAKES YOU ‘HERE’
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Mittraphap highway flooded in Khon Kaen

KHON KAEN: A one-kilometre section of the Mittraphap highway in Ban Phai district was heavily flooded on Wednesday, causing many vehicles to stall in the deep water.

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Mittraphap highway flooded in Khon Kaen
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Thailand National Day and Thailand Week Event at the EXPO 2022 Floriade Almere

H.E. Dr. Chalermchai Sri-on, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives presided over the opening ceremony of the Thailand National Day and Thailand Week event at the International Horticultural Expo (EXPO 2022 Floriade Almere) in Almere,

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Thailand National Day and Thailand Week Event at the EXPO 2022 Floriade Almere
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Opposition petitions for court ruling on Gen Prayut's tenure

The opposition files a petition for a Constitutional Court judgement on when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure in office ends, and warns that a speculated early dissolution could leave a leadership vacuum.

16:35 10
Ruling sought
15:39

Thaioil wins Regional Award and three National Awards from Alpha Southeast Asia Magazine

Thai Oil Public Company Limited has received the “Strongest Commitment to Sustainable Energy in Southeast Asia Award” for the 10th consecutive year from Alpha Southeast Asia magazine, a leading investment, institutional banking and capital market magazine in Southeast Asia.

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Thaioil wins Regional Award and three National Awards from Alpha Southeast Asia Magazine
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Hong Kong bans film over one-second scene showing 2014 protest

Hong Kong censors have banned an award-winning animation from being shown over a one-second scene depicting the 2014 pro-democracy protests, local media reported, in the latest sign of free speech curbs in the finance hub.

12 Aug 2022 8

Depression debate

A new study on depression is causing fierce debate in the scientific community, as doubts are raised about a chemical link, leading to questions about the value of antidepressants.

11 Aug 2022 26

Sex tourism: When conscience takes a vacation

A lot of travellers are looking for erotic adventures abroad — and are willing to pay for them. But many tourist destinations have shied away from addressing the issue.

11 Aug 2022 26