Friday , 3 July 2015

Agriculture: El Nino to erode Thai output by 2%

Agriculture: El Nino to erode Thai output by 2%

The government expects drought from the El Nino weather phenomenon to shave Thai rice production for this year’s main crop by 2% to 26 million tonnes, though this could mean ...

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Solar plane, ready for take-off, waits for weather to clear in Japan

Solar plane, ready for take-off, waits for weather to clear in Japan

“Solar Impulse 2″, a solar-powered airplane pictured en route to India earlier this year. Pic: AP. TOKYO (AP) — The pilot of a solar-powered plane that made an u ...

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Thai firm claims plant vaccine first

Thai firm claims plant vaccine first

After half a decade of research, Green Innovative Biotechnology Co (GIB) has succeeded in creating the first vaccine in the world to protect plants from diseases, bugs and unfavou ...

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Death toll in China ferry tragedy jumps to 75

Death toll in China ferry tragedy jumps to 75

Chinese soldiers stand as rescuers conduct a search and rescue operation on the capsized ship on the Yangtze River in central China’s Hubei province Wednesday. Pic: AP. Chin ...

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Nepal quake avalanche killed at least 17 people, says trekking guide

Nepal quake avalanche killed at least 17 people, says trekking guide

This photo provided by Azim Afif shows the scene after an avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Everest Base Camp, Nepal on Saturday. Pic: AP. KATHMANDU, Nepal ...

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