Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:33
GSB, GHB to provide Bt4bn in fixed-interest loans to developers under Pracharat Resident programme
The Government Savings Bank (GSB) and Government Housing Bank (GHB) are to provide loans worth Bt4 billion combined with a maximum interest rate of 3 per cent a year for developers of residential projects under the Pracharat Resident programme, on land owned by the Finance Ministry’s Treasury Department.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:00
Energy war is latest destructive policy in White House pipeline
In another ugly international move by an administration desperate to protect and pursue its own interest, Donald Trump says he’s considering slapping sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany, after Republican Senator Ted Cruz (Texas) filed a bill last month that would impose sanctions on vessels used in building the pipeline.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:26
US Fed leans toward a cut; don't expect one this week
As President Donald Trump's trade wars drag on, and the global economy weakens, the US Federal Reserve is inching closer to its first interest rate cut in more than a decade.
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 01:00
Myanmar steps up Czech business ties
BUSINESSES from the Czech Republic are keen to explore opportunities for cooperation with potential partners in Myanmar, with their interest stoked by the recent visit of state leader Aung San Suu Kyi to the Central European country, a Myanmar business chief said.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 18:43
KBank launches fixed-deposit campaign
KBank has introduced a “special 11-month fixed deposit” campaign, offering an interest rate at 1.6 per cent per annum, with interest payments every month and a minimum deposit of Bt200,000.
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 01:00
AOT opens bids for commercial areas in three airports
AOT Plc will finalise the winner of the bidding process to manage the commercial areas at three airports – Phuket, Chiang Mai and Had Yai – on June 10 when they bought the auction envelopes document by interested firms last month, senior executive vice president Wichai Bunyu said recently.
Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
Not in Singapore’s interest to manipulate currency: Heng
SINGAPORE is not a currency manipulator, visiting Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said last week, in his first comments on the United States placing the country on its currency watch list with eight others, including China and Japan.
Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
Many uni seats empty as round 4 of tests wraps up
Lack of interest put down to low birth rate and subjects made popular on social media
Wed, 29 May 2019 15:03
Pheu Thai makes impassioned plea for parties to unite for the people’s interest
The anti-junta Pheu Thai Party on Wednesday called for all elected parties to unite to amend the Constitution and to bargain on behalf of the people’s interests following an election that followed “screwed up” rules in order to maintain the military’s power.
Tue, 28 May 2019 08:56
Prem planned to give away money he earned to the poor
Before passing away, General Prem Tinsulanonda had indicated that he planned to donate the money he saved from his salaries to the poor and for public interest, one of the late statesman’s close aides said yesterday.
Mon, 27 May 2019 16:17
Prem wanted some of his assets to be donated for public interest
Late statesman General Prem Tinsulanonda had indicated that he planned to donate some of his assets to the public, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Monday.
Sat, 25 May 2019 01:00
The other side of Bangkok
With fewer visitors but lots of interesting attractions, Thon Buri is the perfect place to spend a day
Sat, 25 May 2019 01:00
Uphold your duties, King tells legislators
THEIR MAJESTIES the King and the Queen on Friday presided over the opening ceremony of the new parliamentary term following the election in March, with the King telling the MPs and senators to always keep in mind the importance of their duties for public interest.
Fri, 24 May 2019 01:00
American-Israeli lobby is pushing US towards calamitous war with Iran
As an American Jew I have long argued that America’s one-sided support of Israel is not only immoral but also doesn’t serve US interests.
Fri, 17 May 2019 20:15
Ooredoo Myanmar joins China’s ZTE in 5G push
With growing interest for fifth-generation or 5G technology in Myanmar, Ooredoo Myanmar has recently taken another step forward to bring the latest development to the nation by signing an agreement with China’s ZTE Corporation, said the firm’s acting chief executive Alok Verma.