• Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Countdown begins for October 31 shutdown of 2G service
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) yesterday approved the three major telecom operators’ plan to pull the plug on their 2G cellular service at the same time – 11.59pm on October 31.
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:16
    Countdown begins for October 31 shut-down of 2G service
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board on Tuesday approved the plans of three major telecom operators to pull the plug on their 2G cellular service at the same time –11.59pm on October 31 this year.
  • Sun, 27 May 2018 09:21
    Online groups creating new communities of people with shared values 
    Digital transformation is not just about businesses. Thais are also actively building communities online to connect with each other and share interests. 
  • Sat, 26 May 2018 01:00
    Rice exporters buoyed by bagging lion’s share of Philippine imports
    FOUR Thai exporters have won contracts to supply 212,500 tonnes of rice to the Philippines in a sales coup that makes up 85 per cent of that country’s imports of that rice type in the latest round of government to government (G2G) bidding.
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 01:00
    MOIN touts fast money transfers for Vietnam debut 
    THE K-ICT Born2Global Centre, a South Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), yesterday said that MOIN, one of its member companies, would launch a fast money transfer service in Vietnam in the first quarter of 2018.
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:00
    Yingluck guilty
    Fugitive ex-PM convicted of malfeasance in G2G deals.
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:00
    Court finds ex-PM guilty of malfeasance in G2G deals but not negligent in preventing losses
    THE SUPREME Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders yesterdays ruled unanimously to hand down a five-year jail sentence to fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia in the case concerning her government’s controversial rice-pledging scheme after the verdict had been delayed for one month.
  • Mon, 15 May 2017 19:18
    Chinese company in G2G submarine deal is state enterprise based, Navy insists
    The Royal Thai Navy on Monday clarified the government-to-government (G2G) submarine-purchase deal with China, saying that the Chinese company it has been dealing with is state enterprise-based and falls under China’s State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:22
    Needy expat workers get new phones as Singapore moves to scrap 2G
    SINGAPORE - A Singapore migrant welfare group has started distributing 3G-enabled mobile phones to cash-strapped foreign workers days before the city-state shuts down its 2G network.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 13 Feb 2017 01:00
    Civil liability cases being prepared against Boonsong and five others
    The Commerce Ministry’s Department of Foreign Trade is preparing to forward to the Department of Legal Execution next week |civil liability cases against former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom and five others in the “fake” government-to-government rice deals, according to Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd, the government spokesman.
  • Wed, 25 Jan 2017 01:00
  • Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:10
    Singapore 2G switchoff highlights digital divide
    SINGAPORE - When Singapore pulls the plug on its 2G mobile phone network this year, thousands of people could be stuck without a signal -- digital have-nots left behind by the relentless march of technology.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 18 Nov 2016 01:00
    G2G deals in Q4 to boost rice exports 
    THE COMMERCE Ministry’s Foreign Trade Department expects rice exports to reach 9 million tonnes next year, while this year they will surge beyond 9.5 million tonnes thanks to government-to-government contracts fulfilled in the final quarter.
  • Wed, 12 Oct 2016 01:00
    China places first order for Thai rice under last Dec’s G2G deal
    CHINA has agreed to place the first purchase order for 100,000 tonnes of Thai rice under a government-to-government (G2G) contract for a total of one million tonnes, which was signed last December.
  • Mon, 03 Oct 2016 01:00
    Gunkul makes case for G2G backing for power projects
    GUNKUL ENGINEERING is urging the Thai and Myanmar governments to collaborate in the financing of power-generating projects.
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