• Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Ababis’ and ‘Star Wnrs’: Fake merchandise floods Chinese e-commerce
    Sneakers on a popular Chinese e-commerce platform look like Adidas, but are branded “Ababis”. Underwear resembling Calvin Klein are called “Caiwen Kani”. Toys with an uncanny resemblance to a certain blockbuster movie franchise opt for “Star Wnrs”.
    opinion
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:07
    Asian markets start week on cautious note
    Asian markets were largely flat on Monday morning following weak US trading at the end of last week and as nervousness over Chinese growth put pressure on global equities.
    business
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:44
    Alibaba hits another 'Singles Day' record but growth slows
    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba filled a record $30.7 billion in orders on Sunday during its annual "Singles Day" shopping frenzy, but growth slowed from previous years.
    business
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:49
    Suu Kyi receives Chinese Special Envoy
    State Counsellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi met with Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy for Asian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on November 9, announced the ministry.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 10:06
    Two temporary Pattaya City employees arrested for allegedly extorting fines from Chinese tourists
    Two Pattaya City temporary employees were arrested for allegedly extorting money from Chinese tourists caught dropping cigarette buts on the street.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:15
    Wall Street ends lower on China growth worries
    Chinese economic worries and fears about global growth ate further into US equities on Friday, pushing the Dow lower for the first time in five days.
    business
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    China economic ties gain boost 
    THAILAND is seeking to further flesh out its strategic economic cooperation with China by promoting another layer of ties built on direct connections with some Chinese provinces.
    Economy
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Somkid reaches out to Jack Ma to push Thai tourism
    Thailand has beefed up its cooperation with Alibaba co-founder and chaiman Jack Ma to help promote the country’s tourism online in the hope of luring more Chinese to take trips to Thailand, while joining hands with the Chinese e-commerce giant for trade development.
    Economy
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
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    SOMKID PUSHES FOR MORE CHINESE TOURISTS IN LAST TWO MONTHS
    Tourism
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 19:30
    Chinese tourists, driver escape serious injury in Karon minivan accident
    Four Chinese tourists and a minivan driver escaped serious injury in an accident in the Karon area of Phuket on Monday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 04 Nov 2018 13:35
    Bangkok raid nets illegal workers, Bt12m in contraband
    More than 50 policemen and customs officials raided Sua Pa Plaza in Bangkok’s Pom Prab district early Sunday in response to a tip-off that illegal immigrants were working there amid possible violations of laws protecting intellectual property rights.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 01:00
     Hong Kong art show cancelled after 'China threats'
    Hong Kong - A highly anticipated art show in Hong Kong by a Chinese political cartoonist was cancelled Friday due to safety concerns with organisers citing "threats made by Chinese authorities relating to the artist".
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 10:24
    Asian markets surge as Trump tweet lifts trade hopes
    Hong Kong and Shanghai led another rally across Asian markets Friday after Donald Trump's tweet hailing positive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping was seized on by dealers hoping for a breakthrough in their trade row.
    business
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:55
    Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally: study
    Governments worldwide are stepping up use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on power, a human rights watchdog study found Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:46
    Most Asian markets rally after a punishing October
    Most Asian markets rose again Thursday, tracking another rally on Wall Street and following a Chinese pledge to support the world's number two economy.
    business
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