• Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Very poor’ school students to be given additional financial aid
    ABOUT 600,000 “very poor” students will soon receive an extra Bt800 per semester from the state, as the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) is stepping in to help reduce the educational disparities.
    national
  • 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
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 18:30
    Blacktip reef shark found dead in bag at Maya Bay
    National park officers are investigating following the death of a blacktip reef shark found in a bag at Maya Bay, on Koh Phi Phi Ley.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 18:15
    More blacktip reef sharks spotted at recovering Maya Bay
    At 8am on Sunday, Hat Nopparat Thara-Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park officials recorded a video clip of blacktip reef sharks near the shore at Maya Bay, National Park Management Division director Kamon Nuanyai said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:32
    Asian markets suffer bloodletting on trade, geopolitical fears
    Asian markets went into freefall Thursday, tracking a plunge on Wall Street, with trading floors awash with negativity on geopolitical concerns and following weak US economic and earnings data.
    business
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Illegal fishing key threat to reefs
    THOUGH EXCESSIVE tourism has garnered recent headlines over threats to the health of Thailand’s diverse saltwater seas, illegal fishing presents another big challenge to preserving their rich natural resources.
    national
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:58
    'Halloween' scares up big box-office numbers in North America
    North American moviegoers really like to be scared, and Universal gleefully accommodated them this weekend as its new release "Halloween" registered an impressive $77.5 million in estimated ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:30
    Maya Bay recovering: biologist
    Marine biologist Dr Thon Thamrongnawasawat says Maya Bay at Koh Phi Phi is starting to recover after many blacktip reef sharks were seen swimming there on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:44
    Equity-based budgeting recommended for solving educational inequities
    The Equitable Education Fund (EEF) has recommended a new budget-allocation approach for the country’s education sector, after extensive research confirms inequalities “rage on” despite massive expenditures.
    national
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:12
    Philippines’s Sharifa Akeel crowned Miss Asia Pacific International 2018
    Philippines’ Sharifa Areef Mohammed Omar Akeel won the 50th Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 held at the New Performing Arts Theater on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    ‘Very poor’ students to be given financial help from November
    THE EQUITABLE Education Fund (EEF) expects to soon start delivering financial help to “very poor” students.
    national
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:53
    Korat villagers need treatment after dining on rabid cow
    Officials on Monday urged about 50 residents of a Nakhon Ratchasima village to get rabies shots quickly after the beef they ate turned out to have come from a rabid cow.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Education Fund hit by delayed and lower budget allocation
    THE GOVERNMENT budget allocation for the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) has been delayed and amount earmarked will also be lower than expected.
    national
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:15
    National park chief defends extended Maya Bay closure
    The one-month extension to the temporary closure of Maya Bay is to better allow the full recovery of coral reefs, mangrove forest and the general ecosystem, as well as to protect tourists from strong winds and high waves during the period, Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park head Woraphot Lomlim said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:22
    Top beef exporters of the world
    Over the last five years beef exports have increased worldwide as the demand for meat has increased. USA is the world’s top beef exporter. The country’s beef exports accounted for 12.9 per cent of total production in 2017. The country exported beef worth US$6.2 billion, according to data collected by Canada-based organ firm, World’s Top Exporters. 
    business
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