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Varawut orders probe after oil slicks wash up on Phuket beaches

  CARETAKER MINISTER OF Natural Resources and Environment Varawut Silpa-archa today (Aug. 6) ordered an investigation of the source of oil slicks and tar balls that have washed up on some Phuket beaches while a large team of officials and volunteers have been removing the large amount of the dark oil since Friday (Aug. 4),

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OPEC+ cuts put $100/bbl oil back in sight

  By Reuters and published by US News & World Report Singapore/Seoul/London – Surprise new cuts to the OPEC+ group’s output targets could push oil prices towards $100 a barrel, setting the scene for another clash with the West grappling with higher interest rates, analysts and traders said on Monday (Apr. 3). The decision signals

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Stir-fried minced pork with basil and rice but without cooking oil, anyone?

By Thai Newsroom Reporters STIR-FRIED MINCED PORK with basil and rice, better known as Pad Kaprao Moo Sab Rad Khao, may look utterly plain and commonplace anywhere in Thailand. But that particular type of street food is delicately different at a certain food shop in Rayong. At Kalaya ”Auntie Ya” Yai-on’s roadside food shop in

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