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Trojan Horses are the “Most Dangerous Online Threat” of 2017

– TETTNANG, Germany –  Avira Operations a German multinational security software company that provides antivirus software, Internet Security, has reported that Trojan horses alone account for 60 per cent of online threats, with more than 788 million detection’s during the first eight months of 2017. Trojan horses are malicious programs that are disguised as useful […]

October 20th, 2017 | Posted in Learning,Science | Read More »

Life and Law in Thailand – Contractors and the Renovation of Property

  – Contractors and the Renovation of Property – As land prices in prime locations in Thailand go up, condominiums are getting smaller and more expensive. Many people have chosen the option to purchase larger less expensive properties with the goal of renovating the property. There is a risk to making this choice. There is […]

October 19th, 2017 | Posted in Thai Legal | Read More »

Travellers Unaware they Could Face 10 Years in Prison for Vaping in Thailand

– BANGKOK – A travel agent is urging others to tell their customers not to vape in Thailand as they could face up to 10 years in prison. Pat Waterton, manager at Langley Travel, said she was unaware of the ban. She only learnt of the law when her nephew James was forced to pay […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Health,Learning | Read More »

Agreement on Teachers to Benefit Myanmar Children in Thailand

– CHIANG RAI – Myanmar children living in Thailand are to have lessons in their language and culture under an agreement being discussed by the two countries, a Bangkok newspaper reported. Thailand’s Education Ministry has reached initial agreement with Myanmar to provide teachers for the lessons, aimed at preparing the children for life in their […]

August 14th, 2017 | Posted in Learning | Read More »

Samsung Smart Learning Centre Initiative Aims to Equip Pupils for the Digital Age

– CHIANG RAI – A project initiated by a technology company has the ambitious goal of equipping Thai children with the skills required in the digital age. It is designed to remove the outdated perception that learning is limited to just classrooms, and creates a problem-based environment for children to learn by doing. Instead of […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Learning | Read More »

Phayao Woman to Recieve Her Bachelor’s Degree at Age 91

– PHAYAO – “It is never too late to learn.”  It was so said and that is why grandma Kim-lun Jinakul is the oldest graduate – at the age of 91 – at the graduation ceremony to be held at the Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU). Her family will escort her from Phayao province to the […]

August 4th, 2017 | Posted in Learning | Read More »

Thai Police Monitor Social Media for Posts of Beer Drinking

– BANGKOK – A recent statement by Pol Gen Verachai Songmetta and its subsequent reporting by Thai Rath and the Bangkok Post has created an uproar. The police officer stated that anyone posting photos of alcohol on social media could face legal action resulting in a maximum fine of 50,000 baht. Some people joked that […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Food,Health,Learning,Thai Legal | Read More »

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