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My work as a mind reader: the story of three brains
September 25, 2014 1:00 am

My work as a mind reader: the story of three brains

"I WISH I could get more |ideas from my managers." "Why didn't they think that project through? Now I have to clean it up." "Why do I have to make all the decisions?"

Outlining the top ten rules for wealth transfer
September 23, 2014 1:00 am

Outlining the top ten rules for wealth transfer

I wrote on efficient wealth transfer awhile back, but given the recent discussions on the impending inheritance and gift taxes and related items, it is worthwhile to review the following key points to ensure smooth and efficient wealth transfers from...

Biz Buzz
September 22, 2014 1:00 am

Biz Buzz

Master of marketing

We now have a govt; what's next?
September 22, 2014 1:00 am

We now have a govt; what's next?

The primary reason the recent political stand-off was more damaging to the economy than any of its predecessors was the absence of a fully functioning government. This absence was in stark contrast to other periods of political conflict, including...

Bangkok 'not ready' for super-tall skyscrapers
September 19, 2014 1:00 am

Bangkok 'not ready' for super-tall skyscrapers

There has been a rapid development of super-tall buildings in Asia in the past 10 years after the economic boom in China and other key markets. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat defines "super-tall building" as one higher...

Think you don't need an IT strategy? Think again
September 18, 2014 1:00 am

Think you don't need an IT strategy? Think again

TRADITIONAL information technology in enterprises focused on cost efficiency and high availability of IT operations under the chief information officer (CIO). Today, however, IT is being challenged by far more diverse uses and the shifting demands...

Risk of correction looms as US Fed moves closer to tightening
September 17, 2014 1:00 am

Risk of correction looms as US Fed moves closer to tightening

A two-day meeting of the US Federal Reserve's policy-setting committee scheduled for conclusion today (US time) is the main event this week.

Ethical content management: A double-edged knife to success
September 16, 2014 1:00 am

Ethical content management: A double-edged knife to success

"Content is King" is the phrase marketers around the world have been hearing quite often lately. The phrase is a true description of what the future of media landscape looks like.

SET has a higher chance for going down
September 15, 2014 1:00 am

SET has a higher chance for going down

Between September 1 and 11, foreign investors' net purchases of Thai stocks totalled Bt8.93 billion, contributing to a 1.23-per-cent rise in the SET Index. The small rise reflects the expensive valuation in the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

Half-year tax return filing for self-employed income earners
September 15, 2014 1:00 am

Half-year tax return filing for self-employed income earners

Taxpayers who have earned certain types of income due to self-employment in the period from January to June 2014 are required to file a half-year tax return (Form PND 94) and pay personal income tax by September 30.