Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00
Are Thai bureaucrats in cahoots with medical insurance companies?
We expats are all told it’s important to buy health insurance. Yet I once figured out that the money I would spend in a lifetime on insurance would most likely far exceed the amount I would spend on medical bills. (While people laugh at me for being a vegan, I’m 68 years old and, except for the one time I was in an accident, I haven’t needed to go to a doctor in 15 years).
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
Don’t start celebrating victory over ‘interfering’ embassies just yet
Re: “Conscientious or not, Thais are Thais”, Letters, The Nation Weekend, April 20-12.
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:00
Conscientious or not, Thais are Thais
Re: “ ‘Conscientious Thai’ just a code word for yellow-shirt junta supporters”, Have Your Say, April 19
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:04
Community aims to prepare Thais for ageing
Jin Wellbeing County, which describes itself as Thailand’s first residential district built for post-retirement life on 140 rai on Phahonyothin Road, has revealed tips for a healthy diet that will inject life into ageing bodies and make them ‘Glow As Jin.’
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
Asean trade window tops agenda
CONCLUDING THE Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations and fully implementing the Asean Single Window (ASW) for all 10 Asean members by the end of this year are Thailand’s two top economic priorities as Asean chair, according to a senior official from the Commerce Ministry’s Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN).
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
How corrupt we are
Thailand was ranked 99 out of 180 countries and territories in the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which shows that despite some progress, many countries are still failing to make serious inroads against graft.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
Art for the ocean and the forest
Krabi plays host to the environmentally aware Thailand Biennale
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
Are Thai elections a pointless exercise?
Re: “PM insists polls will be held in February”, The Nation, yesterday
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00
Working towards the golden years
A public-private initiative seeks to prepare Thais to plan for their senior years
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:00
Are Thai SMEs ready for rate hike trauma?
IT HAS BEEN 34 months since the Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to reduce a benchmark interest rate from 1.75 per cent to 1.50 per cent.
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:07
Muay thai tourism by the numbers
Britons, Australians and Frenchmen are Thailand’s keenest muay thai students, the Tourism Authority’s Intelligence Centre (facebook.com/WOWThailandOfficials) announced on Monday.
Tue, 09 May 2017 01:00
Fleeing heir puts Red Bull’s future on the line
Few countries share Thailand’s tolerance for wealthy suspects evading justice
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 01:00
20-year plan is ‘foundation and pillars’ for democracy: PM
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday that his government’s 20-year national strategic plan was necessary to prepare Thailand to become a democracy under international standards.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:53
20-year plan is ‘foundation and pillars’ for democracy
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha said Thursday that his government’s 20-year national strategic plan was necessary to prepare Thailand to become a democracy under the international standard.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 01:00
Advertisers respond to multi-screen era
ALTHOUGH TV ratings are being accelerated by strong content, advertisers are increasingly turning to digital media, according to Mindshare Thailand.