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  • BUSINESS

    Chinese use of mobile money apps unseats cash

    Business, Published on 24/01/2019

    » Chinese tourists in 2018 paid for 32% of transactions using mobile payment, overtaking cash for the first time, according to a survey by Nielsen and Alipay.

  • WORLD

    Brothers in arms: S. Korea debates military service exemptions

    AFP, Published on 18/01/2019

    » NONSAN (SOUTH KOREA) - Despite generating almost $4 billion a year for the South Korean economy, the seven floppy-haired members of K-pop boyband BTS will still have to perform nearly two years of mind-numbing military service.

  • OPINION

    The world knows where you've been

    Life, James Hein, Published on 16/01/2019

    » A reminder for those operating in the digital world. This includes the internet, your phone, social media and basically anything in the public sphere. You can all but guarantee that everything you post online is eventually available to everyone. It doesn't matter what promises your provider might offer -- and maybe they're even being as honest as they can be -- eventually your data will turn up on a public server somewhere. The golden rule is simple: if you don't want everyone to see something, then don't post it anywhere on public networks.

  • BUSINESS

    Caught in a clash of the titans

    Business, Published on 14/01/2019

    » Thais are among the most tech-savvy, social-media-obsessed people on the planet, as seen by how they are constantly on their phones for hours, sharing their lives on apps like Facebook, Line and Instagram.

  • BUSINESS

    The omnichannel future

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 14/01/2019

    » Consumers in the digital world are rapidly driving demand for easier ways to shop, especially in mobile-mad Asia. Easy means anytime, anywhere, while accepting all types of payments. That's where omnichannel comes in, derived from the Latin prefix omni meaning all or universal.

  • WORLD

    China's Huawei fires employee detained in Poland

    AFP, Published on 12/01/2019

    » BEIJING - Huawei said Saturday it has fired a Chinese employee who was arrested in Poland on espionage allegations, as China's telecom giant distanced itself from the case amid Western concerns that it could act as a proxy for Chinese security services.

  • THAILAND

    Two Chinese held for suspected card forgery

    Chaiyot Pupattanapong, Published on 12/01/2019

    » CHON BURI: Two Chinese men have been arrested and many fake electronic cards and other items seized during a raid on a house in Pattaya they rented as a base allegedly to forge the cards.

  • THAILAND

    Man arrested over 'trip' with teen

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 12/01/2019

    » The parents of a 14-year-old girl have urged authorities to take swift and strict action against a middle-aged man accused of kidnapping her.

  • OPINION

    Late King's wishes for Thai children

    News, Published on 12/01/2019

    » As Thailand celebrates National Children's Day today, I wish to share my recollection of a memorable audience with His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and his profound message and wishes for the children of Thailand and the world. I had the great honour to meet the late king on Nov 12, 1998. I was then serving as Unicef's regional director for East Asia and the Pacific, based in Bangkok. The occasion of my audience with the late king at Chitralada Palace was to accompany visiting Unicef executive director Carol Bellamy. Also accompanying us was the late Thai foreign minister Surin Pitsuwan. ​

  • WORLD

    New app gives throat cancer patients their voice back

    AFP, Published on 11/01/2019

    » PRAGUE: Vlastimil Gular's life took an unwelcome turn a year ago: minor surgery on his vocal cords revealed throat cancer, which led to the loss of his larynx and with it, his voice.

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