• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    China’s accountability system offers unique alternative to Western democracy 
    China has made unprecedented contributions to global economic growth and green innovation in recent decades, lifting close to 800 million people out of poverty since it launched reform and opening-up four decades ago. China – and the world – owes this success to the Chinese authorities’ experimental approach to policymaking, characterised by trial and error and constant adaptation.
    opinion
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    KRUNG THAI  Bt26-billion reserve set for Songkran spending 
    Krung Thai Bank has prepared Bt26 billion in cash reserve at its branches and 8,800 ATMs nationwide ahead of the Songkarn festival , according to a statement from the bank yesterday. 
    Corporate
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Dtac turns over revenues from client-protection fees
    Total Access Communication (Dtac ) yesterday paid the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission the minimum revenue of more than Bt603 million from fees charged for services on the 1800MHz and 850MHz spectra during a subscriber-protection period between September 16 and December 15, after the concession expired on September 15, last year.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:53
    Drugs valued at Bt800m seized in three recent busts
    Police have seized a total of eight million methamphetamine pills, 2,070 grams of crystal meth or "ice" and 1,546 grams of cocaine – with an estimated street value of Bt800 million - from three recent drug busts.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:00
    University security officer arrested over theft of cash from Chinese lecturer
    A security officer at a private university in Bangkok has been arrested for allegedly stealing Bt28,800 in cash from the desk of a Chinese lecturer.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    SCG budgets Bt800m to improve systems 
    SCG Logistics Management Co Ltd has set aside an investment budget of Bt800 million till 2023 to improve its logistics systems at home and abroad, focusing on Asean and India countries.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Rising baht exposes vulnerability of expat retirees  
    I have been living in Thailand for 19 years now, but I’m now suddenly a criminal because the value of the baht has risen so much that the Bt800,000 bank deposit required for my retirement visa came short by Bt8,000. 
    your say
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:00
    127,800 meth pills found in Bangkok soi
    About 127,800 methamphetamine pills were found abandoned on a soi in Bangkok's Bang Khunthian district on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
    Have Thai authorities changed their mind about attracting ex-pats?
    To require ex-pats to maintain Bt800,000 in a Thai bank or deposit Bt65,000 into a Thai bank every month is what it is – a Thai Immigration law or directive.
    your say
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:00
    WaterAid Instalation in London
    A huge display made of 800 schoolbags on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in London has been set up on Wednesday by a charity group calling for the issue of dirty water that reportedly kill 800 children a day to be addressed.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:00
    KKU seeks more donated flowers as million people expected at Luang Phor Koon cremation
    Khon Kaen University (KKU) has asked for additional donations amounting to 200,000 rose-patterned funeral flowers, as the prepared 800,000 flowers are not enough to support the one million people expected to turn up to pay their respects to the late much-revered northeastern monk, Luang Phor Koon Parisuttho.
    national
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Get out your wallet, Donald Trump
    Who is sincere and who might not be? Both entities “blame” each other, so let’s have both Trump and Congress agreed to immediately reduce their government paycheques by a third to a half and pass the money on to the 800,000 unfortunate victims of the US government shutdown as an advance on their next pay day.
    your say
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Industrial rubber masterplan being proposed for Rayong
    The Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT) has mapped out a masterplan to increase annual rubber exports from Bt250 billion to Bt800 billion, while establishing a rubber industrial estate in Rayong province, part of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    Economy
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:19
    US govt shutdown to enter record 22nd day in border row
    The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall was set to enter a record 22nd day Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 01:00
    Cryptocurrency fuels freedom and is here to stay
    Cryptocurrencies had a rough ride in 2018. Early last January, the total capitalisation of all cryptocurrencies tracked by CoinMarketCap.com came to more than US$800 billion (Bt25 trillion), its highest point ever.
    your say
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