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The 7 building blocks of an organisational learning ecosystem
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:15:00 +0200
As business leaders, supporting the growth of your people is crucial to your business growth. In a previous article, I noted how personalised learning can not only develop and benefit your people but also your organisation as a whole.
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Laos vows to help track Thai fugitives
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:47:00 +0200
Thai political fugitives in Laos will be kept under strict surveillance to prevent them from engaging in lese majeste activities, the Laos government has assured Thailand.
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7-Eleven aims for regional omnipresence
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
With an ubiquitous domestic presence, the 7-Eleven convenience store chain is looking to expand its footprint in Asia-Pacific to carry out its regional growth vision, says Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group chief executive Suphachai Chearavanont.
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Data crisis triggers IT security fears
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
Goosebumps are rising among social media fans amid a firestorm over Facebook's massive personal data harvesting. Coincidentally, a similar scandal has erupted in Thailand, where one of the country's largest telecom operators faces censure as a result...
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Heatwave and storms set to hit country
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
The Meteorological Department warned all regions Sunday to brace for thunderstorms this week with the northeastern region likely to be hit first.
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Bridge holds key to Nakhon Phanom boom
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
Nakhon Phanom must commercialise its land surrounding the Third Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge to "unlock its potential" as a main logistics hub for international trade in Asean and southern China, Northeastern Thai Industries Federation chairman Viroj Pipatchaisiri...
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Landlords kick up fuss over new regulations
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
The owners of condominiums and houses renting their assets to tenants say the authorities did not properly inform them when making new leasing regulations that will take effect on May 1.
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Put an end to conscription for good of all
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
Last week, I believe it must have been heartbreaking for many Thais who watched a video clip of a young man weeping and almost fainting upon learning he was drafted to serve in the army for two years via the annual conscription round. Yet, I also believe...
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A police academy where humility is taught
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
Forget its old reputation of being a military-style training school, the 117-year-old Royal Police Cadet Academy (RPCA) has undergone a major overhaul and become an educational institution offering a standard dual undergraduate degree -- in policing,...
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Reformers devise game plan in police force rejig
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
A new battlefront is emerging after the government signalled it would drop the draft police reform proposals with time running out before the election and the government hoping to deliver on the reform promise.
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A swinish proposal
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:20:00 +0200
At a meeting earlier this month in Washington, the US government asked its Thai counterparts to do something they have never done, and should not do. In brief, the US delegation to bilateral trade talks asked Thailand to legalise a drug and put it in...
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It's time for public sector to get on board
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:05:00 +0200
Last year was the 20th anniversary of the Asian Financial Crisis, a crisis which touched off a journey towards better governance throughout Asia. Thailand is no exception. Since then, continuous efforts have been made by the country's regulators, companies,...
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'Nut rage' sisters leave Korean Air
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:41:22 +0200
SEOUL: Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho on Sunday apologised for the "immature" behaviour of his two daughters and said they would both immediately resign from their company posts following separate controversies.
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Kabul suicide bomber kills 57 at voting centre
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:28:00 +0200
KABUL: An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration centre in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others, said officials form the Afghan interior and public health ministries.
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'Nude gunman' kills 4 with rifle in Nashville Waffle House
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:08:00 +0200
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Social media campaigns against Doi Suthep court project
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:20:00 +0200
Campaigners against the construction of a court housing project at the foot of Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai are using social media to increase pressure for the return of the forest.
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Chinese investors keen on Thai airport investment
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:31:00 +0200
Investors from China have shown interest in investing in the upgrade of three small airports in Thailand, the Airport Department chief says.
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Most people see economic decline in Q1: Poll
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:16:00 +0200
Most of the people think the Thai economy declined in the first quarter of 2018 and see no hope in the economic stimulation policies or programmes currently being carried out by the government, according to a survey carried out by National Institute of...
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'Nutty' Thai chef wows 'MasterChef' judges
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:20:00 +0200
An amateur Thai chef described as "nuts" because of his eccentric food combinations wowed the judges in the final of Britain's top TV cooking competition. Nawamin Pinpathomrat, 28, from Songkhla province, competed against two English chefs in Friday's...
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25 detained at Pattaya hotel's 'swingers' party'
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 05:30:00 +0200
CHON BURI: Eleven men and 14 women of various nationalities were rounded up late on Saturday night in a raid on a hotel in South Pattaya in tambon Nong Prue while attending a swingers' party for attendants to swap partners for sexual activities.
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Prayut plays down concerns over Alibaba monopoly
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:22:00 +0200
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Saturday played down concerns over Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group's monopoly after Thailand signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the company on investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
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Cops bust cosmetics shop
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200
Police have asked the Anti-Money Laundering Office (Amlo) to look into the money trail of eight suspects arrested in a police raid on Saturday for involvement in the online sale of fake cosmetics and weight loss products.
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Prayut, junta need to take careful steps
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:35:00 +0200
The public relations campaign of coup leader Prayut Chan-o-cha seems to be running at full speed and last week the country saw a glimpse of moves being undertaken by people around him to boost the popularity of the military leader.
