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    'Memory' frames 22nd Book Expo

    Business, Nanat Suchiva, Published on 21/10/2017

    » Sales of books at the 22nd Book Expo Thailand are expected to thrive, boosted by print memorabilia, exhibitions and activities related to the late King Bhumibol.

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    'Business and the Buddha': A book review

    Business, Sorayuth Vathanavisuth, Published on 18/05/2017

    » Business and the Buddha: Doing Well by Doing Good is one of a handful of books that directly address the application of Buddhism to the current business environment and management in particular. The book is written by Lloyd Field, who provides coaching and counselling to senior executives seeking to solve business problems through a Buddhist-influenced approach. His consulting practice has spanned some 30 years since he left Johnson & Johnson International where he was vice-president of human resources.

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    From Berkeley to Klong Toey, no holds barred

    Business, Published on 09/06/2018

    » 'They know I don't bullshit. If I have it, I have it; If I don't, I say it," says Chanond Ruangkritya, rocking on his chair's two hind legs.

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    Beyond the Green Desert

    Asia focus, Published on 04/09/2017

    » An arrangement of carefully framed photographs featuring famous places from around the world is the first thing I see as I walk through the gate into Jagannath Vartak's home. A light drizzle is falling outside but the trees surrounding the sturdy house create a protective canopy of leaves, sheltering everything below it. Mr Vartak sits outside on his porch. "I've been waiting for you," he says in Marathi with a smile.

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    Indian 'ghost schools' expose failures of state system

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 21/05/2018

    » Perched on a hill and painted snow white, the government primary school in Shuklapur, a small hamlet on the outskirts of Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand state, looks majestic.

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    Not your typical rags-to-riches tale

    Asia focus, Published on 04/09/2017

    » The intense heat is the first thing your body notices. Your arms are sore, blisters adorn your palms from yesterday's labour at the construction site. Overhead, the sun shines brightly ahead, and you wipe that first layer of perspiration away with the back of your hand. Almost on instinct, you reach into your pockets. Good, you think. The money is safe.

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    Calling Dr Love

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 14/05/2018

    » It's easy to get carried away when Wei Siang Yu strikes up a conversation about his passion to revolutionise the status quo of global medical practice.

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    The third path

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 23/04/2018

    » Rooted in traditional norms and religious beliefs dating back centuries, our world has long accepted gender as a binary concept consisting of two identities: male and female. Thus, only those whose gender identities match their birth-sex enjoy fundamental human rights.

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    Picturing 'The Beginner's Guide to Innovation'

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 11/05/2017

    » Happy anniversary, Creativity Un-Limited! It's been 10 years since this column first appeared in the Bangkok Post. Over the last decade, I've produced 257 articles on business creativity and innovation, totalling 240,000 words or enough for six books. So when my US business partner asked me if I could write an "airport" business book that provides an overview of core innovation concepts in an easy-to-read style, I thought: "That's easy. I already have all the content."

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    Stepping out of the shadow

    Business, Published on 17/03/2018

    » Her life has been a continual effort to forge a path outside of her family's "overbearing shadow". Her name, she says, is a double-edged sword that lends her company credibility, but also leads some to discredit her efforts.

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