• Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    A Singaporean restaurant that enables the disabled
    PEOPLE WITH disabilities in Singapore no longer need have concerns about their future thanks to the hiring practices of a social enterprise running a Thai restaurant in the heart of the city where individuals with disability comprise 90 per cent of its workforce.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Region unprepared for emerging meth epidemic
    Last week, Vientiane played host to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s High Level Conference on Transnational Organised Crime in Laos and the Mekong Region. The UNDOC brought together senior Lao officials, international partners, and select experts from neighbouring Mekong countries.
    opinion
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Rohingya are now victims of Asean members’ self-interest
    Persecution of Myanmar ethnic group will continue until regional bloc forges united humanitarian policy
    opinion
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    NBTC to mull 5G testing requests from telcos
    THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board will consider on Thursday whether to allow two major telecom operators to conduct testing of 5G wireless broadband technology.
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    UK citizens living overseas should have their own MP 
    It looks increasing likely that, with the Brexit turmoil, Theresa May’s government will collapse and a general election is going to follow.
    your say
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    BoI offers incentives to meet Bt300-bn EEC target
    THE BOARD of Investment (BoI) maintains its Bt300 billion total investment target in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) by the year-end and is releasing new investment packages to woo investors.
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Welcome back to the global stage, Mahathir – Asean missed you 
    At the end of his packed agenda of meetings at the 33rd Asean Summit in Singapore, Mahathir Mohamad was casually asked how he managed to cope with the punishing two-day schedule.
    opinion
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    More democracy usually means less mob violence – but not in Indonesia
    It was just after dawn prayers when the caretaker at a Jakarta mosque noticed a man stealing from the donation box, prompting a furious mob to beat him to death – for taking the equivalent of $130
    opinion
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:32
    Magnolia to stage 'Symphony of Happiness' festive spectacular in Ratchaprasong
    Property developer Magnolia Quality Development Corp (MQDC) will stage a thrilling festive spectacular in Ratchaprasong next month, for the second year in a row.
    Real Estate
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Trade woes slow down Q3 growth
    THE THAI economy is feeling the effects of the global trade war, causing a deceleration in growth in the short run, but the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said it was confident of a turnaround when the dust of the trade tensions settles down.
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai members shift base as survival tactic
    SINCE THE 2017 Constitution was never designed to favour the party, Pheu Thai is now seeing its members joining other parties, Pheu Thai secretary-general Phumtham Wechayachai said yesterday after one of the party’s former core leaders, Chaturon Chaisang, decided to shift to Thai Raksa Chart.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    New constituency boundaries to be redrawn by end |of the month: EC
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) declared yesterday that the drawing up of new constituency boundaries will be completed by the end of this month despite a recent junta order allowing the agency extra time.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thailand tourism is no longer a harbinger of growth
    THE EXPLOSIVE growth of tourism industry has been a boon for the Thai economy. Representing about one-fifth of the economy, exports of services have been growing at the compound annual rate of 10.6 per cent since 2012, three times the GDP growth rate in the same period. As a result, tourism has contributed more than 2 per cent to annual GDP growth in four out of the past six years since 2012.
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Opec back in focus with clarity on Iran sanctions waiver
    NOW THAT the fog around the Iran sanctions waivers has lifted, focus will return to supply-demand balances and the Opec and non-Opec meeting in Vienna next month.
    Economy
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:01
    Magnolia to stage 'Symphony of Happiness' festive spectacular in Ratchaprasong
    Property developer Magnolia Quality Development Corp (MQDC) will stage a thrilling festive spectacular in Ratchaprasong next month, for the second year in a row.
    Breaking News
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