The Thai-Sino railway project has been declared “back on track” after the 10th and latest round of talks in Beijing last week. If it’s back on track, does that mean the scheme had been derailed?
Confused about what you can and cannot do for the upcoming referendum on the constitution draft? You aren’t alone. In fact, you belong to the majority of people, who aren’t quite sure what the rules are - or aren’t.
Jack Ma, founder and CEO of Alibaba, met Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook for a lively conversation in Beijing recently. They talked about our machine-versus-man epoch as well as the need for China’s economy to embrace technology in all its forms.
It’s going to be a very interesting national referendum on August 7, when the country will decide whether or not to accept the draft of the new constitution. In the meantime nobody is sure of the ground rules for the run-up to the vote - and that...
Asked about emerging financial technology (FinTech) that threatens to disrupt the whole banking industry, a Southeast Asian central banker offered this highly interesting comment during a recent panel discussion:
Can growing wealth concentration - which has become a global threat to peace - be halted?
I recently ran into two of the country’s most prominent constitution drafters (or “designers”, in today’s jargon). Borwornsak Uwanno and Noranit Setabutr were kind enough to answer some of my questions on the history of charter drafting -...
Has the Thai-Chinese high-speed train project been derailed? Officially it’s still on, albeit on a reduced scale. Unofficially, the scheme has been suspended until further notice.
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan recently made two very interesting public pledges that shouldn’t go unnoticed by any political analyst seeking to identify the “Next Big Political Game” unfolding before the return to elections, scheduled...
Officially, Premier Prayut Chan-o-cha and Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) Meechai Ruchupan are on the best of terms.