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    A powerful statement

    Business, Published on 17/09/2018

    » For industrial operators, a loss in power supply for even a split second could lead to catastrophic damage to their business. But an even greater fear for some operators would be if their power supply contracts were controlled by a monopoly, extracting high prices without competition.


    In Bangkok and its shadows, housing hums

    Business, Kanana Katharangsiporn, Published on 17/09/2018

    » The residential property sector in Greater Bangkok is set to sprint along throughout the year, with growth of 11.7% in the number of newly registered units and 9.7% in new transfers, buoyed by an expanding economy and state investment in infrastructure, says the Real Estate Information Center (REIC).


    Back in Beijing's orbit

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 17/09/2018

    » The Beijing-backed China Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) took a major step forward last week with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two countries. While it signals a commitment to strengthen economic cooperation and lay the foundation for greater interconnectivity, the devil is in the details.


    Sustainability gathers buzz

    Business, Chiratas Nivatpumin, Published on 17/09/2018

    » A common definition for business sustainability is how well companies manage their finances while also improving social and environmental conditions, or more succinctly, "profits, people and planet".


    Fake goods a growing scourge

    Asia focus, Published on 17/09/2018

    » Listening to the news and enjoying a half-hour bubble bath are part of my morning routine. But a news item I heard recently got my day off to a bad start. I rushed through my post-bath preparations without touching any of the products I normally use.


    Big wheel

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 17/09/2018

    » Jeremy Clarkson, the outspoken former host of the hit BBC show Top Gear, once observed that a Lamborghini is for "people who want to move about in a big pantomime, massive West End musical full of colour and noise, and to hell with how fast you can go around the corner".


    The road to 5G

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 17/09/2018

    » The next great technological transformation is under way as 5G telecommunication systems undergo testing prior to commercial deployment in many markets. Mobile operators will be at the forefront of creating a new platform capable of transforming industries and becoming a catalyst for global economic growth.


    Ronaldo off the mark as Juventus maintain 100% record

    AFP, Published on 17/09/2018

    » MILAN: Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first competitive goals for Juventus on Sunday, with a second-half double that ensured a 2-1 win over Sassuolo to make it four victories from as many Serie A games.


    The high price of delusion

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 17/09/2018

    » For almost three weeks, we have been hearing a string of updates about 40-year-old Surasit Palasak, who was charged with the rape of a 17-year-old girl. This is not a straightforward rape case, by the way, because Surasit, a native of Si Sa Ket province, has claimed to be spirit medium of Fiery-Eye Hermit. A surprise twist here is that Surasit has suffered from polio since birth, at least according to his mother.

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    How not to regulate

    Life, Published on 17/09/2018

    » It's 6.30pm on Khao San Road. A backpacker runs in his flip-flops, racing the rain to reach a hostel. Another tourist stands under a canopy, waiting for the downpour to end and catch a tuk-tuk. Nearby, a vendor sits idly in her tent, hoping for a customer, any customer, to come by.

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