Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:00
LGBT support growing in K-pop
More and more stars feel comfortable in rainbow hues, but mainly whe overseas
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 01:00
Rising household debts could |impact consumer spending: NESDC
HOUSEHOLD DEBTS are on the rise and could suppress consumer spending as well as people’s ability to repay their debts, the state think-tank National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) warned yesterday.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
Court-ordered child abuse – the LGBT ratchet goes up a notch
If there are any lingering doubts that the formerly independent UK judiciary has not been subsumed by the country’s totalitarian state, particularly after the serial miscarriages of justice suffered by Tommy Robinson and other conservative commentators, such doubts can finally be set aside.
Sun, 02 Jun 2019 06:32
Future imperfect: Serena faces more major doubts after Roland Garros shocker
Serena Williams' bid to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title was thwarted again on Saturday when she suffered her earliest exit at the majors in almost five years, prompting more questions over her long-term future at the highest level.
Thu, 30 May 2019 20:22
BTS posts 240% profits risen
BTS Group Holdings Plc has said its operating revenue has risen by 240 per cent to Bt47.92 billion and recurring net profit rises 30 per cent YoY to Bt3.24 billion.
Wed, 29 May 2019 01:00
BTS RAISES CAPITAL FOR FUTURE RAIL EXPANSION
BTS Group Holdings Plc’s board of directors has approved an increase in its registered capital from the current Bt52.77 billion to be Bt62.61 billion, the company’s chairman and chairman of the board Keeree Kanjanapas said yesterday.
Fri, 24 May 2019 01:00
Do different ideologies exist in Thai politics?
Did it make any sense to have 80 different political parties participating in the last election? We read about people who were encouraged to establish parties by “other forces” with promises of financial support later, only to face hard reality when they wound up with huge debts. So why all these new parties?
Fri, 24 May 2019 04:46
TRIS affirms ‘A’ rating for BTS Group
TRIS Rating has affirmed the company rating for BTS Group Holdings Plc (BTS) and the ratings on BTS’s outstanding senior unsecured debentures at “A”.
Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Why BOT should hold steady on policy rate in face of household debts
THERE has been much debate over recent quarters about whether the Bank of Thailand should increase its policy rate from 1.75 per cent to 2 per cent.
Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
Noble lays down tracks for Bt30 bn goal in BTS focus
NOBLE Development Plc plans to spend up to Bt3 billion buying land for housing projects along BTS Skytrain routes in Bangkok this year.
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
Low-income households struggle under rapidly mounting debt
THAI workers have shouldered ever-higher household debt in the past 10 years as their incomes have not been adequate to meet their expenses, according to a survey.
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 18:00
Prawit orders Isoc to coordinate ‘well-rounded solution’ to woes faced by loan shark victims
Deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc), police, Army and related administrative officials to proceed with the implementation of a well-rounded solution to the problem of people reeling under huge debts after falling victim to unfair contracts with loan sharks.
Sun, 28 Apr 2019 01:00
Bolton ordered to play final matches by EFL amid player strike
London - Bolton Wanderers were told Saturday by the English Football League they must play their final two Championship matches of the season after a players' strike and doubts over a proposed takeover led to fresh turmoil at the club.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:40
Plan to cap BTS fares at Bt65 for the next 10 years
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is trying to ensure that a BTS ride will cost no more than Bt65 until at least 2029.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
PM wields Article 44 for rail progress
PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has used emergency powers to require the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) to speed up the hiring of a private operator to run extensions of the BTS rail system’s Green Line.