Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:57
Thai Smile adds QR code payment system for passengers
Thai Smile is the first airline in the country offering passengers the opportunity to use a QR code payment system.
The new payment feature is available at all of its 13 service centres nationwide.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
Mental Health Dept moves to help young Thai offenders
IN A MOVE to address Thai youths’ problems and to stop them from re-offending, the Mental Health Department has developed a programme in which juveniles are provided rehabilitation as soon as they enter detention centres until well after they are released.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
CRC Thai Watsadu bets on rebranding to double sales in next five years
CRC Thai Watsadu Ltd, a unit of Central Retail Corporation that operates home improvement centres, yesterday said it is merging its HomeWorks stores into its baan & BEYOND network.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
More pilots needed to meet Asia demand: ATR
MORE pilot training centres are required to meet the projected rising demand for aircraft across Asia-Pacific, including Thailand, over the next 20 years, ATR's vice president for training and flight operations, Christian Commissaire, said yesterday.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:20
AMLO reveals details of assets seized from ex-ministry official, his girlfriend
The Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) revealed details of its order to seize 43 assets worth Bt108.68 million from three former senior officials at the Social Development and Human Security Ministry and their alleged accomplices as part of an investigation into the alleged misappropriation of funds at centres for the destitute.
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.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
The rise of China’s supercities of ‘800m people’
CHINA IS creating 19 supercity clusters by strengthening the links between existing urban centres. We estimate they will be home to about 800 million people and account for more than 80 per cent of the country’s GDP in 2030.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
App operator pumped up for goal of bringing all Myanmar gyms under umbrella of fitness startup
WITH health and fitness centres popping up in big cities across Myanmar, a technology startup is bent on bringing all gyms under its innovative platform that offers users on the go access to all facilities in the network, said Htet Aung Latt, the founder and chief executive of Flexible Pass.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 12:19
Another month to swap your old phone for a good cause
The Local Administration Department has extended by one month the deadline for the donation of old and unused mobile phones to raise funds for buying books for childcare centres.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:25
In celebration of His Majesty
On the occasion of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’s birthday on July 28, Siam Piwat Group, which owns and manages Siam Paragon, Siam Center and Siam Discovery, is joining with the government and private sectors in organising event and activities at all three shopping centres for Thais to show their respect and loyalty to His Majesty the King.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:50
Job Ready Centres’ centres open nationwide
The Labour Ministry on Thursday opened “Job Ready Centres” in Bangkok and 10 other provinces to help university graduates and unemployed people find employment.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:40
AMLO submits evidence against 10 senior officials in destitute-centres misappropriation scandal
The legal affairs director of the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) on Tuesday submitted evidence to the Royal Thai Police’s Counter-Corruption Division (CCD), for the police to proceed with legal action against senior civil servants allegedly involved in the misappropriation of allowances and related irregularities at protection centres for the destitute.
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
Life after childbirth
Yoga and cheesecake for new mothers in plush Chinese “sitting centres”
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:02
World Cup fever builds as fans, teams pour into Russia
World Cup fever is finally taking hold in Russia, where wild enthusiasm in provincial centres such as chilly Kazan is filtering through to Moscow ahead of Thursday's opening match in the capital.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:24
AMLO confiscates 41 assets from ministry officials
THE ANTI-MONEY Laundering Office (AMLO) has seized 41 assets worth Bt88 million from three former senior officials at the Social Development and Human Security Ministry and some 10 alleged accomplices as part of the probe into the misappropriation of allowances and related irregularities at protection centres for the destitute.