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  • OPINION

    Asia must nurture its middle class

    News, Published on 23/03/2015

    » Despite recent economic uncertainty, Asia's middle class is growing fast. In the coming decades, this burgeoning demographic segment will serve as a keystone for economic and political development in the region, with significant implications for the rest of the world.

  • OPINION

    Maybe smartphones are only for the smart

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 29/03/2015

    » I had to sort out a mobile phone bill the other day and went with the wife to a shop to pay it. The young lady behind the counter asked to see my phone and almost choked when I handed it over.

  • OPINION

    Why have rules at all?

    News, Published on 17/03/2015

    » I can't help but think that all the discussion, comments and opinions on the use of crash helmets on motorcycles, and the proposed ban on tot pillion riders is somewhat academic. No matter what traffic rules and regulations exist to boost road safety, drivers and riders alike ignore them, with police enforcement rare and sporadic at best. All we have to do is look at how successful the new law to prohibit the use of mobile phones while driving has been. It’s pathetic!

  • OPINION

    Our phone obsession is less than smart

    Life, Onsiri Pravattiyagul, Published on 25/02/2015

    » I've never been one to care what people have, or don't have. Well, sometimes I care whether they have brains, intellect, manners and, OK, a little taste would go a long way in my book, too. But I recently stumbled upon someone who doesn't have one particular thing, and I was surprised how shocked I was. I met a guy who doesn't own a mobile phone.

  • OPINION

    In 4G spectrum allocation, put customers before state

    News, Published on 06/03/2015

    » The provision of telecommunication spectrum allocation for 4G mobile phones of the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz frequencies had been scheduled for auction in August and September 2014.

  • OPINION

    Learn from the Scots

    News, Published on 21/02/2015

    » Re: “Unlike Greece, our ‘corruption trap’ has no end in sight,” (BP, Feb 18).

  • OPINION

    Phone fees must change

    News, Published on 08/01/2015

    » The consumer protection panel of the National Reform Council (NRC) deserves praise for its initiative to demand a change in mobile phone charging from a per-minute to a per-second basis.

  • OPINION

    Postbag: Urging true solidarity

    News, Published on 10/01/2015

    » The deaths in Paris take place at a time when some divisions in society are increasing — yes, between peoples of different faiths (and none), but also between richer and poorer, between the older and the younger, between indigenous populations and newer migrants composed of a variety of colours, languages and creeds. Europe finds itself in a tinderbox — the last week has seen demonstrations by Pegida, killings by people claiming to act for Islam, bombings and burning of mosques, and much else.

  • OPINION

    The big issue: Hold on, one second (five satang)

    Alan Dawson, Published on 11/01/2015

    » For nine years, Thailand has torn itself apart in slow-motion, red-yellow-blue street protests, killings, arson and military coups, shutdowns, violence from South to North, dirty politics, back-stabbing businesses. And after five months of investigation, the 2014 National Reform Council (NRC) identified and voted 211-3 that the primary issue needing reform, the first problem that, once fixed, will bring peace to the country.

  • OPINION

    Window to tomorrow's technology

    Life, James Hein, Published on 28/01/2015

    » Windows 10 will be the best version ever. Yes we have heard it all before and all you need to respond to such a statement is Vista, Windows 8 and Windows Bob. Does anyone even remember that last one? These three versions and a couple of others were hardly the "best version ever" as Windows XP and Windows 7 has proven to all in more recent times.

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