New auto tax rewards greener cars

Sunthorn Tunmuntong The Finance Ministry’s latest excise tax rebate measure is pulling the trigger on boosting the production and use of electric cars in the country and aligning the industrial promotion strategy closer to the government’s green policy. As the largest automotive production hub in Southeast Asia, Thailand is making efforts to add electric vehicles […]

Climate spurs change for Thai autos

WICHSINEE WIBULPOLPRASERT SUNTHORN TUNMUNTONG Here comes an inconvenient truth for the global automotive industry: The globe is warming and technology is progressing rapidly. Countries around the world are starting to demand next-generation automobiles with high-tech and environmentally friendly features that few traditional automakers are able to accommodate. This opens up opportunities for players outside the […]

Alternative schools and Innovative Learning in Thailand

Sunthorn Tunmuntong Thailand Development Research Institute sunthorn@tdri.or.th Education never seems to be an easy task. Looking at Thailand, even most Thai students devote more and more time in their study, the overall attainments are falling. This has brought a lot of questions to Thailand’s mainstream education. However, there are a small group of schools who […]