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Partnership Schools To Uplift Thailand’s Educational System

When there is a good educational system, a country benefits from the presence of well-educated and skilled manpower for different industries ranging from technology to manufacturing. In Thailand, there are public and private schools including Thailand international school which is the first and largest British school for students from 2 to 18 years old.

For this academic year, the educational system of Thailand will be upliftedby the introduction of 50 partnership schools all over the country. The term “partnership” was chosen in order to reflect on the collaboration of all relevant parties that includes the private sector that is providing educational services to schools. A significant fact which must not be overlooked is the schools are from other state schools that operate independently.

The partnership schools have their own managers that can appoint school directors and teachers on their own without the need to undertake complicated bureaucratic processes. Even the budget can be managed by themselves without any outside influence.

Meanwhile, the curriculum will be adjusted to reflect local context and global trends according to the policies of the school. These schools have the responsibility to function as community learning centres when necessary.

One of the few partnership schools in Thailand can be found in Thongchaineurwittaya School in the north-eastern province of Nakhon, Ratchasima. The school passed all the criteria required to join the partnership-school initiative because it has been very efficient in educating students and strengthening the community.

Apart from its status as a partnership school, Thongchaineurwittaya is also a participant of CONNEXT ED project where Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) guides the school on the application of HM King BhumibolAdulyadej’sSufficiency Economy Philosophy in education. With the assistance of CPF, the school was able to set up a Sufficiency Economy centre that focuses on Indian Oyster mushroom cultivation including harvest and distribution.

For nearly 60 years, Thailand international school is very proud of its distinct accomplishments in the academic, sporting and artistic fields. This is partly due to the school’s policy that allows the students greater scope to discover their passions and interests. Students are provided with an extensive campus and outstanding facilities to enjoy the greatest number of opportunities.


How Funeral Directors In Sydney Approach And Support A Family In Grief

It’s not easy to talk to someone who is in grief of the death of a loved one. It’s even harder to talk to a stranger about such subject. That is why funeral directors in Sydney know how to approach people experiencing the loss of someone they love. They feel the loss, grief and bereavement deep down inside. They speak with the bereaved someone so they know what they need and can provide the right services for the funeral.

You need to know few important things about the grief you try to fix it. Losing someone you love is the most difficult thing that one can experience in his or her life. Different emotions can range from the feelings of the bereaved. They can be initially depressed or angry depending on the loss of the deceased loved one. Sometimes, they feel guilty that they hadn’t done anything to improve the deceased situation. Others are also isolated and want to be alone from the world. All these things are feelings felt by funeral directors in Sydney and they know how to make the right approach.

Things a Funeral Director Must Say to a Grieving Person

  • Recognise the scenario in front of you. Don’t try to ignore or pretend that the client is going through a tough situation. Repeat back their instruction and ensure you are listening attentively to them.
  • Show your concern to their feelings. First, you need to be sympathetic or feel bad for them. Next, you need to empathise with them or you understand their current situation.
  • Be real with your response. Don’t try to fake your overly concern but show passion by the way you respond.

It’s crucial for funeral directors in Sydney to never show their discomfort when meeting a client in grief. In a previous survey done by the Therapists of America, 30% of people felt like they lost their relationships as others didn’t know how to speak with them after losing a loved one. If you follow the following tips, you’re one step closer to the best caring person in this field. All you need is to understand the grieving family’s situation.


TAT Reaffirms Thailand’s Position As A Wedding Destination

Mr. TanesPetsuwan, the Deputy Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has recently unveiled a list of 5D reasons why Thailand is an ideal destination for weddings, romantic getaways and honeymoons. One of the D’s is Dream Hideaways because Thailand has a wide range of desirable places to stay for a couple. A perfect example is wedding hotel in Bangkok with facilities and packages that will suit the needs of different couples.

The other 4 D’s include Destinations Extraordinaire, Diverse Choices, Delectable Tastes and Distinct Hospitality. Thailand became a favourite tourist destination of travellers from all over the world because of the numerous breathtaking locations that are actually a perfect setting for a wedding.

Couples have a range of choices from customized wedding themes like a beach wedding, luxury yacht wedding, Under the Blue Sea wedding and the extravagant Indian-style wedding. There are wedding planners that will provide their assistance to ensure that the couple’s dream wedding comes true.

Aside from Thai cuisine, there are many international dishes thatcan be served by a 5-star hotel and Michelin recommended restaurants. Even the street food in Bangkok is world-renowned. However, the real essence of a Thai romance celebration lies in the heart-warming hospitality of the Thais.

TAT is planning numerous marketing and promotional activities to enforce Thailand’s image as the perfect destination for couples who are planning a wedding, honeymoon or a romantic getaway. The target of TAT includes the pre-wedding wedding where the Chinese emerged as the potential source market. Other short haul markets include India, Hong Kong and Australia while long haul markets cover America and Europe.

