Sat, 22 Jun 2019 01:00
Thailand remains on Tier 2 for people trafficking
The United States’ latest Trafficking in Persons Report, released on Thursday night, has kept Thailand on Tier 2 because, although it doesn’t meet the minimum standards of the US Trafficking Victims Protection Act, it has made “significant” process.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 19:04
Loxley unveils high-tech future
Loxley Evolution Technology Co Ltd says it has launched four high tech groups using advanced technology through intelligent platform to enhance the security operation work potential, hopefully get Thailand on top place of being the truly safe country.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
Women execs fare better in Thailand, survey finds
THIRTY-ONE per cent of women living and working in Thailand on average are likely to hold a management position. When it comes to the world’s largest corporations, only 24 per cent of women (4.8 per cent) are CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, with female professionals accounting for less than a quarter (24 per cent) of senior roles globally, according to the 2018 Fortune list.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:05
PTTEP to purchase Partex to expand Middle East presence
PTT Exploration and Production Plc or PTTEP has announced that on Monday its subsidiary PTTEP HK Holding Ltd signed a share purchase agreement (“SPA”) to acquire a 100 per cent stake in Partex Holding BV (Partex) from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
The company's CEO and president Phongsthorn Thavisin reported the agreement to the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:58
Roi Et tractor driver injured in crash
A tractor driver has sustained injuries after a collision with a car in Roi Et in northeastern Thailand on the Jatura to Patumrat Road on Wednesday.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:00
Jitinat named president of ONE Championship Thailand
ONE Championship™ (ONE) just announced that Jitinat Asdamongkol has been named President of ONE Championship Thailand. Jitinat will lead ONE Championship’s operations in Thailand, overseeing growth strategy and strengthening the ONE network in the country.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 18:34
Three new service innovations from AP Thailand
Listed property developer AP Thailand on Monday introduced three new service innovations.
Mon, 27 May 2019 01:00
Thailand’s keeper frustrates France in women’s World Cup warm-up
France continued preparations for their charge for Women’s World Cup glory with a stuttering but eventually comprehensive 3-0 win over Thailand on Saturday.
Tue, 21 May 2019 19:19
Nissan and Delta pioneer Thailand’s first partnership to enable EV home charging
Nissan in Thailand on Tuesday announced the official appointment of Delta Electronics (Thailand) as its primary provider of electric-vehicle (EV) charging systems.
Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Mandatory health insurance for retirement visa holders likely to take effect in July
FOREIGNERS aged 50 and above living in Thailand on a long-stay visa will likely have to buy health insurance from July onwards, as authorities are preparing guidelines to enforce the new rules.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
A 90-year-old expat says farewell to the land he once loved
This beleaguered 90 year-old, an invalid, is leaving Thailand on May 2. In an attempt to get expats over the age of 75 a waiver to be able to stay in Thailand, I wrote letters to the chiefs of Bangkok and Phuket Immigration and a letter to the chief of police in Bangkok. Not one had the courtesy to answer!
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
Sheeran rocks the town
English singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Ed Sheeran returns to Thailand on Monday night, playing the 50,000-spectator capacity Rajamangala National Stadium as part of his “Divide Asia Tour”.
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 20:15
Peerapol dedicates victory to Princess Sirindhorn
Local cyclist Peerapol Chawchiangkwang won the blue jersey after the second stage of the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Cup Tour of Thailand on Tuesday.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:16
Student union petitions Democrats to join Pheu Thai-led coalition
The Student Union of Thailand on Monday lodged a petition with the Democrat Party, calling for it to join a proposed coalition government led by the Pheu Thai Party.
Sat, 30 Mar 2019 01:00
Abhisit supporters' '1 in 3.9 million' is top-trending hashtag
A hashtag, apparently from former Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva’s supporters, became the top-trending Twitter in Thailand on Friday.