Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
Politics by numbers
With the next election expected to be held on February 24, the general public and eligible voters can anticipate a new-look Parliament and government after a much-awaited national vote.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
Mini-triathlon added for anniversary of Phuket spectacle
Thousands of athletes and spectators are expected to attend the Laguna Phuket Triathlon this weekend
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
SURVEY Average wage to rise by 5.3 per cent next year
The average salary increase across industries in Thailand is expected to rise slightly from 5.2 per cent to 5.3 per cent in 2019, according to the Total Compensation Measurement (TCM) Study and Benefit Survey 2018, conducted by Aon Plc, a global services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:00
Centara to open fourth property in Krabi
Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel group has signed a Hotel Management Agreement for a 180-room property on Ao Nang Beach, Krabi, under its upscale brand Centara. Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi will be Centara’s fourth property in Krabi and is expected to open in September 2019.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:45
Pacquiao, Broner to unveil fight details next week
Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao and former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details Monday in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
GPSC to learn soon of fate of appeal over blocked Glow deal
THE board of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is expected to rule on November 21 on whether to accept an appeal lodged by Global Power Synergy (GPSC) against the regulator's decision in October to block the company’s plan to take over fellow power producer Glow Energy.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:38
FAT chief urges huge turnout for Indonesia game
FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmoung has called for a huge local turnout for the AFF Suzuki Cup between Thailand and Indonesia as up to 5,000 Garuda fans are expected to show support for their players at the Rajamangala National Stadium on Saturday.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
5G service expected on world's longest cross-sea bridge
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:40
Chiang Mai’s flying lantern festival expected to generate Bt1-bn
The annual Yi Peng or northern traditional Loy Krathong Festival scheduled for November 20-23 in Chiang Mai is expected to generate tourist spending of up to Bt1 billion, said a senior provincial official.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:07
Prajin hospitalised with back problem
Deputy Premier and Justice Minister Prajin Juntong has been hospitalised for inflammation of the intervertebral disc and is expected to spend up to a week in treatment, according to his spokesman.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
CP, BTS groups set to bid for airport link high-speed railway
TWO RIVAL CORPORATE groups – Charoen Pokphand (CP) and BTS Holdings Plc – are expected to submit their bids today for construction of a high-speed rail linking the three main international airports – Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-tapao – worth a total of Bt220 billion.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
New cabinet to be in office by June if polls held in Feb
A NEW CABINET is expected to assume office by June next year, though the junta will retain full powers until the new government is sworn in, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:33
China's exports hold up despite US tariffs
China's exports to the United States and the rest of the world grew more than expected in October, official data showed Thursday, as its traders apparently rushed shipments across the Pacific ahead of higher tariffs.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
Election setback expected to rein in Trump’s trade war
THAI EXPERTS DIVIDED ABOUT ITS IMPACT ON KINGDOM’S ECONOMY IN SHORT-TERM
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
BBL banks on overseas operations to push 5% loan growth in 2019
Despite Thailand’s expected economic slowdown next year, Bangkok Bank (BBL) is targeting a 5-per-cent rise in the overall loan portfolio next year, which could be driven partly by estimated growth in loans from foreign operations.