Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
Raising teacher salaries is not the answer to Thai education failure
Re: “Spend more on the schools – and more wisely”, October 18
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
Spend more on the schools – and more wisely
Thailand will be in a precarious position if the educational system isn’t greatly improved soon
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
Myanmar urged to hike taxes to cut income gap
MYANMAR’S hope for narrowing its inequality gap cannot be realised if the government fails to spend more on key sectors such as education, health and social protection, according to a global index released by Oxfam International yesterday.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 19:22
4 in 10 YouTube users in South Korea spend more than hour per day watching videos
SEOUL - Of 1,000 South Korean YouTube users aged 19-59 surveyed, 42.58 percent responded that they spend at least one hour on the video platform on a daily basis, according to survey results recently released by local pollster Embrain.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
TCP to spend $300m in sustainability drive
TCP Group, the drinks and snacks group best known for its Krating Daeng (Red Bull) energy drink, plans to spend more than US$300 million (Bt10 billion) over the next five years on improving the environmental safeguards in its operations, chief executive officer Saravoot Yoovidhya said yesterday.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
Co-working space firm in $100m push
SINGAPORE-based JustCo, which owns and manages co-working spaces, plans to spend more than US$100 million (Bt3.2 billion) to add 100 locations in 13 Asian markets – including Thailand – to its network by 2020, founder and chief executive officer Kong Wan Sing said yesterday.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
Nest to spend Bt10bn on condos, hotels
THE NEST Property Co Ltd, a property arm of the of the Mahagitsiri family’s PM Group – renowned for coffee production, among diverse businesses – plans to spend more than Bt10 billion to develop condominiums and hotels in Bangkok from this year to 2021.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 01:00
Food tops spending for Chinese festivals
Research reveals that food is the biggest expense for Chinese consumers during traditional Chinese festivals, with 67 per cent of consumers in the cities buying festive foods, followed by 65 per cent choosing to cook at home. The social aspect of food is also important as 61 per cent say they spend more on eating out during festivals.
Sun, 28 Jan 2018 01:00
Elton John deserves a long, happy retirement
So Elton John is finally hanging up his touring piano (The Nation, yesterday) and is going to “spend more time with his family” – an occasionally pejorative phrase reserved for disgraced MPs but, in John’s case, a well-deserved statement of impending retirement. I wish him and his folks well.
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:14
Elton John announces final tour
Pop legend Elton John on Wednesday announced a final tour, saying he intends to stop traveling to spend more time with his family.
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 14:20
United around a loaf
To strengthen family relationships and encourage parents and kids to spend more time together, Mercedes-Benz Leasing (Thailand) organised an exclusive cooking workshop “The Cooking for Fun Workshop: Chigiri Bread” at ABC Cooking Studio at CentralWorld.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:56
Spending by outbound Chinese tourists double that of US counterparts in 2016
Chinese tourists continued to spend more than any other country's outbound travelers last year, while more than doubling the spending by their US counterparts, according to data released this week by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:00
Big-spending women become top tourism target
THAILAND needs more female tourists – particularly from Japan and India - as they usually spend more than male travellers, according to Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, the Minister of Tourism and Sports.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:59
Call to all tourists: Visit ASEAN, spend more, stay longer
A new ASEAN marketing campaign has been launched to encourage more tourists to visit the region, spend more and stay longer.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:26
IOC to spend half a billion dollars on its solidarity programme
Berlin - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will spend more than half a billion dollars on its solidarity programme over the next four years, with a special focus on refugee athletes.