• Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:42
    India's Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears
    India's debt-laden Jet Airways has grounded seven more planes after failing to pay for its aircraft leases, heaping pressure on its founder as a ballooning crisis threatens its survival.
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  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:00
    Number of Specialised Clinics for Pollution-Related Symptoms to Increase: Public Health Ministry
    Still in the grip of an already months-long smog crisis, the Public Health Ministry is now preparing to set up specialised clinics to treat patients suffering from pollution-related symptoms in many parts of the country.
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:53
    Mae Hong Son flights cancelled due to fire-caused reduced visibility
    In the face of a worsening smog crisis, Bangkok Airways has cancelled its flights to and from Mae Hong Son province since Monday.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Forget war with Pakistan, this is India’s real crisis
    An epidemic of rural debt, despair and suicides is sweeping the countryside – and it signals upheaval at next month’s elections   
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 10:08
    US sanctions against Venezuela scaring off banks
    As the United States has quickly ratcheted up sanctions against Venezuela to pressure Nicolas Maduro, bankers say they are shying away from doing even legitimate business with the crisis-wracked oil-producing country for fear of getting caught in the crossfire.
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  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    The face of South Asia’s escalating conflict  
    Fate of Indian pilot shot down in Pakistan looms over crisis between nuclear neighbours
  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:47
    The India-Pakistan crisis: What we know
    New Delhi - A string of violent escalations have pushed India and Pakistan to the brink of conflict, sparking global alarm and calls for restraint between the nuclear-armed neighbours.
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  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Ridding Bangkok’s pollution for good
    WHILE BANGKOK was in the throes of its latest air pollution crisis, it seemed any idea, no matter how far-fetched, was worth considering to ease discomfort and protect the public. Given the serious health risks posed by inhaling PM2.5 particles, who can blame the authorities for seeking quick fixes to clear the smog that only gets thicker every year?
  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:18
    Pope to wrap up landmark Vatican child abuse summit
    Pope Francis was set to address the Catholic Church Sunday at the close of a landmark Vatican summit on a paedophilia crisis that has devastated lives in countries across the globe.
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  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    From culling to compassion: How one city collared its stray-animal crisis
    Concerned for the health of a black cat roaming around the university campus where she works, Mevlude dropped off the feline at the veterinary clinic for street animals run by the Istanbul municipality.
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    Calls for schools in Chiang Mai to close as haze crisis worsens
    WITH CHIANG MAI entering the global list for worst air pollution, calls are growing for schools and educational institutes in the northern province to close down temporarily for the sake of students.
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Shinawatra camp faces crisis
    EC yet to decide on Thai Raksa Chart’s fate, but dissolution of the party would upset Pheu Thai’s poll calculations
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 15:54
    IMF chief warns of high Arab public debt
    Public debt has rapidly increased in many Arab countries since the 2008 global financial crisis, due to persistently high budget deficits, the International Monetary Fund warned Saturday.
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    PM, Bangkok chief and environment board face court over PM2.5
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha, Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang, and the National Environment Board have been summoned to testify today at the Central Administrative Court over the PM2.5 air-pollution crisis that has affected Greater Bangkok for nearly two months.
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    The number of billionaires worldwide has doubled since the global financial crisis a decade ago, even as hundreds of millions of people live in poverty on less than $5.50 (Bt180) a day.
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