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Paper Thin: Thai Summit Recycling Drive Mocked By Environmentalists

Despite offering chairs and notebooks made from recycled paper at a Bangkok summit, Thailand and its Southeast Asian allies were accused Sunday of a "greenwash" with their oceans and communities brimming with plastic refuse.
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Protesters Urge Asean Leaders To Ban Trash Imports

Protestors in Bangkok on Thursday dumped plastic waste in front of a government building and called on Southeast Asian leaders to ban imports of trash from developed countries.
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Bangkok Has A Flooding Problem, So This Architect Designs Parks That Covertly Hold Millions Of...

For designing infrastructure that embraces Bangkok’s water, instead of trying to keep it out, Kotchakorn Voraakhom is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People of 2019. 100 Most Creative People In Business As sea levels rise,...
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After 2 Years Of Rule, King Of Thailand Finally Set To Be Crowned

More than two years after Thailand's king died, his crown prince son is having his coronation in Bangkok. The new monarch is a 66-year-old former military pilot who is already asserting his authority.
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Thai Government Takes Over Seastead Near The Thai Coast

The Thai government is reportedly demolishing a seastead that briefly appeared off the coast of Phuket. According to the Bangkok Post, the Thai government thinks the act of floating around just outside their 12-mile coastal zone breaches...
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Indian Entrepreneur Implicated In $300 Million Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Gets Bail

Amit Bhardwaj, a man accused of running a $300-million Bitcoin Ponzi scheme, has reportedly been granted bail on medical grounds, citing a deteriorating kidney condition. The former entrepreneur, who was arrested in Bangkok last year, was...
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Millions Of Children Globally Skipped School To Protest Elders’ Climate Denialism,...

By AFP bureaux | – Montreal (AFP) – Classrooms in capitals from Bangkok to Berlin and Lagos to London emptied as organizers of the student strike called demonstrations in more than 100 countries. Students flooded into the streets across...
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Seven Bombs Detonate In Thailand, Another Seven Defused By Police – Reports

BANGKOK (Sputnik) – Seven improvised explosive devices (IED) exploded on Saturday and Sunday in the provinces of Satun and Phatthalung in southern Thailand, and another seven IEDs were discovered and defused by the security forces, local media...
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Bahrain Refugee Footballer To Become Aussie Citizen: Report

Melbourne (AFP) – A refugee footballer who spent over two months in Bangkok detention under threat of extradition to his native Bahrain will soon become an Australian citizen, he told local media Thursday. Hakeem al-Araibi said he will...
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Thai Attorney General Opposes Bail For Bahrain Refugee Footballer

Bangkok (AFP) – Thai prosecutors will oppose bail for a refugee football player detained in Bangkok and facing extradition to Bahrain, the office of the attorney general said Wednesday, citing flight risks. Hakeem al-Araibi was granted refugee...
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Pressure Mounts For Thailand To Free Melbourne-based Bahraini Refugee Hakeem Al-araibi

Hakeem al-Araibi detained in Thailand – Screenshot TRT World Youtube video. Pressure has increased in recent days to release Bahraini refugee Hakeem al-Araibi from a Thai jail. The former national football player was arrested in Bangkok on 27...
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Bangkok Flies Drones, Seeks Better Ideas To Improve Bad Air

A fleet of drones, trucks and small planes sprayed water to try to reduce air pollution around Bangkok on Thursday while the city’s governor invited critics to brainstorm better ideas to improve the air quality in the Thai capital. Unhealthy...
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Hundreds Of Schools To Shut As Toxic Smog Cloaks Bangkok

Toxic smog forced Bangkok authorities to issue an unprecedented order to shut nearly 450 schools on Wednesday, as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread concern.
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Saudi Teen Who Fled Family To Canada Drinks Wine, Smokes Rolled-up Cigarette

The girl grabbed the international spotlight earlier this month after fleeing her Saudi family and barricading herself in an airport hotel in Bangkok. She sought refuge in Australia after she allegedly sustained emotional and physical violence at...
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Sex Seminar Model Who Claimed To Know Trump Secrets Deported From Thailand

BANGKOK, Jan 17 (Reuters) - A model from Belarus who was arrested during a "sex training seminar" in Thailand and then claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in U.S. President Donald Trump's election was deported on Thursday.Read more...
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Thai Universities Tap Into Rising Chinese Demand

Chinese national Cherry He Ting rattles off in fluent Thai as she presents her masters thesis ahead of graduating from a Bangkok university, where she has studied for the past three and a half years. The 28-year-old history student is among...
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Heavy Smog, Worsened By Weather, Raises Alarm Across Asia

Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns are raising alarm across Asia, with authorities in Thailand's hazy capital Bangkok handing out face masks and preparing to seed clouds for rain to clear the air.
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Young Woman Who Fled Saudi Arabia Arrives In Canada As Refugee

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun gained international attention when she locked herself in a Bangkok hotel room and tweeted that her family would kill her if she were deported to Saudi Arabia.(Image credit: Cole Burston/Getty Images)
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Australian Foreign Minister In Thailand As Saudi Teen Seeks Asylum

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne was in Bangkok on Thursday after Canberra said it would consider giving asylum to an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand, saying she feared her family, which she accused of abuse, would kill her....
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Un Looking For Host Country For Fugitive Saudi Woman In Bangkok - Reports

BANGKOK (Sputnik) - The United Nations is searching for a country to host a Saudi Arabian young woman, 18, who fled her own country for Thailand as her family tried to get her married off against her will, Thailand's Khaosod online news portal...
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