Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
Happy Helsinki summit fails to charm Trump and Putin
Helsinki - The United Nations may have judged Finland the happiest country in the world, but the Helsinki summit failed to make Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin smile.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:00
Proposed education bill not good enough, says research institute head
THAILAND’S National Education Bill continues to lack a clear organising principle for much-awaited education reform, Thailand Development Research Institute’s president Somkiat Tangkitvanich said on Thursday.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:00
Thailand ranks 46th ‘happiest country’ in world
Thailand has ranked 46th in the sixth World Happiness Report, dropping from 32nd last year, while Finland emerged as the “happiest nation” in the world.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:32
Don orders probe into embassy’s Facebook post about election
Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai yesterday ordered an investigation into a Facebook post from the Thai Embassy in Finland giving advice about preparation for an election tentatively to be held in November.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:14
SCB subsidiary invests in tech ventures
Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), through its financial technology subsidiary Digital Ventures, has completed Series B investments in PayKey, an Israel-based social payment solution provider, and IndoorAtlas, an Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) technology provider from Finland.
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:00
Films from the far north
Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland each bring two of their favourites movies to Bangkok
movie & TV
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:30
Tales from the North
Eight movies from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden will be in shown in the inaugural Nordic Film Festival 2017, which runs from September 28 to October 1 at Quartier CineArt on the fourth floor of the EmQuartier.
movie & TV
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:26
Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims
HELSINKI, Aug 20, 2017 (AFP) - Finland observed a minute of silence on Sunday for the victims of a stabbing attack that left two people dead in what is being investigated as the country's first-ever terror attack.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:47
Police investigate Finland stabbing as terror attack: police
HELSINKI - Police are now investigating a stabbing spree in Finland that left two people dead as a terrorist attack, police said Saturday, identifying the suspect as an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:11
Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree
TURKU, Finland - Police shot and wounded a suspect after a stabbing spree in which a man killed two people and wounded six others in the Finnish city of Turku.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:45
ASEAN Literary Festival taking the road 'beyond imagination'
The ASEAN Literary Festival this year will cover the region’s current affairs by bringing in prominent writers, researchers and artists from the 10 member countries and their counterparts from Japan, Australia, the United States, South Korea, China, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Finland and Timor-Leste.
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:47
Thais warned: Sweden and Finland berry-picking job quota filled
Thai workers wishing to work as berry-pickers in Sweden and Finland must not believe those trying to convince them to work in those countries this year, as the yearly job quota had been filled and no extra posts will be available, the Labour Ministry's Department of Employment (DOE) director-general Waranon Pitiwan warned on Tuesday.
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 01:00
Developer, EV rental firm push Finnish ‘smart city’
A COMMUNITY developer and an electric-vehicle rental company in Finland have joined forces to encourage people not to own a car, with the ultimate goal of achieving clean, smart cities with fewer cars on the roads and a carbon-neutral economy.
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 01:00
Finland tackles climate change with circular economy
COMMITTED TO tackling climate change, Finland has set the stage for creating a value chain through by pursuing a circular economy with both public and private companies starting to implement projects aimed at minimising the use of virgin resources and maximising their value.
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 19:41
Finland's nationalist party elects populist hardliner
HELSINKI - The populist Finns party on Saturday elected a leader whose hardline views risk breaking up the coalition government.