Thai Health Tourism at a Crossroads

Thailand is well known as a tourist destination because of its sandy beaches and beautiful nature, but its reputation as a health tourism destination is growing as well. Thailand boasts modern and internationally accredited hospitals, cosmopolitan reputation, and a favorable geographic location. We may think that Thailand has little more

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From the Three Rs to the Four Cs to the Workplace

First published in the T-AB Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand – Volume 2, June 2019 (pages 10-11)
Think about your job for a minute. What do you do every day? Do you face a series of routine, repetitive tasks? Or, does each day bring a new

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Think Transforming Thai Education is Impossible? Think Again.

Ask five people in Thailand about the education system and you’ll get six opinions. Just about everyone in Thailand has strong thoughts on the Thai education system, and most believe it’s an albatross blocking the path towards Thailand 4.0 and the country’s development more generally. While there is consensus around […]

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Top 5 Myths About Public Education in Thailand

One of the things I like best about my job is getting to speak with a wide range of stakeholders, from Managing Directors, to Ministers, to teachers, about the pressing need for education reform here in Thailand that successfully builds 21st century skills and prepares students for the demands of […]

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Ms. Nisagon Khongphaitoon: IBM

Since February 2015, Dear has served as the Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Professional at IBM Thailand, and is responsible for ensuring IBM’s values and business needs are met by developing partnerships that leverage IBM’s technology and expertise to solve community problems and improve lives.
Working with her colleagues

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Dr. Omjai Saimek, NSTDA: Kenan Partner

Dr. Omjai first learned of Kenan Foundation Asia’s work in improving education in Thailand in 2012, when Kenan was working for the Institute for the Promotion of Science Teaching to improve science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in 10 Thai provinces. Although she was not a part of

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