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  • LIFE

    Thai pride

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 15/11/2019

    » Thailand is well-known around the world for a number of things: beautiful beaches, great food and extremely friendly people, to name a few. It's also home to a variety of homegrown talent be it in the entertainment industry or elsewhere. Sure, you can probably name a bunch off the top of your head that people go gaga for right here in the country, but there's also a number of them who are pretty well-known internationally, some of whom you may not be aware of. Either way, these are people who are making their motherland proud and whose works are worthy to be celebrated. From make-up artists to cake designers, here are Thais who are getting recognition locally and internationally for their work.

  • LIFE

    Tradition vs trash on Loy Krathong

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 11/11/2019

    » From krathong made from banana leaves to those made of styrofoam, bread, ice and other biodegradables, Thais have come up with many different ideas and materials to make floats for the Loy Krathong Festival, during which, on every Full Moon of the 12th lunar month, they pay respect and seek forgiveness from the Goddess of Water. The festival takes place tonight.

  • BUSINESS

    Startup seeds

    Asia focus, Published on 05/08/2019

    » Seang Sokcheng enjoys reading online content during her free time. Drawing on her curiosity about a wide range of subjects from science to art, she has been writing about her quest for "a meaningful life" on her blog mschengcorner.com since 2013.

  • BUSINESS

    Creativity in the Year of the Pig

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 01/02/2019

    » Chinese New Year on Feb 5 marks the beginning of the Year of the Pig, or to be more precise: the Brown Earth Pig -- sounds like a perfect fit, doesn't it? The pig is the 12th and last animal of the Chinese Zodiac because, according to legend, it finished last in a race of all animals to the Jade Emperor's palace.

  • OPINION

    Poll delays won't help a govt hit by scandal

    News, Soonruth Bunyamanee, Published on 24/01/2018

    » The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will tomorrow consider whether to endorse the proposed delay in the organic bill on MPs which would subsequently push out a general election to 2019.

  • BUSINESS

    World economy: Is the pendulum swinging back?

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 12/10/2017

    » Around the time we entered the new millennium, humanity moved from information intensification into a new economic age: the age of creation intensification. In the innovation economy, the key competitive advantage of individuals, companies and countries alike is creation -- the ability to use existing and newly emerging theories, know-how and technologies to create novel, original and meaningful value.

  • BUSINESS

    Embracing creativity in the Year of the Rooster

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 02/02/2017

    » Kung Hei Fat Choy, Happy Chinese New Year! Last Saturday marked the start of the Year of the Rooster, or to be more precise, the Red Fire Rooster. What creative inspirations can we draw from roosters, hens and young chickens to help us flourish in the coming 12 months?

  • BUSINESS

    The 10 rules of the innovation types game (Part 2)

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 22/06/2017

    » Two weeks ago, I introduced a systematic scheme to organise modern innovation types on three levels: operational, value and leverage innovations. We discussed some of the main innovation types and their position in those three hierarchical levels.

  • BUSINESS

    Tracking the long-term impacts of innovation training

    Business, Detlef Reis, Published on 27/04/2017

    » What are the long-term impacts on learners who have taken training in structured innovation? What do they recall? What is the long-term effectiveness of systematic creativity training with regard to building up creative confidence? Did the learning journey inspire some to pursue careers?

  • LIFE

    The GURU compilation

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 25/11/2016

    » So far this year we've featured many of the freshest sounds of Thailand's music scene. Musically, 2016's been good, with many indie acts finding success and recognition. As the year wraps up, we want to show you even more talents that deserve love (and listening to) from us.

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