Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
Thais lash back after rights bodies call execution shameful
THAILAND’S FIRST execution in nine years has sparked public debate on the death penalty, which retains strong support among most Thais despite concerns raised by academics and activists about human rights violations and its effectiveness as a deterrent.
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:56
Universities to revamp TCAS admissions system
The Council of University Presidents of Thailand (CUPT) has set up three committees to improve the Thai University Central Admission System (TCAS) for the next academic year, its president, Suchatvee Suwansawat, said on Monday.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 03:00
‘Partnership schools’ offer a new independent vision for Thai education
FROM THIS academic year, the education system is being boosted by the introduction of about 50 “partnership schools” across the country.
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
Academic stretches incomes for rubber farmers
A SCIENCE academic has used a research paper at her university as a blueprint for the development of an innovative product that is helping rubber farmers to cut their costs.
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
Thu, 24 May 2018 16:00
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on Wednesday presided over the opening ceremony of ”the 5th National Rice Academic Conference 2018” at Wayupak Convention Centre.
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:55
Latest research aims to strengthen Thai reputation as world rice leader
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on Wednesday presided over the opening ceremony of the Fifth National Rice Academic Conference 2018 which was held in Bangkok under the banner of “Thai Rice Research Moves Towards Thailand 4.0”.
Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
Junta gets thumbs-down in varsity survey
A survey of 2,175 university students found that most respondents believed the military coup did not solve the country’s problems, and the performance of the General Prayut Chan-o-cha-led government during the past four years was “bad or very bad”, according to the poll by the Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights.
Thu, 17 May 2018 05:00
Farm chemicals ‘pose a threat to public health’
With decision due next week, academics call for ban on dangerous herbicides and pesticides.
Sun, 13 May 2018 15:54
Speaker-equipped drone helps drive away wild elephants
Phetchaburi Rajabhat University academics have used on a trial basis a drone equipped with speakers blaring a recording of bee sounds to drive away wild elephants from the La Au forest in Hua Hin district, Kaeng Krachan National Park official Mana Phermpoon said on Sunday.
Sun, 13 May 2018 01:00
Bt30 million in grants offered to academics for collaboration
THAI ACADEMICS are being invited to apply for new research grants in order to collaborate with their British counterparts and spearhead social change with innovations and technologies.
Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00
Return of Mahathir unlikely to alter the course of Thai peace process
THE RETURN of Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister in Malaysia should not significantly alter the ongoing peace dialogue between the Thai government and insurgent groups from the deep South, an academic said yesterday.
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:31
Culture being consumed by modernism
Re: Folk history, culture at risk unless officials learn from Mahakan Fort fiasco: academics
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 05:00
Folk history, culture at risk unless officials learn from Mahakan Fort fiasco: academics
FOLK HISTORY and culture will never be safe in this land, unless authorities realise the value of unofficial heritage and “intangible” cultural traditions, according to an academic speaking after the last of the houses in Bangkok’s historic Mahakan Fort Community was torn down.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:00
Former chief justice defends Doi Suthep court buildings
A FORMER chief of the Supreme Court judge panel has posted a Facebook response to the recent statement made by a group of academics in Chiang Mai that slammed the courts for allegedly encroaching on a forest reserve.