Category Archives: Medical and Health Care

Thailand: 65 Rohingya Stranded with Suspected Traffickers from Myanmar

Sixty-five Rohingya landed on an island in southern Thailand on Tuesday with six suspected human traffickers, including five from Myanmar, after their wooden boat ran out of fuel, officials said.Five…

China Blames Washington for Trade Talks Breakdown

BEIJING Joyce Huang contributed to this report.China says Washington bears the sole and entire responsibility for the breakdown in trade talks earlier this month and that Beijing won’t back down…

How China Will Resist if US Approves Sanctions over Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI, TAIWAN A U.S. congressional bill to sanction companies that help China’s expansion in a disputed Asian sea is expected to spark retaliation, if passed, without stopping Chinese maritime activity.China…

US Treasury Says 9 Trade Partners Deserve Scrutiny Over Currency Practices

WASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Tuesday that no major trading partner met its currency manipulation criteria but nine countries, including China, required close attention as Washington presses tariffs and…

Lao Dam Collapse Due to Use of Soil: Water Experts

Poor construction methods, with soil used in place of concrete, caused a fatal hydropower dam collapse last year in Laos, a panel of water experts has concluded, prompting a rejection…

Thailand: No Political Bloc Yet Able to Form Coalition Government

BANGKOK, May 24 (NNN-TNA) � Thailand’s new parliament formally opens Friday (May 24) after March’s general electionExactly two months after the general election, Parliament will select its new speaker on…

Exploring indicators to monitor and evaluate adaptation in Thailand’s agricultural sectors

13-14 May 2019, Bangkok, Thailand � Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC) hosted a workshop in Bangkok to enhance the technical capacity to monitor and evaluate (M&E) climate change…

Five From China Charged Over Illegal Banana Plantation in Myanmar Protected Forest

The forestry department of Myanmar’s Kachin state has filed charges against five Chinese nationals and their company manager for allegedly expanding a banana plantation into protected forests, village administrative and…