• Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:45
    Chinese suspects held over Phuket ‘call-centre’ scam
    The Tourist Police Bureau in Bangkok said it had arrested two Thai, 22 Chinese and one Burmese citizen, who were allegedly working for a call-centre scam gang that has purportedly stolen some Bt13 million. The arrests happened in Patong Wednesday.
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  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
    A grossly offensive – and predictable – response
    In seeking to pass the blame, Deputy PM Prawit has deeply wounded the Chinese families of victims from the Phuket disaster 
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:00
    Mayday calling
    Taiwan’s top rock band Mayday, dubbed “The Chinese Beatles” and “Kings of the Rock Concert” are bringing their Life World Tour to Thailand with a show that promises an amazing production, with spectacular visuals and sound.
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
    Thailand not seen as safe tourist destination until it fixes problems: Weerasak
    TOURISM and Sport Minister Weerasak Kowsurat yesterday urged agencies to sort out a series of problems before they can send a convincing message to the world that Thailand is still a safe destination for tourists. 
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:15
    China economic growth slows to 6.7% in second quarter
    Chinese growth slowed slightly in the second quarter as the world's number two economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the United States.
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  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
    Phuket hit as Chinese cancel room bookings
    Tourism industry seeks tough measures to protect reputation after boat tragedy
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
    Huawei Thailand focuses digital services on five sectors
    HUAWEI in Thailand is focusing its enterprise services on five industries with innovative solutions to the marketplace – public safety, transportation, energy, finance and manufacturing.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:10
    Centara launches cashless Chinese payments
    Centara Hotels and Resorts, the Thai hotel operator, has announced that it is now accepting WeChat Pay transactions on its websites for online room reservations.
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  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:08
    Arrest warrant issued for Phoenix tourist-boat owner
    Arrest warrants were issued yesterday for the owner of the Phoenix tourist boat, which sank off Phuket earlier this month and caused 47 deaths.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:42
    Apple launches $300 mn 'green' fund for China suppliers
    Apple said on Friday it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million over the next four years to connect its Chinese suppliers to renewable energy as Beijing pushes an anti-pollution drive.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:39
    Blast at Chinese chemical plant kills 19
    An explosion at a chemical plant in southwest China left 19 dead and injured another 12, authorities said Friday, the latest industrial accident in a country where lax regulations often lead to tragedy.
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  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    Safety measures for tourists ‘in urgent need of upgrade’
    Expert says Phoenix boat tragedy in Phuket requires independent inquiry, not finger pointing.
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:13
    Viral video, photo of Chinese tourists doing handstands irks people online
    KOTA KINABALU: A video of a woman doing a handstand (pic) in the middle of the famous Gaya Street in downtown Kota Kinabalu and a photo of a scantily-clad woman doing the same in front of a mosque here have gone viral and attracted criticism.
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  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:30
    Bangkok car-breaking suspect caught
    Police have arrested a Chinese steam bun vendor for allegedly preying on vehicles parked on Bangkok roads and stealing valuables from at least 12 victims.
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  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:31
    Operation underway to retrieve last Phoenix victim
    Thai and Chinese divers joined forces on Thursday morning to retrieve the last of the bodies from the July 4 Phoenix tour-boat tragedy off Koh He in Phuket.
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