• Sat, 18 May 2019 13:26
    Rainy season officially starts on Monday
    The rainy season in Thailand will officially start on Monday, Meteorological Department deputy director general Kornravee Sitthichivaphak said on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    LOWER GROWTH SEEN 
    University of Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has slashed its forecast for this year’s economic growth to 3.5 per cent from its earlier estimate of 3.8 per cent, due mainly to the escalating US-China trade war which has affected Thai exports, Thanavath Phonvichai, director of UTCC’s Centre Economic and Business Forecasting, said.
    Economy
  • Thu, 16 May 2019 14:30
    Ex-director in school lunch scandal is fired
    A former director of Ban Tha Mai School in Surat Thani's Tha Chana district – who was at the centre of a school lunch programme corruption scandal – has been fired over serious disciplinary breaches.
    national
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    New approach needed as trade war wallops Thai exports
    THE RECENT escalation of the US-China trade war may lead Thai exports to grow by only 0.5 per cent in 2019, warned Aat Pisanwanich, director of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce’s Centre for International Trade Studies (CITS).
    Economy
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 18:48
    MCOT to return 14 MCOT Family channel to NBTC
    The board of directors of MCOT broadcasting company has decided to notify the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) that it intends to return the license to operate 14 MCOT Family channel.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
    Larry Nassar: the face of an abuser
    Based on years of research by producers Dr Steven Ungerleider and David Ulich and featuring brave testimonials from the athletes at the centre of the story, director Erin Lee Carr’s powerful documentary “At The Heart Of Gold: Inside The USA Gymnastics Scandal” is now showing on HBO GO via AIS Play and AIS Playbox.
    movie & TV
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 16:55
    Semi-built motorway needs more warning signs: highways chief
    The Highways Office in Nakhon Ratchasima has instructed a construction contractor to erect signs warning motorists against using the semi-built motorway to prevent accidents, said office director Pornchai Silarom on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 18:37
    ALL EYES ON TRUMP  OVER CHINA IMPORT TAX
    Commerce Ministry has assigned all of Thai’s commercial ambassadors to monitor the impact of the new trade war round between the US and China, if president Donald Trump orders the import tax for China’s goods to be increased from zero per cent and 10 per cent to 25 per cent on May 10, director-general of International Trade Promotion of Commerce Ministry, Banjongjitt Angsusingh, said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 10:52
    Weekly, monthly bus ticket prices to rise after passengers switch due to fare increase
    The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority plans to further raise the prices of its weekly and monthly tickets to match the price of daily tickets after the fare hikes prompted 20 per cent more commuters to buy advance tickets, a BMTA deputy director said.
    national
  • Sat, 04 May 2019 09:04
    Royal pardon for inmates takes effect
    A royal decree to grant royal pardons for inmates to mark the royal coronation took effect on Saturday, Corrections Department director general Narat Sawetanan said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 18:19
    Back to school promotion launched 
    Alexandre Hammel, president of B2S, Theerin Koosmith, marketing chief at Power Buy, Voraphan Chunhasriwong, marketing boss of OfficeMate, and Ravivon Mahasith, managing director of MEB, have launched their “back to school” campaign.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 01:00
    Structural challenges hang over East Asian growth hopes
    STRUCTURAL challenges poses risks to the aspirations of countries in East Asia to move up the income ladder, according to Junhong Chang, the director of the Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
    Economy
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:18
    Latest : Man who released cobras has mental problems : doctor
    A man who caused chaos by stopping his car in the middle of a busy intersection in Bangkok and releasing several cobras there has been found to have a mental problem.
    national
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
    Board approves investment by 18 foreign companies
    Commerce Ministry’s foreign investment board has given approval to 18 foreign firms to expand their investments in Thailand, valued at Bt2.76 billion, Vuttikrai Leewiraphan, director-general of the ministry’s Business Development department, said at a press conference yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
    Double the man, double the action
    Director Ang Lee joins up with Will Smith for the upcoming science fiction flick “Gemini Man”, which is currently slated for release on October 10.
    movie & TV
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