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    Mild-mannered mogul behind the magazine

    Business, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 29/09/2018

    » An air of kindliness and peace fills the hall as Steve Forbes walks over. His amiable personality makes people around him feel at ease. In contrast with the image of a 71-year-old ardent capitalist, Mr Forbes reminds me of a grandparent who would mollycoddle the grandchildren or give them an extra piece of cake.

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    Giving wings to the elusive aerotropolis

    Business, Chatrudee Theparat, Published on 29/08/2018

    » John D Kasarda is the director of the Center of Air Commerce at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School, president and chief executive of Aerotropolis Business Concepts LLC, president of the Aerotropolis Institute of China and editor-in-chief of Logistics, an international scholarly journal. He has also published more than 100 articles and 10 books on airport cities, aviation infrastructure, urban economic development and competitiveness.

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    Advice for hotel owners

    Spectrum, Published on 08/07/2018

    » The developer of a hotel must invariably choose whether to operate the hotel as well or to employ a third-party operator. Certainly, there are savings to be gained from a do-it-yourself approach; however, the time, energy, and complexity of hotel management should not be taken lightly.

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    PM turned pursuer: Mahathir aims to do the unthinkable

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 04/12/2017

    » Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is confident that the Pakatan Harapan (Pact of Hope) opposition coalition, supported by his party and others, will make electoral history next year and end six decades of rule by the United Malays National Organisation (Umno).

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    Huge 5-year budget for national reform

    Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 30/04/2018

    » The Budget Bureau has set a five-year budget framework for national reform through fiscal 2023 of more than 700 billion baht, with the biggest slice going to economic reform and water management.

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    Government construction contracts and the EEC

    Business, Published on 11/04/2018

    » Of the 1 trillion baht in investment expected to pour into the government's flagship Eastern Economic Corridor in Chachoengsao, Chon Buri and Rayong, about 500 billion baht is expected to take the form of public procurement -- government construction contracts and purchase agreements -- with 300 billion to be financed by borrowing spread over the next five years.

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    Thanathorn to hand over reins

    Business, Published on 30/03/2018

    » Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit will in all likelihood hand the leadership of auto parts maker Thai Summit to his younger brother Sakulthorn, as the 39-year-old billionaire moves into the political sphere.

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    Telemedicine: Opportunities and challenges

    Business, Peerapan Tungsuwan, Published on 25/09/2017

    » In our previous article on Sept 18 we discussed telemedicine, what it means and how it has the potential to help solve many of the challenges confronting healthcare today. In Thailand, telemedicine in public hospitals has the potential to provide improved access to healthcare services for people living in remote areas where there are insufficient doctors and facilities. It also allows the country's private hospitals to remain competitive with international counterparts in medical tourism markets. However, there are unresolved legal and ethical issues concerning telemedicine and in this article we will discuss a few of them.

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    A peaceful gateway

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 09/11/2017

    » Mention Fukuoka and travellers to Japan are not sure if they should pay the city a visit. Compared to metropolitan Tokyo, enchanting Kyoto and lavender-infused Hokkaido, Fukuoka is lesser known.

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    Nok Air's Patee leaves CEO post

    Business, Boonsong Kositchotethana, Published on 16/09/2017

    » After heading Nok Air since its inception 14 years ago, Patee Sarasin has called it quits as chief executive.

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