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Civic freedoms occupy a shrinking space in Asia Pacific

THE state of civic freedom in Asia and the Pacific is “dismal” with a staggering 94 percent of people living in “closed, repressed or obstructed civic space,” according to new...

Why Thailand needs more skilled foreign workers

THAILAND needs to attract skilled foreign workers to take up vacancies in the country to overcome a shortage of skilled-workers, especially in the industrial technology sector, a Thai academic said.