Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:00
A View to please
French phone maker Wiko's latest offering is great value for money
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00
Are Thai bureaucrats in cahoots with medical insurance companies?
We expats are all told it’s important to buy health insurance. Yet I once figured out that the money I would spend in a lifetime on insurance would most likely far exceed the amount I would spend on medical bills. (While people laugh at me for being a vegan, I’m 68 years old and, except for the one time I was in an accident, I haven’t needed to go to a doctor in 15 years).
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 01:00
MPs ‘offered millions’ to vote for Prayut
FUTURE FORWARD Party spokesperson Pannika Wanich and 13 other party MPs claimed yesterday that they were offered huge sums of money to vote for General Prayut Chan-o-cha as the new prime minister. They refused to give the names.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 19:30
Ladyboy' arrested British tourist theft in Pattaya
Pattaya police have arrested a “ladyboy" who stole money from a British tourist’s pocket.
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 20:05
Court finds Bt30m lottery case unconvincing
KANCHANABURI Provincial Court on Tuesday dismissed a high-profile criminal case filed by a local teacher who claimed that a retired police officer had used his lost lottery ticket to claim the Bt30-million prize money.
Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
Western Union ramps up digital push
WESTERN Union, a long-established provider of money transfer services, says it has broken new ground for|its operations in Thailand with the launch of international money transfer services.
Wed, 29 May 2019 07:13
US Women's Open winner to get $1 million after prize boost
The winner of this week's US Women's Open will receive a record $1 million as part of a boost in prize money that will also see next month's US Open solidify its status as golf's richest major, organisers said Tuesday.
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.
Sat, 25 May 2019 01:00
A wallet to call your own
If you're nervous about using your credit card when ordering online, TrueMoney Wallet could be the way to go
Fri, 24 May 2019 04:54
SEC’s timely move paves way for crowd funding
Smaller entities unable to raise money like corporations do can now turn to the public for backing
Fri, 24 May 2019 04:48
Officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) have agreed to go ahead with amending a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at speeding up the legal processes to combat stock manipulation.
Wed, 22 May 2019 17:07
Grandma Ca: the 99-year-old standing up to Vietnam's coal rush
Van Phong Bay, Vietnam - Toothless and nearly blind, grandmother Pham Thi Ca refuses to leave her plot of land even after bulldozers demolished her house -- an extraordinary holdout against communist Vietnam's deepening addiction to coal.
Tue, 21 May 2019 12:54
Tragic Phoenix goes up for auction
The double-decker cruise boat Phoenix, which sank off Phuket last July killing 47 Chinese tourists, is among 48 items that the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) will auction off on Wednesday at its head office in Bangkok.
Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
Money’s pulling power on show
CONSUMERS are eager to find better ways to improve their savings options – if the queues that began forming on the opening day of the Money Expo 2019 exhibition are anything to go by.
Thu, 16 May 2019 16:12
Myanmar gears up investment promotion with ‘bold' plan
Though some international companies are still in a wait-and-see mood before pouring their money into Myanmar, the nation remains confident that it can attract heavy investment this year, thanks to its ambitious Myanmar Investment Promotion Plan (MIPP).