Category Archives: Technology

 Thailand Takes Legal Action Against Facebook, Twitter

BANGKOK, Sept 25 (Bernama) — Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society Ministry on Thursday filed complaints with cybercrime police against Facebook and Twitter for ignoring requests to take down content deemed illegal and materials critical of the monarchy. Minister of Digital Economy and Society Puttipong Punnakanta said the ministry had sent a warning to the two social media companies to take down

Big dreams sometimes start with computers and sewing machines

Twisting roads running through rice fields, mountains, and wild green forests take us from downtown Mae Hong Song to Ban Mai Nai Soi and Ban Mae Surin refugee camps in northern Thailand. Hundreds of bamboo houses roofed with leaves sit among small shops, improvised restaurants, churches, temples, and schools. The camps have been here for

New Government Bond Infrastructure Launched with Blockchain Technology

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has successfully launched a new platform leveraging blockchain technology for government savings bond issuance. It aims to enhance investors’ buying experience, improve operational efficiency, and reduce overall cost. Fifty billion baht of government savings bonds have been sold out in a week. According to BOT, the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

Demanding resignation of Education Minister if he doesn’t meet student demands is harassment – Nataphol

Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan said Saturday that the call, by the so-called “bad students”, that he should resign if he fails to meet all their demands, amounts to harassment.A group of high-school students rallied in front of the Education Min…

Twitter, TikTok discuss potential combination

Twitter is in preliminary discussions for a possible combination with TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, after US President Donald Trump said he would ban the app, calling it a threat to national security. Trump declared Thursday that the popular Chinese video app TikTok and social network WeChat “threaten the national security, foreign policy, and

Huawei Running Out of Smartphone Chips under US Sanctions

BEIJING – Chinese tech giant Huawei is running out of processor chips to make smartphones because of U.S. sanctions and will be forced to stop production of its own most advanced chips, a company executive says, in a sign of growing damage to Huawei’s business from American pressure. Huawei Technologies Ltd., one of the biggest

UNESCO: Nearly 300 Million Students Out of Class Due to Coronavirus

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations said Wednesday that nationwide school closures in 13 countries intended to help contain the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in nearly 300 million young people being out of school.”We are working with countrie…

UNESCO: Nearly 300 Million Students Out of Class Due to Coronavirus

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations said Wednesday that nationwide school closures in 13 countries intended to help contain the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in nearly 300 million young people being out of school.”We are working with countrie…

Project Management Support Specialist, LICA 10

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve s…