• Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Prudential unit acquires 65% in TMBAM
    Eastspring Investments (Eastspring), the Asian asset management business of Prudential Plc, has finalised the acquisition of 65 per cent of TMB Asset Management Co Ltd (TMBAM) from TMB Bank Plc. This acquisition allows Eastspring to expand its footprint in one of the fastest growing Asian markets, the company’s chief executive Gay Strapp said.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Retailer Tanachira looks to 28 per cent rise in sales
    Tanachira, the retailer of imported lifestyle and fashion products by Pandora, expects its Pandora sales to rise 28 per cent in this year, a target that will drive company’s overall growth by 27 per cent, the company’s chief executive officer Tanapong Chirapanidchakul.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:48
    SAP 'firing on all cylinders' with higher 2018 targets
    German software giant SAP lifted its full-year forecast Thursday, as executives said swelling growth in cloud computing business helped it to a strong third quarter.
    Tech
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:39
    US says it will stop Canadian pot businessmen at border
    Canada may have legalized recreational marijuana Wednesday, but executives of the country's booming pot industry need to be aware that they are not exactly welcome south of the border in the United States.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Rajabhat teacher degree to be cut back to 4 years
    Shorter course will not mean drop in quality, insists deputy education minister.
    national
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    NACC executive admits pulling gun on Bangkok cabbie
    THE NATIONAL Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has given a fact-finding committee 15 days to determine why its assistant secretary-general Piset Nakhaphan pulled a gun on a taxi driver at the Chaeng Watthana Government Complex in north Bangkok.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:14
    ETDA launches Institute of Future Economy and Internet Governance
    The Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) has launched the Institute of Future Economy and Internet Governance as a platform that focuses on the learning process and transforms into policy recommendations that can be used to develop the country.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:09
    Korean fugitive found in Pattaya
    A South Korean man who faces Korean rape charges was apprehended in Pattaya on October 13 and would be deported to face prosecution, the Immigration Bureau's acting commissioner Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn said on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:21
    NACC executive proclaims innocence in gun incident
    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has given a fact-finding committee 15 days to determine why its assistant secretary-general, Piset Nakhaphan, pulled a gun on a taxi driver at the Chaeng Watthana Government Complex in north Bangkok.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Joint bid to detect drug-resistant pathogens
    Bumrungrad International Hospital is partnering with Biotia, a US health-tech company to pilot artificial intelligence (AI), sequencing-based technology to revolutionise pathogen and drug-resistance detection, the company’s chief executive officer and medical director Assoc Professor Dr Somsak Chaovisitsaree said.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thai investor sentiment buoyant, survey shows
    MORE THAN four-fifths of the executives interviewed for the 2018 edition of the Business Barometer: Thailand CEO Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) said they felt positive about the country’s investment climate, despite ongoing political uncertainty and an economic recovery that remains at an early stage.
    Economy
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    Sugar industry must swallow bitter pill
    Hit by low prices, Mitr Phol Group chief says producers must focus on increasing productivity and cutting costs
    business
  • Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:45
    Four arrested for cutting down protected tree
    Four suspects were arrested for cutting down a Siamese rosewood tree of a school in Kalasin province while they were transporting the logs for processing in the Ban Dung district of Udon Thani province on Friday night.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:59
    GE pushes back Q3 earnings release to October 30
    General Electric, the once-mighty conglomerate which weeks ago announced a new chief executive in a move meant to stem a two-year decline, has said it will move the date of its third-quarter earnings release to October 30.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:45
    Mallet's visa denied for disrespecting Basic Law: Tong
    Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet’s work visa might have been denied because of a lack of respect for the Basic Law, Executive Councilor Ronny Tong Ka-wah said.
    Breaking News
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