Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:16
157 ’new' Mekong species discovered
A bat that could be a member of an American boy band, a gibbon with a Star Wars name and a toad straight from Tolkien's Middle Earth are among the 157 newly discovered species in the Greater Mekong region described by the world’s scientists in 2017.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
Undeniable: contacts between Trump campaign and Russia
On January 11, 2017, Donald Trump was asked in his first press conference after his shock election victory, “Did you or anyone in your campaign have any contact with Russia leading up to or during the campaign?”
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:27
Indonesia’s e-commerce sales set to hit $65 bn in 2022
GLOBAL management consulting firm McKinsey & Company has forecast fast growth for e-commerce in Indonesia, predicting sales to reach US$65 billion (Bt2.13 trillion) annually by 2022, eight times the $8 billion recorded in 2017.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:26
Which country has the highest number of people living outside the region?
According to the International Migrant Report, 2017 the number of migrants worldwide has continued to grow rapidly in recent years, reaching 258 million in 2017, up from 220 million in 2010 and 173 million in 2000.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
No Thailand 4.0 unless professionals can switch to teaching profession
Re: “Minister ignores concerns on unlicensed teaching aides”, March 24, 2017.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 09:05
Celebrity chef Ungermann visits Reflexions
Masterchef Australia 2017 runner-up Ben Ungermann will be the guest chef at the Athenee Hotel Bangkok’s restaurant Reflexions tomorrow through December 9.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:27
Bangkok governor a wizard at solving problems when alerted online
Bangkok Metropolitan Administration governor Aswin Kwanmuang declared on Friday that he had resolved 90.55 per cent of the 9,108 complaints sent to the Line account he opened for the purpose in June 2017.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:59
US life expectancy drops again as overdoses climb
Life expectancy in the United States dropped yet again as drug overdose deaths continued to climb -- taking more than 70,000 lives in 2017 -- and suicides rose, a US government report said Thursday.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 17:46
Thai firms most ready to embrace tech solutions: study
According to a survey conducted by Asia IoT (internet of things) Business Platform in 2017, companies in Thailand were most likely (89 per cent) to explore and implement IoT solutions.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:30
Ministry launches campaign against drownings during Loy Krathong
The number of deaths by drowning a day before, during and the day after Loy Krathong over the past decade (2008-2017) stood at 380 – 25 per cent or 94 cases of which were children under age 15, Dr Sukhum Kanchanapimai, permanent secretary of the Public Health Ministry, said on Tuesday.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
Pheu Thai members shift base as survival tactic
SINCE THE 2017 Constitution was never designed to favour the party, Pheu Thai is now seeing its members joining other parties, Pheu Thai secretary-general Phumtham Wechayachai said yesterday after one of the party’s former core leaders, Chaturon Chaisang, decided to shift to Thai Raksa Chart.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:07
Ariya takes $1m LPGA season prize as Thompson wins finale
American Lexi Thompson won the LPGA's season-ending Tour Championship on Sunday, easing memories of a heartbreaking 2017 near-miss, while Thailand's top-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn captured the $1 million season points bonus prize.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
Ratchanok runs into hot Japanese in Hong Kong final
Badminton world No 8 Ratchanok Intanon’s hopes of claiming her second title this year crumbled under pressure from 2017 world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the Hong Kong Open final on Sunday.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:41
Alibaba hits $31bn mark
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd generated RMB213.5 billion (US$30.8 billion) in gross merchandise volume (GMV) on November 11, an increase of 27 per cent over 2017.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
State pays the price for duplication of student names
STATE-RUN SCHOOLS registered 180,000 duplicate names on their student lists in the 2017 academic year, adversely affecting the state budget.