PM denies ‘clinging to power’

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PM denies ‘clinging to power’ 20-year strategy to ‘act as a straitjacket’ Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has denied criticism that he wanted to cling to power to see the government’s 20-year-national strategy through to the end. Speaking at a seminar organised by the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) on Sunday, Gen Prayut said poverty, injustice, and inequality are fundamental problems that remain unsolved, and measures to address these issues are included in the national strategy. He rejected criticism by anti-government elements that the 20-year national strategy is designed to pave the way f… Read more about PM denies ‘clinging to power’

Thai pledges undermining climate push

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Thailand needs to step up its efforts to combat climate change, as its pledges presented at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow were slammed as “critically insufficient” to keep global temperatures from rising beyond 1.5º Celsius, as outlined in the Paris Agreement. Following the summit, the research group Climate Action Tracker (CAT) released a report which concluded the agreements reached by world leaders on key climate actions will ensure the 1.5°C target remains out of reach. The report noted the lack of ambitious targets and weak climate policies are undermining the world’… Read more about Thai pledges undermining climate push

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FPO ups tourist arrival forecast to 200,000

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FPO ups tourist arrival forecast to 200,000 Projects 6 million visitors next year The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) expects 200,000 international tourist arrivals this year, up from its earlier forecast of 180,000, said director-general Pornchai Thiraveja. After the country’s reopening on Nov 1 till Nov 14, foreign tourist arrivals tallied 50,000, taking the total number of foreign tourist arrivals to 100,000. Most of the tourists who entered the country during this period came from the US at 7,999, followed by the United Arab Emirates at 7,935 and Germany at 5,600. The average spending of the to… Read more about FPO ups tourist arrival forecast to 200,000

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E-Gift Cards Leading Platform GiftChill to Accept Shiba Inu as Payment

Good news to Shiba Inu Investors. GiftChill has announced adding Shiba Inu cryptocurrency on their platform as payment method these coming days. The add will give Shiba Inu investors more cryptocurrency buying power. This announcement comes in the wake of a similar action with Shiba Inu’s rival Dogecoin. shiba inu to be accepted on giftchill […]

Vietnam Puts High Hopes on RCEP Trade Deal

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM — Vietnam is likely to see near-term benefits from its membership in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a free trade agreement to come into force in January, following the Nov. 2 ratification by Australia and New…