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.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:38
Japanese passenger claims 3 million yen, camera stolen aboard THAI flight
Police are investigating a claim by a Japanese woman that 3 million yen (Bt874,000) in cash and a camera were stolen from her bag aboard a Thai Airways International flight from Tokyo International Airport.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00
Big push for renewable energy as companies plan to invest more than Bt130 billion this year
ENERGY and non-energy firms are planning investments of more than Bt130 billion in renewable energy this year, both at home and abroad, confident of strong growth in global demand for alternative energy.
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00
Apex plots growth at home and abroad
APEX Medical Center has set out a five-year expansion plan to double the number of its medical centres and clinics providing aesthetic treatments in Thailand before exploring investment opportunities elsewhere in the region.
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 13:51
App designed to help protect Chinese students abroad
BEIJING - A private Chinese company has released an app dedicated to providing professional security services for overseas Chinese students, whose safety abroad has become a growing public concern thanks to a slew of recent safety scandals.