• Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:57
    BMA to seek Cabinet approval for two more drainage tunnels
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will seek Cabinet approval for two drainage tunnels jointly costing more than Bt3.9 billion, deputy BMA governor Chakkaphan Phiewngam said Monday.
    national
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Red-faced junta can’t woo people with borrowed slogans
    WHILE THE two military coups that occurred in the past 12 years have tried to eliminate the so-called Thaksin regime from the Thai political landscape, the junta’s latest campaign to promote General Prayut Chan-o-cha’s administration has only brought the influential tycoon back into the political discourse.
    politics
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Stage set for third telco selection in Philippines
    THE PHILIPPINES' Duterte administration has published the final rules governing its major telecom initiative, setting the stage for a showdown among aspiring companies seeking to become the country’s third major telco player in a bidding that could happen as early as November this year.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:03
    Big supporters hit the streets for Car Free Day bike ride
    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration deputy governor Sakoltee Phattiyakul led diplomats, businessmen, BMA officials and others on a five-kilometre bike ride on Saturday to mark Bangkok Car Free Day 2018.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:36
    Thailand continues 18 month growth spurt as exports rise 6.7 per cent
    The total value of Thailand's exports rose 6.7 per cent year on year to US$22.79 billion (Bt1.23 trillion) in August, recording continuous growth for 18 months, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    Malaysia to widen money inflow
    THE MALAYSIA government, which had previously identified at least 10 billion ringgit worth of spending cuts, plans to further strengthen its cashflow by monetising some of its non-strategic assets and gradually issuing new sovereign debts.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thai businesses stay on top of mobility tech at InnoTrans 2018
    UP TO 3,062 train, transportation and related business from 61 countries are demonstrating their electro-mobility technologies as the massive trend is featured at InnoTrans 2018 in Berlin, Germany.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:42
    Govt bans pigeon feeding
    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and other agencies to ban the feeding of wild pigeons, government spokesman Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Wednesday.
    national
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Running for a cause
    The “Major Care Mini Marathon 2018 Run with Care”, a charity walkrun event organised by Major Care Foundation in collaboration with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, returns to town on September 30 and will kick off in front of the public library at Lumpini Park at 5am.
    lifestyle
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:15
    New measures needed to protect users from mislabelled cosmetics, research finds
    WITH OVER 600,000 cosmetic products registered by Thailand, some operators have adopted the illegal practice of obtaining multiple registration numbers for their products and having them manufactured by other facilities, the industry regulator has revealed.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:59
    Five killed by dengue fever in four Bangkok districts so far this year
    Five adults have succumbed to the dengue virus in four Bangkok districts this year, a senior official of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:48
    US cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019: Pompeo
    The Trump administration slashed its annual cap on refugee acceptances Monday for the second year in a row, saying it would take a maximum of just 30,000 in the fiscal year to come.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    Stamford, partners strategise to unleash Graduate 4.0’s potential
    STAMFORD International University, which has shaped the careers of students from more than 100 countries over the past 23 years, took its goals a few steps further by creating an industry engagement platform with its industry partners, aimed at understanding first-hand expectations and challenges faced by top recruiters and industry leaders seeking to build strong talent pipelines.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    Epic Lanka ties up with VisionFund
    AWARD-WINNING regional technology leader Epic Lanka (Pvt) Ltd recently announced a strategic partnership with VisionFund Lanka (VFL), the local subsidiary of global microfinance giant VisionFund International, to deliver a state-of-the-art digital Mobile Branchless Banker Platform to enhance its distribution of services in Sri Lanka’s micro-finance sector.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:41
    Trade spat perils put spotlight on need for effective strategies
    Short-term challenges from the escalating trade spat with the United States have reassured Chinese officials and experts of the need to support market-oriented reform and opening-up, with a particular focus on reducing debt and limiting government intervention.
    business
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