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  • NEWS

    Hun Sen comes out as Trump supporter

    Published on 03/11/2016

    » PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday that he supports Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump becoming the next US president, reasoning that a Trump presidency will lead to a better world.


    Ratch seals wind farm deal

    Business, Yuthana Praiwan, Published on 03/11/2016

    » SET-listed Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Plc (RATCH), Thailand's largest private power producer in terms of capacity, has sealed a deal worth A$258 million (6.9 billion baht) to develop Australia's Mount Emerald wind farm.


    Hailing future of taxi service

    News, Editorial, Published on 03/11/2016

    » The latest move by Uber, a smartphone-based taxi service, to expand its service to Chiang Mai, is a reminder to the Transport Ministry that it is time to clear up the legal concerns which affect operators of this increasingly popular ride-sharing business.


    Hinkley Point realities

    News, Postbag, Published on 03/11/2016

    » Over and above using speculative words and phrases like "possibly", "is expected", and "I bet", the misleading offering from Yingwai in the "Starry-eyed China", letter on Oct 27 also conveniently neglects to mention the following facts that can sum up the entire post.


    Debating free trade and populist backlash

    News, Published on 03/11/2016

    » The benefits of free trade have been a cornerstone of economic thought for decades. Recently, though, trade agreements have become the target of a populist backlash, with opposition to trade deals emerging as a key issue in the US presidential race. At the same time, new research suggests that trade led to lower wages and higher unemployment for some Americans, particularly middle-class manufacturing workers. We asked Bloomberg View columnists Tyler Cowen and Noah Smith to meet online to debate the pros and cons of trade.

  • LIFE

    Slim Jaeger-LeCoultre Perpetual is a Marvel

    Life, Published on 03/11/2016

    » Strange but stylish perhaps, Dr Stephen Strange is a watch collector, whose winder dresser includes a Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Perpetual Ref 130842J.

  • LIFE

    Unconventional Genevans

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 03/11/2016

    » Exhibited at the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva is a one-of-a-kind piece dated 1940 that was made on special order for a physician, who'd requested pulsimeter and asthmometer scales for reading patients' vital signs.


    Overcoming the Public-Sector Coordination Problem

    Business, Ricardo Hausmann, Published on 03/11/2016

    » Public-private cooperation or coordination is receiving considerable attention nowadays. Many centres for the study of business and government relations have been created, and researchers have produced a large volume of literature on the design, analysis and evaluation of public-private partnerships. Even the World Economic Forum has been transformed into "an international organisation for public-private cooperation".

  • LIFE

    20 years of the Annual Calendar

    Life, Published on 03/11/2016

    » Patek Philippe's effort in creating its first Annual Calendar in 1996 paid off when the 37mm model was named Watch of the Year by Swiss magazine Montres Passion.

  • LIFE

    Learning local history

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 03/11/2016

    » Located in Muang district, Phitsanulok province, almost 400km from Bangkok, the Chan Palace History Centre is south of the archaeological site Chan Palace -- the royal residence for several kings and princes of Ayutthaya, including King Naresuan the Great. As part of the conservation and development of the Chan Palace Project, it exhibits background stories of Phitsanulok and Chan Palace.

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