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Thai kids find free tablets hard to swallow as govt scheme hits trouble

Thai kids find free tablets hard to swallow as govt scheme hits trouble • The Register.

 

“Thailand’s ambitious One Tablet Per Child project appears to have gone slightly off the rails after reports emerged that 30 per cent of devices have broken down barely a year after the initiative was begun.”

The point is that quality counts. Cost is also something that ought to be measured along an axis of time that is seemingly being ignored here.

Wal-Mart Puts India Plan on Hold – NYTimes.com

Wal-Mart’s Asia chief executive, Scott Price, said this week that the new law’s regulations requiring foreign retailers to buy 30 percent of products from local small and medium-size businesses are the “critical stumbling block” to opening its trademark consumer stores.

via Wal-Mart Puts India Plan on Hold – NYTimes.com.

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