Sun, 20 May 2018 15:50:35
Cheap loans, tailored fertiliser offered to farmers
The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry launched “Kaset Sukjai” cards for more than three million farmers across the country on Sunday.
Sun, 20 May 2018 07:15:31
Halep downs Sharapova to set up Rome final rematch with Svitolina
Simona Halep profited from a miserable day on serve for Maria Sharapova to reach the Italian Open final with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 defeat of the five-time Grand Slam winner on Saturday.
Sun, 20 May 2018 07:10:04
Nadal beats Djokovic, sets up Zverev clash in Rome final
Rafael Nadal closed in on an eighth Rome Masters title as he dismissed old rival Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final for a record-extending 10th time.
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:00
ANALYSIS: Why Chuan is in the running to become PM
THE UPSET election victory of Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad at the age of 92 has heartened fans of Thai veteran politicians, particularly those of former prime minister Chuan Leekpai.
Sat, 19 May 2018 10:14:00
5 killed in Cambodia lightning strike
Five people, including a four-year-old child, were killed instantly in a lightning strike in southwestern Cambodia, officials said Friday, as the onset of the rainy season draws near.
Sat, 19 May 2018 06:27:33
Nadal, Djokovic to meet for 51st time in Rome
Novak Djokovic set up an Italian Open semi-final blockbuster against old rival Rafael Nadal after both former world number one players battled back in thrilling last-eight clashes on Friday.
Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00:00
Black Britons hope royal wedding heralds post-racial future
With Meghan Markle’s induction into Britain’s royal family set to be sealed with a kiss today, Caribbean grocer Esme Thaw explained what it meant to her and her customers: “It makes us feel as we belong.”
Fri, 18 May 2018 21:18:56
Task force raids Petchabun resorts
An integrated task force under the leadership of the Royal Forestry Department to suppress encroachment upon forest reserves and land authorised for special settlements in Petchabun’s popular resort town of Khao Kho has raided 15 more resorts as part of a two-week operation.
Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00:00
Top spot eyed as startup hub
THAILAND will challenge Singapore for supremacy as the region’s hub for startup ventures under a vision set out by Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday.
Fri, 18 May 2018 17:46:56
Bt900,000 to move monkeys
Phuket is addressing is monkey trouble by setting aside a Bt900,000 budget to move troublesome primates to uninhabited islands in the region.
Fri, 18 May 2018 17:26:16
Fitch gives Thailand triple-A rating
Fitch Ratings in Thailand has affirmed the "AAAmmf(tha)" National Scale Money Market Fund Ratings on TMB Money Fund (TMBMF) and TMB Treasury Money Fund (TMBTM). TMB Asset Management Company Limited manages the two money-market funds.
Fri, 18 May 2018 15:04:36
European stock markets fall from highs at open
European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Friday, with profit-taking setting in after record highs a day earlier.
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:38:23
New command centre is tasked with easing traffic jams around Bangkok
A command centre is being set up to coordinate key agencies tackling traffic congestion in Bangkok and surrounding areas.
Among other steps, the centre will integrate nearly 3,000 CCTV cameras previously spread across three agencies as it seeks to smooth out rush-hour traffic flows and speed up responses to problems.
Fri, 18 May 2018 06:46:23
Parliament set to cut Bt8bn IT budget
The Bt8-billion budget to install IT equipment in the newly constructed parliament building must reportedly be decreased after the Cabinet refused to approve it.
Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:00
SEC moves towards finalisation of trading rules on digital assets
AMID THE global boom in fund raising through initial coin offering (ICO), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has held a public hearing for drafted notifications and criteria under the emergency decree on digital asset businesses as a means to govern offering of digital tokens and digital asset businesses.