• Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Don’t make dam business solely about profits, say advocates
    Last month’s dam collapse at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project in Laos’ Attapeu province has so far claimed 35 lives, with 99 missing and thousands displaced.
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:45
    Fewer traffic accidents in Jakarta, thanks to odd-even policy: Police
    Traffic accidents in Jakarta have dropped 11 percent since the extended odd-even traffic policy was implemented on Aug. 1, according to the Jakarta Police.
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  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:13
    Sansiri reports 51% profit fall
    Listed property firm Sansiri Plc announces net profits of Bt639.46 million in the first half of this year, a drop of 51 per cent from the same period last year, the company reported to the Stock Exchange of Thailand late on Tuesday.
    Real Estate
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:04
    Norwegian tourist dies in car on way to Koh Samui bakery drop-in
    A Norwegian tourist was found dead inside his car on Koh Samui in Surat Thani on Monday evening.
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  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    NLA drops plan to amend EC law on poll inspectors
    After encountering heavy criticism, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) might revise its decision to seek an amendment to the Election Commission (EC) law, an NLA source said yesterday.
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 19:20
    Mekong Commission starts Laos new-dam consult same week as govt announces freeze
    The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has kicked off a consultation process on Laos’s latest proposed hydropower project on the mainstream of the river even though the government in Vientiane last week announced a review of dams after the recent disaster.
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  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 14:29
    Fuel costs hammer AirAsia profits
    Asia Aviation Plc (AAV), a major shareholder of Thai AirAsia Co Ltd, has reported its operational results for the first half of 2018 with a total revenue of Bt20.89 billion and a net profit of Bt698 million, which dropped by 6 per cent compared with the same period last year, due to heightened fuel costs.
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 14:27
    Property firm’s profits fall
    Listed property firm Pruksa Holding Plc announces total revenue Bt19.28 billion or dropped 6.2 per cent from the same period of last year, while its net profit was Bt2.46 billion in the first half of this year or up 0.02 per cent from the same period of last year, the company said on Friday.
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    Laos urged to abandon ‘Battery of Asia’ plan
    Hydropower projects ruining Mekong, culture and causing deaths, meeting told.
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 11:25
    Celebrating the art of Frida Kahlo
    If you’re heading to London in the next couple of months, drop by the award-wining Lanesborough Hotel, which is offering a Frida Kahlo-inspired Afternoon Tea as a adjunct to the “Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up” exhibition that’s on show at the nearby Victoria & Albert Museum until November 4.
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:10
    Laos' govt to inspect all dam standards, shelve new hydro projects
    The government has announced it will examine the safety standards applied to the construction of hydropower dams across the country following the deadly disaster caused by the collapse of a dam in Attapeu province.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 09:58
    Laos' energy ministry to join investigation into dam failure
    The Ministry of Energy and Mines is ready to join with all stakeholders in a government mission to investigate the cause of the damage to saddle dam D at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project, which resulted in serious flooding and destruction in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:45
    Search launched in Korat for limping man who cycled off with student's dropped wallet
    Police and the public in Nakhon Ratchasima have joined hands to hunt for a limping cyclist who sped off with a wallet that had dropped from a university student’s trouser pocket on Monday.
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  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 10:12
    Half-tonne of weed found in truck under chicken poop in Satun
    Border patrol police seized 449 kilograms of marijuana hidden under a pile of chicken droppings aboard an 18-wheel truck and arrested the truck driver in Satun early on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:34
    Samsung Electronics posts $9.9 bn Q2 net profit, down 0.1%
    Samsung Electronics on Tuesday reported a 0.1 percent dip in its second quarter net profit from a year earlier, blaming slower sales of smartphones and display panels for the drop.
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