By 2018, TAT expects a 5% growth in the wedding and honeymoon segments because of the promotions that Thailand is one of the five top world-class destinations for newly married couples who are on their honeymoon.

A magical wedding day is guaranteed by wedding hotel in Bangkok that understands that couples deserve nothing but the best. There are facilities available for 1,000 guests and valet parking for 200 cars. The spacious surroundings will ensure that guests are comfortable throughout the event.


Three Most Popular Attractions In Phuket That Are Must-Visit

Phuket is the best holiday destination with a number of things to see and do. The mesmerising beach destination is the perfect pick to plan a lazy beach vacation or an adventure-filled vacation. If you are planning a vacation to Thailand and want to include Phuket in your itinerary, here are some of the must-visit attractions in the city.

The first thing most tourists are concerned about is choosing a hotel to stay in Phuket. Phuket attracts huge number of visitors every year and has a varied collection of hotels and resorts to suit the tastes, preferences and budget of every traveller. However, the city is popular for its luxury resorts with private beaches. Most of the tourists prefer to stay in the new luxury resort in Phuket to experience luxury at its best.

Once you have finalized the hotel and travel details, here is a list of some of the must-visit attractions in the city.

PhangNga Bay

If you are a nature lover and dream of visiting the Hongs in Thailand, a visit to the Phang Nga Bay is not to be missed. The enclosed lagoons offer breath-taking views at any time of the day. You can book a guided tour to the PhangNga Bay and enjoy the sights of nature at its best. The travel company will pick you up from the new luxury resort in Phuket and take you to the starting point of the tour.

Old Phuket town

If you want to get to know the history of the city, a visit to the old Phuket town is a must. The streets are full with Sino-Portuguese architecture and display the rich cultural history of the region.  The area is filled with cafes, bakeries and eateries and also has local markets selling cheap wares.

Wat Chalong

It is the largest Buddhist temple in Phuket, built in the 19th century. The temple houses a splinter of bone from Buddha and is decorated beautiful paintings depicting the life of Buddha. The temple is constructed in three floors with each floor housing golden statues of Buddha. The third floor provides good viewing point to visitors to see the entire temple complex and also the Big Buddha.

These are three of the must visit attractions, in Phuket. Book your stay at the new luxury resort in Phuket and visit these places to make your Phuket holiday memorable.


Different Modes Of Transportation Used In Logistics Management

Transportation is an important element in logistics. As logistics management involves, management of the goods from the point of their origin to the point of consumption, transportation plays a major role in logistics. Using the appropriate transportation is essential part of logistics management.

There are different means of transport used by transportation logistics specialist for moving goods from the point of their origin to the point of their consumption. Let us examine some of the popular modes of transport and their importance.


Airfreight is the most preferred means of transportation for moving goods over long distances. Reputed transportation logistics specialists use airfreight for transporting highly perishable items, fragile items and high-value items over long distances. Airfreight is the fastest mode of transport and ensures timely delivery of products. Bigger logistics companies have their own fleet of aircrafts while the smaller players use air cargo. The fees of airfreight are higher when compared to others, but it is the most reliable and fastest means of transporting products.

Land transportation

Land transportation involves transporting goods via road and rail. Land transportation costs much less when compared to airfreight. It is most suitable form of transport for moving goods within short to medium distances. There is a chance of delays in land transportation due to road conditions, weather conditions and traffic issues. Most of the transportation logistics specialists have their own fleet of trucks and vehicles with latest features for land transportation. These vehicles are fitted with most advanced tracking systems that enable easy tracking of the vehicle and also the consignment. Drivers of these vehicles should be licensed and we well versed with the safety regulations of the different areas they operate, to enhance the safety of the cargo.

Sea freight

Sea freight is the most suitable mode of transportation for large cargo. It is the most preferred mode for transporting goods over long distances. Sea freight costs lesser than airfreight but might take long time to reach the destination.

These are the three forms of transport used by transportation logistics specialists to transport goods. They use any one or a combination of these different modes of transport for faster and reliable delivery of products.


Moto GuzziReveals V85 Production Specs

Moto Guzzi unveiled a concept at 2017’s EICMA show, a design considered by many as the Italian manufacturer’s interpretation of a modern-day adventure motorbike. Now, the patent drawings for the new Moto Guzzi that show the production design of the new bike.The production specs and drawing shows that the manufactured version closely resembles the concept unveiled at EICMA. There’s no date as of yet as to when this new ADV bike will hit showrooms across the world.

The V85 is not the first Moto Guzzi ADV bike, as the Italian manufacturer already made the 1200cc Stelvio and the Quota, which can be considered cousins to the new model. However, the V85 more closely resembles its sister bikes, the V65 and the V75 Baja motorcycles, the models that represented the manufacturer at the Paris-Dakar rally.

