Sat, 29 Sep 2018 09:43
Zoo association urges endangered animals be repatriated from Malaysia
The Indonesian Zoo Association (PKBSI) has urged the government to soon repatriate Indonesia's animals -- including endangered ones -- from Malaysia after the latter's authorities thwarted an attempt to smuggle the animals into Thailand last week.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:50
Yingluck thanks supporters on her first birthday in exile
FORMER prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra sent a message to her supporters as she celebrated her first birthday in exile since fleeing Thailand last August.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00
Yingluck may hold press conference in Hong Kong
FUGITIVE former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to hold a press conference in Hong Kong soon – her first since fleeing Thailand last August.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00
China’s e-sports on the rise
In Thailand, e-sports is rapidly gaining in popularity. The Sports Authority of Thailand last year officially recognised e-sports – competitions facilitated by electronic systems, particularly video games – and there are moves to have some e-sports included in major international sports events like the Asian Games.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00
Honda, Toyota again wrangle over top position
A TOTAL of 879,748 vehicles were sold in Thailand last year, and Honda and Toyota are once again embroiled in a dispute over sales figures, as each company claims the title of the best-selling passenger car brand for 2017.
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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 01:00
8 foreign firms register for business last month
Eight foreign companies registered to do business in Thailand last month, with a total investment value of Bt200 million and employing 102 workers, said Kulanee Issadisai, director general of business development at Department of Commerce Ministry.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:56
Huawei Mate 10 proves popular with pre-bookers
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro, the first smartphone with an artificial intelligence (AI) chipset and dual-Leica camera, has proved popular since it opened for pre-booking in Thailand last week.
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00
Five Thais receive life sentences for murder of Lao women
FIVE THAI nationals who were hired to kill two Lao women in Thailand last September have been asentenced to life in prison, Kalasin attorney Ratchada Jureerat said yesterday.
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 01:00
Government Savings Bank, Coke and Toyota top spenders in August
Government Savings Bank was the top spender on advertising in Thailand last month, outlaying Bt84.17 million, up 199.21 per cent from August 2016, according to a survey by Nielsen (Thailand) Co Ltd yesterday.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:45
Star Alliance turns 20
Thai Airways International (THAI) and the Star Alliance Country Steering Council Thailand last week co-hosted an event to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Star Alliance network at W Hotel.
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00
SHINee puts on a spectacular show
Korean boy band SHINee was back in Thailand last weekend, performing a high-octane show at Thunder Dome Muang Thong Thani in front of a sold-out crowd of fans.
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 01:00
PH Capital takes over operations of Pizza Hut
PH Capital Co, a 70 percent owned subsidiary of Thoresen Thai Agencies, began operating Pizza Hut restaurants in Thailand last Thursday after Yum Restaurants International (Thailand) Co fulfilled all requirements and conditions precedent of an asset sales and purchase agreement between PHC and Yum.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:00
Expedia forecasts similar growth in foreign arrivals
International tourist arrivals in Thailand last year grew by double digits from 2015, and the outlook for this year is for a similar level of growth, according to a survey by the Expedia Group, an online travel company.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:30
Fresh designs from Hay
After bringing Danish brand Hay to Thailand last year, young entrepreneur Veekrit Palarit of Norse Republics has now unveiled Hay’s latest collection of furniture, accessories and stationery that combines Scandinavian minimalism with playful designs.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:00
Thai unit of 11street e-commerce platform claims early success
KOREAN e-commerce platform 11street says it has served more than 150,000 Thai shoppers with transactions worth more than Bt200 million since its soft launch in Thailand last December 21.