• Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    ESSO SEEKS SITE FOR  PROJECT AT EEC 
    Esso (Thailand) has proposed to the government a Bt300-billion project to develop oil refineries and a cracker plant for pertochemical products at the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), said deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak after a meeting yesterday with Jeramy Robert Osterstock, the company's chairman and managing director. 
    Corporate
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    PM touts village fund
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday chaired the opening of the “National Fund for People ... Reduce Poverty and Inequality” forum, along with Deputy PM Somkid Jatusripitak, PM’s Office Minister Suwapan Tanyuwattana and Director of the National Village and Urban Community Fund Office Natee Klibthong.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:18
    King’s College to open in Bangkok next year
    WITH KING’S College International School Bangkok campus on Ratchada-Rama III set to officially open in 2020, and with an admissions campaign expected to launch in June this year, the school’s chairman of founding team said it will also be investing Bt500 million in the next five years.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:12
    As Asean chair, Thailand can help fix WTO, says Canadian trade negotiator
    CANADIAN and Thai trade negotiators believe the Kingdom can play a leading role in reforming the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to save it from complete collapse.
    business
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:00
    Wheelchair-bound Khon Kaen teacher in apparent suicide
    A teacher who had become wheelchair-bound following a road accident in 2016 reportedly shot himself to death at his house in Khon Kaen’s Ban Phai district on Monday morning, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    No major harm to Thailand from Brexit, say experts 
    EXPERTS PREDICT that Brexit will have a limited impact on the Thai economy, saying that the biggest loser will be the United Kingdom itself. 
    business
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Economic future lies in partnering, says Prayut 
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday shared his proposals for plans and projects that he says would boost investor confidence, including a promise that as the Asian chair this year, the country would drive expansion of the Asean economy to become one of the world’s four largest economic groupings.
    Economy
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:08
    AIPA aims to strengthen drug-free environment
    Thailand, as this year’s chair of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, is hosting a four-day anti-drugs consultation session.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    Krungsri, Mizuho  fund expansion plan 
    Yuzo Nakada , Krungsri head of JPC/MNC Banking Group; Virgilio Rivera Jr, chairman of Manila Water (Thailand) Co Ltd, and Kazuya Nakagawa, general manager of Mizuho Bank, Manila branch, recently signed an agreement on a Bt5.3-billion loan facility for Manila Water (Thailand) Co Ltd to finance its expansion. 
    Corporate
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Asean trade window tops agenda
    CONCLUDING THE Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations and fully implementing the Asean Single Window (ASW) for all 10 Asean members by the end of this year are Thailand’s two top economic priorities as Asean chair, according to a senior official from the Commerce Ministry’s Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN).
    Economy
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 15:55
    Wheelchair-bound man found shot dead in Chiang Mai
    A wheelchair-bound man was found dead with two gunshot wounds under a flyover in Chiang Mai’s Meuang district on Tuesday morning, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Huawei chair insists its 5G can be trusted
    DESPITE THE ongoing accusations by the United States over the security of Huawei Technologies Co’s 5G products and solutions, the Chinese giant’s chief yesterday reiterated its commitment to bring its fifth generation of wireless technology (5G) to the world.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 11:05
    Wheelchair-bound man travels roads from Chiang Mai to Narathiwat raising funds for southern hospitals
    A wheelchair user has embarked on a trip from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok to raise funds for three hospitals in the southern border provinces.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Are Filipino Catholic priests more virtuous?
    Last Thursday, Catholics all over the world marked the Feast of the Chair of St Peter, symbol of authority of the Church over its followers. 
    opinion
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Board of Investment gives the nod to five projects worth Bt40 bn
    THE BOARD of Investment (BoI) yesterday approved five investment projects worth a total of Bt40.462 billion during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
    Economy
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