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Rina Chandran

Post-COVID plan for paid spots on Australia's Bondi divides sunseekers

26 Oct 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A proposal by a private club to cordon off a section of Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach has divided local residents and sparked a debate on changes to public spaces in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Post-COVID plan for paid spots on Australia's Bondi divides sunseekers

26 Oct 2020

Oct 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A proposal by a private club to cordon off a section of Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach has divided local residents and sparked a debate on changes to public spaces in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

'Venice of the East' revives canals to fix traffic snarls

22 Oct 2020

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Until recently, Nuttanakul Somsak's daily commute to work was unlike that of most residents in Bangkok: she hopped on a boat for about half the price of a train ticket, and taking just a fraction of the time that a taxi or bus did.

FEATURE-'Venice of the East' revives canals to fix traffic snarls

22 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Until recently, Nuttanakul Somsak's daily commute to work was unlike that of most residents in Bangkok: she hopped on a boat for about half the price of a train ticket, and taking just a fraction of the time that a taxi or bus did.

How walkable is your city? London, Hong Kong put pedestrians first

15 Oct 2020

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Urban planners and local authorities must improve walkability in cities to tackle poor health and social inequality, researchers said on Thursday, after the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the importance of being able to walk easily and safely.

How walkable is your city? London, Hong Kong put pedestrians first

15 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Urban planners and local authorities must improve walkability in cities to tackle poor health and social inequality, researchers said on Thursday, after the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the importance of being able to walk easily and safely.

Coronavirus boosts cloud kitchens as foodie Asians order in

14 Oct 2020

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singapore's Ebb & Flow Group took an unusual route to creating one of its most popular food items: analysing more than 200,000 data points to predict customer preference and potential demand.

FEATURE-Coronavirus boosts cloud kitchens as foodie Asians order in

14 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singapore's Ebb & Flow Group took an unusual route to creating one of its most popular food items: analysing more than 200,000 data points to predict customer preference and potential demand.

Thai farmers brave bullets, prison for community land titles

06 Oct 2020

KLONG SAI PATTANA, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Somruedee Bunthonglek has not repaired the bullet holes in the pickup truck her husband was driving when he survived an assassination attempt barely a year after her father was shot dead on the same communal farm in southern Thailand.

FEATURE-Thai farmers brave bullets, prison for community land titles

06 Oct 2020

KLONG SAI PATTANA, Thailand, Oct 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - S omruedee Bunthonglek has not repaired the bullet holes in the pickup truck her husband was driving when he survived an assassination attempt barely a year after her father was shot dead on the same communal farm in southern Thailand.

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