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  • November 25, 2014

    Lessons from the road: getting closer to customers

    ... market behind the United States, and have catapulted Bangkok past all other highly wired, industrialised metropoles into the No 1 social media (Facebook) city on the planet. In markets like Bangkok, mobile usage has exploded from about 10 minutes per day to more than three hours a day per user, and this...

    Technology
  • November 25, 2014

    Kidnappers stalk social networks

    ... them for ransom. Snr Superintendent Rene Aspera, chief of staff of the Anti-Kidnapping Group, said some kidnapping syndicates have turned to Facebook and other social networks in scouting for would-be victims. "We have received some kidnapping cases in which we learned that the suspects learned about...

    Aec
  • November 25, 2014

    Siam Paragon prepares for improved economy

    .... This group of people will continue to expand for the next five to 10 years," she predicted. She said Siam Paragon had more than 400,000 Facebook and Instagram followers, a number that was increasing by about 10,000 each month. The number of followers is expected to hit 500,000 by the end of 2015. ...

    Business
  • November 25, 2014

    Bad manners: Do you know |where your chopsticks are

    ... Japan last year makes our misbehaviour an international issue in high places. The Thai Embassy in Tokyo felt compelled to issue a set of tips on its Facebook page, and the Japan Times swiftly reprinted the guidelines under the headline "Thai tourists get list of 10 do's and don'ts". So here are some other...

    Life
  • November 25, 2014

    Students to get forums to air views

    ... briefly after being summoned by the National Council for Peace and Order. The lecturer later emerged and communicated with his followers via Facebook. Meanwhile, one student was taken to Samranrat Police Station, while the other six were taken to Chana Songkram Police Station. Dr Niran Pitakwatchara...

    Politics
  • November 24, 2014

    Doctrine on the social networks

    .... That was when Mohsini was forced to learn what the Internet was to discover how he was being criticised. His son taught him to use Google and Facebook on their desktop computer at home. "A human being does not pay attention to something until he or she is in need for it, or comes under social pressure...

    Life
  • November 23, 2014

    Simply made for sharing

    ... on which the dish is served. It's a gimmick that makes the experience more fun and which feeds into the craze for uploading photos of dishes to Facebook and Instagram. I went the whole hog and ordered tandoor roasted marinated chicken with squid ink bun, truffle mayonnaise, semi-dried cherry tomatoes and...

    Sunday
  • November 23, 2014

    Legends of France

    ... >>> Fauchon is on the second floor of Groove at CentralWorld and the ground floor of Siam Paragon. Visit the "FauchonThailand" page on Facebook. >>> Laduree is located on M Floor of Siam Paragon. Visit www.Laduree.com. >>> Paul is on the first floor of Central Embassy. Visit www.Paul-Thailand.com...

    Sunday
  • November 23, 2014

    PM's patting of a reporter just a friendly gesture, junta clarifies

    ... Werachon Sukondhapatipak told AFP. "It's a very friendly gesture, a way of showing personal affection." One version of the video posted on Facebook has racked up more than 17,000 views while another YouTube clip has garnered more than 46,000 hits. During the clip Thailand's premier is seen addressing...

    Politics
  • November 23, 2014

    Sweets for my sweet

    ... Stickhouse is located on the ground floor of Siam Paragon. It's open daily from 10am to 10pm. Call (02) 610 7682 or visit the Stickhouse.Th page on Facebook.

    Sunday