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  • BUSINESS

    Prasert stays richest for Thai shares

    Business, Published on 10/12/2015

    » Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, founder of Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BGH) and Bangkok Airways Plc (BA), remains the richest businessman on the Thai stock market for the third consecutive year, with publicly listed shares worth 62 billion baht, up 7.7% from the previous year.

  • BUSINESS

    Prasert keeps top spot for rich investors

    Business, Published on 13/12/2014

    » Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, founder of Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BGH) and Bangkok Airways Plc (BA), has been ranked the richest businessman on the Thai stock market for the second consecutive year, with publicly listed shares worth 57.91 billion baht, up 58.24% from the previous year.

  • NEWS

    Brown and out? Black family in land of stares

    Spectrum, Published on 14/07/2013

    » A motorcycle taxi driver slips off the bike he had been perched on at the mouth of a soi. A tuk-tuk driver rear-ends a car stopped at a red light. A lady walks straight into a lift door.

  • NEWS

    Waste management steps up a gear

    News, Published on 27/07/2018

    » NLA to debate 'strategy' body bill

  • LIFESTYLE

    Working better together

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 06/07/2018

    » Working in a traditional office setting is a thing of the past. Co-working spaces are on the rise and it has begun to change the way people work. Gone are working in isolated spaces in favour of open areas that are flexible, encourage like-minded individuals to collaborate and offer a sense of community. Whether you are a freelancer, a start-up or a small or medium organisation, we visited four stylish and new co-working spaces in Bangkok that will help the way you want to work.

  • LIFESTYLE

    In tune with the times

    Brunch, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 08/07/2018

    » For over 30 years, Pongsit Kampee has been telling stories about people, their struggles, grievances, and of love lost. To say that he is Thailand's Bob Dylan may be a bit of an overstatement, but he's one of the few we have who may merit that comparison.

  • LIFESTYLE

    From exile to acceptance

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 10/07/2015

    » 'Every journey starts with one step. So today is one step for a long journey," said Burmese activist Aung Myo Min in the documentary film This Kind Of Love. During the scene, he was standing inside a Bangkok BTS Skytrain. He was on his journey home to Myanmar after 24 years of exile.

  • LIFESTYLE

    A star reborn

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 08/01/2016

    » The Bangkok Planetarium -- along with the prime minister's chair and tanks -- has been one of the capital's most popular destinations on Children's Day for many years. After 50 years in operation, the planetarium recently underwent its first major facelift; the ceremony to unveil it was held on Tuesday, just in time for Children's Day tomorrow.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Happy and gay

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 23/12/2014

    » A year is coming to a close, and it has been quite a good one for the LGBT community worldwide, so to speak. More countries and states are starting to legalise same-sex marriage — a sign of more acceptance and understanding from the public. Though that list still has yet to include Thailand, the movements by Thai gender activists are ongoing, and we wait for the day everyone can stand proudly and equally next to one another regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

  • BUSINESS

    Greek drama and Chinese rout push shares down

    Business, Published on 06/07/2015

    » Recap: Greece's debt default weighed on global stock markets last week ahead of yesterday's referendum. The start of this week promises to be choppy as US investors return from a long weekend and markets weigh the results of the Greek vote.

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