• Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:00
    Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles
    Singapore - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country -- Southeast Asia's "final frontier" -- but warned its resources are not open for exploitation at the cost of its people.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    Packaging a success story in Asia
    ASIA REMAINS the region attracting intense focus and high expectations from the world’s leading packaging company Tetra Pak, says Christopher Kenneally, the company’s president for South Asia, East Asia and Oceania.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    Malaysia's Finance minister says he wasn't sleeping in Parliament, merely resting his eyes
    PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has denied claims that he fell asleep during the Budget 2019 debate, stating: "My eyes were unwell, and I did not doze off in Parliament."
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Very poor’ school students to be given additional financial aid
    ABOUT 600,000 “very poor” students will soon receive an extra Bt800 per semester from the state, as the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) is stepping in to help reduce the educational disparities.
    national
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    Your invitation to the afterlife
    Indonesia’s Toraja live among the dead – but tourists are welcome to visit
    opinion
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:47
    California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever, 29 fatalities
    The death toll from a devastating California wildfire has matched that of the deadliest to hit the state, with 29 people killed, a local sheriff said Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:30
    Hell in Paradise: fire crews in grim search for California's dead
    Search teams recovered bodies from the devastation left by California's most destructive ever wildfire on Sunday, as the statewide death toll rose to at least 27 with high winds hampering the effort to save lives and homes.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:41
    US tells Saudi prince Khashoggi killers to be held accountable
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday the US will hold accountable all those involved in the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist, in a telephone call that also took in the conflict in Yemen.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    CP, BTS groups set to bid for airport link high-speed railway
    TWO RIVAL CORPORATE groups – Charoen Pokphand (CP) and BTS Holdings Plc – are expected to submit their bids today for construction of a high-speed rail linking the three main international airports – Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-tapao – worth a total of Bt220 billion. 
    Economy
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    The out-of-this-world success of Singles’ Day
    Alibaba Group is taking its stratospheric success to the next level with the launch of a mini-space station and a communication satellite, to coincide with the e-commerce giant’s 10th annual Singles’ Day shopping extravaganza, held yesterday.
    opinion
  • Sun, 11 Nov 2018 14:16
    California fire death toll rises to 23
    Paradise, United States - The death toll from destructive fires hitting California rose to 23 Saturday as rescue workers recovered more bodies of people killed by the late-season infernos.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:26
    Rescue workers recover bodies in fire-hit California town
    Paradise, United States - Rescue workers recovered multiple bodies on Saturday from the charred remains of residences in a California town ravaged by the most destructive fire to hit the US state.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 11 Nov 2018 07:59
    Paradise lost: California fires rage on
    Paradise, United States - Firefighters in California on Saturday battled raging blazes at both ends of the state that have left at least nine people dead and thousands of homes destroyed, but there was little hope of containing the flames anytime soon.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 16:36
    States to decide fate of depleted bigeye tuna
    Dozens of nations will convene next week to decide the fate of one of the planet's most valuable fish: the bigeye tuna, backbone of a billion dollar business that is severely overfished.
    business
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:49
    Suu Kyi receives Chinese Special Envoy
    State Counsellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi met with Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy for Asian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on November 9, announced the ministry.
    Breaking News
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