Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
SET urged to chase listings from abroad
DEPUTY Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripit has urged stock exchange officials to be more active in scouting for business from foreign companies that could join Thai companies in listing joint ventures in Bangkok.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:08
Pig carcasses seized in Bangkok, likely smuggled from abroad
Livestock officials seized 640 frozen pig carcasses from three unregistered cold-storage rooms in Bangkok on Monday morning.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:01
2.5% currency-conversion fee dropped for using TMB All Free Debit Card abroad
TMB Bank has added a new product feature to its TMB All Free Debit Card for overseas usage, which allows cardholders to make payments when they travel abroad without being charged a 2.5-per-cent currency-exchange fee on top of each amount spent.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:23
Portrait of the artist
John Hockney, David Hockney’s brother, will give a 120-minute lavishly illustrated talk about the artist, his family and the friends he has painted, photographed, I- Padded, etched, and lithographed in The BACC Art Talk 2018: Lesson Abroad Series #1 “Hockney on Hockney” on Tuesday (October 16) in Meeting Room 501 of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 10:16
No more state funds for care abroad
Ending the decades-long practice of spending millions of rupees from the state coffers on treatment of political leaders at foreign health facilities, Parliament on Friday endorsed a law with a provision to stop such funding in the future.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 13:59
China's Xi says 'no strings attached' to Africa investments
President Xi Jinping told African counterparts and business leaders Monday that China's investments on the continent have "no political strings attached", even as Beijing is increasingly criticised over its debt-heavy projects abroad.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:11
More Myanmar citizens going abroad for treatment as trust in local hospitals plummets
More Myanmar citizens are seeking medical treatment in foreign countries as their trust in local hospitals and clinics falls, says a local medical expert. Patients from Myanmar have so far spent an estimated US$600 million on medical care abroad with expenditures accelerating.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:41
More minors with fake passports trying to leave Philippines
Immigration officials at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) are alarmed over the growing number of underage Filipino women who try to leave the country and work abroad using fraudulent travel documents.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
China’s mobile game makers go abroad
CHINA’S BOOMING mobile games sector is gaining traction in overseas markets, as game developers seek to make massive gains in markets with rising mobile internet usage and demographic advantages, according to a report released by App Annie.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:45
Jaws in international waters helps SocGen net profit
Profits at Societe Generale were buoyed by growth abroad, as results released Thursday showed the French bank continues to pressed by ultra low interest rates at home in the eurozone.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
Firms spread wings in foreign deals
MINOR International Plc, Indorama Ventures Plc, and Central Plaza Hotel Plc are among listed companies that are expanding their investments abroad, with the three hatching deals that total more than Bt8 billion, filings to the stock exchange show.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00
Learning from the economic giant next door
Most Thai students tend to pursue studies abroad either in the United States or Europe, which are regarded as open societies and champions of freedom. But some Thai students are walking a different path.
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:35
London is Europe's most expensive city for studying abroad
With a first-semester living cost of €12,450.49, the British capital is Europe's most expensive city for studying abroad. The data hails from the German furnished lettings platform, Nestpick, which compared how much students might have to shell out during a first semester studying in 49 European cities.
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
Internet addiction now a recognised medical condition
Recently media here and abroad have been reporting the dangers of too much online gaming, with concerns ranging from sore thumbs to poor school results but especially the toll on mental health.
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:00
Police raid Chachoengsao plant in crackdown on foreign e-waste disposal
POLICE SEARCHED a waste management plant in Chachoengsao’s Plaeng Yao district on Tuesday, responding to an allegation that hazardous industrial waste had been smuggled from abroad to be burned at the facility, spreading toxins in the area.