Bangkok

Thailand's second war on drugs

Orlando de Guzman reports from Bangkok that Thailand is launching a second 'war on drugs;' five years ago the country drew international condemnation when its first anti-drugs campaign resulted in the death of more than two-thousand people.

Environment

From megawatts to negawatts

Instead of consuming megawatts, the founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute says we need to be producing negawatts. Host Bruce Gellerman talks with Amory Lovins about his energy efficient lifestyle.

The global spread of supermarkets

The World's Jason Margolis reports on the global spread of supermarkets, as in recent decades, supermarkets have become much more common in some developing countries than they used to be

Al Qaeda and Thailand

Muslim rebels in Thailand have been battling Buddhist government forces for four years, and the government admitted today that it's far from winning, and suggested that the rebels may be getting support from al-Qaeda

Climate Solutions

The final part of the latest UN report on climate change lays out the steps that governments need to take to prevent massive scale disaster from human caused climate change.

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Religion

Stuck in Bangkok, Saudi teenage apostate deftly turns to Twitter

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An 18-year-old Saudi woman is using social media to alert the world to her situation: As she was attempting to flee what she said was an abusive family, Thai officials stopped her while she was en route to Australia. She's now holed up in the Bangkok airport, but the world is watching, thanks to her Twitter account.

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