Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
Free healthcare is a fundamental human right
I don’t claim to be an economist or to know what the best healthcare plan would look like. What I do know is the true story of a woman in the 1980s who died in Hawaii because the state would not give her the funds she needed for the operation to save her life, which would have had a 70 per cent chance of success.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:53
Nok Air: capital increase wins shareholder approval
Nok Air will accelerate business rehabilitation following the capital increase, which should raise sufficient funds for fleet improvement and route expansion as well as turn around shareholders' equity.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
Property firms turn to debentures to pay for new land
Debentures will be issued by listed property firms to help raise funds for land purchases totalling more than Bt100 billion this year.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
Princess to lead event to raise funds for training centre
HER ROYAL Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha will lead 20 visually impaired people on a cycling event on February 9 to raise funds for a vocational-training centre for the disabled.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:48
KAsset unveils business strategy for 2019
Kasikorn Asset Management Co Ltd (KAsset) has announced a 2019 business plan focusing on development of digital channels via the K-My Funds and K-My PVD applications.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
Upside seen in emerging markets as funds return
Funds have started flowing back into emerging markets as global interest rates peak in most parts of the world. The global economy is slowing as seen in shrinking exports and decelerating growth in manufacturing.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Upbeat SCG steps up bets on region
SIAM CEMENT Group (SCG) plans to boost its 2019 investments by 30.4 per cent from last year to more than Bt60 billion, with as much as half the funds going into the group’s petrochemical project in Vietnam, president and chief executive officer Roongrote Rangsiyopash said yesterday.
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 20:09
KRC expects no rate change from US Fed this week
Kasikorn Research Centre believes that the first meeting of US Federal Reserve this year, to be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, will maintain the federal funds rate at 2.25-2.5 per cent at a time when the US economy is still showing strong growth.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 20:30
Toon Bodyslam plans mid-year charity run for small hospitals
ROCK star Athiwara “Toon Bodyslam” Khongmalai on Thursday revealed a plan to organise another charity run in the middle of this year to raise funds for small provincial and district-level hospitals.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
Tax-free Chinese new year shopping given a nudge
EFFORTS are being stepped up to win over more shoppers to a promotion providing refunds on value-added tax (VAT) for purchases during the Chinese new year after a poor initial response to the scheme.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
Victoria statue belongs to British community
In 1903 an impressive bronze statue of Queen Victoria, inscribed on the plinth with the words, “Erected in loving memory by her subjects in Siam” was erected in the street in front of the British Legation in Charoen Krung Road. The statue had been commissioned by the British community in Bangkok, using funds raised amongst themselves through public subscription.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
Welfare card holders can withdraw cash for three months
THE FUNDS in the government’s welfare card held by 14.5 million poor people could turn into cash for three months, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday.
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 01:00
Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
The partial US government shutdown entered a record 22nd day Saturday, as President Donald Trump remains steadfast in his demand for $5.7 billion to build a Mexico border wall and Democrats in Congress determined to refuse the funds.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 09:51
McDonald mini marathon to raise funds for needy kids
Ronald McDonald House Charities Thailand (RMHC) will stage the RMHC Mini Marathon ‘Run for Kids’ 2019, the annual charitable running activity on February 17 at Lumphini Park.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:06
'Speedy Gonzales' deal: CEO, ex-Tourism M'sia official in court as MACC seeks remand
PUTRAJAYA: A former top official of Tourism Malaysia has been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over funds from the agency involving millions of ringgit.