Sun, 23 Jun 2019 20:25
Majority of net users watch online videos in China
About 725 million internet users in China, or 87.5 percent of the total online population, watched online videos in 2018, while more than 230 million users have paid for membership of Chinese online video platforms, according to a report released on June 11 at the Internet Summit in Shanghai.
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:46
Indian temple helps nurture 'extinct' turtle back to life
The northeastern state of Assam was once rich in freshwater turtles, but habitat loss and over-exploitation -- they were once a popular local food -- have massively depleted their population.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
Saha chief urges govt to focus on grassroots economy
THE NEW government should focus on boosting thepurchasing power of the grassroots population as one of its top priorities, Boonsithi Chokwatana, chairman of consumer products conglomerate Saha Group, said yesterday.
Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
Regional income disparity widens in Philippines
INCOME DISPARITY across the Philippines’ regions has widened, which means the rich are getting richer and shows that population growth dampens the rise in income, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda).
Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
A small country with big innovation dreams
This month the state of Israel celebrates 71 years of independence. At its establishment in 1948, with a small population of about 650,000 inhabitants, Israel faced significant challenges in almost every aspect.
Mon, 27 May 2019 17:30
Park officials sterilise 200 macaques in Nakhon Sawan
Park officials on Monday sterilised 200 long-tailed macaques in Nakhon Sawan’s Banphot Phisai district, in order to control their growing population.
Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
Thais among most vacation-deprived populations, study shows
Thai workers are the seventh most vacation deprived globally yet 74 per cent claim they would cancel a vacation due to work, according to the 18th annual Vacation Deprivation Study by Expedia.co.th.
Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
Line pushes Thai startups to scale up
THAILAND, with a population of 69 million, is messenger platform Line’s second-largest market after Japan. In fact, 90 per cent of the country’s mobile internet users are connected via Line, with the monthly number of active users amounting to 44 million.
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.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 20:30
Thailand 14th in global TB cases
Presently, one-quarter of the world’s population is thought to be infected with latent tuberculosis, with more than 95 per cent of the cases occurring in developing countries.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
Right from the HEART
Specialists from across the board in Singapore discuss the challenges of cardiovascular diseases and its prevention in an increasingly ageing population
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
An easy fix for the crisis in policing
The population size of the UK and Thailand is virtually the same. However, there are twice as many police in Thailand.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
Healthcare challenges increase as Thailand grows older
DEMANDS on the healthcare workforce will increase as Thailand's population ages, according to research by KPMG Global yesterday.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00
‘Green, ageing and innovative’ leads the way
Facing changing values and an ageing population, property developers are spending more on innovations and design that meets customer demands
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:27
An Egyptian who almost fooled all
KUALA LUMPUR: When an Egyptian man moved to Serian, Sarawak, and opened a restaurant, local folks were puzzled. The town, some 65km from Kuching and only a 45-minute drive to the Kalimantan border, has little to no Arab population.