Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:23
Over 1,000 suspects nabbed in crime sweep
In a month-long crime sweep, police nabbed more than 1,000 suspects and seized 143 firearms, 52,791 meth-amphetamine pills, 316 grams of crystal meth, 1,392 kilogams of marijuana and 235kg of krathom leaves, Provincial Police Region 8 chief Pol Lt-General Pongwuth Pongsri said on Friday.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:11
Tokyo overtakes Bangkok as the top Songkran destination
Traditionally a time when Thais return to their hometowns to pay respect to their elders by pouring scented water onto their palms and visit a temple to make merit, newly released booking data from Agoda (http://www.agoda.com/?site_id=1811392) suggests that they are bucking tradition to spend Songkran abroad.
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 06:35
Federer, Thiem into Indian Wells final as Nadal hobbles out
The 39th match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal failed to materialize on Saturday as the world No. 2 Spaniard hobbled out of Indian Wells to send Federer into a title clash with Dominic Thiem.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:33
Koreans charged in Pattaya over online gambling site
Four South Korean men were arrested in Pattaya on Tuesday and charged with running an online gambling service from their rented condo unit.
Immigration Police raided Room A424 at the Grass condominium on South Pattaya Road in Bang Lamung district and arrested Kim Kang-seon, 41, Park Haek-eun, 35, Kim Young-sun, 38, and Suk Jong-ho, 39.
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
POWER BILL REPRIEVE
The Energy Regulator Commission wIll mantain the electricity price at Bt3.6396 per unit between May and August to help reduce the people’s cost of living, said Narupat Amornkosit, secretary-general of the commission yesterday.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
Economic growth drives earnings at top developers
AN EXPANDING economy helped to boost profits for most of the country’s biggest property companies, with the top 10 listed developers posting an 8.97 per cent rise in combined 2018 net earnings from the prior year to Bt39.21 billion.
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 17:30
Owners of 39 ‘abandoned’ Bangkok buildings told to secure premises to prevent vice and crime
The owners of 39 “abandoned” buildings at 25 property development projects across the capital have been told to add lights, properly seal off the partially constructed buildings with fencing, and employ guards to patrol the compounds.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
Spending on IT tipped to top Bt539 bn by 2022
SPENDING on information technology is forecast to reach Bt539.6 billion by 2022, marking growth of 19.4 per cent from the expected spending this year.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
PTT Global sees 1.9% net profit bump over 2017
PTT Global Chemical Plc has announced Bt40.06 billion in net profit, up 1.9 per cent from Bt39.29 billion in 2017, according to the company’s report to the Stock Exchange of Thailand released late on Monday.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:00
German man arrested for stealing passenger’s luggage at airport
A 39-year-old German man, who is wanted in connection with the theft of a British tourist’s luggage from Suvarnabhumi Airport on December 13, has been arrested while trying to leave Thailand via a border checkpoint in Trat province.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
39-minute cruise lifts Thais into Masters semis
World No 5 Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai are on track for a home doubles title after taming Robin Tabeling and Selena Piek of the Netherlands to reach the semi-finals of the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Friday.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:40
More than Bt412-bn in revenue tax collected
The Revenue Department has collected revenue tax worth Bt412.39 billion for the first quarter of this fiscal year (October 1-December 31, 2018), an increase of 11.3 per cent from the same period last year.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:30
YouTube star arrested in drugs bust
Supatra “Baitoey" Buakaew, 21 – who became an internet sensation in Thailand doing her “snake dance” to the song “Burn it Down” by Ahzee and Faydee in a Bangkok club in 2017 – has been arrested along with her 39-year-old alleged drug-dealer boyfriend Pornchai Khumkrong, the Metropolitan Police Bureau said on Thursday.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:45
Chiang Rai developer unveils major project
Trin Nakara says it is working with foreign investors to launch a Bt40 billion investment project dubbed “Trin Nakara Golden Triangle” aiming to develop over 3,139 rai in a special economic zone in Chiang Saen district, Chiang Rai province, to transform it to “the City of Harmonious Living”.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
BCPG AIMS FOR 20% ANNUAL GROWTH
BCPG Plc has set aside an investment budget of Bt39 billion from 2019 to 2023, aimed at driving business growth by up to 20 per cent a year.