Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:34
ETDA embraces regulator role
Surangkana Wayuparb, CEO of the Electeonic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, said the organisation's responsibilities will increase under the Electronic Transactions Act to build a better balance between regulations and the promotion of digital service business.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
Zen shares to launch today on SET
THE Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will, on February 20, list Zen Corporation Group Plc, an operator of restaurant brands in Thailand, under the ticker symbol “ZEN”. The company has a market capitalisation of Bt3.9 billion after its initial public offering (IPO).
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:43
SET, TLA join to tackle climate change
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has joined with the Thai Library Association (TLA) under the Royal Patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in launching the “Library: Care the Bear” project.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
LAWS READY FOR SETUP OF RAIL TRANSPORT UNIT
The Cabinet yesterday approved three sets of organic laws for the establishment of a new unit, the rail transport department, under the of Ministry of Transport.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:14
What the future will bring
Fortune-telling and astrology, ancient fields of study based on planetary positions, time of birth, and energy derived from nature, have long been part of Thai culture, and believers can indulge this week as the Siri Wattana Cheshire Foundation under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen, brings the “Siri Wattana Fortune-Telling for the Disabled” to Siam Paragon.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 17:55
I'm 'now a commoner' candidate : Princess Ubolratana
Princess Ubolratana, the sole Thai Raksa Chart party candidate for premiership, said on Friday that she wanted to use her rights and freedoms under the Constitution as a commoner.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:18
Environment ministry looks to mobilise support with numerous fairs
Agencies under the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry are set to mobilise across the kingdom for fairs from next week to mid-March.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:30
Hawaii considers raising legal smoking age — to 100
LOS ANGELES, United States - Would-be cigarette smokers in the US state of Hawaii might have to wait a very long time for their first legal drag, after a lawmaker introduced a bill that would bar sales to anyone under the age of 100.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:55
Former election commissioner Somchai ready to run in Samut Sakhon
Former Election Commission member Somchai Srisutthiyakorn drew the number 11 on Monday morning for his candidacy in Samut Sakhon under the Democrat Party banner.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 17:05
ETDA signs MoU to develop E-commerce Park
The Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA), which is under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, today signed a MoU with Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon (RMUTP) to develop an E-commerce Park initiative.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 13:35
Nissan touts new ‘retail concept’ at first showroom in Northeast
Nissan recently opened its first showroom in the Thai Northeast under the Nissan Retail Concept (NRC).
Auto & Audio
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:00
Drugs, underage drinkers found in Bangkok club raid
A raid on a Bangkok nightclub early Friday morning uncovered 40 patrons under age 20, while 92 patrons tested positive for substance abuse, 26 of them under the legal drinking age.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 17:41
Indonesia's Aceh whips teens for public cuddling
Two teenagers were whipped in Indonesia's Aceh province on Thursday after they were caught cuddling in public -- a crime under the conservative region's Islamic law.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Australian PM wants refugee footballer back
The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, yesterday took the almost unprecedented step of stepping up the pressure (no pun intended) in a personal plea to Thai PM Prayut over the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, who has been held under the most questionable circumstances in a Thai prison since he and his wife arrived here on a tourist visa for their honeymoon in November last year.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Watch stirring films under the stars
The second edition of “Screen on the Sky” – outdoor screenings of documentary films with great food and drinks – is set for the rooftop of River City Bangkok on February 23.
movie & TV