Press Release The Global Summit of Women 2022 in its 32nd year officially took place in Bangkok over 2 days from 23-25 June. The international forum put Thailand in the limelight with more than 600 participants from over 51 countries in attendance. It was also an excellent opportunity to showcase the kingdom’s capabilities in hosting an international-standard forum and … [Read more...] about Siam Piwat welcomes world’s women leaders from over 51 countries
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Potsdam — Today’s growing world population and a privileged minority’s rapidly rising living standards are driving resource consumption and waste production at a rate requiring the capacities of 1.7 Earths and fuels alarming levels of global warming. And the ocean is increasingly suffering the consequences—not only the well-known large-scale bleaching of tropical corals caused … [Read more...] about Save planet Earth but destroy the ocean?
FOREIGN CURRENCY | An employee at a money exchange shop on A. Mabini Street in Manila accepts a hundred-dollar bill from a customer so it can be converted into pesos. On Monday, June 27, 2022, the Philippine peso again breached the 55:$1 level after more than 16 years. (Photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer) MANILA, Philippines — The peso on Monday breached the … [Read more...] about Peso breaches 55:$1, now Asean’s worst performer
BUKIT JALIL: Malaysian students are doing well in foreign universities, possessing qualities such as grit and commitment, say varsities and institutions with booths at the Star Education Fair 2022. SG Education Group chief executive Datuk Sri Ganes said many of its students who went to Singapore for work and study programmes subsequently stayed on in well-paying jobs. … [Read more...] about Malaysian students on the right track
Each time I travel to Japan and see its beautiful cities and high-rise buildings, I canít help but ask myself: “What makes this country strong?” I have to admit this question takes away the delight of each trip, because it makes me reflect on why our country cannot seem to move up as a nation. Nevertheless, I believe that Japan’s strength lies in the Japanese people’s faithful … [Read more...] about THE MORAL IMPERATIVE: People, not gold or wealth, make a nation strong