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    All change for India's stylish dressers

    Business, AFP, Published on 09/11/2015

    » Rifling through sweaters in India's first Gap store in a glitzy New Delhi mall, 21-year-old Ridhi Goel says her grandmother doesn't mind how she dresses as long as it's not too revealing.


    The quick fix bane of street food

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 09/11/2015

    » Despite the proliferation of som tum carts in every nook and cranny of the city, do you realise how hard it is to find a really delicious som tum nowadays?

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    China's demographic calamity to come

    Asia focus, Published on 09/11/2015

    » The abolition of China's 35-year-old one-child policy closes one of the darkest chapters in the country's history. In the late 1970s, the Chinese Communist Party, determined to increase economic growth, decided that population control was the answer. Millions of abortions, sterilisations, and infanticides later, its chickens are coming home to roost.


    Myth, love and blind earthworms

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 09/11/2015

    » Veeraporn Nitiprapha's debut novel, which has just won this year's SEA Write Award, is ultimately a trap. Read it, and if you are totally into the world this author has created, then you are, as the book's title suggests, a Blind Earthworm In A Labyrinth (Saiduan Tabod Nai Khaowongkot).


    Make way for the millennials

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 09/11/2015

    » Growing up in the world where it seems impossible to live without digital devices, millennials have new sets of expectations in the workplace and global companies must keep pace to recruit and retain these new talents.


    Charnvit in a nutshell

    Life, Chris Baker, Published on 09/11/2015

    » In 1973, Charnvit Kasetsiri became the first Thai historian to gain a doctorate from a top-flight American university and have his thesis published by the university press. In the official history of Thailand at the time, Sukhothai was described as the first Thai kingdom, a Golden Age which displayed everything good about Thai civilisation and Thai values. The role of the subsequent Ayutthaya period was to decline from this peak, so that the Bangkok era could be another great era of revival and resurgence. Charnvit's thesis quietly gnawed away the foundations of this national mythology by describing the rise of the Ayutthaya kingdom. He added a series of articles on Ayutthaya's growth into one of the great commercial powers of early modern Asia, and the cradle of the Thailand we know today. One of these articles began with a banner headline "Ayutthaya was the first major political, cultural and commercial center of the Thai". Goodbye Sukhothai.


    Time to face harsh reality on trade

    Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 09/11/2015

    » With its economy faltering, Thailand seems to have jumped out of the frying pan into the fire. 


    Business-minded philanthropy

    Life, Published on 09/11/2015

    » American economist Sonal Shah wants to break down the barriers that separate business and philanthropy. The advocate for social entrepreneurship believes the two should be naturally intertwined.


    Financial Planning For Athletes: The Golden Rules

    Business, Published on 09/11/2015

    » Working with sports stars is often a dream come true for many financial planners. So you can imagine how excited I was when I was asked by the manager of Nakhon Ratchasima FC to hold a financial planning workshop for the Swat Cats last month.


    A welcome first step

    Asia focus, Published on 09/11/2015

    » The recent summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye was the first since President Park came to power three and a half years ago. As expected, the leaders did not eliminate the major stumbling block preventing better relations between the two countries and resolve their differences as to whether Japan has sufficiently atoned for past deeds in the first half of the previous century.

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