Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:11
Indonesia threatens to challenge EU at WTO in palm oil feud
The government has threatened to bring its palm oil dispute with the European Union to the World Trade Organization's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) if the EU proceeds to treat palm oil as a high-risk vegetable oil in its latest delegated act.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
EU QUOTA RE-ALLOCATION
Thailand’s Department of Trade Negotiations were in negotiations with the European Union (EU) and Britain on amending the obligations on tariff-rate quotas for 31 product items under the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:12
As Asean chair, Thailand can help fix WTO, says Canadian trade negotiator
CANADIAN and Thai trade negotiators believe the Kingdom can play a leading role in reforming the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in order for the multilateral body to withstand protectionist forces and safeguard the principles of free trade.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
Asean task force aims for consensus on joining trade pacts
With few tangible and immediate results, Asean members agreed this week to tackle new challenges that arise in joining free trade agreements (FTAs) and increase its role in the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 18:37
Jazz plays second fiddle to Englishman
Red-hot Steve Lewton of England shot a stunning nine-under-par 62 to grab a one-stroke lead over local hope Jazz Janetwannanond at the halfway stage of the Boonchu Ruangkit Championship at the Rancho Charvee Resort and Country Club in Korat on Friday.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
Immigration officials are kowtowing to dictatorships
Wouldn’t it be nice if Thai Immigration personnel took an unbiased, neutral stance to travellers?
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
Supachai warns Thailand to prepare for a slowdown in global economy
THE GLOBAL economy is in dissarray with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 07:08
Soaring trade restrictions spark 'serious concern': WTO
The world's biggest economies slapped import restrictions on nearly half a trillion dollars' worth of trade over the past six months, the World Trade Organization said Thursday, voicing "serious concern".
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:40
WTO to rule in spat over US tariffs
The World Trade Organization agreed Wednesday to hear complaints from a range of countries over new US steel and aluminium tariffs, as well as complaints from Washington over retaliatory duties.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:42
Meeting planned on WTO ruling on cigarette imports
Thai Customs officials plan to hold a meeting next week on the ruling issued by a World Trade Organisation [WTO] against the country’s regulations on cigarette imports, a spokesperson of Customs Department told The Nation on Saturday.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:00
Leader of free world Obama didn’t kowtow to strongman Hun Sen
Re: “Did the ‘liberal world order’ ever exist?”, Have Your Say, October 26.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
China under assault from powerful and tyrannical regime
Re: “Catholic Church must not kowtow to China”, Opinion & Analysis, yesterday.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:25
Top 10 global tourism destinations
As the barometer of world tourism, the latest report issued by the United Nations World Tourism Organization, "The UNWTO Tourism Highlights 2018 Edition" has just been released.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
China ramps up pressure on Trump
World Trade Organisation sanctions on Washington could tilt the trade dispute in Beijing’s favour
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:15
Olivia Newton-John diagnosed with cancer for third time
Sydney - Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer who found worldwide fame in the hit movie "Grease", has revealed she has been diagnosed with cancer for the third time.