• Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:08
    PM uses Article 44 power to shift AMLO head Romsit to PM’s Office
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has signed an absolute Article 44 order to move Pol Maj-General Romsit Wiriyasan from his position as secretary-general of the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO), a post he has held for less than two months.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:00
    Doors open for privately-run youth detention centres
    The Department of Juvenile Observation and Protection is amending its regulations to allow privately-run correctional facilities for delinquents.
    national
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:40
    Former NBA Star Richardson to visit Bangkok
    The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that former NBA player Jason Richardson will travel to Bangkok to participate in the Jr. NBA Thailand National Training Camp from Sep. 7-9.
    sports
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:00
    Nailbiting Asian Games win for Thai basketballers after 20-year absence
    The Thailand’s men’s basketball team had a nailbiting return to the Asian Games on Tuesday, edging past Mongolia 87-86 in a group A preliminary match at the GBK Kasketball Hall in Jakarta.
    sports
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:48
    Facebook to broadcast La Liga games for free in Indian subcontinent
    Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and other La Liga stars will soon be beamed for free to viewers in the Indian subcontinent as part of a landmark deal with Facebook to broadcast matches, the Spanish top flight division said Tuesday.
    sports
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:22
    Disabled man dies at Bangkok mall in apparent accidental fall
    A 52-year-old man was found dead in an outdoor stairwell of a Bangkok shopping mall late Monday night. Police suspect the man, who had an artificial right leg, fell and struck his head.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:01
    Latest Thai-Lao friendship bridge study finished in December: chief
    Studies on the economic viability, structural engineering and environmental impact of the sixth Thai-Lao friendship bridge will be completed in December, says the chief of the Highway Department.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:23
    18 injured in magnitude-5 quake in Yunnan
    The epicenter, with a depth of 7 km, was monitored at 24.19 degrees north latitude and 102.71 degrees east longitude at 1:44 a.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:59
    30 detained in Immigration raid on massage parlours in Malaysia
    The Immigration Department raided eight massage parlours in Muar, Johor, and detained more than 30 people.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:55
    Vietnam stops bitcoin mining imports
    Vietnamese businesses and individuals have stopped importing bitcoin mining equipment to the country since the beginning of July, according to the HCM City Customs Department.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    Samsung unit, Takeda prepare drug trials
    SAMSUNG Bioepis said yesterday that it plans to soon start phase 1 clinical trials for its first new drug candidate in development with Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical, setting a fresh milestone in the South Korean drugmaker’s push into new drug development.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    Pilot project to irrigate Myanmar’s dry zone
    Farmers living in the central dry zone will no longer have to fight for water thanks to a pilot project funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and other partners, officials said. 
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    B Grimm raises operating profit on stronger revenue from power plants
    B GRIMM Power Plc has posted a 34 per cent increase in operating profit for the second quarter of this year, driven by increased revenue from new power plants and stronger energy demand.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:27
    12 Jakarta sport venues for Asian Games inaugurated
    Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan officiated on Monday 12 sporting venues ready for use for the upcoming 2018 Asian Games. Ten of the venues are renovated sport facilities, the other two —  the Jakarta International BMX Track (JIBT) and the Jakarta International Baseball Arena (JIBA) — are new.
    sports
  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:06
    Prawit adviser dismisses Jakarta Post criticism
    Despite being criticised as a coup leader, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha should have no trouble helming Thailand into next year when it takes its turn chairing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a security adviser to a deputy premier said on Sunday.
    Breaking News
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