Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:42
Latest : New Economics Party reiterates ties to pro-democracy bloc
Leader of New Economics Party Mingkwan Sangsuwan on Friday reiterated his party’s stance to join with the pro-democracy bloc and against the pro-junta party Phalang Pracharat.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:46
Filipinos must ask: Is China our ‘friend’?
In politics, they say, there are neither permanent friends nor enemies, only permanent interests. The problem with this realpolitik cliche is it’s only half-true. After all, interests themselves are not permanent, since our preferences and goals evolve over time, depending on our historical interactions with the outside world and internal reflections on the meaning and purpose of existence.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 20:30
Asean finance ministers push for financial service liberalisation under RCEP
“We reiterate our commitment to strengthening Asean’s partnership with regional partners. We aim to conclude the financial services annex of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [RCEP] negotiation by the end of 2019,” a joint statement from Asean finance ministers and central bank governors’ meeting read.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
Hope for Thailand if Future Forward can resist temptation of govt power
The preliminary results of Sunday’s election point to either a military-backed government (Phalang Pracharat) or a ruling coalition led by a notoriously corrupt party (Pheu Thai).
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:24
Barella, Kean get Italy off the mark in Euro 2020 qualifiers
Nicolo Barella and Moise Kean scored in either half to get the new-look Italy off to a winning start in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier with a 2-0 victory over Finland in Udine on Saturday.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
Abhisit out of touch with reality
Abhisit has announced he won’t back Prayut as prime minister and won’t align with Pheu Thai either.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00
Erdogan is no Islamic democrat, either
Re: “Turkish coup attempt proved Gulen is no Islamic democrat”, Have Your Say, March 15
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 17:14
Neither haze nor flights going anywhere in North
Choking smog continues to be part of daily life in the North, where more than 400 brushfire hotspots were identified on Sunday.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
Why is the Philippines’ Duterte so enamoured of China?
Pompeo reiterating Washington’s vow to come to our aid if China attacks; the issue of illegal Chinese labour in the Philippines, which Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad has seen fit to warn us about; the matter of Chinese loans (the parties to similar loans elsewhere are either taking a hard second look or no longer want to do business with China).
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
DTC to divest Maldives Property to subsidiary
Dusit Thani Plc (DTC) , one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, plans to divest Dusit Thani Maldives to its subsidiary, Dusit Thani Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (DREIT), in a strategic move designed to enhance DREIT’s appeal to investors.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 20:00
Transfer of ‘Uncle Pom’ neither a punishment nor a suspension, insists rescue foundation
The transfer of rescue worker Noppadol “Uncle Pom” Sithongkham – recently celebrated in Thai social media as a “do-gooder” who sat for hours in the company of a drowned man while police were determining which station’s jurisdiction covered the case – was neither a punishment nor a suspension, Ruam Katanyu Foundation manager Somsak Palawat said on Monday.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 16:00
Tourism growth within Asean cited for strong SHREIT profits
The growth of the tourism industry in the Asean region, support from the business sector, and the strength of its hotel portfolio are being credited for 2018 profits of Bt141.62 million on revenues of Bt418.83 million by Strategic Hospitality Extendable Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (SHREIT).
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
Huawei chair insists its 5G can be trusted
DESPITE THE ongoing accusations by the United States over the security of Huawei Technologies Co’s 5G products and solutions, the Chinese giant’s chief yesterday reiterated its commitment to bring its fifth generation of wireless technology (5G) to the world.
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 18:31
Chiang Mai public transport van drivers petition against GPS speed detectors, for higher speed limit
Some 50 representatives of Chiang Mai’s public transport van association on Monday showed up at the provincial transport office, calling for sympathy and help by either cancelling the requirement for public transport vans to be installed with speed-detecting GPS devices or increasing the current 90 kilometres/hour speed limit to 110km/h.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
Destination of deities
The charming Chinese festival to honour the goddess Lim Ko Niao was held this week in Pattani