Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
Cause of Thai teen’s death in Tokyo remains a mystery
NETIZENS in Thailand and Japan yesterday reacted with shock and grief to news that a Thai teenager had been found dead after disappearing from his Tokyo hotel room two days ago.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
Tighter control on transnational food industry required to solve haze problem: expert
A STRONGER political will is required to take action against monoculture corn cultivation both inside Thailand and in neighbouring countries, or the transboundary haze problem will never be solved, environmental experts said, as Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district continues to choke under hazardous smog.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:44
Haze: What to do about corn without killing the golden goose?
We have a big, known problem: Corn is a major source of Thailand’s chronic haze crisis. We also have a big, unknown problem: Corn is a link in a multibillion-dollar supply chain that is vital to Thailand and also many of its poorest people.
The really big problem, therefore, is not what to do about corn and corn’s contribution to the haze crisis.
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:17
People urged to be cautious about heatstroke
As the mercury levels soar in many parts of Thailand and more people come outdoors for the Songkran celebrations, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) on Sunday has warned people to beware of heatstroke.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
Ingress to distribute robots for auto plants
Automotive components manufacturing firm Ingress Industrial (Thailand) Plc has signed an agreement with a South Korea firm to distribute robots for use in manufacturing automobiles in plants in Thailand and other Asian countries including India, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
MOU SIGNING Thai, Lao central banks enhance cooperation
The Bank of Thailand and the Bank of Laos PDR have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in the areas of financial innovation and payments systems in Chiang Rai yesterday after the meeting of the 5th Asean Finance Ministers’ and Central Governors’ Meeting and related meetings in Chiang Rai yesterday.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
A tale of two mountains
Landscape artists from Thailand and China join up for a new exhibition
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:40
THAI Smile wins 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers' choice award for airlines
THAI Smile Airways announced it has been recognised as a winner in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards for Airlines, named the best airline in Thailand and one of the best regional airlines in Asia, according to the airline's press release.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
In Fendi and loving it
Listed as one of the luxury brand at new shopping destination Iconsiam, the Italian brand, Fendi, is the latest to celebrate the new location with its third boutique in Thailand and the biggest Fendi in Bangkok.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
HIRE PURCHASE Thitikorn to open 13 new branches this year
Hire-purchase firm Thitikorn Plc plans to open 13 new branches in Thailand and overseas this year to boost the total value of new loans to Bt1.8 billion, up 20 per cent from last year, the company's managing director Prathama Phornprapha said yesterday.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 20:35
EX-ACTRESS BANKS ON BEAUTY
A well-known singer and actress of the 1990s, Trerak Rakkandee, has launched her own company – Tri Trerak Co Ltd – for manufacturing and distributing ‘ME’ jigsaw soaps targeting premium customers both in Thailand and abroad.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
HK steps up trade initiatives to boost ties with Thailand
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is continuing its initiatives to strengthen the economic relations between Thailand and Hong Kong with the founding of InnoSpace Thailand, Thai Access to International Markets Competition, and SME Idol – incubating projects for SMEs that profit from The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Development Plan.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
Enterprises turn to cloud for cost-effective automation
A GROWING number of enterprises in Thailand and other Asean countries have turned to automation, analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital tools to expand their business, according to Helen Masters, Infor’s senior vice president for Asia Pacific.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Rote learning and the research deficit in Thailand
Anyone interested in what has gone wrong with Thailand’s education system – and how to fix it – should check the book by renowned educationalist Professor Rattana Lao.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:51
Mekong secretariat to strengthen information sharing
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat is improving its data, modelling and information systems to provide enhanced and timely information to the public and the MRC member countries -- Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam -- according to the secretariat’s top management.