Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
RISE IN EXPORTS
Thailand’s total export under the 12 Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and the Generalised System of Preference (GSP) rose to US$24.2 billion in the first four months of this year, an Increase of five per cent from the same period last year, Adul Chotinisakorn director-general of Foreign Trade Department of Commerce Ministry said yesterday.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:56
Yogyakarta poultry farmers to give away chicken to protest price drops
Poultry farmers in Yogyakarta plan to give away 5,800 chickens free of charge on Wednesday to protest the government's inaction over recent price drops.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
UK-based startup comes to ease Pakistan freelancers’ payment woes
NOT LONG AGO, there were news stories everywhere of PayPal refusing to enter the Pakistani market and how it will impact the massive local freelancing community, which has always struggled with payments due to lack of reliable and cheap channels. And that’s the problem a Pakistan-focused startup has decided to take head on.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:50
Count on the Peninsula for that chocolate fix
Starting next month, the Peninsula Bangkok will unveil a selection of hand-crafted Valrhona flour-free chocolate cakes, Madeleines, caneles and truffles in the lobby and at the Peninsula Boutique.
Sat, 22 Jun 2019 01:00
Let’s see Bhumjaithai push ahead with free online schooling
Thailand cannot progress without improvements to the education system. The new government should make it a high priority
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 01:00
Hong Kong carrying torch of freedom for all China
Hong Kong is on the frontlines between freedom and the most brutal dictatorship in the world. Two million people stood united in their opposition to absolute control by the Chinese Communist Party, and Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam blinked.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:28
NY Times publisher says Trump "escalated attacks" with treason claim
Washington - The publisher of the New York Times hit back Thursday at accusations of treason by Donald Trump, saying it "crosses a dangerous line in the president's campaign against a free and independent press."
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
Holidays for the kid in your heart
The very young and the young at heart can have fun this summer in toy-themed accommodation all over the world that are designed to let your inner child run free.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 01:00
Raving for charity
French house DJ Dombresky is in Bangkok and will be manning the deck at Violett in The Third Place Building on Soi Thonglor 10 tomorrow night in One Asia’s “We Rave We Share” debut party.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 05:49
Sweden and UNDP working for a more equal, inclusive and responsive civil service in Myanmar
Myanmar is a country in transition – from war to peace, military rule to democracy, and from a closed to an open, free-market economy.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00
It takes a child to see the junta has no clothes
No one can be surprised that Deputy PM Prawit was unnerved by children’s free expression during semester-opening ceremonies
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:01
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong leaves jail, vows to join protests
Leading Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison Monday and vowed to join historic anti-government protests rocking the finance hub, as activists kept up pressure on the city's embattled pro-Beijing leader.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:35
Uzbek film comes to Bangkok
The Uzbekistan movie “The Girl With the Red Scarf” will be shown at the next RCB Film Club screening taking place at River City Bangkok on July 20. Admission is free.
movie & TV
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:15
New passenger boat service offers free rides
A new passenger boat service between Bang Wa (Khlong Phasi Charoen) and Tha Chang (Chao Phraya River) is offering free rides to commuters during a six-month trial run that came into effect on Monday.
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:48
Myanmar doctor-turned-model hits back at ban over revealing photos
A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with personal freedoms, vowing Saturday to appeal against the medical council's decision in a deeply conservative country.