Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
Close to half of Asean CEOs see slowdown in global growth
NEARLY HALF of chief executive officers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean ) expected a decline in global economic growth in 2019, according to PwC’s 22nd Annual Global CEO Survey.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:15
PM shrugs off calls to join TV debate
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday declined a call for him to join a televised prime ministerial debate, warning voters not to be influenced merely by words.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
Myanmar rebrands itself to woo more tourists
DESPITE the current decline in tourists coming from Europe and the Americas due to international media coverage of conflicts in Rakhine state, Myanmar remains confident it can attract foreign visitors in the months to come, according to officials and industry leaders.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
Thailand scores own-goal over refugee footballer
Primitive treatment of al-Araibi highlights serious decline in Kingdom’s refugee policy
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
Property firms target investments offering recurring income
Developers innovate to find new income sources as demand for residences declines
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.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 01:00
Slaughter on the roads
Thailand has seen a decline in deaths caused by traffic accidents over the past five years. However, it is still ranked high globally in terms of road casualties related to motorcycles.
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
Is Trump scaring away international students?
As new enrolments of international students in the United States falls for the third consecutive year, a question looms large for US universities and colleges. Is Donald Trump to blame for this decline?
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
Negative factors to hinder SET recovery
The decline in the Thai stock market continued last week, dropping below the major resistance level of 1,600 points amid concerns of a global economic slowdown and the 13-per-cent fall in crude prices.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:48
Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off ‘insect apocalypse’
SCIENTISTS in Finland have developed what they believe is the world’s first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the drastic decline in insect numbers which could cause a global food crisis.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 05:06
Billionaire Bloomberg donates $50mn to opioid crisis
New York billionaire and rumored presidential contender Michael Bloomberg announced Friday a $50 million donation to the opioid crisis amid a progressive decline in US life expectancy.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
Confidence drops from agriculture, tourist dips
The Consumer Confidence index for October 2018 recorded 48.0, a drop from the previous month’s 48.4, due to the decline in agricultural prices and Chinese tourist visits, according to Thai Chamber of Commerce University reports yesterday.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
Pressure on SET index may ease this week
The SET Index plummeted last week, due mainly to declines in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, drop in crude prices, global uncertainties over the trade war and panic selling in Thai property stocks.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 06:42
Study finds 'significant decline' in genital mutilation rates in girls
Rates of female genital mutilation among girls under 14 have fallen sharply in most regions of Africa over three decades, according to ground-breaking analysis cautiously welcomed by aid groups.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
Thai Union sales down but net profit edges up in third quarter
Thai Union Group Plc (Thai Union) has reported a 1.9-per-cent year-on-year decline in third-quarter sales, mainly due to the impact of the baht’s appreciation and declining raw material prices.