• Sat, 18 May 2019 01:00
    Quarter-finals the minimum target for shuttlers
    Thailand’s badminton stars have been told to set their sights on the knockout stages of the biennial mixed team Sudirman Cup in China, which starts on Sunday.
    sports
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    Junta loyalists pack Senate
    Armed Forces and family members of top govt members dominate; pm and his deputy mum to nepotism charge.
    politics
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Labour union plans campaign to push parties into keeping wage-hike promises
    THE CONFEDERATION of Thai Labour (CTL) is looking to hold discussions with workers to plan a pressure campaign to ensure that political parties fulfil their campaign promises to hike the minimum wage, after their hope for a quick rise was crushed by the abrupt resignation of Labour Ministry executives.
    national
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Dr M hints at three-year maximum stay as Malaysian PM
    PUTRAJAYA - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday (May 9) that he will not see out a full term and will step aside after fixing problems his Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition claims it inherited after forming the government exactly a year ago.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00
    Hiking minimum wage ‘could erode competitiveness’
    LEADING economists and manufacturers have warned that an increase in the minimum daily wage, as pledged by major political parties in the run-up to the general election in March in response to calls from labour groups, will dampen the competitiveness of the Thai economy.
    Economy
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 09:48
    Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne
    Tokyo - Japan's new Emperor Naruhito formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his father abdicated from the world's oldest monarchy and ushered in a new imperial era.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 09:41
    In first speech, Japan's new emperor vows to stand with the people
    Tokyo - New Emperor Naruhito vowed Wednesday he would always stand with the Japanese people, as he prayed for world peace in his first address to the nation after ascending the Chrysanthemum Throne.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
    Workers seek Bt400 minimum wage and price controls across country: poll
    A MAJORITY OF Thai workers want the minimum daily wage set at a flat rate of Bt400 once the new government is in place. But, fearing a hike in prices of necessities because of the move, they also called for price controls, a recent survey by Bangkok Poll revealed yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:19
    End of an era: Japan's emperor kicks off abdication rites
    Draped in ornate golden-brown robes and wearing a towering black hat, Japan's Emperor Akihito on Tuesday kicked off ceremonies for his abdication, the first in 200 years for the world's oldest monarchy.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    Slum dogs line up with billionaires as India votes
    Billionaires and Bollywood stars took their turn with Mumbai’s slum dwellers yesterday to vote in India’s marathon election as Prime Minister Narendra Modi steps up his nationalist campaign to sway the 900 million electorate.
    opinion
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:40
    Plan to cap BTS fares at Bt65 for the next 10 years
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is trying to ensure that a BTS ride will cost no more than Bt65 until at least 2029.
    national
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:30
    Migrant workers and employers must inform DOE of changes or face fines
    Foreign migrant workers who have either taken a new job or left an old one must inform the Department of Employment (DOE) of the changes within 7-15 days or face a Bt20,000 maximum fine, DOE director-general Petcharat Sinuay warned on Monday.
    national
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Dtac turns over revenues from client-protection fees
    Total Access Communication (Dtac ) yesterday paid the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission the minimum revenue of more than Bt603 million from fees charged for services on the 1800MHz and 850MHz spectra during a subscriber-protection period between September 16 and December 15, after the concession expired on September 15, last year.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL  Bank offers special  time deposit account 
    The Bank of Ayudhya Plc has introduced a special 14-month time deposit account campaign, offering a special rate of 1.50 per cent per annum, with a minimum deposit of Bt5,000, said Kamolwan Imruthaicharoenchok , the bank’s executive vice president and head of the wealth and retail products division. 
    Corporate
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    ‘Big Joke’ goes to work with big smile, stays mum about transfer
    FORMER Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn, until recently considered a rising star in the police force, kept mum yesterday about his sudden transfer to an inactive post.
    national
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