Acts of goodwill
In our daily lives, we may come across situations where we need to decide whether to do something or just forget about it. However, if we follow our hunch, our small action might just lead to a big impact on someone or our society.Last week, Amkha Yostasaen, 45, a cashier at S&P bakery in Muang Thong Thani, entered the media spotlight because her inkling had saved an elderly woman’s life.The woman was Somsri Sakulthongbai, 85, who lives by herself in Muang Thong Thani. She is a regular customer who phones the outlet every day for delivery and as the cashier, Amkha took her orders and sometimes...
The Bangkok Post
Switching to natural gas: Evidence from Philippine manufacturing firms
Last week, we discussed the situations and conditions that could lead to switching from current energy source to alternatives. We concluded that energy-intensive manufacturing firms with more expensive fuel sources are more likely to switch. We continue the discussion by further looking into specific characteristics that could make firms switch to natural gas.Compatibility of machines and equipment emerged as the top consideration for economic zone firms to switch to natural gas. Naturally, firms take into account the upfront capital cost of switching including the stranding cost of replaced e...
Beyond GSP+ | Daily FT
There are silver linings even in the direst of situations. Sri Lanka slipping from the middle income country rank together with the COVID-19 impact on the economy means the GSP+ facility will be available till 2023. This is a significant development, however, for Sri Lanka, to put its exports on a sustainable footing requires reform-led policymaking.A breakthrough in Sri Lanka’s export strategy would serve as a springboard for the country to become a high income economy. Sri Lanka’s merchandise export strategy needs to be revolutionised by diversifying to the export of medium to high technolog...
Daily Financial Times
FIFA 21: Most effective types of shot & how to finish in different situations
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Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome
Four years after Donald Trump’s election reframed how many nations interacted with the United States, the way that the world’s foremost superpower moves forward after its presidential election stands to impact many geopolitical pressure points — whether the victor turns out to be Trump or his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden.From Iran to Cuba, from China to Israel, American involvement and influence on the international stage has evolved sharply since Trump took office in 2017. He swept away agreements with some nations, alienated longstanding allies and pulled out of mul...
UAE FM hold talks with British foreign secretary in London
LONDON: The UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed discussed the situations in Libya, Iran and Yemen with his UK counterpart on Monday.Sheikh Abdullah held wide-ranging talks with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in London.They discussed strategic relations between the UK and the Emirates and ways to boost bilateral cooperation, including in the health field, state-run WAM news agency reported.They also discussed the latest regional and international issues of mutual concern, including the conflicts in Libya and Yemen and developments wi...
Matt Ryan: Falcons look to execute better in 'critical situations'
ATLANTA — When the Falcons came up short on a few key plays in their Week 1 loss to the Seahawks on Sunday, it reminded quarterback Matt Ryan of a quote he heard growing up about preparing for big moments.“I think the mentality was right, I think it just comes down to execution,” Ryan said of the Falcons’ mindset heading into their season opener. “It’s all 11 guys, on the same page, doing what their responsibility is for that given play in critical situations. And I really think that’s what it comes down to. I think, I always heard this quote when I was younger that in critical situations, you...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Officials clarify legal self-defense rights
By CAO YIN | China Daily | Updated: 2020-09-07 07:51Chinese judicial authorities have clarified several situations in which actions can be deemed justifiable self-defense.The Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuratorate and the Ministry of Public Security jointly issued a guideline recently clarifying the parameters of legal self-defense, specifying that people can defend themselves when their personal freedoms are violated or their residences are unlawfully invaded.If someone finds that others are causing damage to national or public security, efforts to stop them will also be r...
The 30 Most Unique And Bizarre Vintage Photos In History
Throughout the history of humanity there have been situations and events that have often been forgotten. But photographs can give us a window into the past like no other, and serve as witnesses to that which took place long ago and that might even look ridiculous to our modern eyes.So, in order to illustrate just how far this principle can go, here are 35 of the most bizarre vintage photos in history.Related17 Dazzling Photos Of Rebellious Tattooed Women In The 19th CenturyA winning ankle?1930A police officer serves as judge in an ankle pageantLeg makeup1942Women painting their legs to make it...
Eagles’ Carson Wentz Admits He Was A Bad Teammate: “I Know I’m Not Perfect”
There are two situations that can bring a wedge down between a teammate and the rest of the roster. One is the aging superstar who hasn’t realized that his body has changed. The other is the hurt player, fully aware of the situation. In the former, the individual can help out his team and be a part of their success. In the other, the individual can either hope that his absence proves his worth or that he isn’t needed for success.QB Wentz Opens Up In New InterviewWhen the Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII with him out on the bench and then made the playoffs this year without him both times...