• Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:26
    Thai tycoon faces verdict in black leopard poaching case
    Kanchanaburi -A Thai tycoon accused of poaching a black leopard at a wildlife sanctuary arrived in court Tuesday for the highly anticipated verdict -- a case that has fuelled outrage in a country fed up with impunity and corruption.
    national
  • 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.
    your say
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    What do Thai political parties actually stand for?
    Nation editorial staff and letter writers have been barking about a lack of democracy for years now and talking down Prayut Chan-o-cha.
    your say
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thailand needs child protection expertise at community level 
    Violence against children is widespread in Thai society. Figures from the Public Health Ministry reveal that nearly 9,000 children were treated in hospitals due to abuse in 2017, mostly having suffered from sexual abuse. These figures are likely just the tip of the iceberg, as often only the most severe cases of abuse are reported. 
    opinion
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:42
    SET Well-Being Index set for launch on April 1
    The Stock Exchange of Thailand plans next month to launch the SET Well-Being Index (SETWB), a new index consisting of listed securities in well-being-related sectors that are key contributors to Thai economic expansion, allowing investors to benefit from the growth potential of these promising sectors.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:35
    Thailand’s policy interest rate to remain unchanged
    Kasikorn Research Centre said the Monetary Policy Committee, in a meeting on March 20, chose to maintain the policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent, especially since the country’s economy still faces uncertainty from local and foreign factors.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:12
    High turnout may hit smaller parties hard
    With an 80 per cent voter turnout expected on March 24, more votes may be needed to gain partylist MPs, say experts.
    politics
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties rolling out the goodies
    A MINIMUM income guarantee scheme, restructuring of the tax system, increase in minimum wage, price guarantee for agricultural products and boost for industry were some of the many promises that major political parties outlined as part of their election manifestos on the economy at a seminar.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:18
    Insurance broker TQM set for full digitalisation
    THAI INSURANCE broker TQM Corporation Plc is launching eight projects this year as part of its digitalisation strategy to increase its efficiency in serving customers.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:11
    ANALYSIS: On culture, candidates thinking too small, experts say
    With a fraction of the parties expressing any views on the arts, those that do should offer more specifics
    national
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:12
    As Asean chair, Thailand can help fix WTO, says Canadian trade negotiator
    CANADIAN and Thai trade negotiators believe the Kingdom can play a leading role in reforming the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to save it from complete collapse.
    business
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:58
    E-game competition launches in Thailand backed by DTAC and Garena
    The “Free Fire Thailand Championship 2019” has been launched by DTAC and Garena (Thailand) to help drive Thai gamers and e-sports to international stage, while also highlighting special offers for DTAC customers.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:55
    State banks approve loans worth Bt1.4 billion for start-ups
    The number of start-ups registered at http://startupthailand.org had reached 1,700 at the end of last month, the Finance Ministry’s National Start-up Committee announced on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thailand tests worker voice tech
    AN INNOVATIVE voice app called Apprise Audit is being tested in factories in Thailand this month, in a move to protect workers against exploitation.
    ASEAN+
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