Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
Boost in competitiveness hailed
THAILAND has climbed two notches in the rankings of the closely watched Global Competitiveness Index 4.0 (GIC 4.0) to 38th place.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:31
Hurricane Michael death toll hits 17
The death toll from Hurricane Michael has risen to at least 17 with fears it would continue to climb Saturday as search-and-rescue teams scour the debris of the Florida town that bore the brunt of the monster storm.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:23
Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak
All nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were confirmed dead Saturday after a violent snowstorm devastated their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to hit the Himalayan nation in recent years.
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:00
Mergers and acquisitions climbing again, Solidance survey finds
PROPERTY RANKS as the third largest sector for mergers and acquisitions when their asset are higher than market value, according to a recent survey by market strategy consulting firm Solidance Thailand.
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 15:28
Chinese Vegetarian Festival pushes up veg prices
Vegetable prices have climbed up by a few baht per kilo ahead of the Chinese Vegetarian Festival, which will officially kick off tomorrow.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:37
Tourist appeal blossoms in chilly Chiang Rai
The temperature is falling in the Thai North, which means mountain-climbing season has arrived.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:12
Doi Inthanon climbers love the chill
The temperature in Chiang Mai’s Doi Inthanon National Park dropped to six degrees Celsius on Sunday morning, and the tourists climbing Thailand’s highest peak found it thrilling.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:24
Federer, Djokovic through as storm rages over umpire's Kyrgios pep-talk
Roger Federer on Thursday set-up a US Open third round clash against Nick Kyrgios who found himself at the centre of an impartiality row after an umpire climbed down from his chair to tell him: "I want to help you".
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 01:00
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Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:00
Scaling high for generations
Koh Libong birds’ nest collectors have been climbing cliffs, caves for hundreds of years and are always at hand to help.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:52
Myanmar climbers eye Hkakabo Razi -- the peak conquered only once
A two-week jungle trek followed by a sheer climb up avalanche-prone slopes to a jagged ridge of icy pinnacles awaits three Myanmar mountaineers planning to take on Hkakabo Razi, a peak so treacherous it has been conquered only once.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:09
16 feared dead in helicopter 'hard landing' in Tajikistan: govt
Up to 16 people, including 13 climbers and 3 helicopter crew, are unaccounted for after a "hard landing" in the mountains of Tajikistan, the Central Asian country's emergency committee said Monday.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 13:19
Quake death toll climbs to 91, government declares emergency in Lombok
The death toll of a powerful earthquake in West Nusa Tenggara and Bali on Sunday evening has climbed to 91, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) announced in a press conference in Jakarta on Monday.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:48
Roi Et canal flood barrier unable to stem tide
A flood barrier along a Roi Et canal that failed last year and again last month is in danger of being fully breached again as the water level keeps climbing.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:20
Microsoft profit climbs as cloud grows
Microsoft on Thursday said its revenue and profit climbed in the recently ended quarter as its bets on cloud computing services and artificial intelligence helped lift earnings.