• Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Tax-free Chinese new year shopping given a nudge
    EFFORTS are being stepped up to win over more shoppers to a promotion providing refunds on value-added tax (VAT) for purchases during the Chinese new year after a poor initial response to the scheme.
    Economy
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:30
    Chinese diplomats demand improved Pattaya safety
    A delegation of Chinese Embassy diplomats from Bangkok visited Pattaya on Tuesday to seek more information and request upgrades on safety for Chinese citizens when visiting the city.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:00
    Real live mermaid at Sea Life Bangkok
    Sea Life Bangkok at Siam Paragon is marking Chinese New Year from February 1 to 8 with lion and mermaid dances, lucky red envelopes and 30percent off the price of admission for everyone born in the Year of the Pig.
    event
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:35
    Thailand on alert for virus-laden Chinese pork
    Thai authorities are carefully screening pork products being carried in by travellers from China and Mongolia after the World Organisation for Animal Health warned last week of outbreaks of African swine fever in those countries.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:24
    Fewer China tourists coming to Malaysia
    PETALING JAYA: Fewer tourists from China are coming during the two-week Chinese New Year holiday period next month, say industry players.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 20:48
    Chinese baby-editing doctor ‘pursued own gain’
    It is claimed that He, a doctor at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, modified the fertilized eggs through genome editing.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:52
    THAI Smile celebrates Chinese New Year with auspicious desserts from MX Cakes and Bakery
    Xin Jia Yu, Xin Xin, Huat Chai, Chinese New Year Festival this year THAI Smile Airways wishes to bless all passengers be filled with immense joy and prosperity, its press release reported.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:15
    Fortune with a bright red glow
    Bottega Veneta joins the Chinese New Year celebrations with the release of premium leather goods, shoes and jewellery all in red.
    shopping
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    China’s dangerous hostage diplomacy
    Palpable is the mounting pressure that China now exerts. Call it “hostage diplomacy” or the decidedly colloquial “China’s tit for Canada’s tat”, the death sentence awarded last Monday to Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg on drug charges after Ottawa’s detention of a Chinese executive, Meng Wanzhou, is a direly worrisome trans-Atlantic joust.
    opinion
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:00
    Chinese nabbed for using fake ID to set up business
    A 52-YEAR-OLD Chinese man was arrested in Bangkok recently after he allegedly used a Thai identity card to set up a tour company, Immigration Police chief Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn said on Monday.
    national
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    China built a beautiful and big wall, too, but it failed
    From the moment he launched his campaign for president, Donald Trump compared the barrier he wanted to build along the US southern border to China’s Great Wall. With the US government now shuttered by the standoff over funding Trump’s wall, both he and his Democratic opponents might want to take a closer look at the Chinese fortification – and why exactly it failed.
    opinion
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:03
    Police raid Bang Phlat property suspected of housing 818Kiss online gambling operation
    Crime-suppression police on Monday raided and searched a house in Bangkok’s Bang Phlat district under a court warrant on suspicion that it was being used as a venue to operate 818Kiss, an online gambling website.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:57
    CPN eyes 20% more customers during  ‘Great Chinese New Year’ campaign 
    Central Pattana (CPN) has joined hands with several major partners to announce its investment of Bt200 million in holding “The Great Chinese New Year 2019 – The Portrait of Wealth” campaign.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:00
    All dressed up and ready to go
    Founded by the Heilan Group back in 1988, Chinese fashion brand OVV – named for “Original. Vogue and Value” – is now making its debut in Thailand with the opening of a first store at CentralWorld.
    shopping
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:46
    Facebook nabs Chiang Mai traffic cop ‘accepting bribe’
    A Chiang Mai traffic policeman has been transferred after allegedly being caught on video accepting a Bt200 bribe from a Chinese tourist whose motorcycle had been locked up for illegal parking.
    Breaking News
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