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  • LIFE

    It's more than just a toilet sign

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 24/02/2016

    » America continues to make great strides in addressing gender identity as South Dakota lawmakers recently amended legislation that would expect transgender students to use toilets and locker rooms that corresponded with their sex at birth. It is now in the hands of Governor Dennis Daugaard, who has indicated support for the measure, to decide its fate.

  • TECH

    Roll out the electric cars

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 24/02/2016

    » Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT)'s Centre for Research and Development Collaboration (CRDC) is out to prove that technology can help save energy and lead to a healthy environment.

  • TECH

    The WiGig revolution slowly gains traction

    Life, James Hein, Published on 24/02/2016

    » Some time back I wrote that we would soon be seeing 100Gbps on our wireless data connections. The Japanese have claimed this speed using a new transmitter operating in the 275-305GHz range. This is close to standard fibre speeds using Wi-Fi and uses a multichannel technology to achieve it. Current Wi-Fi technology operates around the 5GHz band and at 60GHz for the so-called WiGig system. The higher the operating frequency the faster the data transmission and the expectation here is for terabits per second, or to put it another way, very fast. To do this they will need to extend the technology to an even higher frequency range.

  • LIFE

    Fun hits and misses

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 24/02/2016

    » The award for best art exhibition opening reception this month goes to café/gallery Counting Sheep Corner on Sukhumvit 61 with Thomas Carrigan's paintings. Despite the fact that it was the bland Singha Light instead of the much-loved original, we had nothing to complain about because the free-flow started before 6pm and continued until late.

  • TECH

    Garmin Forerunner 235

    Life, AKIN, Published on 24/02/2016

    » Designed to ensure perfect viewing clarity while running, the Forerunner 235 uses a hi-res, easy-to-see, sunlight readable colour screen which displays both heart rate and a colour graphic of heart rate zone. It helps measure oxygen consumption when the user is running or being active, which can be used to improve fitness. Users can pair the watch with a smartphone to receive notifications and read incoming text, SMS, email, Line messages and other social media. The Garmin Forerunner 235 is packed with many basic running assessment features from distance to pace.

  • LIFE

    Not just a pet love

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 24/02/2016

    » It can be a struggle to lift a dog weighing 30kg up and strap it into a wheelchair -- a stainless steel frame with two wheels fixed on it. But that's what Siriporn Kritsanaphiphat, aged 35, has been doing every day for almost three years for her pet Boonrawd.

  • WORLD

    Zika virus fight a 'long journey': WHO chief

    AFP, Published on 24/02/2016

    » BRASíLIA - The head of the World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the fight against Zika, a mosquito-transmitted virus that has been linked to serious birth defects, will be long and complex.

  • SPORTS

    WHO chief 'confident' Olympics will be safe despite Zika threat

    AFP, Published on 24/02/2016

    » BRASíLIA - The head of the World Health Organization voiced confidence Tuesday that Brazil will be able to host the Rio Olympic Games safely, despite concern over the Zika virus.

  • SPORTS

    Messi magic leaves Arsenal spellbound

    AFP, Published on 24/02/2016

    » LONDON - Lionel Messi left Arsenal spellbound as the Barcelona striker's clinical double sealed a 2-0 last 16, first leg victory that put the Champions League holders firmly on course for the quarter-finals on Tuesday.

  • SPORTS

    Sturaro rescues Juve in dramatic Bayern draw

    AFP, Published on 24/02/2016

    » TURIN (ITALY) - Super-sub Stefano Sturaro came off the bench to hit a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich as outclassed Juventus rescued their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday.

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