Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
Root causes of tourism plunge are being ignored
The government is rightfully alarmed at the drop in tourists, with figures for October down 14.89 per cent on last year and 11.77 per cent down from August 2018. The junta, however, is not attacking the root causes of the plunge.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:20
Top UK college opens A Levels programme in Bangkok
Brighton College Bangkok is opening an A Levels programme in August next year, seeking to replicate its success in the United Kingdom and Middle East.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
South African divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners
One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:07
Body found near missing man’s car in Chon Buri
A decomposed body has been found near the car of an 84-year-old man with Alzheimer's who has been missing since August.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
Industry confidence index drops slightly
Thailand’s industry confidence index in September dropped by one point to 91.5 compared to August due to concerns about rising oil prices and the strengthening of the currency, Supant Mongkolsuthree, chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries told a press conference yesterday.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:12
New Pompeii evidence rewrites Vesuvius eruption history
A newly-discovered inscription at Pompeii proves the city was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius after October 17, 79 AD and not on August 24 as previously thought, archaeologists said Tuesday.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 17:59
Air freight capacity growth still outstrips demand growth: IATA
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Monday released data for global air-freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 2.3 per cent in August, compared to the same period last year.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:54
What shall we call this little cutie?
A baby girl giant panda, born on August 14, is delighting spectators at Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, since September 13 and now the theme park is publicly seeking suggestions for her name.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
Farms (Farmers) start to see fruits of recovery
ECONOMIC indicators for August suggest that incomes are rising for farmers and poorer people and that Thailand, along with Vietnam, is expected to draw more foreign direct investment as a result of the trade battles between the United States and China, the Finance Ministry said.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
Unlicensed drivers not the cause of chaos on Thai roads
Re: “Driver’s licence just a scrap of paper in Thailand”, Have Your Say, August 24.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:51
Grab adds 2,000 drivers to GrabBike (Win) fleet
Grab Thailand added more than 2,000 more motorcycle-taxi drivers to its GrabBike (Win) fleet as driver-partners between May and August.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:36
Thailand continues 18 month growth spurt as exports rise 6.7 per cent
The total value of Thailand's exports rose 6.7 per cent year on year to US$22.79 billion (Bt1.23 trillion) in August, recording continuous growth for 18 months, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:26
Teacher fired after kindergarten student raped at toilet
A Chon Buri kindergarten teacher has been fired for negligence after her four-year-old student was allegedly sexually molested and violated by three Mathayom 2 schoolboys aged 15-17 while going alone to a toilet within the school compound on August 4, Amarin TV reported on Wednesday.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Genocide and the moral crisis gripping Asean
Just 20 days after Asean celebrated its 51st anniversary, the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar reported on August 28 that genocide and other atrocities had been committed by the military in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan states.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Private home sales dive 64% in August
DEVELOPERS in Singapore sold 616 private homes last month, making for a 64.3 per cent fall from the 1,724 units they moved in July and a 50.6 per cent drop from the 1,246 units booked in August last year.