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UN envoy urges ‘inclusive’ Asean approach to Myanmar crisis

  By Reuters staff, published by Channel NewsAsia A UNITED NATIONS special envoy has urged Southeast Asian countries to support international efforts to engage all sides in the crisis in army-ruled Myanmar, days after a top regional leader travelled there to meet its junta chief. Noeleen Heyzer, the secretary-general’s special envoy on Myanmar, held virtual

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With pork prices rising, Nakhon Pathom residents turn to eating crocodile meat

AS pork prices have risen in Thailand recently with authorities this week confirming one case of  African swine fever at a slaughterhouse in Nakhon Pathom province, some residents here have turned to eating crocodile meat instead as the price is attractively lower, Amarin TV said today (Jan. 13). Mrs. Uthaipornrung Thaweechai, 64, the owner of

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