Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:00
China’s buildup of aircraft carriers will lead to heightened tensions
China’s first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier has undergone sea trials. The
carrier will enter service as early as next year. It is China’s secondcarrier following the Liaoning, whose hull was bought from Ukraine, refitted in China and put into commission in 2012. The third carrier is now under construction in Shanghai, while a project to build a nuclear carrier has also surfaced.
Sat, 19 May 2018 14:32:12
'Like a fairy tale': Bleary-eyed royalists party in Windsor
Hardy campers and early risers turned the town of Windsor into a sea of red, white and blue on Saturday, bringing the carnival spirit ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Sat, 19 May 2018 13:00:13
Cuba mourns after 107 killed in airliner crash
Cuba begins two days of national mourning Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but three of its 110 passengers and crew.
Sat, 19 May 2018 10:18:40
More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash
A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana on Friday, killing all but three people on board in a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage.
Sat, 19 May 2018 07:21:19
More than 100 feared dead in Cuba airliner crash
A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana Friday, leaving a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage, as the country's president warned many people were feared dead.
Sat, 19 May 2018 07:19:09
New York art sales near $3 bn as uber-rich hunt trophies
Global buyers have dropped nearly $3 billion on art in New York in two weeks, a record haul rooted in a billionaire thirst for trophies, Chinese purchasing power and growing diversification.
Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00:00
SilkAir to merge into SIA after $100m revamp of cabin products
SINGAPORE AIRLINES’ regional arm, SilkAir, will undergo a significant upgrading of its cabin products as part of plans to eventually merge with Singapore Airlines (SIA).
Fri, 18 May 2018 16:40:00
Snap out of Nai Yang Beach photos: airport warns
A meeting was held yesterday, led by the Phuket International Airport General Manager Petch Chancharoen, to discuss a YouTube post showing photos from the airport’s neighbouring beach.
Fri, 18 May 2018 15:15:00
Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel is offering gourmets a fresh French tasting experience with Chef Gibb’s Burgundy Wine & Tasting Journey, which is being hosted at the Zoom Sky Lounge and Zoom Sky Bar & Restaurant on May 31.
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:34:47
Singapore Airlines to absorb regional wing after upgrade
Singapore Airlines said Friday it will absorb its struggling premium wing SilkAir following a multimillion-dollar upgrade as part of a reform drive to stay competitive.
Fri, 18 May 2018 10:13:36
Drunk man stands on chair to pee from fourth-floor balcony, dies in fall
A seemingly drunk man who heeded the call of nature while standing on a chair on his fourth-floor balcony over a shophouse plunged to his death overnight on Friday, police in Nakhon Pathom believe.
Fri, 18 May 2018 09:19:46
Man found dead with pesticide beside fatally shot woman in Phetchaburi
A man was found dead in Phetchaburi on Thursday night beside the body of a woman in a suspected murder-suicide involving a love triangle.
Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:00
EEC, poll boost mood,StanChart boss says
AMBITIOUS spending plans under the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) initiative have boosted investor confidence in the Thai economy, said Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) chairman Jose Vinals, who also expressed faith in the government’s plan for an election next year.
Thu, 17 May 2018 18:27:45
Trade body moves to ban price fixing
Sontirat Sontijirawong, the commerce minister who chairs the commission, said it had decided to send a letter to the operators, ordering them to abide by the law and stop their misbehaviour.
Thu, 17 May 2018 16:37:36
NokScoot invites travellers’ applications
NokScoot is inviting hopefuls to compete to become one of 10 travellers the airline recruits to fly free from Bangkok to Tokyo as part of its “best job in Thailand” campaign.