• Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    National strategy: political gamesmanship and Thailand 4.0 don’t mix
    Reviewing the 20-year national strategy, it’s striking how few specifics are laid down. By itself, this should not be surprising since a strategy, by nature, is only meant to provide broad guidelines and goals while allowing flexibility in implementation to meet shifting circumstances in our fast-changing world.
    your say
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    Brexit: What happens next?
    A European Union summit this week broke up with little progress towards a Brexit deal, just months before Britain is due to leave the bloc on March 29, 2019.
    opinion
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:58
    UK bids adios to Spanish nurses 'betrayed' by Brexit
    Keeping a watchful eye over one patient for a 12-hour shift at the hospital where he learned his trade, Manuel Gala says Brexit has forced many Spanish health workers to consider their future in Britain.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:46
    Grab Bike taxi punished for intimidating passenger
    A Bangkok man complained on Facebook post that he had been intimidated by a Grab Bike taxi rider after he refused to cancel the ride he had hailed.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:26
    Worried Britons to rally for new Brexit vote
    Britons dreading life outside Europe will rally from all corners to London Saturday to try to stop their country's looming breakup with the EU.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:43
    Grab names first chief technology officer for transport
    Ride-hailing service Grab has appointed Mark Porter as chief technology officer for transport, overseeing the company’s technology infrastructure and teams dedicated to its private car hires, taxi-hailing, motorbike taxis, carpooling and multimodal services.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:03
    WhatsApp dirty tricks alleged in Brazil presidential race
    Allegations of a dirty tricks campaign on WhatsApp dominated Brazil's presidential election race on Thursday, turning attention to social media manipulation following abuses uncovered in the last US election and Britain's Brexit referendum.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Is Africa starting to choke on China’s lending glut?
    It was a time for smiles and handshakes as the delegations from Sierra Leone and China Exim Bank sealed a loan to provide the impoverished West African state with a new airport.
    opinion
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:30
    New immigration chief to reform Chiang Mai office
    Responding to online chatter about problems at the Chiang Mai immigration offices, the new immigration chief, Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn, is poised to transfer the existing Chiang Mai immigration boss to an inactive post whilst further investigations are made into the office operations.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:21
    Asian markets dive with Fed set for more rate hikes
    Asian markets resumed their downtrend on Thursday as investors contemplated more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while Washington added to China-US frictions and Brexit negotiators struggle to find common ground.
    business
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Two boxing golds for Thailand, hat-trick in sight
    World Youth champion Atichai Phoemsap and Panpatchara Somnuek captured two gold medals for Thailand at the Youth Olympic Games boxing competition in Buenos Aires on Thursday.
    sports
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:05
    Asian markets head down with Fed rates set to rise more
    Asian markets resumed their downtrend on Thursday as investors contemplated more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while Washington added to China-US frictions and Brexit negotiators struggle to find common ground.
    business
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:42
    Scientists spot six near-extinct vaquita porpoises
    The near-extinct vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise, has not yet disappeared from its habitat off the coast of Mexico, a research team said Wednesday after spotting six of them.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    NACC executive admits pulling gun on Bangkok cabbie
    THE NATIONAL Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has given a fact-finding committee 15 days to determine why its assistant secretary-general Piset Nakhaphan pulled a gun on a taxi driver at the Chaeng Watthana Government Complex in north Bangkok.
    national
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Word champion Atichai aims to add Olympic gold to his CV
    World Youth champion Atichai Phoemsap spearheaded Thailand’s youngsters into four boxing finals at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires on Wednesday.
    sports
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