Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:16
What’s holding back artificial intelligence in this country?
The pursuit of artificial intelligence is over 60 years old. But a recent explosion in available data and computational power has finally made AI a kind of new electricity for the current industrial era. For Thailand to keep up with the AI revolution, the most critical factor is to ensure data-science students can access some of this data and use it to solve real-world business cases.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
An idea worth considering?
Re: Don rejects idea for Thailand to forgo Asean chairmanship
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 13:08
Don rejects idea for Thailand to forgo Asean chairmanship
Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai denounced a media columnist’s idea to deny junta-run Thailand the Asean rotating chairmanship, saying the article was senseless.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:57
Call poll, improve rights to resume full ties, EU tells Thai officials
Despite the junta leader’s recent visits to London and Paris, the European Union is still looking for Thailand to hold an election and to show increased respect for human rights before a full resumption of ties is possible, according to the chair of a European parliamentary sub-committee on human rights.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
US envoy urges return to democracy
US AMBASSADOR to Thailand Glyn Davies is calling for Thailand to return to democracy as the Kingdom moves towards an election under the conditions of the 2017 junta-written constitution.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
Prayut hails EU visit a success after talks on big business deals
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha returned home from his trip to Europe yesterday after French President Emmanuel Macron called for Thailand to return to democracy.
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
Rout No 2 the goal for Thailand today
Thailand are aiming to repeat a previous stunning win over China as the two nations square off at 6.30pm on Saturday in a friendly international at the Rajamangala National Stadium.
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00
Ministry to draft rules on North Korean sanctions
THE COMMERCE Ministry will draft a new set of regulations to enforce a ban on an expanded list of products that cannot be traded with North Korea in a bid for Thailand to fully comply with United Nations Security Council resolutions.
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:00
Coding in schools essential for Thailand to realise 4.0 ambitions
The ambitions of Thailand 4.0 to escape the middle-income trap and become an innovation-driven economy are commendable.
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:00
Ambitions for startup hub boosted by GEN Asia deal
THE government has signed memorandums of understanding (MoU) with nine members of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) to set up GEN Asia as part of efforts for Thailand to become a hub of startup ventures.
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:00
Asean must balance between US and North Korea: academics
Although Asean is in an “awkward” situation between the US and North Korea in dealing with the latter’s weapon development, it is still wise for Thailand to utilise Asean mechanisms to express its stance regarding the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, a panel heard yesterday.
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 01:00
WB raises GDP growth forecast to 3.5%
THE WORLD BANK (WB) yesterday upgraded its 2017 economic growth projection for Thailand to 3.5 per cent from 3.2 per cent on healthier exports, but warned that at that rate it may take more than 20 years to join the high-income league of countries.
Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:24
Thailand’s economic growth upgraded to 3.5%
The World Bank on Thursday upgraded its economic growth projections for Thailand to 3.5 per cent from the 3.2 per cent estimated previously.
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:56
Prayut dismisses further Thai action against North Korea
Responding to a report of possible pressure from Washington for Thailand to shut down North Korean business operations here, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday the country would simply abide by a United Nations Security Council resolution on the matter.
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 01:00
Thai democracy at 85: Matured with wisdom or dying of old age?
Eighty-five years ago, on June 24, 1932, Thai democracy was born through a coup d’etat that ended absolute monarchy. The time has now come for Thailand to be honest with itself and ask whether democracy is truly necessary for the country and its people.