Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
Want to learn English? Buy a ticket at the cinema
Re: “As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China”, Have Your Say, November 6.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China
News that Thailand has dropped 11 places in the international English-proficiency ranking is alarming. A closer look at how regional neighbours are winning the battle to master English suggests self-education is a key element missing in Thailand.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
Her very ‘Private War’
The biopic tribute to slain war reporter Marie Colvin is a timely offering as journalism comes under attack
movie & TV
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 10:00
Images of our times
A timely reminder that there are just five days left to see the exhibition “Post-Repost-Share” at main gallery on the eighth floor of Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:52
KBank launches 'instant' loans
Kasikornbank (KBank) said it has introduced an innovative SME financing service, based on a smart model created by artificial intelligence to analyse customers' financial behaviour and requirements, and pioneers mobile SME lending to assist its customers in accessing financial facilities in a timely fashion.
Without any collateral or documents required, customers can obtain loans of up to Bt1 mil
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00
A timely reminder about fake currency
Re: “Two American women held in Thailand after allegedly caught with fake US dollars”, ThaiVisa, February 26.
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 01:00
Philippines’ democratic DNA mutating as poison of post-truth takes hold
Nick Enfield, professor of linguistics at the University of Sydney, has written a timely warning for the Guardian about a phenomenon we’ve become all too familiar with lately: In a post-truth world, “experts are dismissed, alternative facts are (sometimes flagrantly) offered, and public figures can offer opinions on pretty much anything.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
Greenpeace slams officials for failure to warn public about air pollution
THE AUTHORITIES have come under criticism for downplaying the real threat posed by the recent air pollution in Bangkok, and urged the installation of a timely and accurate air pollution warning system to protect the people’s health.
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:02
Alleged Cambodian illegal loggers arrested
A timely alert from a security camera enabled officials to arrest three Cambodians while they were entering a national park in Nakhon Ratchasima province late Tuesday night allegedly to cut valuable trees.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:00
Defeat a timely reminder for Thai women
Thailand’s women volleyball players have received notice of the daunting task ahead of them at next year’s world championships in Japan.
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 01:00
Japanese man saved from being killed by abductors
A TIMELY raid by police appeared to save the life of a Japanese businessman allegedly kidnapped by three compatriots, who seemed to be preparing to kill him and dispose of his body, a senior Metropolitan Police officer said yesterday.
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 10:38
Kidnapped Japanese businessman rescued from Bangkok apartment
A timely operation by police rescued a kidnapped Japanese businessman from an apartment in Bangkok late Friday night before he could have been murdered.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 01:00
A timely discussion
Ornanong Thaisriwong's new solo performance is crisper and more poignant than ever in our unique political climate
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:00
Germany offers Malaysia a timely lesson in tolerance
Whenever our nationalists protest that Muslims in Malaysia are "under threat" from minorities who don't hold the levers of power - their latest complaint being that K-pop is a "Kristian" conspiracy to undermine Islam - one wonders what the "silent majorit
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00
Successful companies must groom future leaders
AS ANOTHER year-end approaches, many companies are busy with the performance evaluation of their employees. The human resource department is the coordinator, which ensures that the final results can be announced in a timely manner. This is a good sign of