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  • BUSINESS

    Renegade Uber ready for rules

    Business, Bob James, Published on 20/07/2015

    » Tasked with fighting back attacks from governments across Southeast Asia, Chan Park, regional manager for Uber Technologies, has a message that might surprise many of the regulators trying to put the ride-sharing company out of business: "We want to be regulated."

  • NEWS

    Days of future past

    Life, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 31/12/2018

    » Bangkok is a city of contrasts. Despite being ranked as Southeast Asia's third most liveable city by the Economist this year, the capital was also named the world's worst in terms of inequality, based on the Global Wealth Databook by Credit Suisse.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Net closing in on seafood's future

    Brunch, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 25/02/2018

    » Just last month I visited Wonnapa beach in Bang Saen, Chonburi. We drove past a seller who was busy arranging her freshly caught pu ma (blue crab). Priced at 150 baht per kg, it was cheaper than what you would see elsewhere. But these crabs are tiny and apparently not worth all the cleaning, cracking open and picking to get at the small amount of meat. Furthermore, buying them means you are supporting the fishermen to catch immature animals.

  • LEARNING

    Madame leaders

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 26/02/2013

    » Park Geun-Hye became South Korea's first female president Monday, with Thailand's woman prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra given an honoured position at the inauguration ceremony. (Includes video of Psy's performance in which the Thai PM is clearly visible.)

  • BUSINESS

    Engineering the future

    Asia focus, Pathom Sangwongwanich, Published on 20/02/2017

    » Adjusting to the uncertainty of China's "new normal" phase coinciding with an economic slowdown is an uphill task for business leaders, but Zhang Jianguo believes he is plotting the right course. The vice-president of China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) is pursuing a strategy to promote long-term, sustainable growth by investing overseas and embracing technological change.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The future's made of augmented reality

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 27/07/2016

    » With more than 30 million downloads in less than a month since its release, calling Pokemon Go a social phenomenon is hardly an overstatement. An augmented-reality mobile game (AR) released earlier this month in some regions, Pokemon Go has made daily headlines around the world ever since its launch.

  • TRAVEL

    Cycle of friendship

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 23/07/2015

    » The long floating bamboo bridge was built to link the Hankha district mainland in Chai Nat province to the once abandoned 120 rai island called Koh Mueang Thao U Thong.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The ghost of pop culture future

    Life, Pimrapee Thungkasemvathana, Published on 08/08/2014

    » Last month, Thai fans had their first Comic Con experience, when BEC Tero and TrueVisions hosted the Bangkok Comic Con at Paragon Hall, an event local devotees of all things pop culture welcomed with delight.

  • BUSINESS

    Island of The Future

    Asia focus, Published on 18/08/2014

    » The Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc is attracting major investments in luxury hotels and resorts as its tourism industry enters a new phase.

  • LEARNING

    Kidzania: Where children roleplay future careers

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 05/04/2013

    » Children learn first-hand about economics, dedication & patience, as well as being a pilot, dentist, doctor as well as many other careers.

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