• Sun, 30 Dec 2018 01:00
    Spike in bomb and grenade attacks in Thailand's restive south
    Junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha decried "opportunists" on Saturday after a wave of coordinated bomb attacks by suspected insurgents hit Thailand's Muslim-majority "deep south" in the lead-up to the New Year holidays.
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cambodia sees spike in visitors during three-day water festival
    SOME 4.5 million people attended the three-day water festival in Phnom Penh, of which around 12,000 were foreigners, while some 925,000 tourists travelled to the provinces, of which 842,000 were local.
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 04:00
    Rabies outbreak ‘under control’ despite spike in infections this year
    AFTER A WEEK of heightened alarm, the Department of Livestock Development said yesterday the rabies outbreak that has killed four people this year was under control and the infection rate had lowered.
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:35
    Army helps wash pollution off streets, calls for long-term solution
    The Royal Thai Army has since mid-February sent soldiers to help agencies tackling Bangkok’s air pollution, which saw a prolonged spike in hazardous PM2.5 emissions – air particles of 2.5 microns or smaller.
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  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00
    Spike in prices temporary, says Philippine central bank
    A SUDDEN spike in prices of goods and services in the Philippine economy is a temporary phenomenon that central bank planners expect to stabilise eventually, the country’s top monetary official said yesterday.
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:17
    Health Canada considers restricting painkiller tramadol
    Health Canada said Wednesday it is considering regulating the popular pain killer tramadol as an opioid, after seeing a spike in prescriptions over the past several years.
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  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 01:00
    Graduates hit by spike in jobless rate
    THE jobless rate among new graduates spiked in the second quarter of this year even as economic growth picked up speed, highlighting a challenge for policymakers as employers cry out for the multi-skilled workers needed to underpin a technology-driven transition in the economy.
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:22
    Big spike in Krungthai Card’s half yearly net profit
    Krungthai Card Plc (KTC) announced its net profit increased 25 per cent to Bt1.519 billion in the first half of 2017.
  • Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:00
    Attack killing six soldiers linked to Ramadan violence
    A ROADSIDE bomb killed six troops and injured four others as they were on patrol in the restive South yesterday, Internal Security Operation Command (Isoc) officers said, adding that a spike in insurgent violence was expected before the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Saturday.
  • Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:50
    Big spike in March exports
    Thailand's exports in March were worth US$20.88 billion (Bt717 billion), a 9.22 per cent rise on the same period last year, according to Commerce Ministry.
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  • Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:35
    Songkhla border ready for spike in visitors
    Thousands of foreigners lined up on Wednesday at Songkhla's Sadao border checkpoint on Wednesday to pass through to Hat Yai to join Songkran Festival.
  • Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:44
    Hundreds march as shooting of boy shocks Thai south
    More than 1,000 people marched in Thailand's insurgency-torn south on Friday to condemn the killing of a Buddhist family, including an eight-year-old boy, as a sudden spike in violence undercuts progress in peace talks.
  • Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:40
    Spike in road deaths during holiday period with 478 killed 
    The so-called seven dangerous days of the New Year holiday period ended Wednesday with 478 people killed on the country’s roads and 4,128 injured in 3,919 accidents.
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  • Fri, 11 Nov 2016 08:45
    Spike in illegal border crossings from Mexico: US
    WASHINGTON - The number of migrants illegally entering the United States from Mexico jumped more than 16 percent in October, US officials said on Thursday.
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  • Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:00
    Banking sector reports spike in net prof
    EVEN though the momentum of loan-loss provisioning was upwards, the country’s 11 commercial banks reported an overall 16.23-per -cent rise in net profit in the third quarter to Bt54 billion, from Bt46.55 billion in the same three months of 2015.
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