Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:16:18
Putting Hong Kong on the world’s design map
HONG KONG - Are the city’s designers ready for the coming Fourth Industrial Revolution? Or are they already meeting it halfway? Chitralekha Basu talks to brand leaders, academics and industry watchers to find out.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Legal challenge to junta order could derail election road map
EXPERTS WARN OF NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES IF CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RULES AGAINST USE OF ARTICLE 44 TO AMEND POLITICAL PARTY LAW
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:21:07
Bt13 bn readied for projects at Map Ta Phut estate
The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand plans to spend Bt13 billion on two projects at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate to support the development policies for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), the agency’s governor Verapong Chaiperm said on Thursday.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:48:56
Article 44 orders to be nullified ‘after govt completes roadmap missions’: Sansern
Orders issued by the head of the junta will be nullified after the government has accomplished its missions in line with the roadmap, Government Spokesperson Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Tuesday.
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:45:35
Thai students triumph at ice-sculpture awards
A beautifully sculpted masterpiece titled “Horse-Bird-Fish-Water”, about the Himmaphan forest of Hindu and Buddhist mythology, has earned Thai students from Ubon Ratchathani Vocational College the top award at China’s Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival held from January 4-7.
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 01:00:00
New bill on MPs does not include poll road map delay: NLA member
THERE IS not a clause written into the new organic bill governing MPs for extending the road map to an election, although the idea has been floated to help political parties hamstrung by the ban on political activities.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 19:00:42
Prayut promises fight against poverty
The government will draw up a road map to fight poverty based on HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy this year.
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Junta’s road map to democracy is full of detours
THE JUNTA’S promised road map to democracy has arrived at a crucial stage as the completion of the organic laws draws near and the junta head General Prayut Chan-o-cha has promised the world’s superpower, the United States, that an election will take place in late 2018. But the road remains bumpy and difficult, and uncertainty remains.
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:50:04
NGO launches drone war on Cambodia’s flooding
In Kampong Thom province, 200 kilometres north of Phnom Penh, a team from the Czech NGO People in Need (PIN) is preparing a small Styrofoam drone for a survey flight. The flight is one of hundreds conducted throughout the country since August, with the aim of reducing preventable deaths from flooding through better mapping and an early warning system.
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 01:00:00
What the road holds in 2018
Hi-tech help, star-struck places to dine in Bangkok and the Winter Olympics might feature on your map next year
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 15:54:49
Charter advisor sees possible delay to election
Possible delays in the road map to the election has been projected by Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) advisor Jade Donavanik on Tuesday.
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 21:01:57
Toyota’s Vios and Yaris gain five-star safety ratings
The new Toyota Vios and Toyota Yaris have received five-star safety ratings from the New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (Asean NCAP), Toyota Motor Asia Pacific (TMAP) announced.
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Thu, 21 Dec 2017 01:00:00
‘New Mandela’ offers hope for broken South Africa
Many South Africans are rejoicing at the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as leader of the ruling ANC on Monday.
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:24:55
NCPO considers lifting ban on political activities
The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Tuesday discussed possibly lifting the junta’s ban on political gatherings and activities, NCPO deputy chief General Tanasak Patimaprakorn said.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:11:12
Proposed party amendment ‘may affect election road map’
A proposed amendment of the political party law could be pursued but it would affect timeframes under the election road map, National Legislative Assembly (NLA) president Pornpetch Wichitcholchai said on Tuesday.