• Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Drugs busters employ fresh technology to kill new ‘highs’
    THE OFFICE of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has been training personnel in drug analysis to handle new illicit substances, following a Chinese analysis lab’s recent discovery of 230 new psychoactive substances.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:34
    ETDA embraces regulator role
    Surangkana Wayuparb, CEO of the Electeonic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, said the organisation's responsibilities will increase under the Electronic Transactions Act to build a better balance between regulations and the promotion of digital service business.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:26
    Driver arrested over theft from tourists
    A chartered bus driver was arrested for allegedly stealing cash from an Australian and two Britons while they were visiting Kanchanaburi on Tuesday using his bus service.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Politicians tell the Army chief to remain neutral 
    Parties say they have right to propose policies and the general has no business to interfere
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:16
    'Monster' husband gets 25 years in Singapore for sex abuse
    A Singaporean man described as a "monster" by prosecutors was sentenced to 25-and-a-half years in jail Tuesday for forcing his wife into prostitution and sexually abusing their six-year-old daughter and a niece.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    No quick gains seen from chairing Asean
    WHILE THE Thai government has a list of up to 12 economic deliverables as it chairs Asean this year, business leaders are not sure its work this year will benefit the private sector in the near future.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:07
    Chiang Rai man arrested on bus with 8kg of ‘ice’
    A man was arrested while allegedly trying to smuggle 8.59 kilograms of crystal meth or "ice" from Chiang Rai to Bangkok on Monday evening.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Big data to serve up fresh choices to online shoppers
    IN THAILAND in 2019, a transformation of the consumer market will be led by global e-commerce businesses, giving businesses both new opportunities and challenges.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    More govt incentives for science, technology firms in Vietnam
    THE VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT has issued a decree creating more favourable conditions for the development of businesses operating in the field of science and technology.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    IT players in Japan to come under closer watch
    THE JAPANESE government is finalising plans for a new organisation dedicated to comprehensively monitoring the business dealings of large IT companies and formulating policies to ensure transparency in their practices.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Airbus poised for take-off in Thailand's MRO hub
    UNCERTAINTY over the political situation in Thailand is apparently not shared by French investors in the aeronautical industry, who have expressed confidence in the Kingdom’s push to become a regional hub for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Myanmar’s Bella Interiors in export drive
    DRIVEN by surging demand from European and South American buyers, Myanmar’s leading manufacturer and exporter of rattan, bamboo and lacquerware products plans to ramp up production and sales in the next few months, according to Stellabeth Swezin Le, director of business development at Bella Interiors Co.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    UIH focuses on intelligent digital infra
    THE United Information Highway (UIH) is moving towards the role of an intelligent digital infrastructure provider after launching three new business units for solution integration, security, cloud and data centre. The company has set a growth target of 10 per cent annually from 2019 to 2021.
    Economy
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Spaces for sharing, spaces for creativity
    INTERNATIONAL co-working space firms are expanding their investment by opening up new spaces in Thailand, citing the strong demand from all types of entrepreneurs who need a place to share their ideas and its preference for a new business model that includes co-working spaces as part of the sharing economy.
    Real Estate
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Philippines liberates rice market
    THE PHILIPPINES' Rice Tariffication Bill has been signed into law by President Duterte amid opposition from farmer groups and consistent prodding from economic managers and business organisations.
    ASEAN+
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