The seniormost bureaucrat at the Education Ministry doesn’t like the term “free education.” He prefers “no-expense-involved schooling” for Thai children.
A new book on the sufficiency economy philosophy makes a bold claim. The publication is titled “Sufficiency Thinking: Thailand’s Gift to an Unsustainable World”.
Anyone who asks the president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) if his new international financial institution is in fact part of China’s expanding diplomacy had better be prepared for a prolonged exchange. Jin Liqun doesn’t...
When the interview with Prime Minister Li Keqiang was set for editors of Asia News Network (ANN) at the ornate and imposing Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 31, the official word was that only four questions would be accommodated.
When a country has too many archaic laws, the rule of law suffers. And if outdated or unenforceable legislation remains in the system, the nation’s legal, political and economic ecosystems get clogged up
With the country stuck in the middle-income trap for more than a decade, the government says it is now booting up “Thailand 4.0” to pluck the Kingdom from its “lost decade”.
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...