Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
UN sounds alarm over mass extinction
One million species risk eradication due to humans, says draft report
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
EGCO links up with South Korean peer SK E&S in push for LNG opportunities
ELECTRICITY Generating Plc (EGCO) will join with South Korea-based SK E&S in looking for opportunities to enter more markets in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) business, the company’s president Jakgrich Pibulpairoj said yesterday.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:26
EGCO expands overseas via purchase of 49% of S Korean power plant operator
Electricity Generating Group (EGCO), led by president Jakgrich Pibulpairoj, has entered into an agreement with JJ Yu, president and CEO of SK E&S Co Ltd, for the acquisition of a 49-per-cent stake in Paju Energy Service Co Ltd (Paju ES), which owns and operates the 1,823-megawatt Paju ES power plant in South Korea.
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.
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:20
SK E&C mends road in Laos after dam collapse
South Korean builder helps restore an 8-kilometer road near where a dam collapsed in Laos last month.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:34
A South Korean firm sets up crisis management teams to deal with deadly flood in Laos
SK Engineering and Construction said Tuesday that it has formed a crisis management team to respond to a deadly flood in Laos that affected a dam it built in the country.
Fri, 25 May 2018 01:00
Awakening the fear of the deep
In popular culture, mermaids are portrayed as shy but enchanting half-human, half-fish creatures that would risk exposing their secret existence to save drowning sailors in a stormy sea.
movie & TV
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 01:00
Media can’t risk exposing depth of corruption in Thai officialdom, but novels can (and do)
The question that headlined yesterday’s editorial, “Why is Thailand still such a dangerous place?”, could easily be answered by most long-term farangs and all young Thais – if it wasn’t for their fear of being arrested and jailed.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:00
Amazon tribe has lowest heart risk ever seen: study
Researchers said Friday they had found an indigenous Amazonian tribe with the lowest levels of artery hardening -- a portender of heart disease -- ever observed.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 01:00
Prayut warns against lese majeste posts
Govt alarmed by violence; pledges to ask embassies of foreign countries to extradite suspected critics
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 01:00
SK Embassy helps govt after Hanjin bankruptcy
THE SOUTH KOREAN Embassy in Bangkok is cooperating with the Commerce Ministry’s efforts to help Thai exporters affected by the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping, the world’s seventh-largest ocean shipper.
Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said the ministr
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 23:13
Fans clash in France before high-risk Euro 2016 match
MARSEILLE,- Fresh clashes erupted on Saturday between football fans gathered in the southern French city of Marseille ahead of a Euro 2016 match between England and Russia, police said.
Sat, 09 Apr 2016 00:56
Malaysian government exposed to 1MDB risk, says PAC
PETALING JAYA - The Malaysian government is exposed to a risk estimated at 20.31 billion ringgit (US$5 billion) not including interests, if 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) fails to pay off its debts, according to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:00
Kiatnakin offers consumer financing in bid to cut risk exposure
KIATNAKIN Bank (KKP) will diversify its credit business by adding a new consumer finance segment and hopefully minimise its risk exposure and improve its asset quality.
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00
Legal limbo leaves millions of Myanmar migrants quaking
More than 100, 000 Myanmar workers in Thailand now risk exploitation, arrest and deportation, and more will fall into the same situation if Thailand and Myanmar do not act to solve a legal issue, says a non-profit rights organisation.