Tue, 08 May 2018 19:28:33
SET down nearly 1% on investor fears over US-Iran conflict
The Stock Exchange of Thailand Index on Tuesday closed at 1,760.25 points, 19.55 points lower than the previous day’s close, with a trading value of Bt61.22 billion, due largely to investor concerns about the potential for a conflict between the US and Iran.
Foreign investors and proprietary investment portfolios showed net sells of Bt2.86 billion and Bt1.45 billion, respectively, while instituti
Sun, 06 May 2018 01:00:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Alarm raised as Thailand drowns in plastic trash
IN FEBRUARY LAST YEAR, a patch of plastic trash almost 10 kilometres long was seen floating off the coast of the Gulf of Thailand in Chumpon province, prompting a wake-up call about the plastic pollution problem which has become increasingly serious in recent years.
Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00:00
On your bikes, get set …. Go
The Great Mekong Bike Ride 2018, an eco-friendly cycling race organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand in collaboration with Thailand Tri-League, is back and will be taking those who favour pedal power along the mighty Mekong River through Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan and Sakon Nakhon between May 17 and 20.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:49:59
Alpha Red to to represent Thailand in home eSports Championship
The much-anticipated GESC Thailand Dota 2 Pro Circuit Minor, a global eSports Championship, has announced the line-up of high-profile Dota 2 professional teams who will be playing against each other during the high-octane tournament.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
KOH PHI PHI STANDS OUT
Koh Phi Phi was the only destination selected in Thailand in a list recently published by Travel + Leisure magazine alongside other idyllic islands including Mauritius in Africa, Hainan Island in China, Cebu Islands in the Philippines, Crete in Greece and St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Payment interoperability: The next step towards a digital Asean
GETTING PAYMENT platforms to “understand” each other, or to be “interoperable,” presents a huge opportunity to enhance intra-regional trade and business activity across Southeast Asia, and Thailand in particular.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:34:50
China beat Thailand for Asian Cup 3rd place
China PR concluded their AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 campaign in style on Friday thanks to a 3-1 win over Thailand in the play-off for third place at the Amman International Stadium.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:53:45
Thai-Russian trade yet to surge despite long ties
A VISIT by probably the biggest Russian trade delegation to Thailand in February this year can certainly be taken as a testament to Kremlin’s “Look East” policy. But how it will be translated into real trade or economic interaction between the two countries remains a challenge.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:54:30
Gyproc and Weber host booth at architecture event
Thai Gypsum Products PCL, the first gypsum manufacturer in Thailand and innovator of the brand “Gyproc”, and Saint-Gobain Weber Co Ltd (under the Gecko trademark), leader in tile adhesive and grout, waterproofing and cement, invite architects, developers, design students, engineers and homeowners to Architect ’18 from May 1 to 6.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:41:14
Customs foils attempt to smuggle meth worth RM3.85mil from Thailand
The Customs Department foiled an attempt to smuggle RM3.85mil worth of drugs from Thailand into the country on Monday.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:18:46
Spending with a favourite hero
Characters from the popular Garena ROV online game that has seen up to 10 million downloads in Thailand in the last six months, are now emblazoned on a new limited-edition KBank K-RoV Debit Card.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Olympian leads home Russian 1-2-3 in Khon Kaen
Olympic medalist Olga Zabelinskaya of Russia led from start to finish to win the overall title in the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’ Cup Women’s Tour of Thailand in Khon Kaen on Tuesday.
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Bright prospects for Thailand in next EU report on fishing industry
THAILAND HAS a good chance of an improved rating in the European Union’s (EU) next report on the country’s efforts to reduce illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 20:44:15
Ma set to visit Thailand in April to announce Alibaba’s EEC investment plan: Uttama
Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, will visit Thailand next month to announce the company’s investment plan in connection with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) initiative, Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said on Sunday.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Govt to ease transport woes with neighbouring nations
THE GOVERNMENT will build more roads and rail lines linking neighbouring countries with Thailand in the Mekong sub-region in order to ease traffic congestions at major border points, said Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisit.