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Children need more than wise words - they need examples
January 20, 2015 1:00 am

Children need more than wise words - they need examples

It was a touching story from the Philippine Daily Inquirer: A 12-year-old girl asked visiting Pope Francis on Sunday, "Why does God allow such things to happen?"

The hidden costs of oil benefits
January 13, 2015 1:00 am

The hidden costs of oil benefits

Amid the plunge in crude oil prices, the retail price of gasohol 91 stood at Bt27.18 yesterday - a level unseen since 2009.

The common sense path to 'life satisfaction'
January 6, 2015 1:00 am

The common sense path to 'life satisfaction'

Pew Research Centre released a survey in October showing that the wellbeing of people in middle-income countries was better than in 2007. The results were influenced largely by rising happiness in Asian nations.

Don't forget to expect something from yourself
December 30, 2014 1:00 am

Don't forget to expect something from yourself

Expectations always run high when the New Year is approaching.

Media have to be cautious over New Year largesse
December 23, 2014 1:00 am

Media have to be cautious over New Year largesse

Towards the end of each year news offices in Thailand welcome a flock of corporate publicists coming to express their thanks for media support during the year.

The secrets to corporate longevity
December 16, 2014 1:00 am

The secrets to corporate longevity

Doing a quick search for companies whose roots go back more than 100 years, I came across some interesting information.

Drug development and the conundrum of how we fund a healthier future
December 12, 2014 1:00 am

Drug development and the conundrum of how we fund a healthier future

"We only get paid for the 'good' drugs," Bayer's chairman Marijn Dekkers told over 140 journalists gathered here last week.

Is THAI's turnaround possible?
December 9, 2014 1:00 am

Is THAI's turnaround possible?

A visit to any international airport vying to become a travel hub points to one thing: unimaginably fierce competition in the global commercial aviation industry is here and it's about to intensify.

So close and yet so far
December 2, 2014 1:00 am

So close and yet so far

No doubt about it, the world is more connected than ever.

So far, political stability has not salvaged the Thai economy
November 25, 2014 1:00 am

So far, political stability has not salvaged the Thai economy

Six months on from the coup, the Thai economy remains in bad shape. And the outlook - at least in the short term - is also bleak, despite optimism among some local economic houses.