Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
An economic nesting ground
Thailand is famous around the world for its much-prized bird’s nest. But businesses believe lack of legislative support is short-changing the country’s immense potential
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
Govt pushed for more child subsidy
THE GOVERNMENT has been urged to provide financial support to every child aged up to six years old in order to invest in human capital, as Thailand is fast becoming an ageing society.
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:00
What medical marijuana treats and why Thailand is right to legalise it
Re: “Marijuana for medicinal use ‘within eight months’”, The Nation, September 26.
Sat, 06 Oct 2018 01:00
Under a changing sky
Climate change has caused much concern this century, but Thailand is joining the fight against rising temperatures by promising to take action on cutting down greenhouse gas emissions.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
Ready, steady, go! Buri Ram fully prepared for historic GP, says Minister
Thailand is ready to host its first ever MotoGP event, Minister of Tourism and Sports Weerasak Kowsurat declared after making a final check-up at the Chang International Circuit on Thursday.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 04:00
Only ‘remote’ chance of a tsunami
THE CHANCE of an imminent repeat tsunami in the Andaman Sea is remote, while the tsunami risk in the Gulf of Thailand is even smaller to nearly impossible, say leading seismologists in the wake of public tsunami fears triggered by the recent devastation in Indonesia.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 17:24
BOT proposes 20% second-home payments
The Bank of Thailand is proposing 20 per cent down payment for second home purchasing in order to maintain the mortgage lending standard.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
Why Vietnam is such a magnet for baht
Thailand is being left behind when it should be learning from the success story to its east
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
Expert says rabies still not under control and official statistics may be misleading
RABIES OUTBREAK in Thailand is far from being under control, a medical expert has warned, even though official statistics from the Livestock Development Department show a declining rate of rabies infection.
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
Asean tobacco atlas reveals how Thailand is fighting back against killer
Among more than 7 million people killed by tobacco-caused diseases globally each year, more than 500,000 occur in Southeast Asia according to the fourth edition of the Asean Tobacco Control Atlas released yesterday by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) on the occasion of the 3rd UN High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases taking place in New York today.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 06:34
Muay Thai Expo Looks to Make Statement in Buriram
The world’s first Muay Thai Expo in Buriram, Thailand is officially underway. The elite of Muay Thai fighters recently gathered at the Sports Authority of Thailand for the official press conference.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
What the interest rate hike will mean
Given economic advances and global uncertainty, the Bank of Thailand is poised to nudge the figure up
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Smart projects to drive up IoT adoption
THE ADOPTION of the Internet of Things (IoT) service and devices in Thailand is expected to be ramped up in next few years, mainly driven by projects such as smart cities and smart home, Advanced Info Service (AIS)’s head of Nationwide Operations & Support Department Wasit Wattanasap has said.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 18:18
Thailand is one point away from Davis Cup defeat
Thailand’s chance to get a promotion to Group I looks uncertain after they trailed Lebanon 0-2 in the Davis Cup Zone Asia/Oceania Qualifying Group II final round at the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand on Saturday.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Weathering the cost of climate change mitigation challenge
Thailand is getting more serious with the new climate mitigation obligation under the UN framework.