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    Glow generates strong H1 profit

    Business, Published on 12/08/2015

    » SET-listed Glow Energy Plc, an independent power producer (IPP) with cogeneration facilities, has posted strong first-half results thanks to healthy power demand from industrial customers, as generating costs have dropped in line with weak global oil prices.


    Pakistan horrified by child sex abuse blackmail

    News, Asif Shahzad, Published on 12/08/2015

    » In the dusty town of Hussain Khan Wala near Pakistan's border with India, families kept quiet for years about the blackmail gang that locals believe filmed some 270 children being sexually abused, fearful the videos could appear online or sold in markets for as little as 50 cents (about 17 baht).


    Mum's the word

    Life, Duangphat Sitthipat, Published on 12/08/2015

    » Today is not a regular, boring Wednesday. Not the most hopeless of all the weekdays with the spell that makes us workers feel so wretched for realising we're only halfway through the week. Out of about 16 public holidays Thailand gets in a year, today is one of them. But today is Aug 12, and not just some meaningless public holiday that the people of Bangkok like to take for granted with a good drive to Hua Hin or Pattaya.


    Justice gets major boost

    News, Editorial, Published on 12/08/2015

    » The opening of three new special courts for cases related to illicit drugs, corruption and human trafficking is a huge, positive step. The new court divisions began work officially on Monday. They come under the Criminal Court, where chief judge Athip Chitsamrerng promises speedier trials. To be truly successful, however, this interesting and encouraging development will depend on earlier steps in the justice system, especially police and prosecutors.


    Tech schools decline as image codes rule

    News, Published on 12/08/2015

    » Hardly a week passes without news of students from rival vocational colleges clashing, with over 1,000 violent confrontations already this year, almost all in Bangkok.


    Malaysia's currency woes finally catch up with it

    News, William Pesek, Published on 12/08/2015

    » Malaysia's ongoing currency crash has many causes: a worsening global outlook, plunging commodity prices and, of course, the political scandal enveloping Prime Minister Najib Razak. But the real culprit is the year 1997.


    Forecasting demand in a world of uncertainty

    Business, Published on 12/08/2015

    » With intense retail competition, pressure on margins and rising shopper expectations, it's never been more important to get forecasts right and deliver to plan. And yet with fragmented demand, volatile external factors such as the economy and the weather, and increasingly dynamic retail strategies for product prices, ranges and promotions, it has never been more challenging.


    Her ribbons of love wind around your heart

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 12/08/2015

    » To celebrate Mother's Day today, Life talks to three brave mums whose strength was the powerful driving force behind their children

  • TECH

    Smartwatch for serious exercisers

    Life, Komsan John Jandamit, Published on 12/08/2015

    » We have begun to see smartwatches flooding the consumer market. In the segment catering to exercise fanatics, Garmin, a well-known GPS tracking company, has come up with a new model, the Vivoactive, that will surely please active runners, swimmers, cyclists and golfers. But will it be fit for the not-so-active people (like me)? Let's see.


    Koi Art Gallery

    Life, Published on 12/08/2015

    » Inspired by the natural beauty of the north of Thailand, "Where The Wind Blows" is a solo exhibition featuring the latest artwork by impressionist artist Chaiwichit Sitthiwong whose use of vibrant colours depicts how nature creates a healing energy in people and the environment.

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