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  • OPINION

    Is China's Arctic expansion plan a reason to worry?

    News, Adam Minter, Published on 01/02/2018

    » Last week, China said it plans to build a "Polar Silk Road" that will open shipping lanes across the largely pristine region at the top of the world. It's an ambitious idea for a country that lacks an Arctic border, and it has raised concerns around the world about China's ultimate intentions and its capacity for environmental stewardship. Although these are reasonable worries, they're almost certainly overblown.

  • BUSINESS

    PwC: Bulk of workers proclaim confidence in their digital skills

    Business, Published on 01/02/2018

    » Close to 69% of workers across industries agree or strongly agree that they possess digital skills, according to a survey conducted by PwC.

  • BUSINESS

    Regional M&As post robust year

    Business, Published on 01/02/2018

    » Southeast Asia's merger and acquisition (M&A) market had its strongest year ever in 2017 with 431 deals worth a cumulative US$89.1 billion (2.79 trillion baht), up by 54.2% from 454 deals worth a combined $57.8 billion in 2016, according to a report from research firm Acuris.

  • LIFE

    Impermanence

    Life, Published on 01/02/2018

    » Kittitorn Kasemkitwatana has experimented with various materials. In this exhibition he has chosen water in his interpretation on the elusive idea of "impermanence" and its consequences on the human mind.

  • OPINION

    Thainess: History doesn't repeat, but rhymes

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 01/02/2018

    » The government's rolling out of its new Thai Niyom, or "Thainess", campaign, is a classic case of a military regime attempting to survive a downturn in popularity.

  • OPINION

    Menace of drug resistance growing

    News, Published on 01/02/2018

    » This week the Prince Mahidol Awards conference will bring a global spotlight to the threat of emerging infectious diseases. The growing challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will feature prominently in these discussions. The timing could not be better, but we urgently need to see more action on the part of the UN Interagency Coordination Group on AMR and key intergovernmental agencies gathering in Bangkok.

  • OPINION

    TJA falls down on job

    News, Editorial, Published on 01/02/2018

    » The results of the Thai Journalists Association (TJA) probe into a sexual harassment case involving a media personality has invited more questions than it has given answers.

  • OPINION

    Time is on our side

    News, Postbag, Published on 01/02/2018

    » Buying time is not unique to politicians and leaders.

  • BUSINESS

    People power in the digital era

    Business, Published on 01/02/2018

    » In March last year, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced the Digital Government Plan (2017-21), with ambitious goals to create the digital hub of Southeast Asia in the next decade. One of the plan's most important targets is to achieve 100% digital literacy, enhancing the participation of citizens and consumers alike, in addition to improving the competitiveness of the industry.

  • LIFE

    In a world of their own

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 01/02/2018

    » The little pleasures are always the best ones. Running your hand over a smooth stone or metal surface, seeing a lid sit perfectly flush with the lip of a pot, these seemingly simple manifestations of perfection, of symmetry, are what help us make sense of the confusion that is life.

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