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  • THAILAND

    NBTC to do a U-turn on OTT category

    Business, Komsan Tortermvasana, Published on 09/08/2017

    » The telecom regulator will once again retreat from the over-the-top regulatory framework it proposed earlier, doing a U-turn on the categorisation of OTT video-on-demand services as a broadcast business.

  • OPINION

    555 Headlines

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 29/11/2019

    » Looking at your newsfeed can give you a sense of doom and gloom these days. Venice faces its worst flood in 50 years. Koala becomes "functionally extinct" because of the (at the time of writing) ongoing bushfires in Australia. Another Thai factory was shut down and workers were laid off en masse. If you need a break from bad news like I do, you're in luck. Here are three funny headlines -- unintentionally or not -- to lift up your mood.

  • OPINION

    Two hats not good

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 07/10/2018

    » When Bangkok got too noisy because of all the criticism about cabinet ministers taking advantage by openly playing politics unfairly, the general prime minister escaped to the North on another scrupulously non-political trip to give away money and be photographed with every local personality and housewife within 20 kilometres.

  • TECH

    Seamless synchronicity

    Life, James Hein, Published on 11/09/2019

    » As I was walking to work thinking about this week's column, I did a quick self-inventory. I was listening to On Liberty by John Stuart Mill through my noise cancelling headphones. The audio was being sent by Bluetooth from my Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phone that I was also using to play a location-based game, Ingress. This was being fed my position by satellite and receiving information from the internet via my phone's data connection. Occasionally I would pull down the notification tab to see what was on for the day and who had tried to contact me via a number of social-media services.

  • LIFE

    Narcos heads a stellar list of new Netflix shows and films

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 20/11/2018

    » It's 1980s. It's Mexico. And drug war is all the rage in Netflix's Narcos: Mexico, which continues the legacy of the Narcos saga with a new cast, story and country.

  • LIFE

    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Published on 07/07/2018

    » 1. July is the month to celebrate diversity. Woof Pack, a group of creators, artists and activists, reflects on the global phenomenon that is June Pride month. They are hosting the LGBT+ Kaleidoscope Through My Lens exhibition. Bringing together a long list of renowned Thai photographers, "Through My Lens" captures the beauty and candour of the Thai LGBT+ community. The photos reflect on societal taboos of nudity and sexuality, exploring the emotions and difficulty of identifying beyond the bounds of gender roles. The exhibition is run until July 22 in the Woof Pack Space located in Sala Daeng.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Celebrity election failure

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 05/07/2011

    » Celebrity means little in politics. Celebrities-turned-politicians relying on name rather than experience failed dismally.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Who will be "pulling her strings" ?

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 18/05/2011

    » "Where could someone with no political experience, sister of a convicted criminal, stand a chance of being elected to the highest office in the land?"

  • LIFE

    The art of exile

    Life, Ariane Kupferman-Sutthavong, Published on 28/06/2017

    » The snowy mountaintops of Sweden, France or the United States, painted on Paphonsak La-or's canvases, aren't dispatches from the artist's overseas travels.

  • BUSINESS

    Guarded hopefulness

    Asia focus, Published on 16/11/2015

    » John Micklethwait is a newspaper man seized by fear and hope for the future of journalism. To be sure, "newspaper man" is a bit of an anachronistic description for the new editor-in-chief at Bloomberg News, where no ink is spilled on paper. Across 325,000 Bloomberg terminals, headlines splash upon screens in seconds, bumping stale events much faster than one wraps fish with yesterday's page one.

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