• Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:40
    Singer Carrie Underwood gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Pop-country superstar Carrie Underwood on Thursday got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame -- the latest honor for the Grammy-winning onetime champion of TV reality show "American Idol."
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:51
    Rohingya crisis: UK foreign minister sits down with Aung San Suu Kyi
    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt met on Thursday with embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the first high-profile state visit to the country since the UN slammed her leadership over the Rohingya crisis.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:39
    Thai Vietjet becomes the first airline in Thailand to take delivery of new Airbus A321
    Thai Vietjet has taken a new Airbus A321 under its wing that is the sixth in its fleet and the first of its kind in the country.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:57
    Former columnist jailed for 'abusive' posts about Aung San Suu Kyi
    Yangon - A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:38
    5.2 million children at famine risk in Yemen: charity
    More than five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the ongoing war causes food and fuel prices to soar across the country, charity Save the Children warned Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    The cost of corruption: Bt100 billion
    Studies by respected academic point to rampant graft and irregularities in country’s bureaucracy.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:48
    China to take countermeasure after US imposes new tariffs
    China will have to take countermeasures to respond to the US' fresh tariff decision, in a move to safeguard the country's legitimate interests and the global free trade order, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.
    business
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
     Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
    Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:43
    Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200 bn in goods
    US President Donald Trump on Monday defied warnings and escalated the trade confrontation with China, hitting the country with tariffs starting next week on another $200 billion in imports and threatening to target even more if Beijing retaliates.
    business
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00
    UN seeks to open air bridge to aid Yemeni cancer patients: WHO
    The United Nations is working to open a humanitarian air bridge to take Yemeni cancer patients for treatment at qualified facilities, WHO country representative for Yemen Nevio Zagaria said Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Five key themes for investors in the upcoming years
    Angry societies, infrastructure, technology, silver economy and millennial values will be the five key investment themes for investors in the upcoming years, said Pornchai Prasertsintanah, Thailand’s country manager and head of South Asia Equities of Credit Suisse Securities (Thailand) Ltd.
    Economy
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:30
    ‘Hire my party for Bt100 to fight for democracy’: Thanathorn
    Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, co-founder of the Future Forward Party, on Saturday called on Thais to hire his party to fight for the return of full democracy to the country by paying a Bt100membership fee to the party.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    Putin makes sure there’s never hard evidence
    Yingwai’s attempt to make a case for a naive and innocent Putin is short-sighted and pathetic. It is, of course, true that hard evidence will never be found to support accusations against the Russian leader, who remains widely admired in his country. Putin is too clever for that. 
    your say
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:30
    Bezos calls Trumps attacks on media 'dangerous'
    Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned Thursday that President Donald Trump's attacks on media are dangerous for the country.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:10
    Asian markets build on trade talks rally, Turkish lira holds up
    Asian markets extended their gains Friday on hopes for China-US trade talks, while Turkey's lira held up after a shock hike in the country's interest rate and a dip in US inflation.
    business
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