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Is Hong Kong a warning sign for China's future?

Is Hong Kong a warning sign for China's future? Hopes that Hong Kong would one day transform China in its own image now seem foolish and futile. Beijing appears intent on making the former British colony look more like the mainland — with a closed political system dominated by the Communist Party. Full News here […]

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Prayuth pledges clear direction for future of Thailand | Bangkok Post: news

Prayuth pledges clear direction for future of Thailand | Bangkok Post: news The government will speed approval of projects considered beneficial to the public, he said, adding that ''Infrastructure projects with potential, such as those related to mass transit in Bangkok, will be carried out through public-private partnerships … Full News here – Read more […]

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The future of banking is branchless (just hope it’s not bankless as well)

What if we told you we managed successfully to withdraw money from one bank, make a deposit to another, then transfer that sum to the third bank in order to buy mutual funds from yet another asset management company. All done around midnight and in the comfort of our homes. Futuristic? Bangkok Post Not if […]

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After Q2, jeweller Jubilee foresees glittering future

LUXURIOUS consumer lifestyles, urbanisation trends, and availability of financing will help maintain robust growth of the diamond-jewellery market in Thailand, says a senior executive of Jubilee Enterprise, Thailand’s largest retailer of diamond jewellery. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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What constitutes a democracy? The future of electoral democracy in Thailand looks grim

The Nation in an editorial on January 2, 2014 with the headline “Democracy is not just about elections”. Key excerpt: In a representative democracy, elected MPs are supposed to represent the interest of their electorate, and also the public interest. In mature democracies, voters tend to base their choice on political and ethical values, rather than offers of […]

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Now is the time to prepare to live in the ‘Internet of things’ home of the future

In the last article I wrote about how Web 2.0 was changing the way companies market to and interact with their customers, and continuing with the theme of technology affecting real estate, this time I’m going to discuss the “Internet of Things” and its implications for developers and anyone buying property. Full News here – […]

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Vocational study, work and a future

THANKS to a dual vocational education programme, Sureerat Jittrong does not need to worry about tuition, personal expenses or her future. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Coach-athlete feud casts a shadow over the future

Scandals and controversies, which might end up in South Korean coach Choi Young-seuk bidding adieu to Thai taekwondo, have left a big question mark over the future of the Taekwondo Association of Thailand. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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Future is green for Asian cities

Healthy, liveable urban areas are crucial for sustainable development. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Bright future if Asia pulls together:

Asia can enjoy a bright future in the next 20 years if the region’s major players – China and Japan, in conjunction with the United States – work together and accommodate one another, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in Tokyo. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Electoral problems for 3rd parties in Thailand : What is the future for Bhum Jai Thai?

A: Introduction: The weakening position of third parties Historically, Thailand has had a weak party system with the Democrats being the only constant party with other parties coming and going. This changed with Thaksin coming onto the scene with the pro-Thaksin party winning at least 47% of seats in the 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, and […]

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Ukrainians in Crimea worried about their future

A week after the referendum to join Russia, the Crimean capital of Simferopol was reported by Thepchai Yong, chief editor of Nation Multimedia Group, and his team as looking normal, with Russians in the city seemingly happy but Ukrainians worrying about their future. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Chalerm looks to the future

A new caretaker premier, if appointed, must be one who is acceptable to the public, caretaker labour minister Chalerm Yoobamrung said on Wednesday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Shell Surveys Show Asia is Concerned about Future Energy Needs

Addressing energy-water-food challenges, Shell gathers Asia’s leading minds in a Powering Progress Together dialogue Thailand, the Philippines and India top a list of nine Asian countries that say they are very concerned about future energy needs, amid increasing pressure for more energy, water and food to keep up with increased population growth. The results emerged […]

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Emerging-market ‘youth upbeat on future’

Young people in the Asia-Pacific region’s emerging markets are largely optimistic about the future, according to the inaugural MasterCard Youth Confidence Index. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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