Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:26
SRT to develop digital ticketing system
The State Railway of Thailand has announced that it will seek Bt300 million to develop a digital ticketing system to provide greater convenience to passengers.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
Life in limbo for Thailand’s urban refugees
Although Thailand has hosted tens of thousands of Myanmar refugees in “temporary shelters” along the Myanmar border for more than three decades now, Thai authorities are often surprised to learn that there are other refugees in need of protection in Thailand.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
Thailand oblivious to Champions League?
Thailand has the dubious honour of being one of the very few countries on Earth that does not broadcast the football Champions League, with North Korea as not-so-reputable company.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:55
Nu Skin targets online sales
Personal care products and dietary supplements firm Nu Skin Enterprises Limited in Thailand has announced a business partnership with LF Logistics Limited, a logistics provider, aiming to respond to a growth of online sales which are expected to generate over 60 per cent of total sales this year.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
The existential threat to Thai universities
Higher education in Thailand has entered a new, perilous era. Before 2007, the demand for college education was much greater than the available places.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:45
Grab reaches out to the hearing impaired
Grab Thailand has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance the earning capacity of the hearing impaired and thus allow them to take better care of their families.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Prawit expresses resolve to ratify fishing convention
THAILAND HAS the will to ratify the C188 – Work in Fishing Convention, Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwon said yesterday.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
Thailand’s green cover in slow decline as 40% goal remains out of reach
THAILAND has been ambitiously aiming to have 40 per cent of its land turned into lush green forests, but this goal set in 1975 has yet to be accomplished.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
Samsung sets up mobile business unit for Thai enterprises
SAMSUNG in Thailand has set up a new business unit to provide mobile solutions to support the enterprise market, the IT and Mobile Communications B2B Group.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
TDRI DIRECTOR BECOMES INDEPENDENT MPC DIRECTOR
The board of the Bank of Thailand has appointed Somchai Jitsuchon, director of Thailand Development Research Institute(TDRI), as an independent director of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), replacing Porametee Vimolsiri who resigned recently from the committee to take up the chairman post of the bank.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 20:23
Thailand praises John McCain as a good friend and strong supporter of Thai-US relations
Thailand has expressed condolences following the passing of John McCain, who died at the age of 81 on August 25, praising the late US senator as “a good friend of Thailand and strong supporter of Thai-American relations”.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
Thailand ranked the most digitally disrupted nation in Asia Pacific, survey finds
THAILAND has taken the lead in the Asia Pacific in using digital technology to strengthen its businesses, according to CA Technologies.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:33
Coca-Cola gives Thais healthy Fuze Tea
The Coca-Cola system in Thailand has introduced Fuze Tea in two variants – Passion Fruit Tea with Chia Seeds and Peach Tea with Chia Seeds.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:02
Fitch gives AEON A rating
Fitch Ratings Thailand has affirmed the national long-term rating of AEON Thana Sinsap Thailand Public Company Limited at “A-(tha)” with a stable outlook. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this rating action commentary.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:00
Students ask Prayut to cancel student conduct regulations
The Student Union of Thailand has called on junta leader PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha to cancel the controversial regulations controlling student conduct.