Last chance to register for e-racing competition

published : 7 Jul 2022 at 04:00 newspaper section: Life There are only two days left for gamers to register for the upcoming 2022 edition of "Michelin Asia Cup Powered By Gran Turismo".The registration is open until tomorrow. The tyre-making company, Michelin, invites contestants from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand…

Clear Covid confusion

If there's one thing that we can be sure of, it's that the Covid-19 pandemic is down, but not out.Over the past two years, we have witnessed the virus mutate into new strains which are capable of outsmarting natural antibodies and vaccines -- dashing everyone's hopes of a quick return…

Rescuing Thailand from the middle-income trap

A worker sits on scaffolding at a construction site in Bangkok. The looming global recession will likely prevent Thailand from exiting the middle-income trap. PATIPAT JANTHONG Eleven years ago this month, Thailand made a laudable achievement by moving from the category of a lower middle-income country to an upper-middle-income country.To many,…

Drug resistance is killing millions

Some 1.27 million people died in 2019 directly as a result of infection because the bacteria causing the infection were resistant to the drugs designed to kill them, according to a recent study in The Lancet; overall, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is estimated to have contributed directly or indirectly to the…

Prayut hails Thailand’s contingent

Athletes take home B207m as rewards Thai women's volleyball players pose at Government House ahead of a reception for the SEA Games athletes on Tuesday. (Photo: Chanat Katanyu) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha hailed Thailand's 2021 SEA Games contingent during a reception at Government House on Tuesday night.Gen Prayut thanked all involved…

BMA urges recycling of home waste

City asks to separate dry and wet rubbish A rubbish dump in Nong Khaem district, Bangkok. (Photo: Pattarapong Chatpattarasil) The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to encourage households in Bangkok to separate wet and dry waste for reuse and recycling.Speaking during a panel meeting about waste development in the city…

Grab profitability imminent

Unit aiming to be in the black next year From left Chantsuda Thananitayaudom, head of marketing at Grab Thailand, Mr Suchart and Mr Worachat. Grab Thailand is aiming to attain profitability next year, which marks a decade of operations in the country, driven by its ride-hailing services and online grocery shopping."We…

Developers prep schemes to entice homebuyers

The possible extension of property incentives and the easing of the loan-to-value (LTV) ratio for another year to the end of 2023 will have a minimal impact on the market in the second half as developers try to prompt homebuyers with campaigns.Surachet Kongcheep, managing director of consultancy Property DNA Co,…