• Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:50:49
    Countries with the most Unesco world heritage sites
    Italy has the highest number of Unesco heritage sites in the world.  In Asia, it is China and India that house the most heritage sites.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:33:28
    Listed firms’ overall CGR score hits seven-year high
    The 2017 CGR (corporate governance report) findings on 620 listed companies, conducted by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) with support from the Stock Exchange of Thailand, showed a “very good” result at 80 per cent, marking the highest level since 2010 and up from 78 per cent last year.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 11:03:36
    Phra Nakhon records highest rainfall in 10 years
    Bangkok’s Phra Nakhon district recorded its highest single-day rainfall in a decade after torrential rains lashed the capital late Friday and early Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:10:43
    Unemployment rate in Asian cities
    Kathmandu city has the highest rate of unemployment where as Phnom Penh records the lowest official unemployment rate in Asia.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 12:00:00
    Number of Korea’s self-employed fourth-highest in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
    SEOUL - According to data pulled from the OECD survey on entrepreneurship, South Korea ranked fourth largest in number of self-employed persons who are currently running businesses without employees.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:55:56
    Highest turnout on last day to pay respects before Royal Urn
    A total of 110,889 mourners paid their last respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall of the Grand Palace in Bangkok on Thursday, the final day for public viewing of the Royal Urn, according to the Royal Household Bureau.
    national
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:01:08
    Hanoi’s highest hotel opens its doors
    InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the opening of InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72 hotel in Vietnam.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:18:50
    Japan business confidence hits decade high: Bank of Japan
    TOKYO - Confidence among Japan's biggest manufacturers has jumped to its highest level in a decade, a key central survey showed Monday, as the world's number three economy picks up pace.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 15:23:56
    Thai welders win international competition
    Four Thai vocational students individually won three gold medals and one silver medal and jointly won a gold medal for highest overall score from the Zeitplan Yung Welding Competition 2017 (Weldcup 2017) in Germany, according to Secretary-General at the Office of the Vocational Education Commission Suthep Chitayawong.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 14:03:10
    Early winter as mercury drops on Doi Inthanon
    The temperature on top of Doi Inthanon, Thailand’s highest mountain and a popular tourist destination, fell to 10 degrees Celsius on Saturday morning, signalling an early winter for the Northern province of Chiang Mai, a park official said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:47:22
    Fukuoka’s Grand Prize goes to Pasuk and Baker for acclaimed books on Thailand’s changes
    Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker, a couple in both life and in their esteemed scholarly work, on Thursday received the highest award granted by Fukuoka city, Japan.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:27:13
    Concerns as Nan River in Phitsanulok climbs to record high
    The Nan River in Phitsanulok's Muang district rose to the year's highest level of 7.73 metres on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Indonesia books $1.7 bn trade surplus in August
    INDONESIA’S trade balance posted the highest surplus in nearly six years in August as exports picked up on the back of rebounding commodity prices.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:57:28
    Asia's most undernourished countries
    Timor Leste, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have the highest rates of undernourishment in Asia, according to the Asian Development Bank.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 02 Sep 2017 09:39:55
    Singapore is second biggest Asian investor in offshore real estate, after China
    SINGAPORE - Singapore-based institutional investors, property companies and private equity ploughed US$6.8 billion into global real estate, up 20 per cent and the second highest in the first half of the year after China.
    business
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