Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Tax breaks to encourage bigger families
THE REVENUE Department will amend the Revenue Code to raise the threshold for child-rearing expenses that can be deducted from personal income tax in a bid to encourage Thais to have more than one child.
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Ode to autumn
The Busan landscape slips on a coat of russet, yellow and orange as summer slips into winter
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:53:45
Share-bike comes to Phuket Town
"This is the first bike sharing initiative in Thailand and it uses a mobile application to search for a bicycle on the map and uses QR code to scan and unlock the bike. Everyone can share the bikes simply by searching for it, unlocking it, enjoying it and returning it."
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 01:00:00
An ode to elegance
Thai fashion brand Poem draws on the refined wisteria blossom for its latest collection
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:00:00
QR code for branded durians
MALAYSIA’S MINISTER of Agriculture and Agriculture-based Industry Ahmad Shabery Cheek said Malaysia plans to implement the standard procedure of using a QR code to trace the type of durians and the source of production so they are not mixed up with low quality durians.
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:18:20
New traffic tickets include English, allow appeals
A new generation of traffic tickets about to be launched will include both Thai and English languages, along with a barcode to help in paying fines.
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:46:13
QR code for branded durians, says Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ahmad Shabery Cheek said Malaysia plans to implement the standard procedure of using QR code to trace the type of durians and the source of production so they are not mixed up with low quality durians.
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:00:00
Sex, sexism and status
The Chinese versions of “Sex and the City” confronts awkward truths
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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 01:00:00
AIS offers network code to MCOT in pay-TV trial
ADVANCED INFO SERVICE (AIS) has offered MCOT the use of its mobile network code, so that both parties can start a joint trial of beaming MCOT’s 2.6 gigahertz to provide a pay-TV service on a telecom network.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:52:00
Norwegian man's ode to Indonesia's rice dish
Norwegian singer Audun Kvitland Røstad has attracted the attention of netizens thanks to his ode to one of Indonesia’s most popular dishes, Nasi Padang - rice with various side dishes - which originates from West Sumatra.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 01:00:00
Legal marriage age for Japanese women likely to be raised to 18
TOKYO - In relation to its recent move to amend the Civil Code to lower the age of legal adulthood from 20 to 18, Japan's Justice Ministry has begun to consider raising the legal marriage age for females to 18, the same age at which males are legally all
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 06:04:00
Tennis-Venus strides into quarter-finals despite early scare.
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - The grande dame of women's tennis, Venus Williams, strode to victory against a scampering Carla Suarez Navarro on Monday, beating the Spaniard 7-6(3) 6-4 to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
Fri, 15 May 2015 01:00:00
Child porn now carries severe punishment
The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday amended the Criminal Code to include the possession, distribution and production of child pornography as a criminal offence and increased the penalty to a maximum of 10 years' imprisonment and Bt200,000 fi
Thu, 14 May 2015 14:10:00
NLA passes bill to ban possession of child pornography
The National Legislative Assembly Thursday passed the final redaing of a bill to amend the Criminal Code to ban possession of child pornogrphy.
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12:46:00
"Ode to My Father" stirs nostalgia, controversy
Spanning four tumultuous decades, the drama is South Korea's no 2 movie of all time
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