Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
Govt urged to push for electric vehicles
TO IMPLEMENT a successful national policy on adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), governments need proper mechanisms to ensure competition drives the EV market growth, Dr Chunyuan Gu, ABB’s president for Asia, Middle East and Africa, said.
Sun, 24 Feb 2019 21:44
EU, Arabs tackle troubled Middle East at first summit
European and Arab leaders gather Sunday for their first summit aimed at stepping up cooperation on trade, security and migration while the EU-Brexit stalemate looms on the sidelines.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
What vegans and Bangkok tailor shops have in common
I am not long back from a stint in the Middle East and upon catching up with The Nation, I find that little if anything has changed in this letters column.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
Shameful behaviour by Thai authorities is being seen around the world
Is the junta in Bangkok aware of the extremely bad publicity it has generated for Thailand internationally with its apparently masochistic detainment – notably with medieval shackling, seen around the world thanks to global TV coverage – of an Australian refugee, a soccer player of Middle East origin, who did nothing wrong but come on holiday to Thailand?
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
PTTEP UNIT TO SUPPLY LNG TO SHELL COMPANY
Mozambique LNG1 Co Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP), has signed an agreement with Shell International Trading Middle East Ltd on the sale of liquid natural gas (LNG) to the latter at two million tonnes a year for 13 years, the company's president and chief executive officer Phongsthorn Thavisin said yesterday.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
A courageous leader taking lone stand against Israel’s evils
It is refreshing and uplifting to see that this great statesman has not changed his stance on Israel, the destabilising entity in the Middle East.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
No clarity on fate of Saudi teen, Bahraini footballer after visit by Australian minister
THE FATE of two Australia-bound asylum seekers from the Middle East, who were stopped in Thailand, remained unclear as visiting Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne discussed the two cases with her Thai counterpart yesterday.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:20
Top UK college opens A Levels programme in Bangkok
Brighton College Bangkok is opening an A Levels programme in August next year, seeking to replicate its success in the United Kingdom and Middle East.
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 01:00
Khashoggi murder 'must concern us all': Mattis to regional forum
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis warned a Middle East forum on Saturday that the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul "must concern us all greatly".
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 13:33
Russia cannot replace US in Mideast: Mattis to Arab forum
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told Arab leaders on Saturday that Russia is no replacement for the United States in the Middle East following Moscow's military intervention in Syria.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
OTT video provider to reshape Myanmar’s digital entertainment
VIU, A leading over-the-top (OTT) video service widely available in Asia and the Middle East, hopes to redefine the digital entertainment industry in Myanmar with its entry into the market earlier this month, said Lavina Tauro, country manager of Viu Myanmar.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 18:15
S. Korea reports first MERS case in three years
South Korea reported its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in three years, health officials said on Saturday.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
Will next World Cup host show red card to rest of Middle East?
For several months now, the state of Qatar has been bitterly complaining about the “unjust and biased” boycott against it by a group of Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 16:44
Israel welcomes end of US funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency
Israel welcomed Saturday a US decision to end funding for the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA), accusing the organisation which supports some five million Palestinians of perpetuating the Middle East conflict.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 09:25
Emaar unveils plans to welcome Xi to Dubair
To welcome President Xi Jinping to the United Arab Emirates, Emaar Properties will develop the retail district of Dubai Creek Harbour into the Middle East’s largest Chinatown.