• Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    Govt seeks talks with Hopewell over court compensation order
    The government said yesterday that it would consider negotiating with Hopewell (Thailand) Co to settle the Bt11.88 billion compensation awarded by the Supreme Administrative Court.
    national
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    Korea raises renewable energy target to 35 per cent of total by 2040
    SOUTH KOREA is planning to increase the proportion of energy generated from renewable sources to as much as 35- per-cent of the total by 2040 in response to growing environmental concerns, the government last Friday.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    China makes new inroads into Europe
    In his first foreign trip of 2019, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited three European countries – Italy, France and Monaco. The main focus was Italy where the government signed a memorandum of understanding with China to partner in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
    opinion
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    Pheu Thai says coalition intact but remains wary of defections by MPs to rival camp
    THE SEVEN political parties that have come together to form the next government remain “strongly united” although defections of its MPs to the rival coalition are likely, a key figure in the Pheu Thai Party said yesterday.
    politics
  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:24
    Diminutive Korean ‘Kids Creators’ inject fresh perspective into YouTube
    Twenty years ago, celebrity and K-pop idol crept up the list of dream jobs for children in Korea – a list formerly occupied by doctor, scholar, politician or government official. What followed were a flood of TV talent shows and reality programs on youth aspiring for the limelight.
    lifestyle
  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 09:40
    Thailand ready to face sea-home builder in court
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Saturday that the Thai government has the right to demolish a floating sea home off Phuket seashore and welcomed the threat of a lawsuit by its builder, Ocean Builders.
    national
  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 01:00
    Police arrest 'yellow vest' demonstrators as protests resume
    French police said they arrested more than 100 "yellow vest" demonstrators on Saturday in Paris as thousands of protestors took to the streets for a 23rd week of anti-government marches.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:27
    Outgoing govt plans Bt20 bn stimulus amid slowdown signs
    The government is planning to inject Bt20 billion into the economy amid signs of economic slowdown and political uncertainty after last month’s election.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Navy embarks on yet another fiasco
    The Thai government has deemed Andrew Elwartowski a threat to Thai society, Thai citizens and national security under Article 12 of the Immigration law because he has anchored a tiny floating structure in international waters off Phuket. He could face the death penalty as a result.
    your say
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    (More) incentives sought for tourism
    BUSINESSES are calling on the government to come up with incentives to shore up the tourism industry, such as further liberalisation on visas that include fee waivers for citizens of countries that are still required to apply.
    Tourism
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:21
    Prayut to attend Belt and Road summit in Bejing next week
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will attend the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing next week, a deputy government spokesman said on Thursday.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    ‘National unity government’ dangerous and undemocratic  
    Moves to engineer a pseudo-deadlock to justify ‘neutral’ rule ignore the will of voters
    opinion
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    The cradle of democracy now stands almost empty 
    Re: “Fake democracy more damaging than military government”, Have Your Say, April 15. 
    your say
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Country returning to  undemocratic rule, warns senior Pheu Thai figure
    WITH REPORTS predicting the setting up of a national unity government to tackle the political deadlock, veteran politician Phumtham Wechayachai said yesterday that the Constitution and the legal framework had indeed been designed to cause complications and difficulties that would draw the nation down the path to undemocratic rule.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Delayed telco payments will help AIS, DTAC: Fitch Ratings
    The Thai government’s approval for delaying telcos’ payments for the 900MHz spectrum will ease the immediate cash flow pressure on Advanced Info Service Plc (AIS; BBB+/AA+(tha)/Stable) and Total Access Communication Plc (DTAC; BBB/AA(tha)/Stable) to allow them to participate in the upcoming 700MHz spectrum allocation, says Fitch Ratings. 
    Corporate
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