Sun, 12 May 2019 12:44
Wheezing Thailand needs a clean-air act, government told
Environment campaigners have urged the government to approve a clean-air act to solve the country’s chronic smog problem and honour citizens’ right to breathe clean air.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
The best place to search for Thailand’s saviour?
Re: “Thailand needs a Desmond Tutu to lead reconciliation”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
Thailand needs a Desmond Tutu to lead reconciliation
Re: “The challenging problem of how to identify ‘good people’”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Thailand needs child protection expertise at community level
Violence against children is widespread in Thai society. Figures from the Public Health Ministry reveal that nearly 9,000 children were treated in hospitals due to abuse in 2017, mostly having suffered from sexual abuse. These figures are likely just the tip of the iceberg, as often only the most severe cases of abuse are reported.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
Here’s what Thailand needs to thrive
The incoming government faces a slate of tasks to embrace new technology, curb corruption and foster income parity
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 03:00
Experts call for more trade within Asean to offset US-China trade war
SINCE THE US-China trade war is expected to drag on this year and further depress exports, Thailand needs to seek long-term benefits from economic integration within Asean in order to offset the wounds inflicted by the war, international relations experts and financial sector representatives said yesterday.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
Thailand needs more investment in health
Thailand needs to invest more in public health in ways that bring handsome returns to the economy, health experts say.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
Group calls for govt pension for all senior citizens
THAILAND needs to provide a pension to all its senior citizens to mitigate the impacts of two major problems – an ageing society and economic disparity – welfare campaigners urged.
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 01:00
Students need new format to meet challenge of disruptive tech
So-called disruptive technology is transforming almost every industry, meaning Thailand needs more innovative education methods if its youth are to meet new challenges at work.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
Thailand needs a more ambitious action plan on climate change
THAILAND’S climate-change prevention commitment is not ambitious enough, environmental group Greenpeace warned, following a United Nations report last week that called for a major boost in prevention measures in order to keep global warming within the 1.5- to 2-degree Celsius target needed to prevent dire future consequences.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
‘Human capital development holds key’
THAILAND needs to focus on management of human capital amid rising challenges, especially in the ageing society era.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
In youth lies the economic ‘muscle’ Thailand needs
Re: “Sustaining 5% growth a challenge, say economists”, Business, August 13, and “Fund to focus on ‘very poor’ students”, National, August 9.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Thailand needs to work on making its beaches safer
I have lived in Thailand for the last nine years. I am a sea and river kayaker, BCU trained, and have kayaked all over the world and in the Gulf of Thailand and around all the lovely islands in the Andaman.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
Household debt issue will need a human touch
The Bank of Thailand needs to address ingrained bad habits and the myth of ‘too big to fail’
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
‘Asean best-placed to benefit’ from disruption caused by US-China disputes
THAILAND NEEDS to prepare for the negative consequence of the increasing rivalry and conflict between the United States and a rising China, notably from a trade war now building, but might benefit in the long run as Americans increasingly move into the region in search of suppliers and customers.