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Data security a foreign concept
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
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Taking a strong stance on doughnuts
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:25:00 +0200
It was Oscar Wilde who famously observed "the only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it," which is my excuse for munching on a free doughnut proffered by staffers at a bakery in Bangkok last week. It was only a little one and wasn't that tasty...
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The 7 building blocks of an organisational learning ecosystem
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:15:00 +0200
As business leaders, supporting the growth of your people is crucial to your business growth. In a previous article, I noted how personalised learning can not only develop and benefit your people but also your organisation as a whole.
© Bangkok Post
'Nut rage' sisters leave Korean Air
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:41:22 +0200
SEOUL: Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho on Sunday apologised for the "immature" behaviour of his two daughters and said they would both immediately resign from their company posts following separate controversies.
© Bangkok Post
Kabul suicide bomber kills 57 at voting centre
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:28:00 +0200
KABUL: An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration centre in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others, said officials form the Afghan interior and public health ministries.
© Bangkok Post
'Nude gunman' kills 4 with rifle in Nashville Waffle House
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:08:00 +0200
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Social media campaigns against Doi Suthep court project
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:20:00 +0200
Campaigners against the construction of a court housing project at the foot of Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai are using social media to increase pressure for the return of the forest.
© Bangkok Post
Most people see economic decline in Q1: Poll
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:16:00 +0200
Most of the people think the Thai economy declined in the first quarter of 2018 and see no hope in the economic stimulation policies or programmes currently being carried out by the government, according to a survey carried out by National Institute of...
© Bangkok Post
'Nutty' Thai chef wows 'MasterChef' judges
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:20:00 +0200
An amateur Thai chef described as "nuts" because of his eccentric food combinations wowed the judges in the final of Britain's top TV cooking competition. Nawamin Pinpathomrat, 28, from Songkhla province, competed against two English chefs in Friday's...
© Bangkok Post
25 detained at Pattaya hotel's 'swingers' party'
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 05:30:00 +0200
CHON BURI: Eleven men and 14 women of various nationalities were rounded up late on Saturday night in a raid on a hotel in South Pattaya in tambon Nong Prue while attending a swingers' party for attendants to swap partners for sexual activities.
© Bangkok Post
Prayut plays down concerns over Alibaba monopoly
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:22:00 +0200
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Saturday played down concerns over Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group's monopoly after Thailand signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the company on investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
© Bangkok Post
Cops bust cosmetics shop
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200
Police have asked the Anti-Money Laundering Office (Amlo) to look into the money trail of eight suspects arrested in a police raid on Saturday for involvement in the online sale of fake cosmetics and weight loss products.
© Bangkok Post
Prayut, junta need to take careful steps
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:35:00 +0200
The public relations campaign of coup leader Prayut Chan-o-cha seems to be running at full speed and last week the country saw a glimpse of moves being undertaken by people around him to boost the popularity of the military leader.
© Bangkok Post
Data security a foreign concept
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:30:00 +0200
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Taking a strong stance on doughnuts
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:25:00 +0200
It was Oscar Wilde who famously observed "the only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it," which is my excuse for munching on a free doughnut proffered by staffers at a bakery in Bangkok last week. It was only a little one and wasn't that tasty...
© Bangkok Post
NLA must show it is free from meddling
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:20:00 +0200
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Her Divine Calling
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Sevdaliza/ The Calling EP
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Hell for leather
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:00:00 +0200
It was a dark and stormy night.
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Tears for fears, Pinit's brave transformation, lottery win 'joke' turns sour
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The grandmother of a conscript who burst into tears at an army conscription draw as he contemplated the plight of his family if he was forced to serve, has urged him to put aside his fears.
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Made in Thailand
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:00:00 +0200
What seems ordinary to some may hold special values to others. What's mundane to a local may be seen as precious by a visitor.
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Inmate 'choked to death'
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:12:00 +0200
A Samut Prakan prison inmate who suffered severe bruises and burns while being "disciplined" by officials survived the ordeal but died afterward when he choked on his food, authorities say.
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Myanmar policeman punished for exposing entrapment
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:42:00 +0200
YANGON: Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the family of a police officer who testified that he had been ordered to entrap two reporters now facing charges that could get them up to 14 years in prison.
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Suzuki unleashes new Ertiga MPV for 2018
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:40:00 +0200
Three-row people-carrier gets redesigned body, more luxurious interior and new platform and petrol engine.
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NLA whip: Leaked clip doctored
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:22:00 +0200
A leaked audio clip indicating the prime minister was not happy with the 14 telecom regulator candidates, which led to the selection being scrapped by the National Legislative Assembly, was doctored, says a whip.
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Twitter bots get political in Malaysia
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:41:00 +0200
KUALA LUMPUR: Just weeks before Malaysia goes to the polls, automated accounts known as bots are flooding Twitter with tens of thousands of pro-government and anti-opposition messages, according to a review of the tweets by Reuters and a US digital media...
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Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:13:00 +0200
SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches in a Saturday announcement welcomed by US President Donald Trump ahead of a much-anticipated summit between the two men.
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Probe clears Haspel on destruction of tapes
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 07:44:00 +0200
WASHINGTON: Countering resistance to President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director, the spy agency has given lawmakers a declassified memo showing she was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being...
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