• Thu, 16 May 2019 20:18
    Foreigner jumps to death in Pattaya department store
    A foreigner jumped to his death from the sixth floor of a shopping complex in Chon Buri’s Pattaya City on Thursday afternoon.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 16 May 2019 16:19
    Philippines says envoy recalled over Canada trash row
    Manila -  The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada, Manila's foreign minister said Thursday, in an escalation of a festering diplomatic row over tonnes of trash dumped in the Southeast Asian nation.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Mandatory health insurance for retirement visa holders likely to take effect in July
    FOREIGNERS aged 50 and above living in Thailand on a long-stay visa will likely have to buy health insurance from July onwards, as authorities are preparing guidelines to enforce the new rules.
    national
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    MOU TO DRAW FOREIGN INVESTORS TO EEC 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the draft of a memorandum of understanding between the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Office, China Development Bank (CDB) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), aImed at attractIng Chinese and Japanese investors to the EEC.
    Economy
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Ways to gear up for an ageing society
    ECONOMIC growth is expected to take a heavy hit due to the rising number of the elderly and the country urgently needs to tackle it by cutting in half the number of military personnel, increasing the number of foreign labourers and employing increased automation in production, Somkiat Tangkitvanich, president of Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Insurance mandatory for long-stay foreigners
    HEALTH insurance has been made mandatory for foreigners aged 50 years and above seeking long-term stay in Thailand.
    national
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Indonesia steps up to the UN plate
    Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has kicked off Indonesia’s first-ever term as president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the world’s premier authority for maintaining global peace and security.
    opinion
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Myanmar woos foreign investors to ‘fast-growing’ Yangon
    WITH MAJOR infrastructure and logistics initiatives being pushed, on top of being home to seven million people, foreign investors should not hesitate to invest in Yangon, officials told the Yangon Investment Forum 2019 on Friday.
    Economy
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Lao electricity shapIng as main forex supplier
    ELECTRICITY generation looks set to take a leading role in supplying Laos with foreign exchange in the coming years, according to data from the Bank of the Lao PDR.
    ASEAN+
  • 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.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 11 May 2019 01:00
    Looking for a mate
    Foreigners seek partners to share lives in Japan
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    MAS to release data on forex intervention
    THE MONETARY Authority of Singapore (MAS) has decided to release further information on its monetary operations without compromising its effectiveness, it said on Wednesday, as it also announced the transfer of $45 billion from the official foreign reserves (OFR) to GIC for longer-term investment.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Foreign investors net sellers in Thai bourse as political 
    THE THREE-MONTH Investor Confidence Index in May dropped 2.83 per cent on uncertainties of Thailand’s political developments after the election, pressuring foreign investors to be net sellers in only the Thai bourse among its regional peers in the first four months of this year, according to the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organisations (Fetco).
    Economy
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Fitch Ratings affirms PTT 
    Fitch Ratings has affirmed Thailand-based PTT Plc’s long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings (IDR) at “BBB+” and national long-term rating at “AAA (tha)”. The outlook is “stable”. 
    Corporate
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Skill shortages, labour curbs may hit Singapore manufacturing
    SINGAPORE has attracted high-tech manufacturers with incentives and a well-educated workforce, but growing demands for highly skilled labour combined with government moves to curb numbers of foreign workers may mean a tougher path ahead.
    Economy
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