• Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    A retreat in the face of danger
    With a new phase in Rakhine crisis looming, Asean is once again shirking its duty
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:47
    Windless Bangkok strangles in smog, but forecast improves
    Bangkok’s air pollution crisis worsened on Monday as predicted, with 23 locations along main roads and 16 other areas reporting unsafe levels of PM2.5, the health-threatening airborne particles 2.5 micrometres or less in diameter.
  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
    There’s a cheap gadget to curb air pollution
    There have been many rather far-fetched solutions proposed to deal with Bangkok’s pollution crisis.
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  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
    Big talk but little action on Rohingya
    Though the crisis was subject of intense discussion discussed at the Asean meet, few decisions were made
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:08
    Asean pledges assistance over Rohingya crisis, discusses territorial disputes
    Asean foreign ministers agreed on Thursday to fully support the role of Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi in providing humanitarian assistance to Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Car sales in worst slump since ’98
    VEHICLE sales in the Philippines fell by 16 per cent last year, the worst full-year decline since the financial crisis in 1998. Members of two large automotive groups in the country sold 357,410 units last year, much less than the 425,673 units sold in 2017.
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:00
    Asean meeting under Thai chair to discuss contentious issues next week in Chiang Mai
    Asean foreign ministers will next week gather in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai to brainstorm on various vexing issues, including the Rakhine crisis, South China Sea, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and an Indo-Pacific Strategy aiming to maintain its “centrality” for regional security architecture.
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 07:05
    Japan survive scare, Qatar get welcome win at Asian Cup
    Yuya Osako's quickfire double spared Japan's blushes against lowly Turkmenistan at the Asian Cup on Wednesday, as 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar briefly lifted the clouds of the Gulf crisis with a 2-0 win over Lebanon.
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Indian temples must help tackle farm crisis
    India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 13:40
    'We're not in crisis': New Saudi foreign minister takes the reins
    Saudi Arabia's new foreign minister struck a note of defiance Friday in the face of international outrage over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, denying the kingdom was in crisis and that his predecessor had been demoted.
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  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Domestic demand to boost 2019 economy: Krungsri Research
    Krungsri Research predicts that the Thai economy will continue to grow by 4.1 per cent in 2019, close to the 4.3 per cent growth of 2018 and exceeding the post-crisis average of 3.8 per cent.
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 14:54
    Domestic demand to boost 2019 Thai economy: Krungsri Research
    Krungsri Research predicts that the Thai economy will continue to grow by 4.1 per cent in 2019, close to the 4.3 per cent growth of 2018 and exceeding the post-crisis average of 3.8 per cent.
  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:00
    Myanmar policeman found killed in northern Rakhine state
    Yangon - The bullet-riddled body of a Myanmar policeman was found in northern Rakhine state, government media said Sunday, as tensions rise in the hotspot where the Rohingya crisis erupted last year.
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 15:01
    Third straight rout end worst weak for Dow, Nasdaq since 2008 crisis
    Wall Street ended its worst week in a decade with more bruising losses Friday, and with the tech-rich Nasdaq entering a bear market amid worries about trade wars and a possible US government shutdown.
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:11
    Dow, Nasdaq close worst week since late 2008
    Wall Street suffered a third straight rout Friday, ending its worst week since late 2008 at the start of the global financial crisis in a sell-off prompted by worries over trade wars and a possible government shutdown.
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