Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
Road map sought to deal with crisis
Lessons to learn from cave saga, say experts
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 01:00
Were lessons ever learned from 1997 financial crisis?
When talking about the 1997 economic crisis, people often think of July 2, 1997, when the Bank of Thailand unpegged the baht and adopted a floating exchange rate. As a result, the baht was severely devalued, from Bt25/US dollar to Bt56/dollar by January 1998.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
The crisis of safety in Thai seas
We were told after last week’s Phuket boat disaster that a “Marine department patrol boat has braved rough seas to bring 33 tourists stranded at Koh Racha Yai back to safety”. Indeed with winds of 35kph, and a swell of 2.4 metres, local tour boats should have kept ashore.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
In Chiang Rai, many reasons for awe
The divers, the planners and the multitude of volunteers are seeing us all through this crisis
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:57
Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breach' of secrecy act: court
Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law during their reporting of the Rohingya crisis must face trial, a judge ruled Monday, for an offence that carries up to 14 years in jail.
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 14:51
Mental health team works with families of trapped footballers
A Mental Health Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (MCATT) was on Sunday working around-the-clock in front of the Tham Luang cave where families of 12 teenage football players and their assistant coach have camped out to hear progress on rescue efforts.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
BOT boss warns against complacency
THAILAND can draw on the lessons learnt from the 1997 Asian financial crisis to cope with any upheavals that may emerge in the global economy, Bank of Thailand (BOT) governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 17:29
Skills shortage set to spark crisis: study
Salaries for highly skilled workers could boom as talent shortages take hold across Asia-Pacific, according to Korn Ferry.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:49
EU leaders tackle eurozone reform
After months of delay, EU leaders on Friday will discuss several proposals, many watered down, to reform the euro single currency after the bitter battering of the debt crisis.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
Higher rates may trigger next crisis
THE next global financial crisis would be caused by higher interest rates, not trade tensions or geopolitics and political factors, said Samy Chaar, chief economist of Lombard Odier, a Switzerland-based private bank, yesterday.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:14
Myanmar sacks top general involved in Rohingya crackdown
Myanmar's military said it sacked a top general who was named in fresh EU sanctions against security officials accused of serious rights violations in the Rohingya crisis, including killings and sexual violence.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 06:46
US migrant crisis in 'ridiculous moment': Sharon Stone
The migrant crisis has reached a "ridiculous moment" in the United States but it is a worldwide problem that underscores a "lack of humanity", US actress Sharon Stone said Monday.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 01:00
Thai SMEs can cash in on China’s vast online market
EXPERTS PLAY DOWN THE LOOMING TRADE WAR WITH THE UNITED STATES AND RISK OF HIGH DEBT
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:45
Loew defiant as Germany face World Cup crisis
Vatutinki, Russia - Joachim Loew is facing the biggest crisis of his 12-year reign as Germany coach after the holders slipped to a shock defeat against Mexico in their World Cup opener in Russia.
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
Prayer mats see family exit financial crisis
FAMILY hardship triggered by the plunge in rubber prices that began four years ago prompted Apisit Rordchawarng to come up with an alternative business idea to rescue their finances.