• Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Still air, higher particulates predicted for today
    POLLUTION is expected to get worse in Bangkok today following slight improvements in weather conditions yesterday.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Is higher pay the way to fix Indonesia’s corruption problem?
    Indonesia’s National Police chief General Tito Karnavian announced recently that police officers’ allowances would be increased by up to 70 per cent and that raised the question of whether a higher pay may help fix Indonesia’s graft problem.
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:30
    New higher bus fares set for Bangkok
    The flat-rate fare for privately-operated non-air conditioned buses in greater Bangkok is to rise by Bt1 to Bt10 from January 21.
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Higher-education ministry set to make April debut
    THAILAND could have a Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation before the end of April.
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:57
    Villagers in Songkhla move to high ground ahead of Pabuk
    Residents of a village close to the sea in Songkhla’s Singkanakorn district have moved their belongings to higher ground in preparation for tropical storm Pabuk, which is expected to land in the Southern region on Friday.
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    Parks department to appeal court ruling on Similan Islands
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
    Road deaths higher in first three days
    ROAD ACCIDENTS claimed 182 lives during the first three of the so-called “seven dangerous days” associated with New Year celebrations.
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Higher growth seen for final quarter of the year
    The Ministry of Finance has forecast higher economic growth for the final quarter of the year than for the last quarter, driven mainly by domestic consumption.
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Increase in interest rate to hit consumers next year
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to implement a modest interest rate hike again next year, and financial experts predicted that those feeling the pinch will be mortgage holders.
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Severance pay needs to be even higher
    The government made a fine gesture this past week, but more can be done to acknowledge labourers’ contributions
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:30
    Efforts renewed for improving students’ Chinese-language skills
    The Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) has again tapped China’s largest textbook-publishing house, Higher Education Press (HEP), to help improve Thai vocational students’ ability to speak Mandarin and meet the business sector’s needs.
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:08
    KResearch forecasts 2019 Thai GDP to grow 4%
    Kasikorn Research Centre (KResearch) has suggested in a company seminar that Thailand’s economy will likely perform better in the last quarter of 2018, with growth higher than 4 per cent compared to the 3.3-per cent pace reported in the previous quarter.
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  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Inflation target set at 1.2 per cent next year
    THE COMMERCE Ministry has set the nation’s target inflation for 2019 at 1.2 per cent, the same as for 2018. The ministry also reported that inflation in November was 0.94 per cent higher than the same period last year.
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    Going against the trend
    Going AGAINST THE TREND Educated citizens are more likely to believe that living in a democracy is important. In most countries, people with higher education hold stronger beliefs about the importance of democracy. But the opposite is true in Thailand and some other nations.
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:36
    Atop Chiang Rai’s Mount Phu Chi Fa, seas of mist – and coffee cups
    The higher slopes of Mount Phu Chi Fa in Chiang Rai’s Toeng district are attracting thousands of visitors with cool-season seas of mist, most spectacularly seen as the morning dawns.
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