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Assets declaration would help fill the trust vacuum
September 2, 2014 1:00 am

Assets declaration would help fill the trust vacuum

Thailand's new government has arrived on the scene exactly 10 months since the last round of political conflict started late last year.

Is Thailand ready for negative income tax?
August 27, 2014 1:00 am

Is Thailand ready for negative income tax?

Scheme offers hope to millions on low income but contains pitfalls too

We consumers have the power to destroy the world
August 26, 2014 1:00 am

We consumers have the power to destroy the world

In light of natural disasters driven by climate change, consumers across the world are increasingly trying to cut their impact on the environment. Some use less fuel, while others recycle or opt for eco-friendly products that promise lower carbon...

Fear and greed: The personal story behind national economic woe
August 19, 2014 1:00 am

Fear and greed: The personal story behind national economic woe

When you turn 50, one question begins ringing repetitively in your head: "Will I have enough money to get by until the day I depart this world?"

The dangers of equating reform with stricter control
August 12, 2014 1:00 am

The dangers of equating reform with stricter control

Siam Cement Group's latest TV commercial is worth watching.

Hasty and half-baked moves won't deliver genuine reform
August 5, 2014 1:00 am

Hasty and half-baked moves won't deliver genuine reform

Standing out among the avalanche of suggestions offered to our newly-endorsed National Legislative Assembly (NLA) members is stern advice from Supinya Klangnarong, a member of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission.

Little has changed with the advent of digital TV
July 29, 2014 1:00 am

Little has changed with the advent of digital TV

Since June, Thais have been enjoying a new stream of content aired via the 24 new digital TV channels. Sadly, apart from the increase in the number of free television channels from six to 24, the content has not really changed very much.

Thai journalists need the same unity shown in Myanmar
July 22, 2014 1:00 am

Thai journalists need the same unity shown in Myanmar

Thais tend to take pride that their homeland is "superior" to Myanmar in the sense that the latter is the poorest country in the region.

All the lessons learned from this year's World Cup
July 15, 2014 1:00 am

All the lessons learned from this year's World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2014 brought joy to football lovers across the world and sadness to losers, especially those in the host country, Brazil. It also brought with it lessons on how to truly enjoy a sporting event.

Junta pushing renovation unseen for decades
July 8, 2014 1:00 am

Junta pushing renovation unseen for decades

In the six weeks since the military took control, actions unseen during decades of elected governments have been unveiled.