Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:27
Tokyo remains a pricey city for mobile phone users
TOKYO - Tokyo is the most expensive of six major world cities, including New York and London, when it comes to mobile phone service fees. Customers in the Japanese capital shell out ¥7,562 ($67) per month — 4.2 times more than the ¥1,783 Parisians pay, which is the lowest figure among the six cities.
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
Activist attacked after ‘justice call’ on Prawit
POLITICAL activist Ekachai Hongkangwan was mysteriously assaulted yesterday soon after he returned from making his routine “justice call” on Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan over his expensive luxury watch collection.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:57
Chelsea sign Kepa Arrizabalaga in record deal, Courtois heads for Real
Spain's Kepa Arrizabalaga became the most expensive goalkeeper in history on Wednesday after Chelsea confirmed his 80 million euro (£71.6 million, $92 million) move from Athletic Bilbao.
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:35
London is Europe's most expensive city for studying abroad
With a first-semester living cost of €12,450.49, the British capital is Europe's most expensive city for studying abroad. The data hails from the German furnished lettings platform, Nestpick, which compared how much students might have to shell out during a first semester studying in 49 European cities.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
Ultra-luxury Bijan bag seized from Najib-linked condos from 'most expensive store' in the world
A "special order" bag from The House Of Bijan seized from condos linked to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak comes from "the most expensive store" in the world.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
OFFICE RENT BANGKOK RANKED 92ND MOST EXPENSIVE CITY
CBRE Research has just released the 2018 Prime Office Occupancy Costs report which surveys the rents of the most prime office building in 120 cities around the world.
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 06:55
Blood test may predict premature birth
US and Danish researchers said Thursday they have developed an inexpensive blood test that may predict with up to 80 percent accuracy whether a pregnant woman will give birth prematurely.
Thu, 17 May 2018 12:04
Truffles: tasty, fragrant and good for the skin
Truffles are expensive because they’re not easy to find, but, as all chefs know, they sure can turn a mundane meal into a magnificent one. What’s less well known about truffles is that they also have amazing beauty potential.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:36
Average cost of international business trip to Bangkok now $278 a day, ECA research finds
Bangkok has moved into the top 50 most expensive locations in Asia for business travel for the first time.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:38
Customs revokes ‘confusing’ travel rule on expensive personal items
The Customs Department on Tuesday annulled a regulation issued in February requiring travellers leaving and entering the country via airports to declare personal belongings such as cameras, brand-name handbags, mobile phones and computer notebooks.
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00
Huge outlay for reform plan gets nod
THAILAND NEEDS more than Bt130 billion to implement a five-year reform plan, one of the most expensive reform packages to be carried out by any coup-installed government in recent history, observers said yesterday.
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:11
Neymar goes under the knife, misses Real clash
Brazilian superstar Neymar will undergo surgery on his fractured foot in Brazil at the end of this week, ruling the world's most expensive footballer out of Paris Saint-Germain's do-or-die Champions League clash with Real Madrid.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:00
Man City squad most expensive in history - report
Premier League leaders Manchester City have the most expensive squad in history, according to a report published on Monday by the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 10:00
Klopp preparing Van Dijk for frosty Southampton return
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp expects a frosty reception for Virgil Van Dijk when the world's most expensive defender returns to Southampton for the first time since his £75 million (85m euros, $104m) January move.
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00
Credit Suisse warns on risk of dollar rebound
CREDIT Suisse’s top Asia investment chief has warned of the risks posed to Thailand by a possible rebound in the US dollar, alongside other concerns such as the country’s expensive stocks and debt-funded consumption.