• Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:52
    Taiwan's 'Bikini Climber' social media star dies after ravine fall
    Taipei - Taiwanese rescue teams were trying Tuesday to retrieve the body of a dead hiker who became famous on social media for taking selfies on top of mountain peaks dressed in a bikini.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 20 Jan 2019 15:30
    Bus fare hike? What bus fare hike?
    A Bangkok survey has found that many residents are unaware about the Bt1-Bt2 bus-fare hike coming into effect on Monday and that most of those who do know are worried about another increase in the cost of living.
    national
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 15:55
    Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano
    Carita, Indonesia - Indonesia on Thursday raised the danger alert level for an erupting volcano that sparked a killer tsunami at the weekend, after previously warning that fresh activity at the crater threatened to trigger another deadly wave.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thai Oil pushes clean fuel project to hike production 
    THAI OIL Plc (TOP) will invest about US$5.16 billion (Bt168 billion) for five years starting next year, while planning to spend $1.37 billion in the first quarter of next year on a clean fuel project (CFP).
    Corporate
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:09
    US Fed could rethink rate hikes as Trump trade wars drag on economy
    The US central bank sent a strong signal on Friday that it would be willing to reconsider expected interest rate hikes amid new data showing President Donald Trump's multi-front trade wars are dragging on the economy and shaking up investors.
    business
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 06:44
    Dow ends 2.0% lower amid fears of US government shutdown
    Wall Street suffered its second straight rout Thursday as worries about a US government shutdown added to upset at the Federal Reserve's latest interest rate hike.
    business
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Home borrowers likely to feel pinch as further BOT rate rise tipped
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to implement a modest interest rate hike again next year, and financial experts predicted that those feeling the pinch will be mortgage holders.
    business
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Increase in interest rate to hit consumers next year
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to implement a modest interest rate hike again next year, and financial experts predicted that those feeling the pinch will be mortgage holders.
    Economy
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 14:56
    Asian markets slump after Fed hikes rates
    Tokyo led a rout of Asian shares Thursday, mirroring big losses on Wall Street after the Fed defied unprecedented pressure from Donald Trump and raised interest rates, sparking fears the move could choke economic growth.
    business
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:56
    Fed poised to signal pause in US interest rate hikes
    The US Federal Reserve is expected to raise the benchmark lending rate on Wednesday but to accompany that with a strong sign it will hold off on future increases.
    business
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    BUDGET, TOURISM HIKE TCC CONFIDENCE INDEX 
    The TCC Confidence Index rose in November to 48.3 from the previous month's 48.0, thanks to the government budget and rise in the number of foreign tourists during the high season. 
    Economy
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:45
    Hike in BoT policy rate likely
    HSBC Global Research expects the Bank of Thailand (BoT) to hike its policy rate by 25 basis points (bp) at the upcoming meeting on December, 19 after holding it unchanged for more than three years. 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:36
    Fed likely to raise rates in December but concerns mounting: minutes
    US central bankers believe another interest rate hike is due "fairly soon," boosting widespread expectations the Federal Reserve will raise lending costs next month, according to meeting minutes released Thursday.
    business
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:50
    Dollar down but stocks up in Asia on Fed hopes, focus on Trump-Xi
    The dollar extended losses in Asia while equities rallied after the head of the Federal Reserve hinted at a softer pace of interest rate hikes, though investors remain wary about the weekend's crunch trade talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.
    business
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:11
    Asia markets mostly up on hopes for crunch Trump-Xi trade talks
    Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday on hopes for a positive outcome from Donald Trump's high-stakes trade talks with Xi Jinping, while dovish comments from the Federal Reserve's number-two suggested the bank could slow its pace of interest rate hikes.
    business
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