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  • LIFESTYLE

    Ramkhamhaeng University to showcase films over 3 days

    Life, Published on 22/11/2017

    » Ramkhamhaeng University isn't a usual destination for film-goers. But there's good reason to be there today, when the university hosts the 2nd Ramkhamhaeng Asean Film Festival and Conference (RAFF) at its campus, with a programme of seven films from Southeast Asia.

  • OPINION

    State-owned firm reform: for better or worse

    News, Deunden Nikomborirak, Published on 22/11/2017

    » A state-owned enterprise is somewhat an anomaly as it is neither public nor private in nature. It is owned by everyone and yet no one. It's raison d'etre is often the delivery of public services and yet most operate commercially. How to deal with state-owned enterprises has been a constant challenge facing many governments.

  • BUSINESS

    Cisco: Thailand adopting systems at middling speed

    Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 22/11/2017

    » Thailand is in the middle of the pack in terms of digital technology adoption, with internet traffic estimated to triple by 2021 and mobile internet usage per person per month increasing nearly four times over that period thanks to the popularity of video and augmented reality content, says US-based networking firm Cisco Systems.

  • NEWS

    Sanctions against Hun Sen will fail

    News, Sek Sophal, Published on 22/11/2017

    » As a response to the dissolution of Cambodia's main opposition party last week, the United States on Friday announced it was ending election funding and would impose other punitive measures against the country. But such sanction threats do not seem to be able to exert pressure on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. Instead, the strongman who has ruled the nation for over three decades, has challenged the US to cut all its aid.

  • BUSINESS

    EEC civilian law hits another snag

    Business, Lamonphet Apisitniran, Published on 22/11/2017

    » The implementation of the first civilian law for the government's flagship investment area, the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), is expected to be delayed another month because the vetting process is taking longer than expected, says Veerapong Chaiperm, the governor of the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT).

  • OPINION

    Communities have rights

    News, Editorial, Published on 22/11/2017

    » The campaign by residents of Phitsanulok for a proper investigation of the old Akara Resources gold mine is well taken. The request, filed directly to the prime minister, notes that their complaint is over two years old. No progress has been reported by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI). As compelling as this single case is, the Phitsanulok group is but a stark illustration of the military regime's poor or absent handling of community problems.

  • OPINION

    Impeachment worth the wait in unruly Zimbabwe

    News, Noah Feldman, Published on 22/11/2017

    » When you get rid of your dictator, is it important to follow the rules? That delicate question is dominating the transition-in-progress in Zimbabwe, where long-time President Robert Mugabe has refused to step down despite the demands of the public, the army and his own political party.

  • BUSINESS

    Toyota downshifts Lexus view

    Business, Piyachart Maikaew, Published on 22/11/2017

    » Japanese car maker Toyota Motor Thailand is downbeat about sales prospects of its luxury brand Lexus this year, saying the price of imported cars make them less able to compete with locally made luxury brands.

  • BUSINESS

    Survey shows digital opportunity for banks

    Business, Published on 22/11/2017

    » Use of online and mobile banking is on the rise, giving banks an opportunity to use customer data and digital transformation to enhance the customer experience, says Marketbuzzz, an online survey unit of Buzzebees, a mobile commerce platform.

  • BUSINESS

    Tongkah swings to profit on tin, stone sales

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 22/11/2017

    » Tongkah Harbour Plc posted a net profit of 42.5 million baht in the first nine months of the year, reversing a net loss of 212 million a year earlier, due to increasing revenue from tin business, while government investment in infrastructure projects helped boost stone sales.

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