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    Smart grid policy advised for renewable energy progress

    Business, Erich Parpart, Published on 13/05/2019

    » Regulatory support for a smart grid should be the next government's top priority for renewable energy policy, as finding funding sources for environmentally friendly projects is becoming easier in Thailand, says B.Grimm Power's president.

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    Best of both worlds

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 30/10/2017

    » Smart manufacturing does not always involve robots replacing people. Instead, robots should be viewed as enablers instead of disruptors, with productivity and efficiency enhanced by automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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    Courses in the cloud

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 19/11/2018

    » Finding teachers who are willing to work in the troubled southern border provinces of Thailand has never been easy. Persuading a qualified native English-speaking teacher to work in Pattani, Yala or Narathiwat is almost impossible.

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    Virtually covered

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 10/12/2018

    » As an enthusiastic user of two-wheeled transport -- both bicycles and motorcycles -- Nicolas Faquet understands what kinds of risks he has to take on the road every day.

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    Learning with the best

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 19/11/2018

    » Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), known for its science and technology programmes, aims to use Bangkok as a springboard to build an Asean talent pool through collaboration with King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL).

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    Top of the list

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 12/11/2018

    » Mention the word blockchain, and the first thing most people think of is cryptocurrency. But the reality is that the potential applications for distributed ledger technology (DLT) go far beyond bitcoin and its peers.

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    Picture of health

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 08/10/2018

    » Elisabeth Staudinger has no background in healthcare or engineering, but she can accurately and thoroughly describe the functions of highly sophisticated medical machinery with ease. The president of Siemens Healthineers-Asia Pacific is also an enthusiastic learner when comes to the latest advances in healthcare, which continue to astound her.

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    Online safety for children is everyone's responsibility

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 07/05/2018

    » Shutting children away behind closed doors, away from prying eyes and with no internet, can protect them up to a point. But preventing children from engaging with the world hurts their development in the long run.

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    Science of success

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 30/04/2018

    » Back when astronomer Carl Sagan -- "America's most effective salesman of science" -- was making the universe easier for the world to understand, Rohan Mahadevan was busy working on his doctorate in astrophysics. A promising career in academia beckoned, but he heard the calling of business instead.

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    Delivering success

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 11/12/2017

    » Asia's first driverless trucks began operating in October at the ExxonMobil plant on Jurong Island in Singapore, while fleets of autonomous delivery vehicles are expected to get rolling on Great Britain's motorways next year. These are just some of the headline-making developments in the brave new world of transport being promoted by the likes of Google, Tesla, Uber and major vehicle manufacturers.

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