Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:26:50
Group protests Krabi waste-to-energy project
The Baan Nai Chong preservation group in Krabi is protesting a new waste-to-energy plant, claiming it will have an impact on health in their community.
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Govt assures road map to election not affected by NLA’s rejection of EC candidates
KEY GOVERNMENT figures insisted yesterday that the rejection of the Election Commission (EC) candidates by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) would not have an impact on the election roadmap, and insisted there had been no interference in the process as speculated.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Financial security top concern among Thais, survey finds
MONEY IS a subject that people try to avoid discussing. It is considered a faux pas to discuss how much one earns, owes, or spends. However, in reality, money impacts some of the most important things in life, including personal relationships with family and friends.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:12:28
McDonald’s expands commitment to families, pledges more balanced children’s meals
McDonald’s on Tuesday announced an expanded commitment to families, supporting the company’s long-term global growth plan by leveraging its reach to impact children’s meals.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:10:45
Coal plant opponents declare victory after deal struck with government
Opponents of plans to build coal-fired power plants in Krabi and Songkhla ended their hunger strike and declared victory on Tuesday after Environmental and Health Impact Assessment studies were cancelled.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:53:49
Artificial intelligence poses questions for nature of war: Mattis
Artificial intelligence and its impact on weapons of the future has made US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doubt his own theories on warfare.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Laem Chabang expansion edges closer
CONSTRUCTION of a new phase of the deep-sea port at Laem Chabang is expected to get under way soon if a study into the environmental and health impacts of the project – a key plank of the Eastern Economic Corridor initiative – clears the final scrutiny in the next six months.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:36:32
Huge Ayutthaya tyre fire sparks environmental concerns
The governor of Ayutthaya has ordered an urgent assessment of the environmental impact from Thursday’s massive tyre fire.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Standard or itemised deduction: a choice for self-employed income taxpayers
THE March 31, 2018 deadline for filing the 2017 individual income tax return is fast approaching and one of the key changes to the personal income tax regime, which is effective from the 2017 tax year onwards and will impact self-employed income taxpayers, is the reduction of the standard expenses deduction.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:24:29
Extradition of ‘shoe thrower ’protester from Thailand raises possibility of more deportations
Refugee rights groups have expressed grave concerns that Thailand’s recent extradition of Cambodian refugee Sam Sokha could set a “dangerous precedent” and impact the scores of opposition figures currently seeking refuge in Thailand.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Green buildings pay out in more than just
THE BENEFITS of constructing “green” buildings goes beyond reducing environmental impacts to also chalk up social and financial gains, according to Armelle Le Bihan, founder of Thailand-based Green Building Consulting & Engineering.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
EEC plans ‘must protect against pollution, job loss’
ACTIVISTS and academics are preparing to take legal action against the government’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) amid concerns over its impact on local people’s rights and on further aggravating pollution.
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 06:26:47
Thai young gun hoping to cause an impact at ISPS Handa World Super 6
Perth - Thai No 2 Jazz Janewattananond is excited about playing the new format for the first time at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth that tees off on Thursday.
Sat, 03 Feb 2018 12:03:08
Lenovo back on the growth track
BEIJING - PC giant sees no long-term impact on profits from US tax reform.
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:25:09
Mall Group launches sale at Impact
The Mall Group is boosting spending at the beginning of the year with a sale of consumer items, with prices set at Bt6 for 10 eggs, Bt19 for five kilograms of rice, Bt7 for a pack of toilet paper offered three times a day from Wednesday to Sunday at Impact Muang Thong Thani.