• Mon, 28 Jan 2019 19:58
    KBank determined to be ‘more robust at home, ready for greater inroads overseas’
    Kasikornbank (KBank) has announced a mission to forge a brand-new banking business, in order to be more robust at home and ready to make greater inroads abroad.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Linking youth and overseas education
    DESPITE a surge of investors’ interest in the education sector after Myanmar allowed foreigners to wholly invest in educational services last year, the locally-owned Crown Education Co, a leading overseas educational consultancy, continues its growth as ever-more students seek study abroad.
    Corporate
  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 09:14
    Latest : Runaway Saudi teen settles in Canada after being granted asylum
    Toronto, Canada - A "very, very happy" Saudi teenager who caused a sensation by defying her family and seeking asylum abroad was welcomed with open arms in Toronto Saturday at the end of a dramatic but exhausting international odyssey.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Fixed-income funds, corporate bonds among concerns flagged by BOT
    THE BANK of Thailand (BOT) yesterday warned investors about the risks posed by fixed-income funds invested abroad, while also flagging concerns over deposits placed with savings cooperatives and bonds issued by Thai conglomerates.
    Economy
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 14:00
    Latest : US defense chief quits as Trump pulls from Syria, Afghanistan
    Washington - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday, leading a chorus of protests at home and abroad after President Donald Trump ordered a complete troop pullout from Syria and a significant withdrawal from Afghanistan.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 02:00
    Thai businesses abroad need better control
    THAILAND’S draft National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (NAP) needs to have stronger mechanisms to oversee the operations of Thai investors overseas and ensure human rights protection in all aspects.
    national
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thai travellers happy to ‘go solo’ when travelling abroad: study
    Over a quarter of Thais (28 per cent) have traveled overseas “solo” in the past two years, ahead of the global (24 per cent) and Asia-Pacific (23 per cent) averages, according to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study.
    Tourism
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    2019: A dynamic year of recruitment in Southeast Asia 
    SOUTHEAST Asia is set to continue its upward trajectory as a buoyant industrial hub, with solid investments from abroad, particularly from China, adding to this momentum and being key drivers to market expansion, according to the 20th edition Robert Walters’ Salary Survey 2019.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Corporate
  • 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.
    Art
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    Breaking News
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