• Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    List of 270 suspects in destitute fund scandal
    A LIST of 270 civil servants allegedly involved in irregularities in disbursing the state allowance for the underprivileged has been submitted to the Department of Social Development and Welfare to proceed with disciplinary probes, said an anti-corruption official yesterday.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:37
    B Grimm inks collaboration deal to develop SE Asia’s largest solar power plant in Vietnam
    B Grimm Power informed the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday that it had signed a collaboration agreement for the development of a solar power plant with 420-megawatt installed capacity in Vietnam, which would be the largest solar plant in Southeast Asia.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:35
    KLeasing eyes significant growth on back of product development, rising auto sales
    Kasikorn Leasing (KLeasing) is ready for the expected continuing uptrend in the auto market in the second half of the year, and aims to extend Bt45 billion of financing during the full year.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
    Sixty-five officials suspended to facilitate probe into abuse of state funds for the needy
    THE DEPARTMENT of Social Development and Welfare (DSDW) has suspended 65 senior officials nationwide from active duty to facilitate an investigation into alleged corruption involving hundreds of millions of baht of state welfare funds.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
    China to Revise electric car rules
    China’s top economic planner said it will revise rules on project thresholds to prevent reckless development of the new energy vehicle (NEV) industry. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is drafting a new regulation on auto industry investment, with “more in-depth rules” on the requirements for NEV projects, NDRC spokesperson Meng Wei told a press conference.
    Economy
  • Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
    Development funding gets the backing of leaders
    LEADERS of five Southeast Asian nations yesterday collectively pushed forward the setting up of sub-regional development funds in the hope they would increase self-sufficiency by driving construction of “missing-link” projects.
    politics
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Shell commits to ‘Believe-Become-Belong’ concept
    THE SHELL Company of Thailand Limited recently participated in the Thailand SDGs Forum 2018: Localising the SDGs (Thailand’s Sustainable Business Guide) seminar organised by online news agency Thaipublica and the Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    CDC clears close to $2 billion investments in four projects
    THE COUNCIL for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), the government body in charge of approving large-scale investments, announced that it had approved four projects with a combined total capital investment of nearly $2 billion.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Development funding key focus of ACMECS leaders
    THE LEADERS of five countries in mainland Southeast Asia will today gather under the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) to map out their five-year plan for development cooperation.
    politics
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:47
    Report recommends taxi fare increases, strict regulation of rideshare companies
    Taxi fares should be adjusted every two years and a “travel time” surcharge should be added based on time spent in traffic, according to the Thai Development Research Institute (TDRI) in a statement issued on Thursday after recent public hearings into industry problems.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Bt88m seized from ex-officials of destitute fund
    AMLO Investigators say corrupt civil servants got 30 per cent of the embezzled money in cash
    national
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    ADB raises funding for Philippine programme by $945m
    THE ASIAN Development Bank will raise its funding to the Philippines by US$945 million this year mainly for infrastructure projects as part of the Manila-based multilateral lender’s commitment to support the Duterte administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure programme.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:24
    AMLO confiscates 41 assets from ministry officials
    THE ANTI-MONEY Laundering Office (AMLO) has seized 41 assets worth Bt88 million from three former senior officials at the Social Development and Human Security Ministry and some 10 alleged accomplices as part of the probe into the misappropriation of allowances and related irregularities at protection centres for the destitute.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:35
    Significant change in shareholding structure of Noble Development, tender offer for remaining shares to follow
    Property company Noble Development on Tuesday informed the Stock Exchange of Thailand about a significant change in its major shareholders’ structure.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:32
    Cabinet nod for bio-industry complex in Nakhon Sawan
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved in principle a project for the promotion and development of a bio-industry hub in a new special economic zone in Nakhon Sawan province.
    Breaking News
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