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Rina Chandran

Indian state vows to end homelessness with free flats

1:40pm BST

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Indian state of Kerala is offering free flats to homeless people, an ambitious model that activists say other states must follow as a nationwide "Housing for All" plan falls short.

Indian state vows to end homelessness with free flats

1:38pm BST

BANGKOK, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Indian state of Kerala is offering free flats to homeless people, an ambitious model that activists say other states must follow as a nationwide "Housing for All" plan falls short.

Thai death penalty threat over floating home sparks 'seasteading' debate

23 Apr 2019

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The threat of death sentences against a couple who set up an offshore home near a Thai island, has sparked a debate on the growing "seasteading" movement and the right to create floating settlements to cope with the effects of climate change.

Thai death penalty threat over floating home sparks 'seasteading' debate

23 Apr 2019

BANGKOK, April 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The threat of death sentences against a couple who set up an offshore home near a Thai island, has sparked a debate on the growing "seasteading" movement and the right to create floating settlements to cope with the effects of climate change.

From movies to marriage, first Thai transgender MP wants change

17 Apr 2019

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Tanwarin Sukkhapisit's film about life as a transgender father was banned for "violating the moral values of society", it spurred the self-taught filmmaker to join politics - and become Thailand's first transgender member of parliament.

FEATURE-From movies to marriage, first Thai transgender MP wants change

17 Apr 2019

BANGKOK, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Tanwarin Sukkhapisit's film about life as a transgender father was banned for "violating the moral values of society", it spurred the self-taught filmmaker to join politics - and become Thailand's first transgender member of parliament.

Singapore makes room for allotment gardens as urban farming takes root

15 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rain or shine, every day for the past year, Kanti Kagrana walks a short distance from his son's flat to Singapore's HortPark, a national park where he grows chillies, eggplant and spinach in his allotment garden.

Singapore makes room for allotment gardens as urban farming takes root

15 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE, April 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rain or shine, every day for the past year, Kanti Kagrana walks a short distance from his son's flat to Singapore's HortPark, a national park where he grows chillies, eggplant and spinach in his allotment garden.

As drought bites, Thai cities urged to rein in festive water fights

12 Apr 2019

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A worsening drought in parts of Thailand has prompted monks and conservationists to appeal to city dwellers to temper traditional New Year celebrations, which are marked by people throwing large quantities of water at each other in the streets.

As drought bites, Thai cities urged to rein in festive water fights

12 Apr 2019

BANGKOK, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A worsening drought in parts of Thailand has prompted monks and conservationists to appeal to city dwellers to temper traditional New Year celebrations, which are marked by people throwing large quantities of water at each other in the streets.

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