Artikel tagged “technology”

  • Thai DLT to look at legalising GrabCar and GrabBike

    Thai DLT to look at legalising GrabCar and GrabBike

    Thailand’s Department of Land Transport is toying with the idea of officially legalising the Grab ride-hailing services using private cars and motorcycles through the Grab App. The DLT say they are already aware of the issue but say amendments would be required to the Land Transport Act if it were to happen.

  • Huawei running 5G testbeds in Thailand

    Huawei running 5G testbeds in Thailand

    China phone-giant Huawei, along with Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society Ministry and interested partners, is now turning the much-awaited 5G Testbed into a reality. As the first and only vendor so far to deliver the 5G network to Thailand’s 5G Testbed in the Eastern Economic Corridor in Sri Racha, Huawei is providing a platform that will be used for end-to-end tests and trials of applications in a real-world setting in Thailand.

  • Grab or Uber, or Red Buses? Tourist poll in Chiang Mai.

    Grab or Uber, or Red Buses? Tourist poll in Chiang Mai.

    Thai tourists in Chiang Mai have been polled in the The Mae Jo survey checking on the popularity of public transport options around the northern city.

  • First year report card for Thailand’s battle against plastics

    First year report card for Thailand’s battle against plastics

    “Plastic waste is a major environmental problem because it takes hundreds of years to degrade.” Yesterday was World Environment Day, a fitting day to give Thailand’s fight for a reduction on plastics a report card, after the first full year of campaigns to reduce single-use plastics. The Pollution Control Department says Thailand’s efforts have been successful after receiving general cooperation from the country’s business sector. Among the achievements, the PCD says there has been a massive 80% reduction in the plastic rings that used to be part of water bottle caps, thanks to the cooperation of five major water bottle packaging companies. Meanwhile, the Food and Drugs Administration is preparing legislation for a ban on the use of microbeads – almost microscopic plastic particles used in some cosmetic products

  • Facebook revamp. Less about business, more about people and relationships.

    Facebook revamp. Less about business, more about people and relationships.

    Facebook is aiming to foster real-world relationships and make the platform a more intimate place for groups of friends. Facebook’s shift comes response to criticism over failing to curb misinformation and manipulation of the platform used by 2.3 billion people, and missteps on its handling of private user data. The new strategy will emphasise private communications and small groups according to the platform’s founder and CEO. Mark Zuckerberg was opening the F8 developer conference for the social networking giant

  • Experts warn of northern faultlines as aftershocks rock Lampang

    Experts warn of northern faultlines as aftershocks rock Lampang

    PHOTO: Wat Phra Kerd’s abbot leads officials to inspect the damage to the pagoda’s visibly tilted tiered umbrella top after Lampang’s Wang Nua district on Wednesday suffered a 4.9magnitude quake. The recent tremors around Lampang slightly damaged a few dozen homes in six tambons, including the tiered umbrella of the Wat Phra Kerd pagoda in tambon Thung Hua

  • Family of British Phuket property developer say “he was murdered”

    Family of British Phuket property developer say “he was murdered”

    PHOTO: Lawyer Vincent McOwen holding up a photo of Steven James Granville – Khaosod English A lawyer representing the family of Steven James Granville has filed a complaint with the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) in Bangkok over police reports about injuries sustained in a 2013 ‘cycling incident’.

  • Rare species back at Similan Islands after tourist numbers restricted – VIDEO

    Rare species back at Similan Islands after tourist numbers restricted – VIDEO

    PHOTOS: The Department of National Park Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department PR Office VIDEO: Phuket Marine Natinal Parks Operation Centre 2 / Thanakorn Trakarntanasuk / Newshawk Phuket A pair of leopard sharks have been spotted at the Similan Islands following the restriction of the number of tourists visiting the archipelago. The Department of National Park Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department PR Office reports that a German volunteer says she is very happy that she has taken part in the surveying dive at Similan Islands for the first time. She found many underwater species

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    Less growth – but more engagement. Social media in Thailand.

    PHOTOS: Facebook/Kla Tangsuwan Wisesight, a BKK-based social media analytics company, says social media is reaching saturation point in Thailand but that engagement is increasing. The company is forecasting that Facebook will keep on increasing, 4% in 2018, to a total of 51 million users in Thailand.

  • Cold season arrives late in Bangkok this year, if at all

    Cold season arrives late in Bangkok this year, if at all

    The worldwide influence of El Nino is affecting Thai weather as we enter the annual ‘cold season’. The Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute of the Ministry of Science and Technology says Bangkokians will be disappointed if they expect to be running around in think jackets and jumpers because the mercury won’t drop any further in the next one month or so

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