• Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:30
    Prisoners register for health-care scheme
    A total of 261,672 inmates, or 91 per cent of the country's 286,671 prisoners, have registered with the National Health Security Office (NHSO) for the Universal Coverage Scheme (UCS), said NHSO chief Sakchai Kanjanawatana.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Bangkok air hits ‘code red’ while authorities resist strong measures
    THE CAPITAL’S air pollution situation became more severe yesterday, as the quantity of dangerous PM2.5 particles rose to code-red status of above 90 micrograms per cubic metre of air at many locations. If the level remains that high for three consecutive days, drastic measures may be implemented, perhaps including a ban on the use of cars by 2 million civil servants.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Bt106.8-bn budget allocated as Cabinet nods to SEC
    THE CABINET yesterday gave the green light for the Southern Economic Corridor (SEC), allocating a budget of Bt106.8 billion for the development of 116 projects from 2019-2022.
    Economy
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Cryptomining and mobile threats top security risks 
    CRYPTOMINING is the top cyberthreat to organisations globally, according to Check Point, a cybersecurity software company.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:03
    Dusit Thani adds Epicure Catering to its expanding foods division
    Dusit Thani, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has continued the expansion of its food business with a strategic investment in Epicure Catering Co Ltd, a leading provider of quality food services to the educational sector in Southeast Asia.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:04
    TRIS affirms BBB+ rating for Sansiri
    TRIS Rating has affirmed the company rating for Sansiri PLC (SIRI) and the rating on SIRI’s existing senior unsecured debentures at “BBB+”.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Group hopes Cabinet decision on medical price controls
    REPRESENTATIVES of the people’s sector are on edge as they wait for a Cabinet decision today on controlling the price of medical supplies and services.
    national
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Strong-handed approach not working in the South
    IN AN attempt to calm fears about the security situation in the deep South, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement yesterday urging the public not to lose faith in his government’s efforts to bring an end to the conflict in this historically contested region.
    national
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:08
    Prawit urges ‘utmost restraint’ from security officials following Narathiwat attacks
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan has urged security officials on the ground to exercise the utmost restraint following several attacks targeting Buddhist monks and officials in the southernmost province of Narathiwat last week.
    national
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Internet service for all Thai villages by end of this year, says minister
    DEVELOPING digital infrastructure is the most crucial step in advancing “Industry 4.0” in the Asean region, say representatives from both the public and private sectors.
    Economy
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:30
    7,000 chosen as outstanding ‘One Tambon, One Quality Schools’
    A total of 7,000 schools have been selected as “One Tambon, One Quality School” outstanding tambon-level schools by the Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec), in line with the government’s policy to promote equity in access to quality education, Obec secretary-general Boonrak Yodphetch said on Monday.
    national
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Linking youth and overseas education
    DESPITE a surge of investors’ interest in the education sector after Myanmar allowed foreigners to wholly invest in educational services last year, the locally-owned Crown Education Co, a leading overseas educational consultancy, continues its growth as ever-more students seek study abroad.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Korea to produce 6.2m hydrogen cars by 2040
    SOUTH KOREA will produce 6.2 million units of fuel cell electric vehicles and build 1,200 refilling stations across the country by 2040, in a major industrial push aimed at securing energy independence and assuming a leadership role in hydrogen technology.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:55
    Bangkok Airways executives resign over SEC sanctions, board to meet
    Bangkok Airways Plc, on Monday acknowledged a January 18 news release from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding civil sanctions related to alleged wrongful trading of the company’s shares.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:17
    Top BDMS executives resign over SEC sanctions
    Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BDMS) advised the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday that its group chief executive officer and president Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth and director Poramaporn Prasarttong-Osoth had tendered their resignations, effective on January 21.
    Breaking News
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