Thailand shores up digital economy drive

24 July 2016, 10:53 pm

BANGKOK: The Thai Board of Investment Seoul Office held a seminar in mid-July to promote the country’s rising digital economy and attract investors and specialists. The venue titled “Thailand: Moving forward to digital economy” gave an overview of ...... Read More »

Recruitment startup TribeHired acquires Thai counterpart to grow its reach in Bangkok

24 July 2016, 10:50 pm

Lest you think this week’s developments are all about Pokemon Go, here’s one that’s not related to pocket monsters in any way. Hiring platform TribeHired today announced it has bought Thailand’s HubbaHired for an undisclosed amount. According to ...... Read More »

Thai students use social media to stoke opposition to draft charter

24 July 2016, 10:44 pm

The students rank among the most vocal critics of Thailand's military government ahead of an Aug ... a law student at Thammasat University in Bangkok. His group has more than 71,000 followers on its Facebook page, which urges people to turn out for ...... Read More »

Intermat goes to Thailand

24 July 2016, 10:32 pm

Intermat, the international trade show for construction machinery and materials, has launched a new show in Bangkok, Thailand, set to take place in June 2017. Intermat ASEASN will open on 8 June and run for three days, finishing on 10 June. Intermat has ...... Read More »

Sepak Takraw teams up with other sports in quest for Olympic recognition

24 July 2016, 10:22 pm

In order to significantly boost its ranks in other countries, the sport is collaborating with the International Federation of Muay Thai Amateur (IFMA), which is also a fellow AIMS member. The Bangkok-based Muay Thai body will host the World Junior Muay ...... Read More »

Thailand's poised for technology growth but will start-ups come?

24 July 2016, 8:55 pm

Martial arts. Technology? Thailand hosted its largest ever tech conference over the weekend, a nod to the country's growing pool of entrepreneurs. The Techsauce Summit was the first of its kind held over the weekend in Bangkok, drawing an estimated 3,000 ...... Read More »

Standing up for Thailand

24 July 2016, 8:06 pm

We are flattered that so many people now routinely refer to Thailand's current prime minister as Dear Leader ... I myself am now moving on to take up a new position as Editor of the Bangkok Post on Aug 1. In that role I will continue to speak out.... Read More »


24 July 2016, 5:01 pm

BANGKOK, Thailand – Reigning WBO bantamweight champion Pungluang Sor Singyu of Thailand who has a record of 52 wins and 3 losses, has fought a total of 20 Filipinos and defeated all of them. The most prominent of whom was his TKO victory over AJ Banal at ...... Read More »

Thai military marches to get out the vote and keep control

24 July 2016, 3:20 pm

Thai army cadets march in formation west of Bangkok with one goal: to win the people’s hearts and minds ahead of next month’s referendum on a new constitution. Fresh-faced student recruits, local government officials and schoolchildren thrust leaflets ...... Read More »

Horror in Thailand as driver suffers stroke at the wheel and crashes into a shrine packed with tourists, injuring six people

24 July 2016, 6:39 am

Six people were injured after a woman suffered a stroke at the wheel and crashed the vehicle into the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok. The light blue sedan veered off a major road in the heart of the capital and slammed through a gate onto the grounds of the ...... Read More »

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