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    Quake, bombings hit tourism market

    Business, Chadamas Chinmaneevong, Published on 09/05/2014

    » The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will cut this year's tourist arrival target of 28 million after the earthquake in Chiang Rai and bombings in the heart of Hat Yai worsened tourism sentiment.


    Airport City envisioned for Phuket

    Business, Boonsong Kositchotethana, Published on 09/05/2014

    » Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) is soliciting interest from the private sector to take part in developing what it calls Phuket International Airport City on over 24,000 square metres now in use as an outdoor car park.


    Rice exports seen beating expectations

    Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 09/05/2014

    » Thai rice exports are quite likely to top 10 million tonnes this year, largely driven by low prices for Thai grains.


    Asiasoft looks beyond gaming to use regional strengths

    Business, ShareInvestor, Published on 09/05/2014

    » Asiasoft Corporation Plc is a leading digital online entertainment company in Southeast Asia with a dominant market share in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia and a strong presence in Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. Pramoth Sudjitporn, vice-chairman and CEO, talks about the company’s strategy and outlook.


    Panasonic forecasts 5% sales growth rebound

    Business, Pitsinee Jitpleecheep, Published on 09/05/2014

    » Panasonic Siew Sales (Thailand) Co, the distributor of Panasonic audio-visual products, is confident the business will bounce back this year after flat growth the past two years.


    RS pins hopes on Channel 8

    Business, Saengwit Kewaleewongsatorn, Published on 09/05/2014

    » RS Plc, the country’s second largest entertainment company, expects its Channel 8 will be among the top three digital TV stations within three years after seeing a significant rise in ratings during the first month of broadcast trials.

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    What you’re watching is not a film

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 09/05/2014

    » The conversion is complete, or at least, virtually complete. When you go to a cinema today, it’s a certainty that what you’re watching on the screen is not “a film”, but a digital projection of bits and bytes stored in a hard disk and transformed into images.

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    Design festival inspires

    Life, Published on 09/05/2014

    » A wide range of Asian masterpieces created by the creme de la creme of artists and young designers will be on show during the “Siam Centre Presents Bangkok Design Festival 2014”, running until May 14.

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    Poetry and pollution

    Business, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 09/05/2014

    » Environmental enthusiasts might be caught by surprise. By The River (Sai Nam Tid Chua) is a documentary film based on the toxic poisoning at Klity village in Kanchanaburi province, but it’s not a “green” film in the conventional sense. Your befuddlement is thus understandable. The film is a surprising departure from “save-the-world” films driven by serious content, grim footage, long interviews and heavy messages, if not cartoon animation that preaches urban kids to hug trees and denounce capitalists (remember The Lorax and Dr Seuss?).

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    From the panelled page to the silver screen

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 09/05/2014

    » In mid-2000s, Ekasith Thairat wrote a Thai comic book with a killer plot: A desperate salary man receives a mysterious phone call that changes his life, for the blood-splashing worse. The caller dares him to complete a series of missions, each more gruesome than the last. For each accomplished task, he’s rewarded with an instant cash transfer into his bank account. The 13th mission, not surprisingly, comes with a 100 million baht prize — if he has the stomach and immoral strength to see it through.

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