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    Anti-populism law not for greater good

    News, Surasak Glahan, Published on 09/05/2018

    » Raising one finger during her campaigning to symbolise her party's ballot number ahead of the 2011 election, Yingluck Shinawatra rode a wave of popularity all the way to victory. And now the man who threw her caretaker government out of office in 2014 by force has demonstrated he is not shy of using a similar gimmick.


    Mind your passwords

    Life, James Hein, Published on 25/01/2017

    » Google, Facebook and Apple are the names of a few companies working on artificial intelligence (AI). I don't mean the kind of AI that simply teaches machines to be useful to humans, though that is also being done everywhere. I mean the self-aware kind. After so long at it I think the bigger organisations are locked in a series of dead end paths. Instead, I predict the first breakthroughs will come from small, even one-man operations thinking outside the cube. As an aside, when it comes to the search giants like Google or Yahoo and social media sites like Facebook, they all have their biases so the results you see may not be all that comprehensive, balanced or accurate.


    Rethink the promenade

    News, Editorial, Published on 17/09/2016

    » The Chao Phraya riverside promenade project was forced to abandon the proposed design of one of its landmark buildings on Wednesday due to accusations of plagiarism.


    Donald Trump's ultimate ego trip

    News, Associated Press, Published on 15/07/2016

    » Donald Trump was angry: A reporter had the gall to suggest that ego was behind his purchase of New York's famed Plaza Hotel.


    Victory's high price tag

    News, Editorial, Published on 05/04/2019

    » The Future Forward Party (FFP) is paying a high price for coming in as the second runner-up in the general election. Key FFP figures -- namely party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul -- have been slapped with dubious criminal accusations that were brought against them by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).


    Zika virus comes with a hefty price tag

    News, Published on 08/02/2016

    » People are scrambling as the scary, mosquito-borne virus Zika winds its way through 26 (and counting) countries and territories in the Americas. The commotion is understandable: the virus may be linked to an alarming spike in microcephaly, a birth defect, in Brazil, and a neurological disorder elsewhere, and there's nothing like the prospect of a generation maimed to trigger panic.


    A dirty mouth comes with a price tag

    Life, Patcharawalai Sanyanusin, Published on 25/04/2014

    » Everyone has a mouth to speak with but not everyone knows how to use it properly. In many cases, indecent remarks can trigger hard feelings beyond repair.


    Time for Asia-Pacific to catch up

    News, Published on 05/04/2019

    » Despite much progress, the region is not on track to reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set out in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


    What's holding up the watch probe?

    Oped, Editorial, Published on 04/11/2018

    » The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has disappointed the public once again this week with its lame excuse for not completing a long-overdue probe into the high-profile watch scandal involving Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon.


    Nobel prizes bring out the best and worst in pharma

    News, Published on 09/10/2018

    » The Nobel Prize is one of the world's top honours for recognising groundbreaking work in science, diplomacy and other fields. But this year's awards in medicine and chemistry stand out even in august company.

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