Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
Rising baht exposes vulnerability of expat retirees
I have been living in Thailand for 19 years now, but I’m now suddenly a criminal because the value of the baht has risen so much that the Bt800,000 bank deposit required for my retirement visa came short by Bt8,000.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:41
Health Ministry vows to curb use of dangerous agrochemicals
The Public Health Ministry will do everything within its power to discourage the use of three dangerous agrochemicals, following a ruling that paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyfiros will be allowed in Thailand for at least two more years.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
Dangerous farm chemicals still allowed for at least two years
PARAQUAT, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos are still allowed for use in Thailand for at least another two years, after the Hazardous Substance Committee yesterday reaffirmed its previous decision not to ban the three controversial agrochemicals.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
Minho comes to town
Choi Minho a member of South Korea’s boy band SHINee – is coming back alone to Thailand for his debut solo concert at Thunder Dome, Muang Thong Thani on March 2 at 7pm, as a part of his fan meeting tour “Best Choi’s Minho in Asia”.
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 05:30
IOC joins calls for Thailand to release refugee footballer
The International Olympic Committee on Saturday joined in the chorus of support for a footballer with refugee status who has been detained in Thailand for nearly two months over his alleged role in Bahrain's Arab Spring protests.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 18:13
Refugee footballer held in Thailand 'losing hope'
A footballer with refugee status who has been detained in Thailand for nearly two months over his alleged role in Bahrain's Arab Spring protests is "losing hope", according to a global players' union.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
Lights, camera, action
Japan bring 12 of its best movies to Thailand for the latest edition of its annual film festival
movie & TV
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:11
Ford’s Quick Lane arrives in Thailand for post-warranty vehicle repairs
Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centre, a service and maintenance provider owned by Ford Motor, opened its first outlet in Bangkok on Friday.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:12
Urgent : Model claiming Trump secrets to be released after Thai trial
Pattaya - A Belarusian model who claimed she had proof of Russian efforts to help Donald Trump win office was ordered released on Tuesday, nearly a year after she was arrested in Thailand for participating in a "sex training course".
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 18:20
Urgent : European Commission lifts "yellow card" from Thailand for its action against illegal fishing
The European Commission has resolved to lift Thailand from the group of "warned countries,” known as “yellow card” as recognition of its progress in tackling illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU), according to Commission’s press release.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
Saudi teenager’s fate hangs in the balance
GOVT SHIFTS LINE ON ASYLUM SEEKER AFTER GLOBAL OUTCRY; SAUDI TEENAGER IS ALLOWED TO STAY IN THAILAND FOR FIVE DAYS UNDER THE CARE OF UN
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
Taco Bell set for Thailand debut early next year
THE ICONIC Southern California brand, Taco Bell, will partner with Siam Taco Co Ltd to bring its Mexican-inspired cuisine to Thailand for the first time with a new Bangkok restaurant.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
Thailand’s digital economy still stuck under under mountain of paperwork
Several incidents in the past few weeks have had me laughing at this recent idea of Thailand forging into the digital world.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 19:56
Appliances firm hails annual growth
Haier Thailand forecasts year-end revenue of Bt3.4 billion, a 26 per cent growth compared to last year.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
Travel like a beauty queen in Thailand
For decades, Filipinos have impressed the world, or, the universe rather with two things: our exceptional beauty and our kind hearts.