• Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    Army justifies building of new King Naresuan shrine in Phitsanulok
    THE ARMY has justified the construction of a building that has drawn flak from locals for blocking the view of the old King Naresuan the Great Shrine in Phitsanulok province.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:24
    Burger King pulls World Cup ad promoting sex with players
    Burger King has apologised for an online ad offering burgers to Russian women who get impregnated by football players during the World Cup the country is hosting until July 15.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:50
    Central heads to the farm
    Central Group kicks off its Creating Shared Value (CSV) programme dubbed Central Tham with a pilot project that will see it taking “Sufficient Barn, Hen Keeping” funding to nine public schools in five provinces to promote learning about the sufficiency economy.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:00
    Youthful Nigeria face tough Iceland test
    Nigeria take on Iceland on Friday, seeking to salvage their faltering World Cup campaign but wary of the Nordic team's capacity to go toe to toe with their supposed superiors.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    Polls point to strong backing among Thais for death penalty
    CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, despite growing opposition among international organisations and other countries, is strongly supported by the majority of Thai people, according to surveys.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    IFS homes in on key Thai market
    SOFTWARE company IFS expects to generate revenue expansion in the double digits this year and is looking to benefit from growth in the manufacturing and aerospace industries.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:17
    Gas, drinking water remain suspended after Osaka quake
    OSAKA, Japan - Gas and water supplies remained suspended in some areas in Osaka Prefecture on Tuesday, a day after a major quake with its focus in the northern part of the prefecture.
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  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:11
    Japanese fans praised for cleaning up after World Cup match
    PETALING JAYA: The Japanese have set social media abuzz, as fans of the nation's team were seen picking up their own rubbish after defeating Colombia 2-1 in the first group stage match of the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday (June 19).
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:03
    Asian Tour and Thai Country Club donate Bt250,000 for charity
    The Asian Tour and Thai Country Club donated Bt250,000 (approximately US$8,000) to Habitat for Humanity Thailand to support the mission of working with low-income families in Thailand to build safe and affordable housing.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:42
    Bangkok market begins transition to cashless payments
    A fresh market in Bangkok's Thung Khru district has gone cashless, with almost 100 per cent of vendors having opened QR code accounts to receive mobile banking money from customers.
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  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:32
    Japan put party on hold after making World Cup history
    Japan coach Akira Nishino joked about organising a parade through Saransk to celebrate a slice of World Cup history on Tuesday after his side shocked 10-man Colombia. 
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    My sincerest sympathy to the American Democrats
    I have been mocking Donald Trump since he was the Republican Party’s presidential candidate, and his “historic” summit with Kim Jong-un  has done little to change my contemptuous stand. But while my  attitude toward the US leader hasn’t changed much, my sympathy towards his local opponents, the Democrats in particular, has grown remarkably.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Benchmark rate tipped for rise to 3.5% in Philippines
    LONDON-based Capital Economics and British banking giant HSBC are expecting the Philippine central bank to raise its policy rate by a further 25 basis points to 3.5 per cent in its monetary setting meeting today.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Stricter rules bolster Vietnam banking revamp
    THE State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has decided to push ahead with restructuring the banking system, applying stricter measures to effectively prevent cross-ownership at commercial banks.
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:38
    Woman charged with tricking Laotian girl into prostitution
    A 37-year-old Hmong woman, wanted for luring a 16-year-old Laotian girl with a promise of a fried chicken shop’s worker job in Thailand but then taking her into forced prostitution at a karaoke bar in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district, has been taken into custody.
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