• Fri, 24 May 2019 04:51
    Olympic boxing plans unchanged, despite IOC plan
    Thai boxing chief Pichai Chunhavajira says Thailand will still focus on filling up their Olympic quota of 13 fighters no matter who is in charge of the organising the competition in Japan next year.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 04:48
    State enterprise income 20% above projections
    State enterprises have paid income worth Bt21.027 billion to the State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO) of the Finance Ministry from October 2018 till April 2019, up 20 per cent from early estimates, SEPO’s director-general Prapas Kong-led said yesterday.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 04:46
    RATCH gears up for Bt10 bn push 
    RATCH Group Plc plans to plough Bt10 billion into at least four power generation projects this year in a move to increase its power generation capacity by 700 megawatts (MW).
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 04:52
    Love entombed in violence
    Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike brings his new oeuvre to the Cannes Director’s Fortnight
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  • Thu, 23 May 2019 06:49
    Uphill task for Thailand versus South Korea in Sudirman Cup
    Thailand have been drawn to face four-time champions South Korea in today’s quarter-finals of  the Sudirman Cup after losing the Group 1 A last round robin to Japan on Wednesday in Nanning.
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    Time to think about getting out of your next crisis
    STUART KELLY talks with Kwanchai Rungfapaisarn of The Nation on crisis communication and how it works. Kelly is managing director of Weber Shandwick in Thailand since 2014. He also leads the firm’s crisis and issues communications practice, leveraging more than 25 years in PR and journalism, including with Bloomberg News.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 04:58
    Ultimate luxury in the heart of Paris
    Mandarin Oriental, Paris will launch a 430-square-metre Parisian Apartment suite, one of the largest suites in Paris, this summer.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 04:54
    Rocking with Alexandros
    Japanese rockers Alexandros make their Thai debut on June 30 in the concert “Sleepless in Bangkok” at Moon Star Studio 1.
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 17:30
    15 Japanese ‘conmen' to be extradited
    The authorities on Friday will extradite 15 Japanese men suspected of being members of a call-centre gang, according to acting immigration police chief Lt Gen Sompong Chingduang.
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 11:33
    Asean needs better sales pitch to realise its supply chain potential: HSBC
    Southeast Asia, and particularly Thailand, cannot expect to see a wide-scale divergence of supply chains coming its way unless there are improvements in production technology and capacity, and regional integration, according to HSBC Thailand.
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
    Indonesia unicorn expands into region with 4 million local SMEs
    INDONESIAN e-commerce firm Bukalapak started offering its services in Singapore on Monday as it sets out on an ambitious regional expansion strategy.
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
    Smuggling to worsen if cigarette taxes rise further
    AMID THE push by the Philippines' departments of Health (DOH) and of Finance (DOF) to further jack up the excise taxes slapped on “sin” products such as cigarettes and alcoholic drinks, the Philippine unit of global manufacturing giant Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has warned that higher levies would only exacerbate already worsening cigarette smuggling.
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 12:30
    Tees with Kaws attitude
    Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo has again collaborated with American artist Kaws to launch a special collection of UT (Uniqlo T-shirt) for men and kids as well as totes.
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
    Private-sector rockets launch business opportunities
    THE SUCCESSFUL launch of MOMO-3, a small rocket developed by a startup company, represents a first step in a new era in which the private sector is expected to play a part in commercialising outer space, which has so far been led by the Japanese government.
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
    Line pushes Thai startups to scale up
    THAILAND, with a population of 69 million, is messenger platform Line’s second-largest market after Japan. In fact, 90 per cent of the country’s mobile internet users are connected via Line, with the monthly number of active users amounting to 44 million.
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