Digital giants continue to cast a shadow over the tech news landscape
With the increasing number of individuals relying on social media for news and information, a significant concern has arisen regarding the bargaining power between news outlets and social media giants in terms of fair compensation.
Addressing the poor quality of Thailand’s education system
The poor quality of Thailand’s education system, particularly in terms of applying knowledge to real-life situations, is rooted in the outdated curriculum that has not significantly changed in the past two decades.
Road accident-related deaths cause massive losses, about four billion baht, or around six million baht/case, each year in Thailand. The loss is much higher if we include injuries, with many paralysed, and the psychological impact on the families of the deceased and those injured.
According to the UN World Population Prospects, Thailand is an early bird among developing nations which has now entered an aged society with about 20% of its population over 60 years old. As the number of old people increases, each elderly person can depend less on their children.
Beyond Tourism: How Thailand Economy Is Bouncing Back From COVID-19
Kirida Bhaopichitr is Economics Research Director at the Thailand Development Research Institute which advises the Thailand Government on development policies. She argues this is more than just a pandemic bounce for ASEAN’s second biggest economy.