• Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Opinion or tobacco industry misrepresentation?
    The Nation opinion piece, “Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking” by economist Sinclair Davidson (October 16) suggests Thailand will get burned by adopting plain packaging.
    your say
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    New Army chief’s pro-coup stance ahead of polls angers many
    THE NEW Army chief will find it difficult to justify any more coups after scholars, politicians and activists loudly rejected his statement that the military might take control again if political upheavals re-emerge.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Notice from FDA quickest way to legalise marijuana, says GPO chairman
    THAILAND WILL be able to start using marijuana to treat medical conditions from January onwards, if the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation’s (GPO) suggestion is taken up.
    national
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    8% export growth target set for 2019
    AMID the escalating US-China trade war, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said an export growth target of 8 per cent has been set for next year, while Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said Thailand plans to produce for export products affected by the trade spat.
    Economy
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Hitachi elevates Thailand to hub role
    HITACHI is promoting the concept of collaborative creation to achieve what it calls mass customisation in the global market.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Tourism chiefs tap Big Data to boost arrivals
    THE Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is moving forward with the development of a Big Data system to cater to the growth in the number of tourist arrivals.
    Tourism
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Dhipaya bets on full digital shift
    DHIPAYA Insurance, one of the industry majors in Thailand, yesterday announced plans to transform itself into a fully digital insurer by the end of this year.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Industry confidence index drops slightly
    Thailand’s industry confidence index in September dropped by one point to 91.5 compared to August due to concerns about rising oil prices and the strengthening of the currency, Supant Mongkolsuthree, chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries told a press conference yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
      IFC takes $7m stake in online car insurance platform 
    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced a $7 million Series A investment in Roojai Co Ltd, an online car insurance platform in Thailand. The aim is to improve consumers’ access to insurance in a transparent and cost-effective way.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:59
    Property agent uses blockchain technology
    Hipflat, an online real estate and rental search portal used by millions of home buyers and renters in Thailand, is using blockchain-based technology, creating a verified listing feature.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:55
    Thai SMEs most tech-savvy in Asean: study
    Thailand’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the most active in Southeast Asia when it comes to investing in technology to drive business performance, according to the results of the Asean SME Transformation Study by United Overseas Bank (UOB), EY and Dun & Bradstreet.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:39
    Firm hails slavery-free chicken
    Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) has gained the Good Labour Practices' Poultry principle through its broiler farms across Thailand which ensures slavery-free status in the company's broiler supply chain.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:49
    ABeam demonstrates tech innovation
    ABeam Consulting Thailand Co Ltd, a subsidiary of ABeam Consulting Ltd in Japan, has joined Tri Petch Group to arranged the “Hackathon by Tri Petch Group X ABeam” to search for innovative developers for services in automobile businesses at CEBIT Asean Thailand 2018 from today until October 20, hall 7 and 8, Impact Exhibition and Convention Centre.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:27
    Chulalongkorn appeals for cancer fund donations
    Thais are invited to make donations to Chulalongkorn University (CU) research to develop its "Biologics" medicine to boost the human immune system to combat cancer.
    national
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Two boxing golds for Thailand, hat-trick in sight
    World Youth champion Atichai Phoemsap and Panpatchara Somnuek captured two gold medals for Thailand at the Youth Olympic Games boxing competition in Buenos Aires on Thursday.
    sports
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