• Wed, 22 Aug 2018 09:48
    Major Vietnam high speed railway to be elevated, tunnelled: draft report
    The new north-south high-speed railway connecting Hanoi and HCM City over a distance of 1,545 kilometres is expected to run mainly on elevated sections and below ground to avoid creating more level crossings.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    A sad affair in the South
    Three Myanmar nationals face deportation for voluntarily teaching kids in Pattani. It can’t be allowed to happen
    opinion
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    Asean to further tap into China market potential
    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.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:16
    Italian flood death toll rises to 11
    Eleven hikers, up from eight, are now reported to have died in flash floods in Italy's southern Calabria region, with five people still missing, rescue services said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:01
    Migrant social security discussed at CLMTV meeting
    Southeast Asian migrant workers are no longer just emigrating to developed countries, increasingly they're moving within the region.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 13:42
    Fitness model’s ‘morale boost’ for military stokes fury
    A YouTube video showing a scantily clad woman posing on stage as a part of a “morale-boosting performance” for South Korean soldiers has caused the online furore, leading to the Capital Defense Command to issue an official apology Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:27
    Philip Morris praises proactive efforts by Thai agencies to suppress illegal cigarettes
    Philip Morris (Thailand) has applauded Thai authorities’ proactive suppression of illicit cigarettes, particularly in the deep South, saying it is an integrated approach crucial to containing the problem.
    national
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
    Export growth forecast raised to 10% by NESDB
    FORECAST growth in exports has been raised to 10 per cent for this year by a government think tank, which is sticking with an estimate for national economic expansion of 4.2-4.7 per cent.
    Economy
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 19:26
    PM in Ranong day ahead of mobile meeting
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was in the southern province of Ranong on Monday to meet the locals before holding a mobile Cabinet meeting today to three local development projects.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:10
    War-separated families of Koreas meet for first time in over 6 decades
    Hundreds of South and North Koreans torn apart by the 1950-53 Korean War met for the first time in over six decades in a tearful, long-dreamed-of family reunion on Monday.
    ASEAN+
  • 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 01:00
    Fighting for justice in S Korea, where truth can be a crime
    Alleged Sex abusers are using legal actions to force their victims into silence
    opinion
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:51
    More bodies found in flooded Kerala as toll hits 357
    Rescuers searched submerged villages in southwest India on Sunday in a desperate hunt for survivors after floods killed more than 350 people and stranded thousands without food or water.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:00
    Forest governance reforms needed in the region, forum told
    Southeast Asian countries are being urged to incorporate forest governance into their policies in order to ensure the health of forested land and communities dependent on them.
    national
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