Kitten Survives Trespass Onto Bangkok Motorway

Kitten Survives Trespass Onto Bangkok Motorway

  As a rule animals and Bangkok motorways are generally not a good combination. Often congested and jammed, when traffic conditions are light few Thai drivers can resist the urge to blow the cobwebs out of the engine by tramping the accelerator to the floor. Woe betide slow moving vehicles, people, or animals who get […]

What you Need to Know About Public Private Partnerships

  Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have become somewhat of a buzzword over the last few years with this form of arrangement capable of delivering greater efficiency in the provision of public services such as energy, transportation, water, healthcare, sanitation, and communications. However, for some, the term PPP is just another acronym in a world overflowing […]

Thailand Roads: Perhaps Some People Were Never Meant to Drive

Thailand Roads: Perhaps Some People Were Never Meant to Drive

  After breaking a decade-long record for the number of people killed on its roads over the seven day-long new year holiday period, it hasn’t taken long for fresh videos to emerge highlighting the appalling driving skills encountered on Thailand roads. The 2016-17 new year holiday period between December 29 and January 3 saw 478 […]

Chiang Mai Volunteer Rescue Crash Compilation a Timely Warning

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Chiang Mai Volunteer Rescue Crash Compilation a Timely Warning

  With the  holiday season in full swing and Thailand roads chock-a-block as people seek to escape the confines of the cities, Chiang Mai Rescue have posted a compilation of just a few of the road crashes the volunteer rescue first-responder has been called out to this year. Posted on the organisations Facebook page shows […]

Cyber Security Predictions For 2017

Cyber Security Predictions For 2017

  The year is coming to a close and for the the internet and cyber security communities that means looking back at what problems the internet faced in 2016, what issues are likely to arise in the year ahead, and how we can protect ourselves. Palo Alto Networks is a multi-national cyber security company based […]

Philippine President Duterte Labeled ‘Stone Cold Psycho’

In its latest animation Tomo News has labelled Philippine President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte as a “genocidal maniac” and “stone cold psycho”. The scathing appraisal follows boasts by the 71-year-old that he personally had killed people while Mayor of Davao City. In a speech on Monday, Mr Duterte said he would ride around on a motorcycle […]

Nanyang University to Introduce Second Generation Driverless Bus

Nanyang University to Introduce Second Generation Driverless Bus

  Singaporean bus drivers are becoming increasingly rare in the city-state, with migrant labour largely responsible for transporting many people to and from work each day. And in a similar fashion to many other industries the writing is on the wall. Bus driving is an occupation without a future in advanced societies. At Singapore’s Nanyang Technological […]

Cambodia Aims For Share of Halal Market

The Cambodian government is hoping that the introduction of a robust, formal halal certification process for restaurants and food producers will lure more Muslim tourists to the Kingdom and also foster the growth of the Kingdom’s fledgling halal certified food sector. In June Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak met with Turkey’s Ambassador to Cambodia, Ilhan […]

ADL Puts Asean Community Heritage Online

The Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) and the National Library Board (NLB) of Singapore have teamed up to create what they hope will become a streamlined search tool for different types of Asean Community related information by connecting the resources of national libraries in the Asean region. Piloted by the NLB, a statutory […]

Life, Death, & Hope: Inside Myanmar’s Rohingya Concentration Camps

The situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine Province continues to devolve since police first reported three organised attacks on outposts near the Maungdaw Township on October 9 which saw nine police officers and several attackers killed. The subsequent events following the attacks have enveloped Myanmar in a shroud of darkness reminiscent of the brutal and murderous years […]

Mourning King Bhumibol at Sanam Luang

As Thailand prepares for the 50 day anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej death on December 1 the daily queues of bereaved Thais wanting to pay their respects to the dead monarch show no signs of abating. From before sunrise each day – tickets begin being issued at 5.30am – buses, tuk tuks, riverboats, and trains disgorge […]

Cambodia Firefighting #Fail: Why Insurance Matters

Cambodia Firefighting #Fail: Why Insurance Matters

  If you’re interested in learning a thing or two about emergency services, or why fire insurance is so popular in Cambodia, make sure to have your note pad ready for these two firefighting fails, because you’re about to get a revolutionary education in firefighting. Firefighting is serious stuff, right? Right!. However, it’s a little […]

Thai Army Instructors Caught Bastardising Trainees Again

Thai Army Instructors Caught Bastardising Trainees Again

  The reign of bastardisation in the Royal Thai Army (RTA) continues to claim victims. This time a brutal ‘disciplinary action’ by Thai army instructors using what appears to be a wooden stick, booted feet, and fists has inflamed Thai netizens. The latest abuse by Thai army instructors comes a little more than seven months […]

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