Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:18
S'pore and China ink seven deals on the arts, entrepreneurship, research and intellectual property
Singapore and China inked seven deals on bilateral cooperation ranging from the arts, entrepreneurship and intellectual property to research on Thursday (Sept 20), after an annual bilateral meeting co-chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean and Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:59
Fans face probe after leaking on FB their meeting with Korean star
Her dream of meeting and shaking hands with her South Korean idol may have come true but an indiscrete revelation of how she had accomplished the feat on her Facebook page has landed the fan in a soup and could end in her being jailed.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
Moon visits Kim, seeking to break nuclear deadlock amid Trumpian chaos
In 24 hours’ time South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in will land in Pyongyang to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Meanwhile the United States and North Korea are working to set up a second meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 14:54
Bhum Jai Thai to hold board meeting on September 24
The Bhum Jai Thai Party will hold a meeting of its executive board on September 24 to start election preparations, party deputy secretary-general Supachai Jaisamut said on Saturday.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 14:19
Democrat’s executive board to meet Monday to start election preparations
The Democrat Party will hold a meeting of its executive board on Monday to discuss holding a party caucus to start preparations for the election next year, deputy leader Ong-arj Klampaibul said on Saturday.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:22
Abe, Xi positive over October meeting / Confirm cooperation on N Korea
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during their meeting in Vladivostok, Russia, on Wednesday morning.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:10
China warns of 'serious hazard' of protectionism at WEF meeting
China warned Wednesday that protectionism poses a "serious hazard" to growth and cautioned "individual countries" against isolationism, in a veiled reference to the deepening trade spat between Washington and Beijing.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:46
US teens prefer remote chats to face-to-face meeting: study
American teenagers are starting to prefer communicating via text instead of meeting face-to-face, according to a study published Monday by the independent organization Common Sense Media.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
No Bangkok brake on climate change
The Bangkok meeting on climate change has floundered on the rock of discord over the formulations and funding adopted at the Paris conference of December 2015. The international summit, which concluded in the Thai capital on Sunday, has fallen short of its aim – to complete preparations towards an agreement this December for implementing the tentative Paris pact.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:05
Trump received Kim Jong Un letter seeking 2nd meet: White House
Washington - US President Donald Trump has received a "very positive" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seeking a follow-up meeting after their historic summit in Singapore, the White House said.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
NBTC MOVE PUSH FOR TAX ON OTT PLAYERS IN OWN COUNTRIES
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will propose to the meeting of the Asean broadcasting and telecom regulators in Thailand late this year that all Asean regulators should slap VAT and corporate income tax on the over-the-top (OTT) players in their countries to ensure a level playing field to all players in the digital content field.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 13:31
Global protests as key UN climate talks stumble
Thai fishermen and labourers whose livelihoods are threatened by rising sea levels kicked off an international day of protests in Bangkok Saturday, where key UN talks are attempting to breathe life into the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 09:54
Regional experts discuss solutions to build Asian tourism at Hanoi meeting
The 16th annual meeting of the Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia (CPTA) opened yesterday with the participation of member cities including Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Taipei, Manila and Hanoi.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
CP Group looks to higher return from real estate
CP LAND PLC and Magnolia Quality Development Corporation (MQDC), the property owns by Chearavanont Family who also owns Charon Pokphand Group (CP Group), will invest a total of Bt200 billion till year 2022 in the developments of residential, office, hotel, retail, meeting/exhibition centre and industrial estate projects nationwide.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
Collaboration Thailand, Laos aim to boost bilateral trade
Thailand and Laos’ Joint Trade Committee aims to boost bilateral trade to US$11 billion by 2021, Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said. He was speaking after a bilateral meeting held in Vientiane yesterday.