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  • TECH

    2017 in cyberspace: Start-ups

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 20/12/2017

    » Thailand's start-up ecosystem of 2017 continues to grow, as more established companies begin to scale up in the wake of early funding rounds. Since 2012, the country has experienced a more than 2,000% increase in fully funded start-ups.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Just getting going

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 14/12/2016

    » There were only three start-ups in Thailand four years ago. Today the country has over 100, with the total value of investment in 2016 around 7 billion baht -- a figure likely to only increase.

  • TECH

    Travelling different

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 11/05/2016

    » Travel always brings new experiences, but with some of these unique websites your travel experience will become even more special.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Take a scroll around the country's sites

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 31/03/2016

    » Songkran is around the corner, and, regardless of whether you are travelling during the Thai New Year holidays, technology can always make your plans easier.

  • TECH

    Reinventing travel technology

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 02/12/2015

    » Global travel distribution system Amadeus recently launched a programme to empower travel start-ups in Asia Pacific, allowing them more opportunity to expand their businesses.

  • OPINION

    Education not just a numbers game

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 03/09/2015

    » The education system of Thailand is comparable to Singapore only in one aspect -- the number of hours students spend in the classroom. In November, 10% of the 38,000 state schools under the Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) across Thailand will reduce compulsory daily classroom hours by two -- from 8am-4pm to 8am-2pm. This means students will spend six hours a day in the classroom or 840 hours a year, instead of eight hours a day or 1,200 hours a year.

  • TECH

    In an emergency, tap that app

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 10/06/2015

    » It's about time that technology played a role in promoting public safety. Besides the 191 emergency call, Bangkokians can now alert the police to emergencies and get help — as fast as four to five minutes later, according to the developers — with the new "Police i lert u" mobile app.

  • NEWS

    A new modern age

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 18/02/2015

    » Supak Sudsawad, 81, often used to watch her daughter playing with a tablet, but had no idea how it worked. Unlike other elderly people who perhaps believed technology was something they could never understand, however, Supak usually asks her daughter how the device works. She only wished she could learn how to benefit from it.

  • TECH

    World Cup craze goes digital

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 25/06/2014

    » The World Cup is finally here and football fans around the world are glued to their screens, ready to experience the thrills and disappointments of the beautiful game, as time zones are forgotten and football dominates the national psyche.

  • TECH

    Developing real-world solutions

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 30/04/2014

    » Mobile applications are now associated with people’s daily life and their popularity is not limited to the camps of Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android. The Windows Phone from Microsoft is now offering users a larger variety of apps in a bid to catch up with its rivals. The number of apps at Windows Store is on the rise, boosted in part, at least locally, by Imagine Cup Thailand 2014, the national round of the world’s student technology competition.

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