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  • LEARNING

    Mobile shopping: Just click photo

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 03/10/2012

    » In South Korea consumers can do grocery shopping in virtual stores at bus stops or subway stations on the way home.

  • BUSINESS

    Smartphone supremacy

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 22/04/2019

    » Up until three years ago, Gaurav Singh Chauhan used to sell 15 or 20 Micromax mobile phones in a day. Now he considers himself lucky if he can sell one unit a month of the Indian-made handsets.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Saint and sensibility

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 16/05/2019

    » A Christian fable or a Marxist allegory? A magical-realist myth or a political cry against neoliberalism (or feudalism, which produces the same catastrophe anyway)?

  • LIFESTYLE

    Fare isn't fair

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 14/05/2019

    » Bangkok's buses are known to offer a Fast And Furious kind of ride. Years ago, the No.8 was voted worst in the city in the Transport Ministry's Facebook survey, due to the horrible experience. Despite a sudden change in driver and conductor behaviour after the survey was released, many public buses are still notorious for their impolite and inefficient services, as well as poor facilities, among many other things.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Family forever

    Life, Alongkorn Parivudhiphongs, Published on 23/11/2018

    » A workaholic husband who just got laid off. A wife whose direct-sale career is soaring. Two teens devoting their time to friends and mobile phones. Here is the recipe for a broken home, and an ordinary-yet-spicy plot for Still On My Mind The Musical from director Takolkiat Viravan.

  • NEWS

    Sky-high WiFi set to go far and wide

    Business, Kamolwat Praprutitum, Published on 27/06/2018

    » Air passengers putting their phones and tablets on flight mode are set to be a thing of the past as on-board WiFi service becomes the rule rather than the exception in the hugely lucrative connectivity industry, says an executive at Inmarsat, the British provider of global mobile satellite communications.

  • BUSINESS

    'Sleeping elephant' awakens

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 20/08/2018

    » Umesh Thakur says he has never had it so easy and comfortable. The 30-year-old lentil vendor in Greater Noida, 40 kilometres east of New Delhi, has more than doubled his profits, built a new house, opened a new shop and bought furniture, a deep-freezer and two high-end mobile phones in the last six months.

  • LIFESTYLE

    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 22/04/2017

    » 1. Gone are the days where we had to buy bulky and expensive photo-gear to take stunning pictures. With the right lighting, composition and techniques, mobile phones can now do the trick. Thus, as part of Polish Arts and Culture Week, the Centre for European Studies of Chulalongkorn University is hosting a presentation and workshop on mobile photography by Grupa Mobilni -- a mobile-photography group from Poland. The event will feature a presentation and workshop by Kamil Kawczyński, a moderator and member of Grupa Mobilni, and a presentation on an ongoing contest, "What Would Conrad Say?". The event is free and takes place on April 26 at 3pm in Room 801 of Chulalongkorn's Chaloem Rajakumari 60 Building. For more information, go to the Facebook page for Central and Eastern European studies at Chulalongkorn University.

  • BUSINESS

    5G and the global power equation

    Business, Published on 11/01/2019

    » 5G technology is already powering breakthroughs such as driverless cars and will underpin life-changing advances in futuristic smart cities over the next decade. This has led to fierce competition between countries to determine the direction of 5G mobile internet standards.

  • BUSINESS

    Beware Thrones phishing scams

    Business, Published on 26/04/2019

    » The final season of Game of Thrones is captivating TV viewers worldwide, but it has also given rise to phishing scams and other online misbehaviour through unlicensed, malicious or fraudulent sites.

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