For nearly a century Thanuan has watched history sweep through the bustling maze of alleyways that make up Bangkok's Chinatown, one of the city's few districts yet to be devoured by malls and high-rise condos.
Along with numerous smartphones marked for release this fall -- the iPhone 7, new Nexus models, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro -- several innovative high-tech products are set to go on show in the coming weeks.
If our political leaders do not lead by example, those below them will tend to pick up their bad examples. Corruption will then evolve into a malignancy that thrives within our enormous public institutions.
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that shook central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday, officials said, as rescuers desperately searched for survivors in the rubble of devastated mountain villages.