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  • LIFE

    Turning art into cocktails

    Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 05/04/2019

    » Supawit "Palm" Muttarattana, group bar manager for Foodie Collection, won "Bartender of the Year 2019" at Sunday's Bar Awards 2019 held in Bangkok and has been on the local bar scene since 2009. His passion for cocktails earned him top prize at Diageo World Class Thailand 2012 and he soon became brand ambassador for Diageo Reserve Thailand. This year in Milan, Italy, Palm won "Campari Bartender Competition Asia 2019", where he competed against 350 bartenders from across Asia. Apart from overseeing Vesper, il Fumo, La Dotta Pasta Bar, La Dotta La Grassa, Via Maris Bistro & Natural Wine Bar and 80/20, he is a partner at Backstage Cocktail Bar. Palm talks to Guru about his "clean, classical style with a strong focus on techniques and ingredients. A twist on classic cocktails" mixology and more.

  • BUSINESS

    Cola connection

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 04/02/2019

    » In two decades of working with the Coca-Cola Company, Carlos Diaz-Rigby can look back on some impressive professional achievements, but he also feels a strong emotional attachment with the flagship brand of the American beverage company.

  • BUSINESS

    Screen grab

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 17/12/2018

    » How many people these days watch TV with one eye on the big screen and the other on their smartphone? Quite a lot, but reaching this "multiscreening" audience effectively is a growing challenge for marketers.

  • BUSINESS

    NBTC eases up pressure on OTT

    Business, Komsan Tortermvasana, Published on 04/07/2017

    » The national telecom regulator is pulling a U-turn on its registration rules as it tries to increase compliance of recalcitrant over-the-top (OTT) companies.

  • BUSINESS

    Taste of Taiwan

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 12/11/2018

    » Nam Linh, a professional MC from Hanoi, has made it his life's goal to visit one foreign country each year. He added Taiwan to his list in mid-October. South Korea was his first overseas experience when he want there as an exchange student at age 15. Since then he has travelled to Laos, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and last year to China.

  • WORLD

    Agent of change

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 30/01/2017

    » Back when Vietnam's international profile was just slightly better than North Korea's, only a few outsiders considered working in a country ruled by a monolithic Communist party, but that didn't stop John Ditty, who has been making a living in a decidedly capitalist field there since 1993.

  • BUSINESS

    Better to give ...

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 03/07/2017

    » Asians are generous by nature when it comes to donating to worthy causes. Religious giving is mostly informal but is often the starting point for philanthropy on a broader scale in Taiwan, China, India, Myanmar, Singapore and other countries.

  • SPORTS

    The day the Saints went to heaven

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 25/02/2017

    » It was 41 years ago that Southampton were involved in one of the biggest upsets in FA Cup history when as a second-tier team they defeated overwhelming favourites Manchester United 1-0 in the final at Wembley. It is the only major trophy the Saints have won, but what a scalp!

  • WORLD

    F&N to sell Myanmar Brewery stake at $560m

    Published on 06/08/2015

    » Fraser & Neave Ltd will sell its stake in Myanmar Brewery Ltd at more than double the price offered by local partner Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd (MEHL), capping a two-year dispute over the country’s leading beermaker.

  • BUSINESS

    Six questions to help you make the most of proprietary knowledge

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 20/08/2015

    » At the ISPIM Innovation Conference in Budapest two months ago, I participated in an interesting workshop entitled "Constructing the Open Innovation Manager: Renaissance 2.0". In an earlier article four weeks ago, I described the wide-ranging knowledge and skills that an open innovation manager needed to meet the challenging demands of this important position.

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