Fri, 01 Feb 2019 17:32
Singapore may deny entry to foreign vehicle with outstanding fines from April 1
SINGAPORE - Singapore may deny entry to foreign vehicles with a number of outstanding fines for traffic, parking or vehicular emissions offences, starting April 1, according to Malaysia's Bernama news agency.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:46
Driving slowly in high-speed lane to soon become a punishable offence
MOTORISTS driving at low speed in right-hand lanes will soon be subjected to fines, thanks to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), giving a nod in principle to a draft law amending the Land Traffic Act yesterday.
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
Illegal workers, employers fined over Bt15m in past 6 months
EMPLOYERS and migrant workers have paid more than Bt15 million in fines for illegal employment over the past six months.
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
Tech defines the challenge for retailers
THE coming year will be another challenging one for retailers with a number of trends set to characterise the retail landscape, especially the emergence of digital technology and changes in shoppers’ behaviour that see them wanting more than just good products at attractive prices.
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
A doctor’s prescription for the festive season
A belated seasonal greeting to y’all from a jet-lagged Dr Frank, now back in God’s county and ready for lots of pigs in blankets, lambs liver and onions, and of course wonderful turkey and all the trimmings served in the finest restaurant in Richmond, North Yorkshire.
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 14:42
New watches celebrate Old Father Time
Wrap up the year on a high note with Rolex’s Christmas picks. From timelessly elegant staples to glimmering gem-set pieces adorned with the finest stones, indulge your loved ones with some of the world’s finest watches.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
Bubbles but no squeak – only the finest of foods
Premium bubbly will flow at Michelin-starred Elements restaurant on January 17 with a special eight-course Louis Roederer Champagne Dinner.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00
Vehicle tax renewals to be suspended for non-payers of police traffic fines as agencies link systems
Starting in the first quarter of next year, police-issued traffic tickets will be linked to the Land Transport Department’s system, resulting in a suspension of vehicle-tax renewal for those failing to pay traffic fines, deputy department chief Kamol Buranapong said on Monday.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
Amid trade war, Beijing redefines and recalibrates ties with Asia
When Yan Xuetong, a leading strategic thinker in China and dean of the Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University, told the media last month that China is seeing its best strategic opportunity since the Cold War, many people may have chosen to disagree.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 10:06
Two temporary Pattaya City employees arrested for allegedly extorting fines from Chinese tourists
Two Pattaya City temporary employees were arrested for allegedly extorting money from Chinese tourists caught dropping cigarette buts on the street.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:32
Revamped muay thai rules go back to Cabinet
Draft legislation currently before the Cabinet would bar children under 12 from muay thai fighting and threaten boxers and referees who rig bouts with up to five years in prison and fines of up to Bt100,000.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 05:01
Sterling shines as England blow Spain away
Raheem Sterling scored twice as England delivered one of their finest victories of the modern era by beating Spain 3-2 in Seville on Monday.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 03:00
Upstream dams a threat to tomatoes, farmers
THAILAND’S finest tomato production areas along Mekong River in the northeastern region have suffered serious impacts from dams in the lower Mekong River Basin, causing financial distress for the local farmers and threatening their livelihoods.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 13:57
China star Fan apologises for tax evasion after order to pay $129m
Beijing - Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing took to social media for the first time in months Wednesday to apologise to fans and the Communist Party for tax evasion, shortly after news broke that authorities had ordered her to pay nearly $130 million in back taxes and fines.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 13:26
Urgent : Disappeared China star Fan ordered to pay $129m over taxes
Beijing - Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay more than $129 million in taxes and fines, state media said Wednesday, months after the once ubiquitous celebrity disappeared from the public eye.