Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:23:14
Asean journalists to meet in Bangkok to discuss new challenges
Journalists from Asean countries will meet in Bangkok on Friday to discuss enhancing cooperation to cope with challenges posed by the fast-changing media landscape.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Completion of high-speed Southeast Asian rail link is still far down the track
WITH PROGRESS made in rail projects in Laos and Thailand, China has advanced its dream of a trans-Asian railway network to link Southeast Asia. But no one can predict when the dream will become true, as many countries in the region remain at different stages of development and commitment.
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Tourism fair heads to Chiang Mai
Thailand will host the 37th Asean Tourism Forum (ATF 2018) at the Chiang Mai Exhibition and Convention Centre from January 22 to 26 on the theme “Asean-Sustainable Connectivity, Boundless Prosperity”.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Thai farming lags behind its Asean peers
THE FARM sector has shown sign of weakness as competitors in Asean, such as Vietnam, starts to do better in many products, warn researchers at Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI).
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:20:14
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw lands Asean MICE Award
The Hilton Nay Pyi Taw is one of the winners in the first “Asean MICE Awards”, which will be handed out during the upcoming “Asean Tourism Forum” in Chiang Mai.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Tall order as Singapore takes Asean chair
Between multilateral trade and the Rohingya calamity, PM Lee will need all the ‘resilience and innovation’ he can muster
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:12:15
India and ASEAN countries agree to tackle climate change, price volatility
India and ASEAN countries on Friday agreed to cooperate in agriculture and forestry to tackle challenges of climate change and price volatility, along with seeking intervention for livelihood opportunities, exchange of farm machinery and development of heterotic rice hybrids.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:59:59
Rings smuggling cars via Thailand to Asean countries
Malaysian car-jacking syndicates have been using Thailand as a transit point to smuggle stolen vehicles into other regional countries such as Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:29:33
Blind cyclists raise funds for vocational centre
A group of blind people will make an 867-kilometre bicycle ride from Bangkok to Chiang Mai late this month to raise funds for an Asean vocational centre in the northern province.
Sun, 07 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Trump’s woes may affect Thai economy
TRUMP MAY SEEK ASEAN SUPPORT AGAINST CHINA’S POLICIES
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:19:45
New Asean chief vows disaster relief boost after deadly storms
Jakarta - Asean needs to beef up its disaster management efforts after the region was hammered by deadly storms that left a path of destruction in their wake, its new chief said Friday.
Thu, 28 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Forum to help boost Asean tourism
ASEAN’S showcase tourism initiative will be held in Chiang Mai next month as a key element of a plan to boost growth in the number of visitors from outside the region by up to 6 per cent next year, the Tourism and Sports Ministry's permanent secretary, Pongpanu Svetarundra, said in the northern city yesterday.
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 21:01:57
Toyota’s Vios and Yaris gain five-star safety ratings
The new Toyota Vios and Toyota Yaris have received five-star safety ratings from the New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (Asean NCAP), Toyota Motor Asia Pacific (TMAP) announced.
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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Mekong nations reap gains from pact
THE Lancang-Mekong Coopera-tion (LMC) initiative has significantly contributed to economic growth in terms of trade, investment and capacity building in countries in the Mekong basin, a Chinese senior official said.
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:00:00
PTT links up with NSTDA on Bt2 bn innovation project
ENERGY giant PTT has joined with the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) to set up what the partners are promoting as an Asean innovation hub.