As mentioned before, the production drawing of the V85 resembles the concept, however, as expected of the transition from concept to production model, there are some notable deviations from the original concept. First, the end can of the bike’s exhaust is longer, and has a catalytic converter positioned under its transmission. The concept drawing gave the new Moto Guzzi an Ohlins fork at the front, with an offset monoshock in the back, but the production version will not have these. The radial mounting for the bike’s Brembo front brake caliper also a different design than the one in the concept.

There are other differences that can be seen for the production patent drawings, which include a restyled and smaller fuel tank, a resculted seat with a different look in comparison to the original concept, which was inspired by the Dakar. The twin headlight and the side panel mountings have been redesigned for the production iteration. The TFT instruments, screen and the frame structure at the rear end of the bike, however, remain unchanged from the original concept.

For performance, the new Moto Guzzi V85 will be powered by a redesigned two-cylinder 90° transverse air-cooled 850cc engine. This new adventure bike model is expected to compete with the Triumph Tiger 800, the BMW 850 GS as well as the Ducati Multistrada 950.


How To Choose A Budget Hotel Near Skytrain Station?

If you were to find a nice and accessible accommodation, why not settle for a hotel near Skytrain station. It’s a chance to easily locomote the streets of Bangkok especially the areas of Sukhumvit, Silom and Khao San Roads. Here you’ll also find highly-rated five-star hotels in the city. There’s also exquisite restaurants and trendy bars to visit especially if you prefer a really cool vacation where you meet people of various nationalities.

However, if you’re on a modest budget, the less expensive options are to choose budget hotels. You’ll surely find them around the Khao San Road. There are various cheap accommodations from guesthouses to three-star hotels. Even the amenities in the area are solely catered for those on a budget. There’s also several affordable dining and entertainment options which help you make a relaxing atmosphere.

In Bangkok, you’ll virtually find many budget hotels especially on the more upscale districts. You can also try searching at the YaowaratRoad which is Bangkok’s Chinatown and home to many vendors offering a wide variety of merchandise at affordable prices. If you want to shop in Bangkok for great products, you’ll want to consider staying near Siam Square, and get you in the vicinity of Bangkok’s primary shopping districts.

Or if you want transport accessibility, you can stay in a hotel near Skytrainand go wherever you want to go in Bangkok. Other modes of transport in this city are taxis, tuk-tuks, MRT station, boats and buses. However, the most convenient mode of transportation is those from the BTS station where you are away from traffic jams and will see spectacular tourist sights.

The BTS or MRT stations are the fastest ways to get around the city. They are also friendly for first-time travellers as there are signs written in English to get you to the various places of the city. The trains are fast, clean, air-conditioned and affordable that you’ll get to your desired destination easily. Even if you get lost, you can head back and find your way back to your hotel near Skytrainstation.

To ensure that you are accommodated in the best hotel that fits your budget, you need to check online for options and read first-hand reviews and feedbacks from current and previous clients.


ASIC Regulatory Fees Raising Questions

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission, the regulatory organization in charge of every one Aussie who has can lay claim to the honour of best financial adviser in the country, has recently gotten some flak regarding its new funding model.

The ASIC’s new pay model will be a ‘user pays’ model, where the financial advisors and auditors under the ASIC will receive new billing to fund the organization. CPA Australia’s business policy adviser, Gavan Ord says that these new fees are egregious, and might make it hard to attract more members.

For financial advisors,  the effect is particularly bad thanks to these new bills kicking in at about the same time as new compliance fees that came in thanks to professional standards reforms as well as the establishment of a new complaints authority. CPA Australia’s advisers, some of the industry’s best financial adviser are saying that he problem lies in how these all add up.

Some are saying that the CPA Australia cannot see how these new fees relate to their actual costs, pointing to the AU$1,927 registration fee that self-managed super fund (SMSF) auditors have to pay, plus the deregistration fee of AU$899. To contrast, individual registered company auditors’ registration fee is only AU$338, plus the annual flat levy of AU$222, but these still generate more fees than an SMSF. The problem being that the registration costs for the SMSF are five time that of company auditors.

On top of all of that, there’s also the fact that the graduated fee is sill unknown, as they’ll be derived from the ASIC’s final costs, which won’t be revealed in October. The new model demands that ASIC needs to recover any money spent on regulating entities within a financial year, but that can’t be determined until the end of that particular year. This means that the AISC will collect data through July and September, before publishing the indicative costs on October, followed by an invoice with the fees to regulated entities on January.

The new model came into effect on the 1st of July 2017, and would allow it to allocate resources better. Some that doubt the new model, however, say that they need some level of assurance of what the new model will do and that the money will be used appropriately and effectively.


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