Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:06
Army chief’s attempt to shut down election talk of budget cuts backfires
The Army chief’s attempt to scare politicians off discussing the Army budget and reform by indirectly calling them “enemies of the state” has instead backfired, as many Thais have emerged with additional proposals for reforms of the military, and others are protesting the chief’s invocation of the farrightist anthem.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:26
Kiradech hopes patience will be rewarded at WGC-Mexico Championship
Thai star Kiradech Aphibarnrat has vowed to remain patient after running into a rough patch of form with three missed cuts from his last four starts.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
Concern over slow oil demand growth overshadows supply cuts
THE OIL sector has witnessed a series of developments in early 2019 that have clouded demand prospects and have sent out a signal to the market that the recovery in prices could be at a slower pace than previously expected.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:19
Emirates cuts back on A380 orders
Emirates is reducing its A380 orderbook from 162 to 123 aircraft, following a review of its operations and developments in aircraft and engine technologies, the airline said in a press release on Friday.
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 01:00
Indian man kills, cuts up and flushes friend down toilet
MUMBAI - A man in India accused of murdering his friend, chopping up his body and flushing the parts down the toilet has been arrested, police said on Thursday (Jan 24).
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.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
Report: Forest governance needed to ensure good cuts of greenhouse gases and healthy forests, says experts
SOMSAK SAE-LAO, an assistant village chief in the small Nan community of Pang Kob, still has no idea whether his villagers could be subject to any benefits for helping protect surrounding forest under a global scheme known as REDD+, if implemented here.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
Haircuts and hiphop
Husband and wife Prinya “Way Thaitanium” and Rybena “Nana” Intachai are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Neversaycutz, their New York-style barbershop, by hosting a music event at GMM Live House at CentralWorld on November 25.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
US cuts GSP on 11 Thai products
THE United States has cut the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) granted to 11 types of Thai products, in response to their export volumes exceeding the limited value or their market share in the country, The Thai Ministry of Commerce said yesterday.
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 08:54
Isuzu ready to modify vehicles for B20 biodiesel compatibility if Thai govt offers incentives
Isuzu is ready to carry out modifications on its products for B20 biodiesel fuel compatibility in Thailand if the government supports the policy and offers tax cuts in order to maintain competitive pricing, the company announced in a statement on Monday.
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Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:46
IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise
An upswing in economic risks due to rising trade tensions and record debt levels has prompted the International Monetary Fund to cut its forecast for world growth for 2018 and 2019.
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
ADUL Chotinisakorn has taken an unlikely path to the top office in a government department. The former temple school student also cuts a distinctive style and likes to think of himself as a marketing man - in contrast to the staid, regulatory mindset associated with many of his peers.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
Malaysia to widen money inflow
THE MALAYSIA government, which had previously identified at least 10 billion ringgit worth of spending cuts, plans to further strengthen its cashflow by monetising some of its non-strategic assets and gradually issuing new sovereign debts.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:48
US cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019: Pompeo
The Trump administration slashed its annual cap on refugee acceptances Monday for the second year in a row, saying it would take a maximum of just 30,000 in the fiscal year to come.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
ANALYSIS: Principle of voluntary cooperation not helping tackle climate change
"Building on the progress made so far, countries now need to take a decisive step forward in preparing the ambitious and balanced outcome that we need in Katowice [Poland],” executive secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, said at a press conference in Bangkok on Monday, ahead of the week-long Climate Conference in Bangkok, which ended on Sunday.