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‘Canary in the coal mine’: Greenland ice has shrunk beyond return, study finds

By Reuters, published by Straits Times Nuuk, Greenland – Greenland’s ice sheet may have shrunk past the point of return, with the ice likely to melt away no matter how quickly the world reduces climate-warming emissions, new research suggests. Scientists studied data on 234 glaciers across the Arctic territory spanning 34 years through 2018 and

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PM denies ordering arrest of students as Penguin is released

SPEAKING after the Criminal Court temporarily released student activist Mr. Parit Chivarak, or Penguin, on bail under the guarantee of a Thammasat University lecturer, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha confirmed he had not ordered the arrest of students or political activists, Sanook.com reported. Deputy government spokesperson Ms. Trisulee Trisaranakul said Gen. Prayut pointed out that he

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Over 250,000 ecstasy pills seized in 10 months

THAI officials have intercepted the potent ecstasy drug parcelled from Europe 28 times over the last 10 months impounding 259,416 tablets with 26 traffickers arrested, INN News reported today (August 15, 2020). Mr. Niyom Termsrisuk, secretary-general of the Narcotics Control Board (NACC), said this agency together with customs officials acting under Airport Interdiction Task Force

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Chula students ignore ban, stage rally at campus

CHULALONGKORN University flash mob turned up for a rally within the campus last evening (August 14) despite the administrators having in the morning stopped the planned activity, Naewna newspaper reported this morning (August 15, 2020). The gathering, under the hashtags #Main pillar will break dictatorship and #Let it end with our generation, drew both university

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