Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:42
Most Bangkokians don't use ride-hailing apps, study finds
A survey by Assumption University has found that one-third of Bangkokians have never tried a ride-hailing app as consumers are looking for options, the institution said in a press release issued on Friday.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:25
Romantic retreats for Valentines
With just three days to go to Valentine’s Day, Booking.com has released its global research showing that 45 per cent of travellers believe planning a holiday bring more of an emotional boost than getting engaged.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:13
SSI rises on back of strong final quarter of 2018
The Startup Sentiment Index (SSI) hit 61.75 in the fourth quarter of 2018, a net increase over the previous quarter, the Government Savings Bank’s Economy Research Center reported on Monday.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
Chinese science aiming for more than just catch-ups
China’s scientific prowess has improved dramatically in recent years. The country’s spending on research and development grew ten fold between 2000 and 2016 and the results are showing.
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 17:46
Ormsby and Kaufman take charge at Vic Open
Veteran Wade Ormsby took a two-shot lead at the Vic Open on Saturday as he searches for a second European Tour win, while American Kim Kaufman leads the women in a concurrent LPGA Tour event.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:31
Teak wood seized after school searched
Nineteen teak wood logs, 16 processed teak wood planks and seven hardwood logs were seized in a search on Ban Rai Wittaya School, Mae Sariang Protected Area Development Unit head Somjin Netpradit said on Friday.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 19:18
Melting ice sheets may cause 'climate chaos': study
Billions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weather and destabilise regional climate within a matter of decades, researchers said Wednesday.
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
NBTC may extend loans to operators as 5G inducement
THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is exploring the possibility of drawing on its research and development fund to make loans to telecom operators as a new financial option to encourage the operators to bid for new spectrum licences later this year.
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
Australian researchers test shark bite-resistant wetsuit
An Australian university is testing new materials designed to lessen the impact of shark bites, researchers said yesterday, in a project aimed at reducing fatalities and easing the nerves of swimmers.
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 13:32
Tourists flock to Nan to see cherry tree blossoms
Tourists flocked to the northern province of Nan this weekend to witness the beauty of wild Himalayan cherry tree blossoms, widely known as “Thai sakura”, at a research station in Nanoi district.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:22
Growing number of Chinese tourists expected to visit Thailand this year
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Thailand is expected to continue growing this year, according to Kasikorn Research.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 12:50
Ailing Asian black bear captured in Prachin Buri
An ailing Asian black bear was captured for rehabilitation in Prachin Buri's Prachantakham district on Wednesday night after it came out of a forest to search for food.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 19:59
True joins Chulalongkorn to set up 5G centre
Chulalongkorn University’s Engineering Faculty and the True Group announced the establishment of a joint innovation centre at the university to develop 5G technology and solutions. True is also providing research scholarships to students from the undergraduate to doctoral levels, with an aim to help drive Thailand in the 5G era.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 18:00
Ashes from 144 medical research volunteers to return home
Relatives of the “Khru Yai” (deceased people who donated their bodies for medical research) at Khon Kaen University (KKU)’s Faculty of Medicine on Wednesday collected their ashes at the Golden Jubilee Convention Hall to return home.
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
UK-Thailand research yields rice progress
Science and innovation is at the forefront of the modern partnership between Thailand and the UK. Both countries recognise the importance of strong science as key to our continuing development and prosperity. We also recognise the importance of international collaboration to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery.