• Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:38
    Mining giant BHP's annual net profit slumps 37%
    BHP posted a 37 percent slump in annual net profit Tuesday, hurt by impairment charges related to the sale of its US shale assets and costs associated with the Samarco disaster in Brazil.
    business
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thais settle for silver as Asian Games  organisers indulge in shady practice 
    Five-time Asian Championships winner Vipavee Deekaballes had to be content with the silver medal in the Asian Games downhill yesterday after being allowed severely limited time to get accustomed to the venue in Subang, Indonesia.
    sports
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
    AIS touts faster speeds with extra bandwidth
    NEWLY acquired bandwidth that augments Advanced Info Service’s (AIS) existing 1800MHz spectrum will not only increase the mobile operator’s overall capacity on the 1800MHz network but is set to boost data connection speeds.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 19:01
    Chubb sets up Major Accounts Division for Asia-Pacific
    Chubb on Monday announced the establishment of a Major Accounts Division for Asia-Pacific, a dedicated premium service encompassing underwriting, risk engineering and claims for the region’s large, global and multinational clients and business partners.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:36
    $40m waterpark, entertainment complex to be built in Phuket’s Cherng Talay
    Phuket’s tourism industry has received a major shot in the arm with the unveiling of Blue Tree Phuket, a US$40-million (Bt1.32 billion) multi-dimensional destination waterpark and entertainment complex set over 140 rai (22 hectares) in Cherng Talay.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:27
    Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 dead
    Mataram, Indonesia - A series of powerful earthquakes have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least 10 people and setting off fresh waves of panic after nearly 500 died there following a huge tremor two weeks ago.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:22
    China-Asean trade set to soar
    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a bloc that constitutes China’s third largest trading partner, will exploit a variety of opportunities to further tap China’s market, given the encouraging bilateral trade performance last year, an official said.
    business
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:57
    South Korean relatives head for family reunions in North
    A convoy of buses set off for North Korea Monday carrying South Korean family members to meet relatives for the first time since they were separated nearly 70 years ago.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00
    Bertens shocks No. 1 Halep to win Cincinnati WTA title
    Dutch challenger Kiki Bertens profited from a third-set collapse from Simona Halep to score the biggest win of her career Sunday, beating the world number one 2-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-2 in the Cincinnati final.
    sports
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
    Imran Khan takes a road paved with challenges and opportunities
    Pakistan has entered the administrative era of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The depths of desperation and despair have given rise to immense expectations. Deep reservations are being set aside to focus on “last chance” hopes for Pakistan.
    opinion
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:27
    Tentative dates set for next general elections
    Elections will be held on February 24 at the earliest and by May 5 at the latest, Election Commission (EC) chairman Ittiporn Boonprakong said on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
    SC Asset to boost recurring income via US venture
    LISTED PROPERTY firm SC Asset Corporation Plc will invest Bt1 billion for the acquisition of apartment building in the US to boost its recurring income to 15 per cent of total revenue in 2020.
    Real Estate
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
    Cambodia sets up fintech group
    THE CAMBODIA Fintech Association (CFA) was officially launched last week with the aim of facilitating collaboration among players in the Kingdom in its nascent financial technology sector.
    ASEAN+
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:00
    Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft
    Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 14:00
    Man stopped at roadside after accident killed by speeding pickup
    A 62-year-old motorist was killed by a speeding pickup truck in Pathum Thani Saturday night just as he and another man finished settling terms over a minor collision they’d had.
    Breaking News
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