• Wed, 22 May 2019 16:14
    Lazada aims to empower women with Women’s Festival campaign
    Lazada, an e-commerce leader in Southeast Asia, has set a goal to be the No 1 shopping destination for women in the digital era to recognise their importance as influencers within the e-commerce marketplace.
  • Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Authorities propose free flu vaccines for students in 2020
    HEALTH AUTHORITIES will provide free influenza shots for some 9.6 million children from next year under a Bt1-billion proposal that will soon be submitted to the National Vaccine Committee for approval. The vaccines will cover children from Prathom 1 to Mathayom 6.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    Sweet raps in Phuket
    Influential Thai hiphop icon DaBoyWay, a member of Thailand’s famous hiphop group Thaitanium, will thrill his fans in the South of Thailand when he performs at Suger Club in Phuket next Thursday from 10pm until late.
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Influence peddling lands judge in soup
    THE JUDICIAL Commission is investigating a chief justice for allegedly citing “special connections” when refusing to produce his driving licence at a checkpoint in Nakhon Si Thammarat province.
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    China leading the world in fashion
    China has been constantly increasing its influence in the global fashion industry. This year it is poised to overtake the US to become the world’s largest fashion market for the first time, according to recent research from McKinsey. 
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Oyster Bay Fund in talks with Hyflux with S$500m lifeline
    ANOTHER potential investor has deepened talks with Hyflux as the insolvent water treatment firm searches for fresh funds to stave off liquidation.
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    SMC takes over Holcim for $2.15 bn
    FOR THE first time since the influx of foreign players in the 1990s, the country’s largest cement-making enterprise has gone back to Filipino hands following the $2.15-billion deal by conglomerate San Miguel Corp. to take over Holcim Philippines Inc.
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 07:45
    Chelsea qualify for Champions League as Arsenal, Man Utd flop
    Chelsea secured a place in next season's Champions League on Sunday as Manchester United and Arsenal badly fluffed their lines in the race to finish in the Premier League's top four.
  • Sat, 04 May 2019 01:00
    Thailand’s future sacrificed at the stake of China’s BRI
    It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the principle goal of China’s Belt and Road Initiative is to expand its geopolitical influence. The big changes in BRI Version 2.0 are made to address the lack of transparency and public accountability, the main weaknesses of and complaints against BRI 1.0.
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  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    Evolution of a vivid, enduring ritual
    The coronation ceremony is highly influenced by Indian precepts, with evidence suggesting the rites began taking their present form in the 13th century, during the Sukhothai Period.
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:16
    Family alleging child sex assault may be forced to relocate
    A family who alleges four of their children were sexually abused by an influential local man in Tambon Bang Ma Phrao of Chumphon's Lang Suan district, claim they are being continually harassed and may have to move.
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  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
    China’s island cities: Treasure or trouble for Asia?
    Vast developments trigger fear over Beijing’s rapidly expanding global influence
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
    Children living ‘in fear’ over sex allegations
    RELATIVES of four young children – three girls aged 6, 10 and 14 and a nine-year-old boy from the same family – say they are living in fear after accusing an influential local man of sexually attacking them.
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:00
    Trang coral extensively damaged after tourist influx over Songkran
    A sharp increase in the number of tourists during Songkran caused extensive damage to coral in the national park area of Trang, in southern Thailand.
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  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    Report identifies trends for infrastructure
    NEW TECHNOLOGIES, political uncertainty and capability challenges are just some of the big challenges facing infrastructure owners, investors, operators and planners over the rest of this year, according to KPMG International’s latest edition of “Emerging Trend” – an annual forecast of the top trends influencing the infrastructure sector this year.
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