Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
Govt Housing Bank asks government to boost property market
Government Housing Bank (GHB) has asked the government to take action to boost the property market, as the second quarter market has signed to drop by up to 30 per cent due to the BOT’s loan-to-value measure that kicked in on April 1, the bank’s president Chatchai Sirilai said
Wed, 15 May 2019 19:37
US orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave Baghdad, Arbil
Washington - The US on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran, prompting Kremlin concern.
Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
A Chinatown with no Chinese
Cubans of Chinese descent are fully assimilated, but they do have their own Havana neighbourhood
Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
That muffled boom from Theatre 6 is China launching a war
The sun is in its death throes, expanding to vaporise neighbouring planets. People all around the world join hands to build giant thrusters to drive Earth out of its orbit on a path to a new star system. Yet the journey is fraught with unforeseen dangers, and in order to save humanity on the wandering Earth, a group of young people must fight for everyone’s survival.
Tue, 07 May 2019 15:22
Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri opens in prestigious Bangkok neighbourhood
Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has opened the Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri, Bangkok – its first all-suite property – amid one of the city’s most vibrant districts for business and leisure.
Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
SMEs gain more support for expansion abroad
THE Export-Import Bank of Thailand (Exim Thailand) has vowed to continue supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their expansion plans for neighbouring countries, despite the lender having to shoulder the cost of funding, its president Pisit Serewiwattana said.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:12
Earthquake rattles northeast India, Tibet
New Delhi - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh early Wednesday and was felt in neighbouring Tibet.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
Bathing Ape and Neighborhood graphics spice up Adidas sneakers
Adidas Original introduces a new edition of POD 3.1 and NMD STLT sneakers in collaboration with A Bathing Ape (BAPE) and Neighborhood (NBHD), two Tokyo streetwear brands have been recognised for their creative graphic designs for more than two decades.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:00
Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years
Poipet, Cambodia - A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated on Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the southeast Asian neighbours.
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:14
Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni war shrine
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, seen by Asian neighbours as a symbol of Japan's militarist past.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
Pilot project looks to blockchain to run solar-energy roofs
Listed property firm SC Asset Corporation Plc and alternative energy firm BCPG Plc have launched their “Sun Share Project” collaboration, as the two leading-edge companies look to blockchain to manage solar roof systems for household consumption and electricity transactions for the first time at “Neighbourhood Bangkadi”.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
Tighter control on transnational food industry required to solve haze problem: expert
A STRONGER political will is required to take action against monoculture corn cultivation both inside Thailand and in neighbouring countries, or the transboundary haze problem will never be solved, environmental experts said, as Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district continues to choke under hazardous smog.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:34
Thai group to help Laos fight liver fluke after success in Northeast
HAVING experienced success in the Northeast, Thailand has expanded its Cholangiocarcinoma Screening and Care Programme (CASCAP) to help risky groups in neighbouring Laos, Narong Kantikaew, a physician from Khon Kaen University, said.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:02
Indonesia probes vote-rigging claims in Malaysia ahead of polls
Jakarta - Indonesia is probing vote-rigging claims after the discovery of thousands of stray election ballots in neighbouring Malaysia, officials said, as the opposition threatens to challenge next week's poll results over separate voter list irregularities.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:00
Forest fires flare up in Mae Hong Son
Northern forest fires have flared up again with 145 hotspots in Mae Hong Son, while outbreaks in neighbouring Myanmar and Laos caused more than 4,000 hot spots.