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UN envoy meets with Cambodia's National Election Committee

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - UN Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith met with Cambodia's National Election Committee, expressing concerns of the targeting of the election monitoring group following the commune elections, as well as the registration of migrant workers.

Deaf japanese athletes strive to raise funds and awareness

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN)—One positive effect of the upcoming Tokyo Games is increased understanding and awareness of the Paralympics, but the situation remains bleak for international events for sports for the disabled that are not included in the Paralympics.

OPINION: Preventing financial risks vital to economy

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - China's National Financial Work Conference held last month stressed that financial regulation should be tightened by strengthening relevant laws and regulations.

European Union to open its representative office in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR (GoGo Mongolia/ANN) - Mongolia Parliament approved the draft agreement between the Government of Mongolia, the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Association to open a representative office in Ulaanbaatar city.

The European Union has made the decision to open its representative office in Mongolia on Jul 20. 

‘Internet overuse making people vulnerable to neuropsychiatric dysfunctions’

Internet overuse has risen to epidemic proportions and people are becoming vulnerable to many neuropsychiatric dysfunctions such as irritation, anxiety, obsessive compulsion, revealed research by a network of doctors, neurobiologists, and scientists.

That’s good,’ says Duterte on killing of 32 Bulacan druggies



“Maganda ‘yun (That’s good).”

 

That was how President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday described the killing of 32 drug suspects in Bulacan in what police said was the highest death toll in a single day since the administration launched its brutal war on drugs in June 2016.

 

Not ‘regulating’ media during trip, says government

 

Government spokesperson and Public Relations Department chief Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd on Thursday defended the government’s plan to ask for “cooperation” with the media during the Cabinet trip next week, saying it ‘s not “regulating” the media as criticised.

The issue had emerged after some media and social media users circulated an August 15 letter inviting editors of all media outlets to meet on Wednesday to discuss preparations for the Cabinet trip, including news reporting.

The Luxury Side of Chiang Mai

A new book “Luxurious Chiang Mai: The 5 star travel guide to hotels, dining, spa and sightseeing in Chiang Mai” looks at the city’s opulent side

 

Two years after Erawan bomb, no justice in sight

iLaw blames slow progress of investigation on language differences and military courts

ONLY ONE person has been interrogated about the horrific Ratchaprasong bomb of August 2015 and it is now feared justice may not be reached for several more years.

Yesterday marked the two-year anniversary of the deadly bomb attack at the famous Erawan Shrine tourist destination in Bangkok, which killed 20 people and injured 125 others. 

Thai embassy warns Thais to avoid Barcelona street following terror attack

The Thai embassy in Madrid issued a warning for Thais to avoid La Rambla street and other crowded areas in the heart of Barcelona following an attack that killed 13 people and injured more than 50 others on Thursday.

A van driver deliberately slammed his vehicle into the crowd on the most popular street at 5pm on Thursday.

The embassy said if any Thai needs help, they can call: 34 693 517 201.