• Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:02
    US man so pleased to get back cash left in taxi that he’s moving here
    An American former police officer visiting Bangkok has made up his mind to retire in Thailand after a taxi driver returned US$9,800 (Bt310,000) he’d inadvertently left in the cab.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    As Asean chair, Thailand must get to grips with Rakhine crisis
    This month saw growing international concern and commitment to help resolve the crisis in Rakhine state, Myanmar. As a result of this crisis some 800,000 Muslim Rohingya have sought refuge in Bangladesh since October 2016. 
    opinion
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:10
    More than 800,000 krathong floats collected in Bangkok
    A total of 841,327 krathong floats, most made with degradable materials, were collected in Bangkok this year, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration governor Aswin Kwanmuang said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    GE Power looks to service smaller power producers 
    GE POWER Services has invested US$1 billion (Bt44 billion) in new business, providing cross-fleet services for independent power producers (IPPs) and small power producers (SPPs) which have SGT-800 gas turbines in Thailand and the region.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cash for rubber growers
    The government yesterday agreed in principle to the proposed cash relief measure for rubber growers at Bt1,800 per rai for a maximum of 15 rais, amid continuous fall in the product’s price. 
    Economy
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:22
    DTAC pays first instalment of 1800MHz licence fee
    Mobile operator dtac TriNet on Monday paid the first instalment of the 1800MHz spectrum licence fee to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Very poor’ school students to be given additional financial aid
    ABOUT 600,000 “very poor” students will soon receive an extra Bt800 per semester from the state, as the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) is stepping in to help reduce the educational disparities.
    national
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:00
    NBTC to auction more bandwidth as lone bidder DTAC TriNet takes 900MHz licence
    THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) aims to auction licences for the seven remaining lots of the 1800MHz band and also the 2.6GHz band next year.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:46
    8000 Rohingyas to return to Myanmar soon, FM tells ASEM Summit
    Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed hope that the first batch of eight thousand Rohingya people would be able to return to their original villages in Rakhine State of Myanmar soon.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:16
    A town like “Grisse”
    HBO Asia’s brand new original period drama “Grisse”, is an eight-part hour-long series that is set in the mid 1800’s within the colonial period of the Dutch East Indies.
    movie & TV
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:45
    Integrated police intel leads to holiday arrests of 14, major border drug seizures
    Police have seized a combined 22 million methamphetamine pills, 100 kilograms of crystal meth or “ice”, and 1,800 kilograms of marijuana from seven separate drug busts in just one week, Deputy National Police Commissioner Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan told a press conference on Monday.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:48
    Key suspect in alleged Bt800m bitcoin scam arrested
    Parinya Jaravijit, a key suspect in an alleged Bt800-million bitcoin investment scam, was arrested on Thursday night at Suvarnabhumi Airport when he arrived back in Thailand.
    national
  • Sun, 30 Sep 2018 17:16
    Mass burials as death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800
    The death toll in Indonesia's quake-tsunami disaster nearly doubled to more than 800 Sunday, as ill-equipped rescuers struggled to reach scores of trapped victims, health officials resorted to mass burials and desperate residents looted shops for food and water.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:21
    NBTC awards 1800MHz licence to AWN
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission on Monday awarded the licence to use the 1800MHz band to Advanced Wireless Network (AWN), NBTC secretary-general Takorn Tantasith said.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:29
    Some 2,800 tourists visit Doi Inthanon over weekend
    The Doi Inthanon National Park registered a total of 2,849 visitors to the mountaintop over the weekend as the temperature dropped to a chilly 6 degrees Celsius degree last week.
    Breaking News
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