Hatari Electric founder Joon among top philanthropists in Asia

AMONG THE 15 Asian philanthropists cited by Forbes Asia magazine in its annual Heroes of Philanthropy list for having demonstrated a strong personal commitment to causes such as education and environment is just one honouree from Thailand and that is Mr. Joon Wanavit, 85, founder of Hatari Electric Company, said. Also mentioned were Canva’s

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Thailand not impacted by strongest typhoon of 2022

  By Matichon, and  AccuWeather THIS week, Typhoon Hinnamnor developed into the most powerful tropical cyclone recorded on Earth so far in 2022 but it is not heading for Thailand but will strengthen the southwesterly monsoon. The Thai Meteorological Department said this evening (Sept. 1) that Hinnamnor is currently centred on the eastern side

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Academic: Yesterday’s Covid death toll third highest in the world

ISSUING another warning in a Facebook post today (Apr. 18) was Assoc. Prof. Thira Woratanarat of Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Medicine pointing out that yesterday’s 128 Covid deaths was the third highest in the world with this clearing showing that the situation here is still severe, said. The  Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)

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Mekong River levels ‘slightly’ rise amid conflicting regional data

By Reuters Staff, published by THE inter-governmental Mekong River Commission (MRC) said today (Feb. 22) that levels on the vital waterway have “slightly” increased and it would look into why its outflow data from Chinese dams upstream differed from data later given by Beijing. Whether or not China’s 11 dams are harming downstream nations

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