• Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    New day dawns for sun-powered tuk-tuks
    Hi-tech, cheap – and quiet. Thailand may have blazed the trail with its fleet of solar-powered tuk-tuks, but West Africa is catching up. The Ivorian resort of Jacqueville is betting on sun-powered three-wheelers as it looks to replace traditional but noisy and dirty bush taxis.
    opinion
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:30
    Air force to expand helicopter fleet
    Airbus Helicopters has received an additional order of four H225M (previously known as EC725) multirole utility helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), as part of the fleet strengthening programme. This follow-on order will bring the RTAF’s H225M fleet to 12 by 2021.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    THAI plans swift upgrade of fleet to reverse losses
    National carrier told to quickly finalise new business plan ahead of election.
    business
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:39
    Thai Vietjet becomes the first airline in Thailand to take delivery of new Airbus A321
    Thai Vietjet has taken a new Airbus A321 under its wing that is the sixth in its fleet and the first of its kind in the country.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    KoneSi rides digital platform to lift Myanmar’s logistics sector
    RETAILERS will no longer need to bother about logistics and fleet operators or worry about empty runs in Myanmar thanks to an innovative technical solution launched earlier this year, according to Soe Pyae Aung, co-founder and chief operating officer of KoneSi Freight Co.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:30
    Lao double murder suspect arrested in Mukdahan
    A LAO MAN was arrested in Mukdahan province on Sunday night while waiting to cross the Mekong after fleeing Samut Prakan where he had allegedly robbed and killed a grocery store owner and her granddaughter’s friend earlier in the day.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:04
    Lao man arrested for alleged murder of Thai grandmother, child
    A Lao welder was arrested in Mukdahan Sunday night while waiting to cross the Mekong after fleeing Samut Prakan where he allegedly robbed and killed a grocery store owner and her granddaughter's friend earlier in the day.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    THAI PLAN TO BUY NEW AIRCRAFT GETS BACKING
    A deputy prime minister and the finance minister are backing Thai Airways International (THAI)’s plan to procure a new fleet of aircraft to boost its competitiveness.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:43
    Chiang Mai ladyboy, friend arrested after Chinese tourist robbed at pier
    A Chiang Mai ladyboy and her friend have been arrested for allegedly luring a Chinese tourist to have sex, but then snatching his backpack and fleeing with his cash.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:58
    Chinese companies flee overseas to avoid US tariffs
    A growing number of Chinese companies are adopting a crafty way to evade US President Donald Trump's tariffs: remove the "Made in China" label by shifting production to countries such as Vietnam, Serbia and Mexico.
    business
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:54
    Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast
    More than a million people were ordered Monday to evacuate the path of Hurricane Florence as the powerful Category 4 storm packing winds of 140 miles (220 kilometers) per hour bore down on the East Coast of the United States.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
    NESDB RAISES CONCERNS OVER THAI PURCHASE PLAN
    The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has sent back Thai Airways International Plc (THAI)'s plan to buy a new fleet of 23 aircrafts worth about Bt100 billion citing concerns over its financial status and fierce market competition.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
    At Immigration, the power of integrity on display
    A Sudanese fleeing persecution back home has earned a fresh start thanks in large part to the strength of character he showed Bangkok expats
    opinion
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:33
    Homeless man killed in hit and run in Phayao
    An unidentified homeless man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Phayao early on Wednesday, police said. The driver is being sought after fleeing the scene.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 09:04
    ‘High’ Myanmar worker damages house roofs in ninja-like flight
    A Myanmar worker, allegedly high on meth, played the role of a ninja warrior on Wednesday night as he jumped from rooftop to rooftop at a housing estate in Samut Sakhon to flee police below –before his weight betrayed him.
    Breaking News
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