Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
Cheer, don’t chastise, says Thai star
Thailand midfielder Sanrawat Dechmitr believes that losing to Oman on Wednesday could provide the War Elephants with a valuable lesson as they look to make amends in their Asian Cup opener with India on Sunday.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
Brexit and the EU: Lessons for both sides
As an outsider, I am perhaps less qualified to comment on Brexit than those with roots in the UK and the European Union. But having been part of the multilateral world for most of my life, I always feel that wherever we are, we find ourselves in the same global boat. When tidal waves rise anywhere on our planet, they send repercussions to other parts of the world.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Luxury brand hit by racism claims in China
Accusations in China that luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana engaged in racism in its most recent advertising campaign provide a salutary lesson about the perils of basing a marketing campaign on mockery of another culture.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
Lessons Thailand can learn from Germany
UNLIKE its Thai counterpart, Germany’s Constitutional Court has rarely come under criticism and enjoys the implicit trust of the people, thanks to the faith of the citizens that their rights and liberties will be fully protected by the court, according to a German law expert.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
Want to learn English? Buy a ticket at the cinema
Re: “As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China”, Have Your Say, November 6.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China
News that Thailand has dropped 11 places in the international English-proficiency ranking is alarming. A closer look at how regional neighbours are winning the battle to master English suggests self-education is a key element missing in Thailand.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:00
A lesson in diversity
The Contemporary World Film Series at TK Park wraps 2018 with “Monsieur Lazhar”, a moving and memorable tale from Canada, which has won numerous awards around the world, including the Oscar Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012.
movie & TV
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
Finnish education sector offers invaluable lessons
Local educators attend summit to learn how Finland tops in rankings.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:23
Portrait of the artist
John Hockney, David Hockney’s brother, will give a 120-minute lavishly illustrated talk about the artist, his family and the friends he has painted, photographed, I- Padded, etched, and lithographed in The BACC Art Talk 2018: Lesson Abroad Series #1 “Hockney on Hockney” on Tuesday (October 16) in Meeting Room 501 of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
The next great plague is on its way
A century on, Spanish Flu holds lessons for a coming pandemic that could kill up to 150 million people, say scientists
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:21
Rika Ishige uses lessons from painful past as motivation to win in next outing
Rika “Tindydoll” Ishige may be Thailand’s most beloved female martial artist today, but she was once disliked and relentlessly bullied by her schoolmates because of her appearance.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
In demonising ‘outsiders’, some Germans have forgotten their history
Recent events in Chemnitz are more of a reminder of last century German history than the future. The lessons of the past have clearly been forgotten by some.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:50
Canadian expat hosts free boxing classes
A 31-year-old Canadian woman, who married a Thai man 12 years ago, has put her passion for Muay Thai to good use by offering free children's lessons at her husband's boxing gym in Nakhon Ratchasima's Muang Yang district.
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 05:51
Positive Pochettino gives Mourinho a lesson in crisis management
The spotlight is on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to deliver a positive response to a week of negative publicity when faced on Monday with an opposite number who has adopted a very different attitude to similar off-field frustrations.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
Charter change: learning from Thailand’s errors
For me, the current debate surrounding charter change in the Philippines feels like deja vu.