Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
Probe into misappropriation of funds for disabled sought
A REPRESENTATIVE of people with disabilities yesterday petitioned the Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to probe various associations advocating the cause of those with disability amid allegations that they had siphoned off as much as Bt1.5 billion a year from training/seminar expenses and funds for employing the disabled.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
AMLO sounds alarm over cryptocurrency-fuelled scams
THE MONEY laundering watchdog is considering creating its own digital wallet to tackle cybercrime related to cryptocurrencies, an Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) official said at a Bangkok seminar last week.
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:27
Sorry for words, but controversial forum will go ahead: Christian college
Bangkok Christian College has offered an apology for using the phrase “sexual deviation” to describe transgenders but insists it will host a controversial seminar as planned.
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 01:00
Time to rethink prostitution ban, say experts
IT IS AN open secret that, despite being illegal, prostitution is widely practised in Thailand. That striking gulf between the law and reality illustrates the need to amend the laws and decriminalise the sex trade, panellists at a recent seminar said.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
LGBT groups slam college’s ‘sexual deviation’ forum
THAILAND’S gender diversity groups yesterday denounced a plan by the all-male Bangkok Christian College to host a seminar to help parents protect their children from “sexual deviation”.
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 17:50
Engineer conference aims to highlight smart nation
The Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT) announced it is ready for the National Engineering 2018, the biggest engineering seminar for the country, under the concept "Engineering for Society".
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 01:00
Experts from Thailand, China clash over the damming of Mekong
CHINESE experts who insist that hydropower projects on the Mekong River will benefit all stakeholders met opposition yesterday when a Thai academic argued that locals lose more than they gain since dams impact heavily on every aspect of their lives.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:06
Asean pools knowledge to fight cybercrime
THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) on Wednesday hosted a Bangkok seminar for representatives of 10 Asean countries to discuss and exchange ideas on ways to suppress cybercrime.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
Political elites ‘are crucial to Thai democracy’
Public pressure also needed to steer country’s leaders, experts tell seminar.
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
Shell commits to ‘Believe-Become-Belong’ concept
THE SHELL Company of Thailand Limited recently participated in the Thailand SDGs Forum 2018: Localising the SDGs (Thailand’s Sustainable Business Guide) seminar organised by online news agency Thaipublica and the Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation.
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
Tourism seen spurring infra, boosting livelihoods
THE tourism industry will serve as a key driver for Asean countries to increase their investments in infrastructure and improve the living standards of people within the region, said Wouter Schalken, senior tourism specialist of the World Bank Group.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 12:11
China-Japan Cooperation on Eastern Economic Corridor of Thailand
The article is an excerpt from Ning Jizhe’s speech at a seminar on China-Japan Cooperation on Eastern Economic Corridor of Thailand held in Bangkok May 31, 2018.
Sun, 03 Jun 2018 01:00
In search of a ‘good death’ at home
DEATH. Not many people want to talk about it ahead of time, perhaps viewing a discussion as bringing bad luck.
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:50
You too can be a millionaire
Celebrated Canadian life-coach Michael Bolduc will return to Thailand on July 21 to lead a seminar on “The Science of Achievement” at the KBank Siam Pic-Ganesha Theatre.
Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00
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