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Junta Readies ‘Great Firewall of Thailand’

BANGKOK — Thai authorities have taken steps toward achieving their stated desire of gaining greater control of internet use by creating a single gateway for all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom.

Property Owners: Get off My lawn, Pokemon!

LOS ANGELES — As throngs of "Pokemon Go" players traipse around to real-world landmarks in pursuit of digital monsters, some ticked-off property owners are asking to have their locations in the fictional Poke-verse removed.
The controller for Google's new video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioned to take on the traditional video-game business. The platform will store a game-playing session in the cloud and lets players jump across devices operating on Google's Chrome browser and Chrome OS, such as Pixel phones and Chromebooks. Image: Google

Goodbye Console? Google Unveils Game-Streaming Platform

Google on Tuesday announced a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.

Citizens Should Resist Online Censorship, Advocates Say

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

BANGKOK — Citizens have a duty to not buy into state propaganda, be critical of the powers that be and resist censorship, anti-coup activist Sombat Boonngamanong said at a symposium yesterday.

Harry Potter Shops to Bring Christmas Magic to Bangkok

BANGKOK — This holiday season, take a stroll through Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade Village and wander into Ollivander's Wand Shop and Honeydukes when a spell transforms a downtown shopping mall into iconic wizardry sites.

Upgrade Your Beats When ‘Ableton’ Wiz Comes to Bangkok

With a user base that includes the likes of Skrillex, Diplo, Daft Punk – and even your humble scribe – Ableton Live has become a revolutionary tool for both making and performing music.

Making Thailand’s Digital Economy ‘Stand Out’

A push toward the digital economy is the cornerstone of the Thailand 4.0 initiative, a little policy I have been writing about here and there. Something that might seem a bit abstract, but it indeed has metrics that can be measured and analyzed.
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Visual Artists Harness VR For a Better Bangkok

BANGKOK — As virtual reality becomes available to the masses, a group of Bangkok designers wants to answer the technology’s promise by using it for a form of communal art-therapy.
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J-Fest 2017: Japanageddon to Strike CentralWorld

BANGKOK — Bring all your pineapple pens to CentralWorld next month for three days of internet idols, manga artists, cosplayers, Samurai photo studio, wrestling matches and more from the Land of the Rising Fun.
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Bangkok to Go Baroque for 17th Century Concerto

BANGKOK — Travel to 17th century Italy next week when a duo performs baroque music with original instruments at a downtown concert hall. Harpsichordist Alberto...

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