The capital of South Korea, Seoul, is running again and takes another leap forward as a global attractive city

The Mayor of Seoul Oh Se-hoon delivers a keynote speech at the ‘2021 Seoul City Competitiveness Global Forum’ SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government recently held the ‘2021 Seoul City Competitiveness Global Forum’ under the theme of ‘Re-running Seoul, a leap forward as a global attractive city’ at […]

One step closer to interoperability: Applying SNOMED CT’s engine to the International Patient Summary

In 2022, SNOMED International will extend the core of SNOMED CT’s structured clinical terminology to deliver an open, standalone sub-ontology to support the scope of content within the International Patient Summary (IPS) under a Creative Commons license. London, United Kingdom, Nov. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At SNOMED International’s recent October Business Meetings held in […]

Survey shows 75% of Thai women experience domestic violence more than once

75% of women in Thailand are experiencing more than one domestic violence incident and 52.2% of the victims respond in kind against the perpetrators, according to an opinion survey, conducted between October 17th and 23rd among 1,692 women aged 20 and over in Bangkok and its peripherals, commissioned by the Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation. The […]

Commuters and historians seek emergency brake for plans to shut Bangkok’s beloved Hua Lamphong Station

Though most Bangkok commuters travel by Skytrain or MRT, some 10,000 still take the train daily to the capital’s Hua Lamphong Railway Station – and can’t help but dread the station’s closure. Jumping on a train in Rangsit at about 7am, commuters arrive in the city’s heart at Hua Lamphong (officially known as Bangkok Railway […]

Electoral changes to test opposition bloc’s unity

Polite words sometimes could not paper over big conflicts in politics, so Pheu Thai and Move Forward speaking nicely to each other or referring to each other amicably regarding the electoral system should be taken with a grain of salt. They will likely be separately proposing supplementary laws to accommodate the return to the two-ballot principle in a show of “mutual respect” for potential differences in detail, but their disagreement can be anything but minor. Respectful comments emerging […]

Opposition Pheu Thai party to ask Charter Court ruling on Prayut Chan-o-cha’s premiership

The opposition Pheu Thai party will seek a ruling from the Constitutional Court about the premiership of General Prayut Chan-o-cha, the incumbent prime minister of Thailand. Pheu Thai party leader Dr. Cholanan Srikaew said yesterday (Wednesday) that the party is seeking an interpretation of Section 158 (para. 3) of the Constitution, which states that the […]