• Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Looks outweigh health in Korea’s obesity problem
    South Koreans have a reputation for being slim. But in recent years, obesity has been on the rise here, as people increasingly turn to instant and fast food and lead more sedentary lives. However, social perceptions on obesity remain focused more on physical appearances than on health, leading to slow change.
  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    New parties must tackle the great income divide
  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Future Forward kicks off in the right gear
    THE NEWLY registered Future Forward Party has come under the media spotlight and into public attention for a variety of reasons – not just because of the “progressive” and “anti-dictatorship” image it is portraying, but also the fact that it is appealing to young voters.
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 14:37:42
    Elephants attempt to pick pineapples from lorry
    Wild elephants blocked the road near Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi in an apparent effort to collect pineapples as a “toll” from a passing lorry.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:03:35
    China's parliament gives Xi second term, top ally named VP
    China's rubber-stamp parliament unanimously re-appointed President Xi Jinping to a second five-year term on Saturday and elevated his former anti-corruption chief to the vice presidency.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:15:40
    Trump approves official travel to Taiwan
    President Donald Trump signed off Friday on new rules allowing top level US officials to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taipei counterparts, a move that will anger Beijing.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:01:34
    Australia warns Southeast Asia of high-tech terror threat
    Australia on Saturday warned the use of encrypted messaging apps to plan terrorist attacks was the greatest threat faced by intelligence agencies in modern times and urged a "united and cohesive" response.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Army appoints panel to probe allegations in mask project
    THE ROYAL Thai Army (RTA) will set up a fact-finding committee to investigate allegations surrounding a research project to develop safety masks for the military.
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:08:11
    Solar Gard aims for 5% of Thai solar-film market by year’s end
    Solar Gard is launching an aggressive business expansion campaign in Thailand, with plans to open 30 Solar Gard Centres and appoint 50 dealerships around the country by the end of this year.
    Auto & Audio
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Japan approves 51-bn peso loan for Philippine subway
    THE ROLLOUT of the country’s first subway system moved a step closer as the Japanese government extended a 104.5-billion yen or 51.3-billion peso loan to finance the initial phase of the flagship infrastructure project.
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:46:31
    PTT names Charnsilp as next president and CEO
    Piyasawas Amaranant, chairman of PTT, revealed on Friday that the board of the listed energy conglomerate had unanimously approved the appointment of Charnsilp Trinuchkarn as president and chief executive officer, replacing Thewin Wongwanich, whose term expires on August 30.
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:20:15
    SET orders IFEC to arrange shareholders’ meeting, appoint directors by March 22
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has instructed Inter Far East Energy Corp (IFEC) and its directors to clarify the arrangement of a shareholders’ meeting to appoint new board directors, and to disclose the clarification via the Stock Exchange of Thailand by March 22.
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:59:14
    Cat rescued from deep well in Chai Nat
    A black cat was rescued on Friday from a deep dry-well in Chai Nat’s Mueang district, where it is believed to have been trapped for at least seven days.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:31:44
    Footbridge collapses in Miami, killing four
    A newly installed pedestrian bridge over a major road in Miami collapsed on Thursday, killing four people and trapping multiple cars below.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:43:58
    Somyot ‘yet to decide’ on entering politics
    Former national police chief Somyot Poompanmoung admitted on Friday that he had been approached by many political parties to join them but he would make a decision on entering politics “at the right time”.
    Breaking News
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