• Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:16
    Reprieve for motorists: Tunnel at notorious Ratchayothin Intersection to be opened this month
    The construction of a tunnel at the Ratchayothin Intersection is almost complete and will be opened ahead of time to reduce traffic congestion this month.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Finnish education sector offers invaluable lessons
    Local educators attend summit to learn how Finland tops in rankings.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    LICENCE APPROVALS
    The Bank of Thailand yesterday approved the foreign exchange licences of two securities firms : KTB Securities (Thailand) Co Ltd, and KT Zmico Securities Co Ltd.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    CENTRE REVISES UP YEAR’S GDP GROWTH TO 4.5%
    Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) has revised up the growth rate of Thailand’s gross domestic products (GDP) this year from 4.3 per cent to 4.5 per cent, thanks to strong performance in the export and tourism sectors.
    Economy
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Krungsri, MUFG launch new payment system
    Bank of Ayudhya Plc or Krungsri Bank, together with Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) will launch a cross-border QR code payment system, enhancing payment convenience and security. From December, customers will be able to scan the Thai QR code with any mobile banking application at leading shopping malls and popular stores throughout Japan.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:35
    Pompeo in Riyadh for talks on missing journalist
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Saudi capital on Tuesday for talks with King Salman on what happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:33
    As Canada awaits, Uruguay's legal cannabis project provides benchmark
    As Canada prepares on Wednesday to become only the second country in the world to legalize the use of marijuana, experts in Uruguay say its pioneering move three years ago helped to reduce drug trafficking in the South American nation.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:28
    Halep secures second year-end No. 1 ranking
    Simona Halep has secured the year-end number one ranking in the WTA standings for the second year running.
    sports
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Bhutan’s secret recipe for ‘happiness’: ethnic cleansing  
    Homogeneity reigns in the Himalayan kingdom after one sixth of its residents were evicted to refugee camps
    opinion
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Survey shows increasing number of women see their future in the tech sector
    While a majority of women overall feel that their gender positively impacts their ability to pursue a career in tech, 77 per cent acknowledge that they face more challenges to grow and succeed than men, according to the first set of research findings of Booking.com
    World
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thai weightlifter hoists gold at Youth Olympics 
     NAKHON SI Thammarat’s Supatchanin Khamhaeng claimed Thailand’s second gold medal at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics with a total lift of 236kg in the 63kg class of women’s weightlifting on Sunday.
    sports
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    Bangladesh’s drift toward digital absolutism
    On September 19, Bangladesh passed the latest iteration of its digital policy. Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar, who proposed the Digital Security Bill 2018 to parliament, called it a “historic” and “heavenly” law, compared to digital laws in other countries.
    opinion
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    Alcohol still key as Bhirombhakdi family firm grows in new sectors
    Singha Corporation is a subsidiary of Boon Rawd Brewery, with the major stake held by the Bhirombhakdi family. The family oversees management of all of Boon Rawd’s subsidiaries covering five sectors – beer and alcohol products, food and beverage, packaging, property and a mix of others business including music and retail.
    Real Estate
  • Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:00
    New law offers unprecedented medical benefits for workers
    Nearly 10 million Thai employees nationwide would enjoy enhanced healthcare benefits under the Workmen’s Compensation Act (second edition 2018).
    national
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:40
    US-China trade row not a threat to world economy: Mnuchin
    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back Saturday against warnings that Washington's trade fight with China imperils the world economy, saying that pushing Beijing to open up will be good for all.
    business
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