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Janine Phakdeetham

CONTACT Janine Phakdeetham, a Bangkok-based journalist with seven years of international news experience, for live crosses about breaking and pressing stories happening in Thailand. Her passion for global affairs and journalism has helped her secure positions with Bangkok Post, Voice of America, NBC News, the United Nations, News Corp, Emerging Market Views, Channel NewsAsia, and Spectrum News. Janine holds an M.S. in International Relations from NYU and B.A. in Mass Communication from SUNY Oswego.

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The Maldives – a tiny nation of about twelve hundred islands set in crystalline waters – depends on income from tourism. The pandemic cut that revenue in half. But with COVID on the run, the government’s wooing tourists, especially from China.


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