• Tue, 04 Jun 2019 17:30
    Appeals verdict for Krabi execution-style murders postponed
    The Krabi Provincial Court has agreed to postpone the reading of an Appeals Court verdict for the 2017 execution-style murder of eight members of a family from Tuesday to the morning of July 9 after one defendant said he couldn’t be in court on time.
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  • Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
    On the road again with ‘Toon’ for a cause
    A MERE couple of decades after making his debut on the music scene, Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai is about to hit the road again – not with his band Bodyslam but with a full series of charity runs like the one that made him a national hero in 2017.
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
    What’s next for China’s tech investment in the Asean region?
    LAST YEAR was a watermark year for Asean’s technology sector, with inbound investments in 2018 alone reaching $11 billion Singaporean dollars (Bt253 billion), almost double the S$5.8 billion invested in 2017, according to Singapore-based venture capital firm, Cento Ventures.
  • Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00
    After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033 ... or 2060
    On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering Nasa to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon “followed by human missions to Mars and other destinations”.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    ‘Mushroom pickers’ freed by royal pardon
    A KALASIN couple jailed since 2017 for forest encroachment left prison one year early yesterday as beneficiaries of a royal pardon.
  • Sun, 12 May 2019 01:00
    Save the Red-shanked Doucs of Son Tra in Vietnam
    DA NANG - Since November 2017 I often come to visit Son Tra Nature Reserve in Da Nang. There, in the forest’s green lungs, I made friends with the red-shanked doucs, one among 287 species of fauna at Son Tra.
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  • Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
    Household debt grew 7 per cent last year from the end of 2017, covering 78.2 per cent of the country's gross domestic products (GDP), according to the latest research report by Bank of Thailand( BOT).
  • Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:33
    Luxury goods market feels no pain
    The world’s top 100 luxury goods companies generated aggregated revenues of US$247 billion(Bt7,881 billion) in fiscal year 2017, representing composite growth of 10.8 percent, according to the 2019 edition of “Global Powers of Luxury Goods”, a new report from Deloitte Global.
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  • Mon, 29 Apr 2019 01:00
    The Belt and Road gathers steam
    Last week I followed with interest the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing. The president of Bangkok Bank Chartsiri Sophonpanich joined both the first forum in 2017 and this one and he spoke at the Belt and Road Bankers’ Roundtable (BRBR) on both occasions, which I also joined.
  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    Myanmar economy to rebound
    DESPITE Myanmar’s economic growth having declined to 6.2 per cent last year from 6.8 per cent in 2017 , the nation remains resilient and is expected to return to growth of 6.5 per cent this year and 6.6 per cent next year, according to WB economists.
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:30
    Global accommodation sees slight increase
    Research by Hotel.com has revealed a 3-per-cent increase in global accommodation prices, while Thai travellers last year spent Bt1,720 for domestic accommodation – a 7-per-cent decrease from 2017.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    That steamed fish on your plate felt pain, say scientists
    World Day for the End of Fishing (March 30) was launched in 2017 with the aim of drawing attention to the suffering of millions of aquatic animals we casually refer to as “seafood”.
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  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:41
     Customs: clearance times speeding up
    The Customs Department has claimed its study of customs clearance in late last year suggested that customs clearance at Suvarnabhumi Airport and Laem Chanbang Port was faster than in 2017.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    GLOBAL CREDIT  S&P report shows fall in defaults last year 
    Despite market volatility and political uncertainty in 2018, funding conditions remained accommodative, and the global speculative-grade corporate default rate fell to 2.1 per cent from 2.5 per cent at the end of 2017, said S&P Global Fixed Income Research in its "2018 Annual Global Corporate Default And Rating Transition Study."
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Volvo experienced its fifth consecutive year of record sales globally in 2018 with 642,000 units , after a 12.4 per cent growth last year from 2017. This dovetails with Volvo (Thailand) receiving extremely positive feedback from Thai customers in 2018 , selling 1,292 cars or a 13 per cent growth from 2017 , with a premium segment share of 4.2 per cent. 
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