Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
Two freshly dug pits in Thailand’s graveyard of good ideas
When I arrived in Thailand 11 years ago and got involved in education, long-term expat residents offered me this warning: “In this country, making plans is a favourite activity.”
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
Is Duterte even making a list?
Before Christmas, Filipino actor Jaime Fabregas declared on Twitter, “We really have a weak president. The politicians love him because they can control him. They make him think he’s in control. Duterte is not running this country. Congress under Gloria Arroyo is.”
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:16
What’s holding back artificial intelligence in this country?
The pursuit of artificial intelligence is over 60 years old. But a recent explosion in available data and computational power has finally made AI a kind of new electricity for the current industrial era. For Thailand to keep up with the AI revolution, the most critical factor is to ensure data-science students can access some of this data and use it to solve real-world business cases.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
Driver’s licence just a scrap of paper in Thailand
Once more a government in Thailand is trying to implement harsh punishment on “illegal” drivers to compensate for all the years of allowing untrained, undisciplined and reckless drivers onto the public highways. I hate to have to tell the officials, but a licence in this country doesn’t make for a better driver.
Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
Political activity must resume
As a visitor to this country, I would not presume to tell Thai people how to think or, indeed, how to vote.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:00
Thai cadet taking PMA training back home
Fort Del Pilar, Baguio City - A Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadet drew applause from his classmates during last Sunday’s academy graduation here, precisely because he wasn’t from this country.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00
If this is constitutional democracy, we’re in trouble
Can anyone please explain to me how this apparent contradiction can exist in this country today.
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 01:00
F5 Networks kept busy by security need
WITH THAILAND’S businesses increasingly going through digital transformation, and as emerging technologies continue to be developed and become more widespread in use, the Thailand representative office of F5 Networks is expecting to see continued demand for its software-based application services in this country.
Thu, 24 Aug 2017 19:05
Xiaomi launches two mid-range smartphones
Xiaomi has announced two new flagship smartphones for the Thai market. And the company has engaged VST ECS to distribute their products in this country.
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 01:00
Seoul must commit to missile shield system
The way that governments have traditionally dealt with the deployment of a US missile shield system to counter threats from North Korea shows how foolhardy and senseless the leaders of this country are.
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 01:00
The ‘four questions’ and how not to raise your kids
Although it’s understandable that General Prayut, anxious about the outcome of the upcoming general election, posted the “four questions” which have since become the talk of the town, those questions reflect a misguided view of how to nurture true democracy in this country.
Tue, 02 May 2017 01:00
BreadTalk Myanmar eyes 300,000 customers a year
AFTER the grand opening of its first outlet in Myanmar on Saturday, BreadTalk, an Asian boutique bakery chain, expects soon to be serving nearly 300,000 customers in this country every year.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 01:00
Vietnam among top investors in Cambodia as bilateral trade grows
VIETNAM is Cambodia’s third-largest partner and continues to be among the top five investors in this country, with bilateral trade reaching US$3 billion (Bt108 billion) until the end of last year.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 01:00
Mazda looks into making electric vehicles in Thailand
Japanese carmaker Mazda has responded to the government’s “Thailand 4.0” technology policy with a feasibility study on producing electric vehicles (EVs) in this country.
Auto & Audio
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 01:00
Thailand should emulate S Africa’s successful reconciliation process
Before passing any law that will benefit past political protesters, the National Legislative Assembly should differentiate between common protesters and political hardliners whose actions bordered on causing violence and seditious actions in this country.