Midnight In The Desert — Thailand

Thai Government Holds Ceremony to Rid Offices of Ghosts

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Thai Government Holds Ceremony to Rid Offices of Ghosts

Are you tired of your government wasting money on things you get no benefit from? Are you disappointed when your government says it’s going to clean house and then doesn’t? Maybe it’s time to move to Thailand, where the Minister of Labour, at the request of terrified workers and citizens, presided over an hour-long ceremony to cleanse the ministry’s building in Bangkok of the ghosts many believe reside there. Thai tax dollars well spent? Let’s find out. “Many of the civil servants are scared, even my own secretary, but I’m not afraid personally.” That bluster came from Thailand’s Ministry of...

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Thailand Begins Planting Millions of Trees by Dropping Seed Bombs

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Thailand Begins Planting Millions of Trees by Dropping Seed Bombs

(ANONHQ) As a result of deforestation, only 6.2 million square kilometers remain of the original 16 million square kilometers of forest that formerly covered Earth. Apart from adversely impacting people’s livelihoods, rampant deforestation around the world is threatening a wide range of tree species, including the Brazil nut and the plants that produce cacao and açaí palm; animal species, including critically-endangered monkeys in the remote forests of Vietnam’s Central Highlands, and contributing to climate change instead of mitigating it (15% of all greenhouse gas emissions are the result of deforestation). While the world’s forest cover is being unabashedly destroyed by...

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