Tue, 28 Aug 2018 06:48
Facebook move on Myanmar raises thorny political questions
Facebook's ban of Myanmar's military leaders marks a new step for the leading social network against state "actors" -- and raises thorny questions on how the company deals with repressive regimes using the platform.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Why is the Philippines lagging behind in Asean?
My last piece on how the Philippines remains the tailender among the five original Asean members – and now even including Vietnam – begs the question, why?
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
Cashless microfinance trend in India offers model for helping Thailand’s poor
THE integration of cashless technology in microfinance lending in Mumbai is being studied as a model for how the innovation’s success in India’s business hub can be applied to help the urban poor in Thailand.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 06:00
Businesses, shoppers must see how they can save and profit, Asia-Europe Meeting concurs
ENVIRONMENTAL experts have called for financial incentives to spur the urgent implementation of plastic-waste reduction efforts and mitigate threats to marine life and life in general.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
How the political divide has affected gender equality
Thaksin Shinawatra is, understandably, frustrated. And extremely frustrated people rarely watch their words. That being said, whoever helped him come up with the “camouflaged skirts” remark he used to describe the military government should have their pay severely cut.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:25
In celebration of His Majesty
On the occasion of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’s birthday on July 28, Siam Piwat Group, which owns and manages Siam Paragon, Siam Center and Siam Discovery, is joining with the government and private sectors in organising event and activities at all three shopping centres for Thais to show their respect and loyalty to His Majesty the King.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:00
Most awaited video : How Mu Pa footballers were rescued
The Thai Navy SEAL Facebook page on Wednesday released a video clip that shows for the first time how the 13 Mu Pa Academy football team members were evacuated from the Tham Luang cave.
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 01:00
Republicans have double standards
Republicans in America are typical bullies who can dish it out but can’t take it. It’s disgusting watching the Fox News cry-babies whining about how the anti-Trump leftists are so uncivil and potentially violent.
Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
The junta’s great lost opportunity
Re: “How the junta misused culture to boost ‘Thai-ism’”, Opinion, May 26.
Sun, 27 May 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: How the junta misused culture to boost ‘Thai-ism’
Academics say all the flagwaving songs, films and period costumes are mere state propaganda
Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00
‘Humanising’ cows is no way to show them respect
I would like to thank Simon Ordsall for his timely and very appropriate contribution, with which I agree completely.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:11
Expedia reveals Thai tourist hotspots
Expedia Group, the world’s largest online travel company that includes Expedia.com, AirAsiaGo, Hotels.com and other travel brands, has released its 2017 data revealing trends in hotel demand and how these insights resonate with Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)’s “Open to the New Shades of Thailand” campaign.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:36
Will Facebook's attempts to block misinformation ensure election transparency in Pakistan?
KARACHI - Facebook’s CEO has left many Pakistanis wondering how the social media site could influence the upcoming polls.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:55
#ZuckerBowl without a clear winner as Facebook hearings end
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg emerged largely unscathed Wednesday from two days of high-stakes hearings that saw US lawmakers grill the billionaire over how the online giant feeds users' data to advertisers and chide him over privacy rights.
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00
How the Amcham chief in Thailand achieved her purpose
MOST successful organisations have a clear, meaningful purpose, which focuses efforts and drives relevant change. Such has been the case of The American Chamber of Commerce [Amcham] in Thailand, which has thrived over the years.