• Sun, 20 Jan 2019 01:00
    Analysts: Yes, Najib a social media hit, but public perception unchanged
    PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has become a sensation with his arty trolling of people on the Internet, but social media and political analysts say his efforts will not change the public's perception of him.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:00
    Asean meeting under Thai chair to discuss contentious issues next week in Chiang Mai
    Asean foreign ministers will next week gather in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai to brainstorm on various vexing issues, including the Rakhine crisis, South China Sea, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and an Indo-Pacific Strategy aiming to maintain its “centrality” for regional security architecture.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:50
    Myanmar man arrested with 300kg of 'ice' in Chiang Rai
    A Shan State man from Myanmar was arrested after troops intercepted his pickup truck and found 300kg of crystal meth on Wednesday night.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Ministry set for first SEOM meeting here
    THE MINISTRY of Commerce will host the first Asean Senior Economic Officials’ Meeting (SEOM) in Bangkok form January 12-18 to push for economic issues and to conclude negotiations on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) this year.
    Economy
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 15:41
    Thailand, 3 countries to join hands against drug trafficking
    China, Myanmar, Laos and Thailand will soon come together to boost measures against drug trafficking, following the worsening situation in northern Thailand with police intercepting 141 million meth pills in the past three months.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Heightened push for free-trade agreements
    THAILAND has set an ambitious goal to finish drafting four free-trade agreements (FTAs) in 2019, including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) mega multilateral FTA and three bilateral FTAs with Turkey, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
    Economy
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    Most voters part of a ‘silent majority’, survey shows
    DESPITE a general perception that Thailand is deeply divided politically, a survey released yesterday revealed that most people consider themselves part of a silent force |that remains undecided about ideology and has yet to take a political stance.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    Trade war fallout hastens efforts to deliver deal on mega-trade pact
    THAILAND is determined to help bring about an agreement by the end of next year for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to proceed as a counterbalance to the impact of the trade war between the US and China.
    Economy
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thailand urged to take lead on trade
    THAILAND should capitalise on its position as chair of the next two Asean summits in 2019 by finishing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations in order to mitigate risks from the US-China trade war, say experts.
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:00
    ‘Drug mule’ shot dead, 6m meth pills seized in intercept operation in Chiang Rai province
    An alleged drug mule was shot dead and 6.1 million methamphetamine pills seized following a pre-dawn clash between a combined police-military team and a group of drug couriers in the border area of the northern province of Chiang Rai on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    China frustrated as global trade deal minus US delayed again
    The world is now divided between allies of the United States and allies of China, specifically when it comes to trade.
    your say
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Progress made on RCEP issues
    Countries backing the  Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have resolved  17  trade issues this year, while leaving unfinished matters to reach finalisation next year. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Women in tech happy to stay on 
    Booking.com, one of the world’s largest travel e-commerce companies and a digital technology leader, has revealed new findings from a global study that aims to uncover the experiences and perceptions of women with careers in tech. 
    Corporate
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:49
    Agency studies millennial attitudes
    FleishmanHillard Thailand, a communications and digital marketing agency, has completed a study of millennials' beliefs, attitudes, social perceptions, income and consumption.
    business
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:01
    Mule escapes as 12m meth pills, half-tonne of ‘ice’ seized in Chiang Rai
    Chiang Rai police intercepted an attempt to smuggle 12 million methamphetamine pills and 521 kilograms of crystal meth or “ice” early on Wednesday but the drug mule got away.
    Breaking News
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