• Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:36
    How we can serve up a resilient food chain 
    Within the next five years, the Earth’s population will cross the eight billion mark for the first time.
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Strategies to reverse ageing 
    Thailand has a higher percentage of elderly people than any other developing nation on earth. In just two years, Thai seniors will number 11.23 million, or 20 per cent of the population. By the year 2040, 17 million Thais (more than 25 per cent) will be over 65. As a rapidly ageing society, Thailand faces several serious challenges.
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    How to spot a Chinese government agent
    Paul is quite right to suspect that Mr Stianrapapongs may be an agent of the Chinese government. It is well known that for various reasons, a large population of agents acting on behalf of China operate in every corner of the globe.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    Soi hogs: Hong Kongers divided over city’s emboldened wild boars
    As Hong Kong prepares to celebrate the Year of the Pig, the city is facing its own peculiar porcine pickle – a furious debate about what to do with its growing and emboldened wild boar population.
  • Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
    Komodo park temporary closure 'irrelevant’, says tourism minister
    Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has expressed his opposition to the East Nusa Tenggara administration’s plan to temporarily close Komodo National Park to boost the population of the vulnerable giant lizard species, calling it "irrelevant".
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  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    The selfishness of having children
    Re: “It’s not diet, it’s overpopulation, that’s killing the planet”, Have Your Say, January 7.
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  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    5G in reach of 40% of world’s people in five years: Ericsson report
    THE 5G wireless broadband service is expected to be available to more than 40 per cent of the global population by the end of 2024, according to the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Myanmar asks EU not to revoke GSP
    IN FEAR OF negative impacts on the nation’s growth and the grass root population over European Union’s potential withdrawal of its generalised scheme of preferences (GSP) from the country, Myanmar officials and businesses have requested the EU to reconsider the move.
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Is the solution to overpopulation Daleks?
    As always, Nigel Pike is a hypocrite. He complains about overpopulation when he supports Donald Trump who cut off funding for family planning programmes throughout the world.
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  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
    It’s not diet, it’s overpopulation that’s killing the planet
    Re: “Is this planet ours to ruin?” Have Your Say, January 4.
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  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 03:00
    Proactive measures needed to cope with ageing society
    THAILAND’S labour market will stagger under the weight of its growing elderly population if it does not come up with practical solutions soon.
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:00
    Widening gap of wealth
    Thailand is among the countries with the largest gap between the rich and the poor, with a disproportionate slice of the national wealth and income going to the wealthiest 1 per cent of the population.
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Alert sounded on need for adequate retirement savings amid ageing trend
    THAILAND’S ageing population will become a serious problem for the Kingdom if its people do not start making long-term investments to prepare for their retirement, warns Rapee Sucharitakul, secretary-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission |(SEC).
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:33
    UN seeks $5 bn for Yemen
    The United Nations said Monday it was seeking $5 billion to provide humanitarian aid to some 20 million Yemenis next year -- or about 70 percent of the war-stricken country's population.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 20:02
    Aggregate Thai wealth grows 8% in a year: Credit Suisse report
    Aggregate global wealth rose by 4.6 per cent from US$14 trillion to $317 trillion (Bt10.4 quadrillion) during the twelve months to mid-2018, outpacing population growth, according to Credit Suisse Research Institute’s “2018 Global Wealth Report”.
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