Sat, 04 May 2019 13:15
HM the King wears Crown of Victory
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday wore a golden-tiered crown, the highlight of the three-day Royal Coronation ceremony, two years after the monarch ascended the throne.
Wed, 01 May 2019 09:48
Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne
Tokyo - Japan's new Emperor Naruhito formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his father abdicated from the world's oldest monarchy and ushered in a new imperial era.
Wed, 01 May 2019 09:41
In first speech, Japan's new emperor vows to stand with the people
Tokyo - New Emperor Naruhito vowed Wednesday he would always stand with the Japanese people, as he prayed for world peace in his first address to the nation after ascending the Chrysanthemum Throne.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:42
Reiwa: A new imperial era name for Japan
Tokyo - "Reiwa": Japan on Monday revealed the name of the era that will define the new emperor's reign when he ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne next month following a historic abdication.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
CapitaLand to create biggest realty group via ASB takeover
SINGAPORE'S CapitaLand is acquiring Temasek subsidiary Ascendas-Singbridge (ASB) in a deal valued at S$11 billion (Bt260 billion), including debt, to create Asia's largest diversified real estate group.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
The Marcos dynasty’s desperate last stand
With President Rodrigo Duterte in power, the Marcos family is ascendant in Philippine politics again.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
TrueMoney links up with Ascend Money towards cashless society
TRUEMONEY EXPECTS 14 million e-wallet users by the end of next year, which will utilise biometric technology and even offer personal loans.
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:45
Ascend Money selects Red Hat solutions to sccelerate electronic payment systems across SE
Red Hat Inc has announced that Ascend Money, one of ASEAN's leading fintech companies, has selected Red Hat technologies to help enable and accelerate electronic payments across the region.
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 07:02
Global stocks mixed as volatility ascends
European markets mounted a nervous recovery Wednesday while US finished lower as investors across the globe settled in for a period of volatility after this week's wild swings.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:12
As Xi ascends, will economic reforms finally take off?
As Chinese President Xi Jinping prepares for a second five-year term, foreign investors will be watching for any sign that he finally intends to follow through on long-promised reforms to further open the world's second-largest economy.
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:27
Land price in Thong Lor-Asoke area in the ascendant
Land price in the Thong Lor to Asoke area has risen during the past seven years, according to Nexus Property Marketing.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:38
Panel settles on title for Prince Akishino
TOKYO- A government advisory panel Thursday released its points of discussion on the Emperor’s abdication, in which its members agreed to give Prince Akishino the future title “koshi” to indicate that the younger brother of current Crown Prince Naruhito will become first in the Imperial line of succession after the Emperor abdicates and Naruhito ascends to the throne.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:00
Gods and kings to be honoured at Phanom Rung festival
Phanom Rung Historical Park in Buri Ram is from March 31 to April 2 hosting an annual festival in which the faithful ascend a hill to pay homage to deities.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:00
Royal flag raised at Ambhorn Sathan Villa
THE ROYAL Standard of the King of Thailand was raised at Ambhorn Sathan Villa, in Dusit Palace, at 8am yesterday after HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun accepted the invitation to ascend the Throne.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:00
Social media grieves for King Rama IX but rejoices over new monarch
Social media timelines on Thursday were very busy. They started with people sharing pictures of merit-making and their thoughts on the 50th day after the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Late at night, they posted reactions to the new King ascending the throne.