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  • BUSINESS

    Brand loyalty

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 08/07/2019

    » Having worked in the hospitality industry for 35 years and solely with Hilton, Paul Hutton has a lot of lasting memories of his time with one of the world's largest hotel chains, which celebrated its 100th anniversary on May 31. For a start, his three daughters are a constant reminder of his globetrotting career.

  • OPINION

    Preserving 'Thainess'

    News, Postbag, Published on 04/07/2019

    » Re: "Differing paradigm", (PostBag, July 2).

  • THAILAND

    MoU inked to solve staff shortages

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 04/07/2019

    » The Equitable Education Fund has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with state agencies to give scholarships to 300 students for the 2020 semester to address the shortage of teaching staff in remote areas.

  • THAILAND

    P-Move turns out for forest dwellers

    News, Pitcha Dangprasith, Published on 12/02/2019

    » The People's Movement for a Just Society (P-Move), a grassroots group campaigning for land rights for the rural poor, has asked the government to help 486 communities that are waiting for land title deeds.

  • OPINION

    Climate change urgency grows

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 01/07/2019

    » Climate change is global in nature but it is having an especially severe impact on Asia. Chennai, one of India's largest cities, has run out of water as the summer heat intensifies. With monsoon rains below average, four lakes in the city of 4.7 million have dried up. Residents don't have enough water to drink, bathe or wash clothes, malls have closed their washrooms and restaurants are not open for customers.

  • OPINION

    Thailand's tale told via 'The Nation'

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 28/06/2019

    » Nearly five decades ago, The Nation newspaper started out as a pro-democracy, anti-military news organisation. It was fiercely independent and invariably hard-hitting vis-à-vis the powers-that-be. An English-language newspaper owned by Thais from the outset, it prided itself for having neither fear nor favour. Its lamentable expiry as a print newspaper today -- an online version will continue -- provides multiple parallels for Thailand's contemporary political history, ongoing polarisation and the changing nature of the business of journalism worldwide.

  • THAILAND

    Forest communities to receive 5.9m rai

    News, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 23/12/2018

    » In the last month of the year, the government handed out many new gifts to citizens, including to poor forest dwellers.

  • THAILAND

    Thai tourism still wounded

    Business, Dusida Worrachaddejchai, Published on 25/06/2019

    » Next week will mark the one-year anniversary of the fatal tour boat accident in Phuket, and Thai tourism is still paying the price from the incident.

  • BUSINESS

    Single and stronger

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 17/06/2019

    » Mohini Devi lived her dream last month when she watched her niece Shanti Devi perform all the rituals in the marriage of her son Inder Singh.

  • LIFE

    A night of surprises, some splendid

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 28/05/2019

    » The odds weren't in Asia's favour, since there were only two films from the continent in competition. But South Korea did it, just like Japan had last year. Bong Joon-ho's Parasite won the Palme d'Or at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, making it the second year in a row that an Asian film has won world cinema's most coveted prize, after last year's victory of Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters.

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