Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00
German store Metro eyes expansion in Myanmar
THOUGH some multinational companies are still hesitant about investing in Myanmar, Germany’s Metro AG’s bold entry into the market has yielded satisfactory returns, said Jens Michel, chief executive of Metro Wholesale Myanmar.
Sun, 02 Jun 2019 12:45
One dead in Pathum Thani as pickup spins out of control
The driver of a pickup truck spinning out of control was killed when a van carrying factory workers crashed into him in Pathum Thani on Sunday morning.
Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
Manufacturing flees to SE Asia as trade war bombs China
‘Factory of World’ takes hit – but so do Trump’s hopes of driving US manufacturers back home by imposing tariffs
Fri, 24 May 2019 04:44
Locals unite to stop projects in heart of famous rice zone
LOCAL GROUPS, mostly farmers, are voicing strong opposition to the construction of a sugar factory and connected bagasse-fuelled power plant in the heart of Thung Kula Rong Hai – an area in the Northeast known for its jasmine rice.
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:54
Kalasin fish factory owner found hanged
The owner of a fermented fish factory in Kalasin’s Muang district was found hanged behind his factory on Thursday morning, police said.
Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
Forums on sugar-tied power plant postponed
Khon Kaen residents fight against project due to concerns over health and ecology.
Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
Thai Union strikes it rich with tuna oil
WHEN Tunyawat Kasemsuwan, the director of Global Innovation Centre (GIC), joined Thai Union Group five years ago, he saw a lot of “value” left unused at the firm’s tuna processing factory, and decided to take on the responsibility of finding ways to tap that value.
Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00
Sugar invasion in Roi Et may sour jasmine rice harvests
Locals have serious concerns about plan to set up a sugar factory
Thu, 16 May 2019 06:06
From the City of Light to Le Mans
Home heroes Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) and Johann Zarco (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) were joined by Repsol Honda Team's Jorge Lorenzo in Paris ahead of the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France, with the three making a pit stop in style to see the sights and sounds of the City of Light.
Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Street smarts and Thai wisdom
A fashion designer who has made it his mission to popularise Thai fabrics brings his “Complex Simplicity” collection to the BACC
Thu, 09 May 2019 18:34
Toyota opens Chachoengsao hybrid battery plant
Toyota has staged the localisation line-off ceremony for its HEV (hybrid electric vehicle) battery Gateway factory in Chachoengsao province, the company said.
Thu, 09 May 2019 13:01
Tak furniture factory destroyed in blaze
A huge fire swept through a furniture factory near the border in Tak’s Mae Sot district early on Thursday, damaging huge piles of processed wood and wooden furniture.
Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
Dog day afternoons
Conveniently situated on Sukhumvit Soi 39, Trail and Tail offers plenty of space for urban dogs to run around and much more besides
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 16:45
Fire damages ice factory in Phitsanulok
An ice-making factory in Phitsanulok’s Muang district was damaged in a fire on Monday morning, say police.
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:36
Cardboard packaging factory in Ayutthaya burns down
A cardboard packaging factory in Ayutthaya’s Wang Noi district was burned to the ground in a massive fire early Monday, police said.