• Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Bangkok air hits ‘code red’ while authorities resist strong measures
    THE CAPITAL’S air pollution situation became more severe yesterday, as the quantity of dangerous PM2.5 particles rose to code-red status of above 90 micrograms per cubic metre of air at many locations. If the level remains that high for three consecutive days, drastic measures may be implemented, perhaps including a ban on the use of cars by 2 million civil servants.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Dow heads alliance for  plastic waste management 
    Dow Chemical Co Ltd is collaborating with 30 institutes to set up Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) to raise US$1 billion (Bt 32 billion) for the management plastic wastes globally under the concept of Circular Economy, the company's chief executive officer Jim Fitterling said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    China’s dangerous hostage diplomacy
    Palpable is the mounting pressure that China now exerts. Call it “hostage diplomacy” or the decidedly colloquial “China’s tit for Canada’s tat”, the death sentence awarded last Monday to Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg on drug charges after Ottawa’s detention of a Chinese executive, Meng Wanzhou, is a direly worrisome trans-Atlantic joust.
    opinion
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:55
    Bangkok Airways executives resign over SEC sanctions, board to meet
    Bangkok Airways Plc, on Monday acknowledged a January 18 news release from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding civil sanctions related to alleged wrongful trading of the company’s shares.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:17
    Top BDMS executives resign over SEC sanctions
    Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BDMS) advised the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday that its group chief executive officer and president Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth and director Poramaporn Prasarttong-Osoth had tendered their resignations, effective on January 21.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    LPN prepares for rough year ahead
    LISTED PROPERTY firm LPN Development Plc plans to issue debentures worth Bt4 billion to manage its financial costs as interests rise, the company’s chief executive officer and managing director, Opas Sripayak, said recently.
    Real Estate
  • Sun, 20 Jan 2019 01:00
    ‘World’s cutest dog’ Boo dies
    MANILA - Boo, an adorable Pomeranian dubbed as the “world’s cutest dog” died on Friday, January 18, in the United States, his humans said. He was 12 (human years).
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:46
    LPN aims to launch 16 residential projects this year
    Listed property firm LPN Development Plc has set aside an investment budget of Bt4 billion to purchase land to develop 16 residential projects this year, the company’s chief executive officer and managing director Opas Sripayak, told a press conference on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:14
    Cambodian picked to guide Mekong Commission strategy
    The Mekong River Commission (MRC) announced on Friday it had named Cambodian development expert An Pich Hatda as chief executive officer.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    GSB RESULTS 
    The Government Savings Bank (GSB) has announced Bt64 billion in interest rate revenue and a net profit of Bt36.31 billion last year, up 10.56 per cent and 16.38 per cent respectively from 2017, the bank’s president and chief executive officer Chatchai Payuhanaveechai said at press conference yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:36
    Emergency measures enforced in S. Korea to fight fine dust
    South Koreans started off another suffocating day Tuesday as thick fine dust continued to blanket most of the country for the fifth consecutive day. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    China cuts import tax to drive Thai exports 
    China has reduced import tax on 1,585 products from an average of 10.5 per cent to 7.8 per cent, effective since November 1 last year, in order to drive Thai exports to China, the International Trade Promotion Department of Commerce Ministry reported yesterday.
    Economy
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:24
    Supalai eyes 34 housing projects in 2019
    Listed property firm Supalai Plc plans to launch 34 residential projects worth Bt40 billion this year, chief executive officer Preteep Tangmatitham said at a press conference on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    New chief unveils plans to turnaround NMG
    Nation Multimedia Group (NMG) will undertake business restructuring and make more investments this year, especially in the digital TV business, as part of strategies to improve the group’s business operations, according to Shine Bunnag, the newly appointed chairman of the executive committee.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    3 Thai spots among top 20 destinations
    BANGKOK is ranked the number one destination for overnight visitors (for the third consecutive year), with Phuket, and Pattaya also in the global top 20 ( at 12 and 18 respectively), making Thailand the only country with three in the top global 20 destinations, according to the Mastercard GDCI’s 2018 report . 
    Tourism
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