• Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:45
    Ban on plastic straws in KL, Putrajaya and Labuan from Jan 1, 2019
    Plastic straws will be banned in all the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan from Jan 1 next year.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:29
    Blue Horizon Developments re-signs as Title Sponsor for World Corporate Golf
    Fore Management Group is delighted to announce Blue Horizon Developments have re-signed as the Title Sponsor for The Blue Horizon World Corporate Golf Challenge Thailand 2019.
    sports
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:48
    US cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019: Pompeo
    The Trump administration slashed its annual cap on refugee acceptances Monday for the second year in a row, saying it would take a maximum of just 30,000 in the fiscal year to come.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:12
    Volkswagen to end production of iconic Beetle cars in 2019
    Volkswagen will end production of its iconic "Beetle" cars in 2019. Announcing the decision, the company said it would stop production of the curvy-topped sedans after adding a pair of final editions.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thai economic prospects look brighter 
    THE UNIVERSITY of Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has raised its forecast of Thailand’s economic growth this year to 4.6 per cent from an earlier estimate of 4.5 per cent after improved export, tourism and crop prices. It also expects the Bt40-billion spending in the 2019 general elections to spur the economy. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:42
    Fashion in the city
    Siam Paragon, Siam Center and Siam Discovery have turned September into a special month with the launch last week of OneSiam World Fashion Destination Unlimited Boundaries”, a showcase of the latest trends for autumn-winter 2018-2019.
    fashion
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:24
    Google promises to reject all political ads ahead of 2019: Minister
    Communication and Information Minister Rudiantara said on Thursday that Google had agreed to help mitigate the potential for political conflicts in Indonesia and assured the government that it would not accept any political advertisements ahead of the country's 2019 general election.
    business
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:33
    Jack Ma will quit Alibaba chairmanship in 2019
    Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce tycoon Alibaba will leave his position as the company's chairman on Sept 10, 2019, according to an official announcement today. CEO Daniel Zhang Yong will take over as chairman, tech.sina reported.
    business
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 08:28
    Alibaba chairman Jack Ma to step down in 2019: company
    Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma will step down as head of the e-commerce giant on September 10, 2019, the company said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 09 Sep 2018 02:00
    Ministry plans to cover 1m more informal-sector workers for social security
    THE LABOUR Ministry hopes to cover an additional one million informal-sector workers as voluntarily-insured people for social security payments starting in 2019.
    national
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Bt3 bn set for VAT refund to state-welfare cardholders 
    THE MINISTRY of Finance (MOF) plans to spend Bt3 billion on value added tax (VAT) refund to the poor for six months, from this November to April 2019. It expects about 15 million state welfare cardholders to benefit from the VAT return.
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    Ministry plans to cover 1m more informal-sector workers for social security
    THE LABOUR Ministry hopes to cover an additional one million informal-sector workers as voluntarily-insured people for social security payments starting in 2019.
    national
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 17:45
    NLA approves 2019 budget
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday approved the government budget bill for fiscal 2019, in which Bt3 trillion has been set aside for the ministries and their projects and expenditure.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    Beijing has violated Olympic charter to deprive Taiwan of Games
    Following a wave of coercion used in recent months by China to make multinational business and airline operators change their designation of Taiwan, Beijing exerted its power again on July 24 to influence the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) to cancel Taiwan’s right to host the 2019 East Asian Youth Games.
    your say
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
    Battening down for 35% rupiah plunge
    INDONESIA’S proposed 2019 state budget is designed to face a worst-case scenario of rupiah depreciation of up to 35 per cent – 18,000 to the US dollar - particularly related to anticipated ballooning government debt due to the weakening of the currency.
    ASEAN+
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