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Navigating the realms of unreality: How to protect yourself from deepfake fraud
THURSDAY, MAY 09, 2024
In the dazzling world of clicks, likes, and shares, where every pixel can tell a story, the rise of deepfake technology is rewriting the script on digital reality.
Unlocking travel trends to boost Thailand’s economic recovery with tourism
With Thailand’s economy in a state of transition, understanding changing traveller demands will help the industry unlock valuable tourist opportunities and dollars, the Land of Smiles has been a tourism hub for many years, and while it welcomed over 28 million visitors last year, it is experiencing a slower post-pandemic recovery compared to its regional peers.
A deep dive into Taylor Swift’s ‘Tortured Poets Department’, ‘Anthology’
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2024
In the days leading up to the highly anticipated release of Taylor Swift’s “Tortured Poets Department”, fans worldwide found themselves guessing which thematic direction this album would take.
Triam Udom Suksa: Gateway to academic excellence or educational inequality?
Do top schools serve as catalysts for educational inequality in Thailand?
Leading the Way: Israel's climate innovation and global collaboration
MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2024
On the occasion of Earth Day 2024, it's imperative that we heed the words of Dr Jane Goodall: "What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." Reflecting on 2023, which marked the hottest year on record with a global average temperature increase of 1.49 degrees Celsius, it's abundantly clear that urgent and significant change is needed.
Build a Community with a Shared Future for Lancang-Mekong Countries and Work Together Towards Modernisation
MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2024
Celebrating the 8th Anniversary of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation and the “Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Week 2024”
A Swiss man and 20 Filipina transexuals walk into a Thai bar; chaos ensues
MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2024
It has been a couple of weeks in which nationalistic sentiments have gripped Thailand. On February 24, a Buddhist holiday, a Swiss man cursed at and allegedly kicked a Thai female, accusing her of sitting on his property. She and a friend were sitting on the stairs of a beachfront villa at Point Yamu, Phuket, enjoying the full moon.
Judges have voted, time for Uthen Thawai supporters to stand down
FRIDAY, MARCH 08, 2024
The legal case between Chulalongkorn University and Eastern Institute of Technology (Uthen Thawai Campus) has been absolutely completed. There is no need to consider anything else.
I’m not a girl, not yet a mother: The married women’s pressure to please
As the Lunar New Year came, so did my Thai-Chinese family gatherings and the question that crops up every year: “So, when will you have a baby?”
Persona Non Grata in Phuket
It has taken me several weeks to complete this article, as I have been busy marking one of Buddhism’s most auspicious festivals, Makha Bucha, as well as worshipping the relics of Lord Buddha at Sanam Luang alongside a large group of Buddhists from all over the kingdom and brought me to have true peace of mind, without being too distracted by the ways of the world.
How AI is already changing healthcare
SUNDAY, MARCH 03, 2024
Hey, have you heard about how AI is totally shaking things up in healthcare? Seriously, ever since AI tech got super advanced, it's been making huge waves in how we take care of ourselves.
Thailand needs to play a more proactive role in forging Mekong cooperation
SUNDAY, MARCH 03, 2024
The Mekong River Commission (MRC), created by an agreement signed in 1995 by four lower riparian countries of the Mekong River Basin – Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam — will commemorate its 30th anniversary next year.
Bangkokians’ holiday woes: Navigating the perils of Rama II
SUNDAY, MARCH 03, 2024
Hua Hin has for years been a favourite escape for Bangkokians seeking a family-friendly alternative to the red-light town that is Pattaya.
We Thais need to stop screaming conspiracies and start talking sensibly
On the BTS Skywalk, pro-monarchy activists attacked monarchy-reform activists. On social media, netizens clash over the lese majeste law, the amnesty bill, arrested journalists, and the royal motorcade incident. In Parliament, inflammatory accusations echo in the chamber.
All the reasons Thailand needs to urgently reform its approach to maternity care
In December last year, the Public Health Ministry initiated the “Give Birth, Great World” campaign. This is part of an urgent national agenda to boost fertility in a country where the number of births has slumped in recent years, with 2023 seeing the lowest birth rate in 71 years.
South Korea’s place in the Indo-Pacific and ASEAN
Amid the backdrop of escalating geopolitical tensions among global powers, middle powers are stepping up efforts to solidify their positions on the world stage. The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the ASEAN are no exception.