Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
Social media to play major role in vote
For the first time since the last general election five years ago, Thailand is witnessing the fast-growing power of social media platforms, especially among young voters, indicating the polls expected in March this year will be significantly influenced by Line, Facebook, Twitter and other non-traditional media.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:38
Mahidol targets digital influence
The College of Management at Mahidol University (CMMU) revealed the online market research finding that influencer marketing has become a more appropriate and persuasive approach to reach consumers than traditional marketing,
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
Rethinking the ways to embrace technology
Political and business interests should have minimal influence on the pace and direction of research and the application of new discoveries
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 09:25
A journey back home
During the three years chef Fatih Tutak has been overseeing The House on Sathorn at W Bangkok, he’s accompanied guests on several culinary journeys informed by his many travels and diverse influences.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:15
Malaysian hotels afraid to turn away social media influencers asking for free stay
Hotel marketing and communications manager Beverly* has had a hectic week. She’s been busy generating publicity for a new restaurant at the property. The last thing she needs is for a minor Instagram celebrity writing in with a request for a free stay at the glitzy hotel in Kuala Lumpur she works at.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
Promoting division suppresses debate, condemns us to repeat history
Media have been warned against presenting hate-provoking news and false information as they may be used online to influence how people vote, according to Somsri Han-anantasuk of the Open Forum for Democracy Foundation.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
EC ready to welcome foreign observers
Commissioner says practice has been in place since 2003, dismisses foreign minister’s oppositioninfluence agency.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
Academics urge big firms to focus more on migrants
BIG CONGLOMERATES are known to have a strong influence over government policy, so they should use their leverage to improve the lives of migrant workers and push for better labour rights protection, academics said yesterday.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:52
Ten southern provinces warned to brace for heavy rains on Wednesday
Residents of 10 southern provinces have been warned to brace for severe conditions due to heavy rains throughout Wednesday from the influence of the remnant storm Toraji.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:38
Judicial Independence in Asia
The judicial system in Japan is considered to be free from the influences of the government, a significant evidence of the uncorrupt political system, according to the World Economic Forum executive opinion survey.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
PM’s edict to EC on poll constituencies raises concerns
A poll watchdog and politicians yesterday urged the Election Commission (EC) to be independent of state influence in redrawing constituencies.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
Saudi Arabia’s growing influence in Southeast Asia
Shock at the murder of a journalist in a Saudi consulate is unlikely to reverse a trend with deep roots
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:07
Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base
The United States said Saturday it will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base in Papua New Guinea, a project seen as a move to curb China's influence in the Pacific.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:00
Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths
A Thai bus driver, who reportedly drove under drug influence and crashed his company’s chartered double-decker coach at a downhill curve in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Wang Nam Khieo district on March 22 resulting in 18 passenger deaths and 32 injuries, has been sentenced to a four-year-and-one-month jail term and his driver’s licence permanently revoked.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
Give credit to the West for Thai cuisine
The Minister for Culture, Vira Rojpojchanarat, has made headlines over the past week by complaining that Western influences are corrupting the character of traditional Thai food dishes.