• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:22
    Amir lays down early marker at PGM ADT Penang
    Penang - Malaysia’s Amir Nazrin set the early pace by posting a seven-under-par 65 to take the first round lead at the PGM ADT Penang Championship on Wednesday.
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Financial services’ perfect storm
    THE financial services industry is undergoing a perfect storm of transformation caused by changes in the regulatory environment, intense competition from fintech startups and increased investments in digital tools by traditional players.
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:55
    Better rail links ‘more critical’
    CYBERJAYA: Malaysia is mulling the idea of having a high-speed rail (HSR) service from Johor Baru to Penang or even to the border with Thailand in the future.
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  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tomorrow has come for China’s capital markets 
    IN 1980, sponsors of China’s Yizheng Chemical Fibres desperately needed capital to realise their ambition to build a large-scale chemical-fibre plant. State-owned financial institutions were unable to help.
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Cautious lenders increasingly banking on credit bureau information 
    BANK and non-bank financial institutions are getting cautious about the quality of loans to borrowers as they request increased information, according to the National Credit Bureau (NCB).
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Nitithorn hopeful of revival at PGM ADT Penang
    Penang - Thailand’s Nitithorn Thippong will seek a repeat of his past success when he defends his title at the PGM ADT Penang Championship on Wednesday.
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:04
    Court approves initial 12-day detention for man ‘seeking death sentence’ for murdering pregnant stepdaughter
    Min Buri Provincial Court on Monday approved an initial 12-day detention period for a 57-year-old motorcycle taxi driver, who had confessed to killing his seven-months-pregnant stepdaughter at her Bangkok home on April 11.
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:00
    Three chaiyos for the new retirement-visa rules 
    Over the past few months there have been many letters highly critical of the new financial requirements for obtaining the non-immigrant retirement visa.
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  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:33
    Disney throws down gauntlet in war on Netflix
    Washington - The battle is on. Walt Disney Co. is bringing its biggest weapons to a new streaming service, including "Star Wars" and Marvel superheroes, in what is expected to be bruising war with Netflix and others for television dominance.
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  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:14
    Taxi bike driver wants death after allegedly killing pregnant stepdaughter
    A 57-year-old motorcycle taxi driver, who allegedly fatally battered his seven-month-pregnant stepdaughter to death at her Bangkok home on April 11, said he was in remorse over his action and wanted the court to give him the death sentence.
  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 06:08
    New horizon, new destination
    Every other year since 1977, Hong Kong offshore sailors have set out for San Fernando in La Union Province, Philippines.
  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 12:03
    Patong blaze causes Bt60m damage
    An estimated Bt60 million in damage was caused when fire swept through a row of shops in Banana Walk on Thaweewong Road in Patong on Friday night.
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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:00
    Suspect at large after pregnant Bangkok woman beaten to death
    Bangkok police are looking for a man allegedly driven by jealousy to kill his pregnant stepdaughter with a hammer.
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  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:42
     Finance Ministry plans to raise tax on non-alcoholic beer 
    Patchara Anuntasilpa, director general of the Excise Department, said the department is studying the possibility of increasing tax rates on non-alcoholic beer.
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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    PTTEP Moderate reserve, price risks weigh on ratings 
    Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the issuer ratings of PTT Exploration & Production Plc at Baa1, reflecting its strong credit metrics, low production cost resulting from operating efficiencies, cash flow visibility from its long-term gas sales contracts and financial flexibility given its strong liquidity profile. 
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