• Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Dangerous farm chemicals still allowed for at least two years
    PARAQUAT, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos are still allowed for use in Thailand for at least another two years, after the Hazardous Substance Committee yesterday reaffirmed its previous decision not to ban the three controversial agrochemicals.
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:52
    Committee urged to delay agrochemical bans: leak
    The Hazardous Substance Committee may fail to reach a decision on whether to ban paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, said Apichin Jotikashira, Industry Ministry Deputy Permanent Secretary.
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  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:56
    Thai Raksa Chart pleads for fair treatment from Election Commission
    The embattled Thai Raksa Chart Party has requested "fair treatment" from the Election Commission (EC) regarding a possible decision by the agency to seek a Constitutional Court verdict on whether the party should be disbanded.
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  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    FM’s talks with Bahraini royal helps win footballer his freedom
    Bahrain’s shock decision to drop its extradition request against Australia-based former Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi seemed to have come after behind-the-scenes negotiations, including a visit by the Thai foreign minister to Bahrain.
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Decision to slowly phase out paraquat met with stiff opposition
    CONSUMER PROTECTION activists voiced firm objection to Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach’s proposal to ban the use of paraquat chemical in three years instead of one year.
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:10
    Thai Raksa Chart vows to keep campaigning despite rejection of its PM candidate
    Key leaders of Thai Raksa Chart Party on Tuesday vowed to continue campaigning for votes even though its decision to nominate Princess Ubolratana as its sole PM candidate was shot down. 
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  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 11:01
    Shoppers and retailers would welcome technology to improve customer experience: study
    Zebra Technologies Corporation, which describes itself as an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, on Monday revealed the results of its 11th annual Global Shopper study, which analysed the attitudes, opinions, and expectations of shoppers, retail associates and retail decision makers.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 10:07
    Humbled Goldman Sachs still faces questions on 1MDB
    Goldman Sachs's decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB scandal reflects an acknowledgement at shareholder and public outrage over the debacle.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 07:33
    Pop superstar Ariana Grande drops album amid Grammys spat
    Reigning pop queen Ariana Grande dropped her highly anticipated album overnight Friday after slamming the producer of the Grammys for "lying" about her decision not to perform at music's biggest night.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Will Prayut say yes?
    Political class eagerly awaits pm’s decision on Phalang Pracharat party’s invitation. Thaksin linked Thai Raksa Chart party hints its pm list will cause a shock.
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    Asean partnership with Russia rises to new level under Thai leadership
    Last November Russian President Vladimir Putin and Asean leaders took a historic decision to raise the Asean-Russia Dialogue Partnership to a strategic level.
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 16:13
    It’s been nearly seven months since Karrie Webb hit a ball in competition, a break that has left the Australian legend not only refreshed but also confident that her decision to roll back her playing opportunities was the right one.
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 16:59
    Insurgents angry with attitude of delegation chief, want him replaced
    Mara Patani, an umbrella organisation of insurgent groups in the deep South, has announced its decision to suspend peace talks with the Thai government and called for the replacement of the Thai delegation head General Udomchai Thammasarorat with someone “more credible”.
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Prayut won’t step down as PM for poll
    Junta leader awaiting ‘invitation’ from parties; expects to make his decision before Feb 8.
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    DMHT aims to raise Thai awareness about alcohol with DRINKiQ e-learning tool
    Diageo Moët Hennessy (Thailand), or DMHT for short – the leading importer and distributor of premium wines and spirits in the country – is launching a new consumer-facing e-learning platform to raise collective awareness about alcohol and provide people with comprehensive information that will help them make positive decisions about drinking responsibly.
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