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The perils of big hydro

The collapse of a saddle dam in the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydroelectric power project in Attapeu province in Laos on July 22, unleashed a massive volume of floodwater which inundated villages in the province.
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Three-year old dies, forgotten in school van
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:41:00 +0200
A three-year-old kindergartener died after she was left behind in a hot school van in Pattani, police said Thursday after arresting the driver.
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Banks keen on e-KYC to raise account numbers
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Two big banks are hopeful that Electronic Know Your Customer (e-KYC) and National Digital ID will at least double the number of new deposit accounts and significantly increase their customer base.
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Don to discuss Rakhine plans, air deal on Myanmar visit
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:30:00 +0200
Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai will sign the Thailand-Myanmar Air Services Agreement and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the Project on the Development of Shrimp Culture in Rakhine State during his official visit to Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday.
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Petrol station 'trust' apps launched for motorists
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 02:50:00 +0200
The Commerce Ministry has launched "full-litre petrol" mobile apps to assure motorists that the petrol stations where they fill up are trustworthy.
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Let's stick to EC poll date
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:40:00 +0200
The regime has decided to continue its confusing, piecemeal attitude towards elections and free speech. The latest declarations on a general election emphasise shortcomings all across government and the ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)....
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Thailand holding out for a hero
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:35:00 +0200
In recent years, the world has grieved the loss of quite a few great people who were known for their integrity and courage.
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The curious case of cabbies refusing fares
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:25:00 +0200
Drivers' refusal to take passengers is the main problem with taxi services in Bangkok, accounting for 40% of all complaints statistics collected by the Department of Land Transport (DLT).
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Reform panels call for ban of herbicides, pesticide
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
National reform committees on public health and society support a ban on three hazardous chemicals in wide use by farmers -- paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifosone.
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B3 billion push to free up teachers
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The Education Ministry has set aside a budget of 3 billion baht to recruit administrative staff for state-run schools to free up teachers so they can concentrate on teaching.
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Agency: Skills scarcity critical
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Thailand urgently needs to solve the prolonged skilled labour shortage because the country is facing technological disruption and the labour supply does not meet the demands of most companies, says recruitment agency ManpowerGroup.
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Phetchaburi River tipped to burst banks
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Residents of downtown Phetchaburi, southwest of Bangkok, are being urged to brace for floods Wednesday after the Phetchaburi dam released more water into a major river in the province.
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Student start-up showcase
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
University students nationwide are showcasing their creative innovation applications at "Startup Thailand League 2018".
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New Nokia 2.1
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Delivering a massive 50% performance boost on its predecessor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 425, the New Nokia 2.1 combines a larger 5.5-inch HD screen and dual front-front facing speakers with a two-day battery life. It comes with Android Oreo, 1GB RAM or...
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US actor arrested over links to scam
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has arrested an American actor involved in an alleged cross-border investment fraud in which victims in Thailand lost more than 200 million baht.
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Japanese waiting on EEC calendar
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Japanese investment in Thailand is expected to become more vibrant after the timeline of the government's much-touted Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is clarified, says Kalin Sarasin, chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
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