• Fri, 24 May 2019 04:55
    Climate change can be reversed, DiCaprio’s ‘Ice on Fire’ claims
    We don’t need advanced technology, Mother Nature has seaweeds and shellfish which sequester five times more carbon than land-based plants,” says Bren Smith, winching a glistening haul of glossy brown kelp out of the sea.
    opinion
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    Thai education needs to open a ‘communicating vessel’ to Singapore
    Isaan construction workers use an ancient technique called communicating-vessels to determine the same height for two different points.
    your say
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    Focus on skills upgrade sharpened
    A COMMITTEE that draws on the public and private sectors to solve economic problems yesterday discussed ways of upgrading workers’ skills for the needs of the country’s targeted industries and the digital sector.
    Economy
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 11:33
    Asean needs better sales pitch to realise its supply chain potential: HSBC
    Southeast Asia, and particularly Thailand, cannot expect to see a wide-scale divergence of supply chains coming its way unless there are improvements in production technology and capacity, and regional integration, according to HSBC Thailand.
    business
  • Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00
    Experts call for compassionate policies as teen attempts to bury newborn
    A 15-YEAR-OLD girl’s recent attempt to bury her newborn baby alive, apparently out of fear that others would find out about her pregnancy, underlines her desperation and the crying need for help, according to activists and social workers.
    national
  • Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Rethink needed for medical insurance requirement
    It appears that the new “rule” about long-stay retirees requiring medical insurance applies only to one-year visas issued by Thai embassies and consulates abroad.
    your say
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    New approach needed as trade war wallops Thai exports
    THE RECENT escalation of the US-China trade war may lead Thai exports to grow by only 0.5 per cent in 2019, warned Aat Pisanwanich, director of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce’s Centre for International Trade Studies (CITS).
    Economy
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Ways to gear up for an ageing society
    ECONOMIC growth is expected to take a heavy hit due to the rising number of the elderly and the country urgently needs to tackle it by cutting in half the number of military personnel, increasing the number of foreign labourers and employing increased automation in production, Somkiat Tangkitvanich, president of Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), said yesterday.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 11 May 2019 01:00
    Smaller, sleeker, better
    When you need to take notes, look no further than the new iPad Mini
    lifestyle
  • Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
    Maya Bay closure extended for ‘at least’ two more years
    Maya Bay, which has been closed to the public since last year to allow its beach and coral to recover, will remain shut to visitors for at least another two years as its ecology needs more time to heal, a renowned marine specialist said yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 16:55
    Semi-built motorway needs more warning signs: highways chief
    The Highways Office in Nakhon Ratchasima has instructed a construction contractor to erect signs warning motorists against using the semi-built motorway to prevent accidents, said office director Pornchai Silarom on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 15:56
    Insects as an alternative protein source for food and feed
    The global population is growing at an alarming rate – with roughly 83 million people being added to the world’s population every year according to a United Nations report. This poses a number of challenges around sustainability including the need for more food and meat.
    opinion
  • Sat, 04 May 2019 01:00
    Every kid needs a hero
    Olympics host Japan has put its athletic champions in a maths textbook, raising the bar on inspirational education
    opinion
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    After WWII, Churchill realised the need for a united Europe 
    Re: “Confused about Brexit? It couldn’t be simpler…”, Have Your Say, May 2.
    your say
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