Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:00
A lesson in diversity
The Contemporary World Film Series at TK Park wraps 2018 with “Monsieur Lazhar”, a moving and memorable tale from Canada, which has won numerous awards around the world, including the Oscar Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012.
movie & TV
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
Mental asylum best place for ‘cracked’ anti-monarchists, says new Army chief
THAILAND may soon see anti-royalists being thrown into mental asylums instead of being put behind bars thanks to the new Army chief’s belief that most people criticising the monarchy are either “cracked or bizarre”.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:25
Asian markets stage rally after strong Wall St lead
Asian markets staged a much-needed rally Wednesday as investors tracked Wall Street's best performance in more than six months thanks to a healthy round of earnings reports.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:33
The new game plan for banks in the digital age
Borrowing the opening lines of Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" novel, banks are now in the best of times and the worst of times. Advancements in technology have given rise to changing consumer behaviors and enabled non-traditional players to offer banking services.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
Prayut gets a taste of acerbic social media as he comes on board
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha, who previously said his real happiness was staying away from social media, is now fully equipped with the famous platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram as well as his personal website, but reaction from netizens might remind him that his first instinct had been the best.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 09:47
Does Malaysia have the best taxi service in the world?
My colleague took a ride in a Silver Bird taxi in Jakarta, Indonesia. Long after she disembarked, she realised her luggage was left in the boot! Two hours later it was returned to her with everything intact; the driver even apologised to her.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:11
World’s best cities 2018 named by Condé Nast Traveler
Tokyo and Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende share this year’s title of world’s best cities in Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:02
Intel announces 'best gaming processor': new 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K
Intel Tuesday announced the 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K, which it claims to be the world’s best gaming processor.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
Best of Russian ballet dances into Bangkok this week
I am sometimes asked why the organisers of Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance and Music favour Russian ballets and operas.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:14
Super Fly -- One Of Boxing’s Most Exciting Divisions
At one time, boxing’s super flyweight division was so exciting that an entire bout card series was created to showcase its previous king, Román “Chocolatito” González. Back in 2017, González was not only the WBC Super Flyweight World Champion, but he was considered by many to be the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:13
'One of world's best': Super sub Hazard dumps Liverpool out of League Cup
Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola hailed Eden Hazard as one of the world's best after the Belgian's spectacular winner sent the Blues into the last 16 of the League Cup at Liverpool's expense with a 2-1 victory at Anfield.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
Thai universities drop in world rankings
THAI UNIVERSITIES have been dropping down the list of the world’s best higher-education institutes in recent years, and this downward trend has become a cause for concern.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:18
Contest for Best Blog Awards now open, with backing from CP All
With the aim of supporting and inspiring online writers or bloggers, CP All (Public) has joined with the Thai Webmaster Association (TWA) and Panyapiwat Institute of Management (PIM) to organise the second Thailand Best Blog Awards 2018 by CP ALL (TBBA).
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:43
World's top 10 universities for graduate employment
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been crowned the best university in the world for graduate employability for the first time, followed by Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles, according to the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019 released by Quacquarelli Symonds, a British company specializing in education.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:47
World's best golfers arrive in France for Ryder Cup showdown
American golfers are hungry for their first Ryder Cup victory on European soil in 25 years. The Europeans simply want to take the trophy back by winning for the seventh time in nine attempts.