Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:00:00
The greening of a city
Akaryn Hotel Group showcases its eco-friendly ideas by opening its new property akyra Tas Sukhumvit Bangkok in May that promises to be single-use plastic free.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
BSP cutting banks’ reserve requirement
THE PHILIPPINES’ monetary authority yesterday took the first small step towards its stated goal of freeing up more cash from banks’ vaults, which was seen to help fund the growing Philippine economy.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:00:00
Khon Kaen uni says no to seminar ‘to protect reputation’
KHON KAEN UNIVERSITY denied a request to host an academic seminar on the last day of the “We Walk” long march tomorrow to protect the university’s reputation, while the Supreme Administrative Court ruled in favour of the marchers’ rights to freedom of expression and protest.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:40:49
Khon Kaen U denies space for We Walk seminar
Citing the need to first get permission from the military, Khon Kaen University has denied the People Go Network’s request to use the university’s space to hold an academic seminar this coming Saturday.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:39:46
Soneva explodes with colour
Soneva, a leading luxury resort operator, introduces the “Festival of Colour”, its first-ever year-long campaign celebrating the diverse array of guest activities and experiences on offer this year, ranging from visiting Michelin-starred chefs and astronomers, through to authors, champion free-divers, artists and more.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:56:12
Japan's crypto exchange Coincheck sued after hack
Cryptocurrency traders filed a lawsuit Thursday against Japanese exchange firm Coincheck for freezing withdrawals after hackers stole hundreds of millions of dollars in digital assets.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:37:37
Porn star 'free' to discuss ties with Trump
An American porn star who claims to have had an affair with Donald Trump before he became president now feels free to tell her story, her manager said Wednesday.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00:00
France in push on luxury goods duties
FRANCE wants Thailand to reduce import duties on wine and luxury goods as part efforts to relaunch free-trade negotiations between Thailand and the European Union.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:31:14
Chinese tourists upset over 'duty-free' discrimination at London airport
LONDON - London's Heathrow Airport has apologised for a promotion at its duty-free stores that required Chinese shoppers to spend a higher amount than other travellers to enjoy a special discount.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:56:01
Threats, arrests as Myanmar backtracks on press freedom: CPJ
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) yesterday in a report blamed Myanmar for backtracking on press freedom and said it has threatened, arrested and denied access to journalists in the country.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:37:05
British warship to sail through disputed South China Sea
A British warship will sail from Australia through the disputed South China Sea next month to assert freedom of navigation rights, a senior official said Tuesday in a move likely to irk Beijing.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:18:04
'Fifty Shades' finale steams up North American box office
Universal's "Fifty Shades Freed," the last chapter in the erotic trilogy that has enjoyed huge popularity among mostly female audiences, vaulted to the top of North American box offices with a $38.6 million opening weekend, industry data showed Monday.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Govt human rights ‘pretence’
HUMAN RIGHTS defenders lashed out at Thailand’s declining situation in regard to personal freedoms despite efforts by the ruling junta yesterday to promote human rights as a national agenda item.
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 15:50:39
Activist Rangsiman bailed over university speech
Khon Kaen police released activist Rangsiman Rome, who has participated in several activities to press for freedom of expression and elections, on Bt10,000 bail on Sunday.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Food war gulping down whole forests
Would it not just be simpler for your newspaper to put the usual five or six contributors who do nothing more than bait and goad each other with personal attacks in touch with each other – and free the letters column for the myriad of problems that exist in Thailand?