Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:09
Top-ranked Ariya chases $1 mln at LPGA Tour Championship
World number one Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand has captured almost every major LPGA award this season but still chases a $1 million bonus prize starting Thursday at the Tour Championship.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:36
BOT imposes tough measures on the second and third-house mortgages
The Bank of Thailand has announced new measures to regulate mortgage lending, by requiring buyers to place a higher down payment for multi-mortgage borrowings.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
Somkid reaches out to Jack Ma to push Thai tourism
Thailand has beefed up its cooperation with Alibaba co-founder and chaiman Jack Ma to help promote the country’s tourism online in the hope of luring more Chinese to take trips to Thailand, while joining hands with the Chinese e-commerce giant for trade development.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China
News that Thailand has dropped 11 places in the international English-proficiency ranking is alarming. A closer look at how regional neighbours are winning the battle to master English suggests self-education is a key element missing in Thailand.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:52
SME Bank introduces Bt6-bn factoring loan programme
The Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand has introduced a factoring-loan programme worth Bt6 billion with interest rates of between 4.99 per cent and 5.99 per cent a year, bank president Mongkol Leelatham said on Monday.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
Duty-free auction another chance for Prayut to practise what he preaches on corruption
Thailand has been gripped by nepotism, cronyism, patronage and corruption for many years. With the military government now in charge, such malpractice has in no way lessened.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:24
L’Oreal Thailand wins Employee Engagement Award
L’Oreal Thailand has won the Korn Ferry 2018 Employee Engagement Award.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:51
Unicef launches ‘Art for The Future’ street-art on children’s issues
Unicef Thailand has launched a street-art project, “Art for the Future”, as part of its 70th anniversary campaign to urge influencers, youth networks, media and the Thai public to advocate for children.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
Exim inks MoU with Canadian export agency
Export-Import Bank of Thailand has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Export Development department of Canada to promote Thai-Canadian trade and investment and Thai and Canadian entrepreneurs’ trade and investment endeavours beyond their borders, through supports and referral of projects of mutual benefit.
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:46
BMW releases two bikes
BMW Motorrad Thailand has unveiled two new bikes from the GS family – the new BMW F 750 GS and F 850 GS - that live up to the F-Series’ incredible on-road and off-road credentials. Joining the two is the new BMW C 400 X, the latest member in BMW Motorrad’s Urban Mobility range to offer exceptional agility in every corner and a full range of convenient features.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
Blockbusters a shot in the arm for Thai film industry
Thailand has seen several local blockbusters over the past nine months, with some films bringing in as much as Bt100 million.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
Boost in competitiveness hailed
THAILAND has climbed two notches in the rankings of the closely watched Global Competitiveness Index 4.0 (GIC 4.0) to 38th place.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking
In the past 10 years, Thailand has attempted to curb smoking by enlarging the size of picture health warnings on cigarette packs repeatedly. Now, the gruesome photos cover up to 85 per cent of the packet. Yet the number of Thai smokers is increasing, figures show.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:00
Weak education holds back Thailand in worldwide human-capital index
Thailand has performed better than the average for its income group in the new World Bank Human Capital Index.
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:59
Chimpanzee ‘Natalie’ leaves for Britain
A long-time chimpanzee resident of Thailand has left the country for a new life overseas.