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Asia

Toilet at South Korean University Turns Poop Into Energy &

Cho Jae-weon, a professor of environmental engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea, has designed a device that produces energy from human faeces, and rewards those who use it. The device is a toilet that sends poop to an underground tank where it’s broken down by microorganisms into […]Read More

News

About 900,000 Thai university graduates are likely to be jobless

Almost a million Thai university graduates, including about 500,000 who are due to graduate next year, are likely to be unemployed, due to economic contraction as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Thanit Sorat, vice president of the Council of Thai Trade and Industrial Employers and Operators. He predicts that the Thai […]Read More

Phuket

Student, 20, dies in Phuket cheerleading ‘hazing’

PHUKET: A 20-year-old female first-year student at Phuket Rajabhat University has died after what is believed to have been a “hazing” incident while practicing with the university’s cheerleading squad. Pornpiphat “Mint” Addam, a Phuket native, collapsed after being told to keep running during a training session with the cheerleading squad, led by senior students, at […]Read More

Bangkok

Couple in university sex video surrender

Police said the couple behind a viral sex video filmed on Kasetsart University’s Bangkok campus turned themselves in on Tuesday and confessed they had uploaded the clip to a porn site. The unnamed 30-year-old man and 24-year-old woman showed up at Bang Khen police station at noon on Tuesday to admit they had made the […]Read More

Asia

Chinese University of Hong Kong in chaos as protests continue

Yesterday, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, one of the top universities in Hong Kong, was in clash after riot police stormed the campus and used tear gas on the second consecutive day. Protestors threw bricks and Molotov cocktails back in response. Yesterday’s events were a part of the series of protests that have lasted […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Chaing Mai University Closed as Haze Worsens

CHAING MAI, March 14 (TNA) – Chiang Mai University has closed for two days until tomorrow and some airlines cancelled flights as haze crisis worsens in the northern region. The particulate matter was measured at 123 microgrammes per cubic metre (µg/m) on average in the past 24-hour reading in Chiang Mai’s provincial seat, which almost […]Read More

North

Concrete awning on dormitory near Silpakorn Unversity collapses

NAKHON PATHOM: The concrete awning above the front of a seven-storey dormitory for female students opposite Silapkorn University’s Sanam Chandra Palace campus collapsed late Monday morning. Nobody was hurt. The incident occurred at Thiwalai Village dormitory on Soi 1 opposite the university in Muang district, said Pol Cap Sutthiporn Klombanchong, a duty officer at Muang […]Read More

News

Teachers to teach only — not doing any more general

Starting on October 1, teachers of public schools will not be required to do general affairs work so they can focus on teaching, said Education Minister Thirakiat Charoensatthasilp at the mobile cabinet meeting in Chumphon province on Monday. The meeting was also attended by directors of regional and provincial educational offices. Full story: thaipbs.or.th By […]Read More