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16 Jun 2013 : Chaiwat Limlikhit-aksorn, head of Kaeng Krachan National Park, thought he'd heard it all, until a convicted poacher told him the going rate for an elephant's penis.
16 Jun 2013 : The chemical contamination of vegetables concerns many Bangkok residents _ but clean and safe fresh food may be as close as an elevator ride to the roof of your condo.
05 May 2013 : One of the most important aspects of expat living is having access to meaningful bank accounts that afford us the greatest flexibility. As life moves on we tend to accumulate various accounts on our travels and neglect them as they become less important in our minds. A regular banking review is time well spent in streamlining your accounts and also stamping out unnecessary costs.
05 May 2013 : There's no lack of drama when it comes to modern-day condominium general meetings. Put a group of condo owners in a room together and ask them to vote on a variety of issues and sparks are bound to fly, especially when money is at stake. And money is always at stake.
28 Apr 2013 : While the Preah Vihear dispute has rekindled nationalist and patriotic sentiments in Thailand, the week-long hearing at The Hague was outwardly met with relative calm across the border.
28 Apr 2013 : Lawyers for Thailand and Cambodia have completed their oral arguments as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) considers Cambodia's request to reinterpret its 1962 judgement on the dispute surrounding Preah Vihear.
28 Apr 2013 : The abbot of Bangkok's Wat Talom knows that the growing number of foreign monks staying there is causing disquiet in the local community, following complaints of overcrowding, soliciting cash and "improper" behaviour. Phra Maha Somnuek Chutintaro says the number of foreign monks at the temple in Phasicharoen district now totals 316, with the majority from Myanmar (160) followed by Bangladesh (60) and Cambodia (50) and the remainder from India, Vietnam and Laos.
21 Apr 2013 : "I'm not looking for revenge, I'm just looking for justice," said Rory McDonald.
21 Apr 2013 : In late 2006, British photojournalist James Robert Fuller met Ta Ju, a Karen villager living in a refugee camp on the Thai-Myanmar border who was just about to embark on the first step of his family's resettlement to the United States.
21 Apr 2013 : In the often murky world of Myanmar's social media, propaganda is ubiquitous. Be it pro-military or anti-anything from Muslims to the media, to Aung San Suu Kyi, the nation's Facebook pages and blogs are full of it.
21 Apr 2013 : Branded residences have been gaining momentum in Thailand for the past few years, originally in resort destinations but now increasingly in Bangkok as well. Simply put, a branded residence involves combining a luxury residential development with a lifestyle element to deliver a product with superior design and specifications and value-added services, all combined to offer an enhanced lifestyle and quality of living.
21 Apr 2013 : Some say that contrarian investing _ investing that goes against prevailing market trends _ is playing with fire. The very few others, who are successful contrarians, simply take it in their stride and enjoy their achievements. You have often heard me say that the only constant is change. When it comes to investing, many individuals have trouble dealing with change; they are too subjective about their asset allocations and what they ought to be doing. In this respect, you can actually be your own worst enemy. Failure to constantly monitor your portfolio to ensure that change is accounted for can be fatal.