Explainer

STARTING DATE: 10 Feb 2022

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TOTAL UPDATE: 50 STORIES

Background information and explanation for may complicated things.

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Markets meant to limit climate change

Attempts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions are not restricted to environmental and technological approaches, as economic instruments are meant to support campaigns against global warming.

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Markets meant to limit climate change
1 Feb 2023

The lowdown on the high-end scheme

The Thailand Elite Card seems to generate more controversy than income for the country.

1 Feb 2023 52
The lowdown on the high-end scheme
25 Jan 2023

The struggle in harnessing power prices

While the Energy Regulatory Commission eased the planned hike of the power tariff for firms, there are limits to how much the group can do as it tries to balance rates and costs.

25 Jan 2023 3
The struggle in harnessing power prices
18 Jan 2023

The future of virtual banking

The Thai central bank answers frequently asked questions about its new licensing process.

18 Jan 2023
The future of virtual banking
30 Dec 2022

What new Covid restrictions are Chinese travellers facing?

BEIJING: Countries are imposing or considering imposing curbs on travellers from China amid a Covid-19 surge there after authorities relaxed "zero-Covid" rules.

30 Dec 2022 18
What new Covid restrictions are Chinese travellers facing?
22 Dec 2022

Who is the 'bikini killer' Charles Sobhraj?

PARIS: Nepal's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of Charles Sobhraj, a French national known as the "bikini killer" who police say is responsible killing over 20 young Western backpackers across Asia during the 1970s and 1980s.

22 Dec 2022 2
Who is the 'bikini killer' Charles Sobhraj?
10 Oct 2022

Key issues as Malaysia gets set to go to the polls

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob called for an early election on Monday, to win a stronger mandate and stabilise a rocky political landscape that has persisted in the wake of the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal and Covid crisis.

10 Oct 2022 1
Key issues as Malaysia gets set to go to the polls
10 Oct 2022

How China's Xi Jinping amassed power over last decade

BEIJING: China's Xi Jinping became the country's top leader a decade ago when he was named general secretary of the Communist Party and chairman of the Central Military Commission at the party's 18th congress.

10 Oct 2022 6
How China's Xi Jinping amassed power over last decade
23 Sep 2022

Here are Hong Kong’s remaining Covid restrictions

Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee announced an end to hotel quarantine and pre-flight laboratory tests for travellers from Sept 26, the most significant step towards reopening since the pandemic began.

23 Sep 2022
Here are Hong Kong’s remaining Covid restrictions
7 Sep 2022

Brighter future

Troubled national carrier Thai Airways International (THAI) is aiming to make a comeback and reach a top 10 global ranking for airlines.

7 Sep 2022 82
Brighter future