• Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00
    Myanmar issues climate change policies as World Bank sounds environment alarm
    IN RESPONSE to emerging environmental issues caused by heavy reliance on natural resources, Myanmar has come up with new policies on national environment and climate change as well as a master plan, Kyaw Zaw, deputy permanent secretary at the natural and environmental conservation ministry, said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
    Policy key to boost Vietnam’s digital economy
    VIETNAM’S Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s key task is to evaluate the building and adjustment of policies to support the development of the digital economy, according to Deputy Minister Cao Quoc Hung.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 01:00
    Welfare policies, stimulus by new govt could delay balanced-budget goal
    THE GOAL of achieving a balanced budget is likely to be postponed should the new coalition government aggressively implement welfare policies and push economic stimulus packages, an official at the Finance Ministry said.
    business
  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 01:00
    Pursuit of welfare policies, stimulus by new govt could delay goal of balancing budget
    THE GOAL of achieving a balanced budget is likely to be postponed should the new coalition government aggressively implement welfare policies and push economic stimulus packages, an official at the Finance Ministry said.
    business
  • Tue, 28 May 2019 17:34
    MUANG THAI  Insurer starts online  sales at Shoppee 
    Muang Thai Life Assurance Plc has opened its office store at Shoppee website under the address of Muang Thai Life Official, for the sale of its life insurance policies in the e-commerce market.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 28 May 2019 01:00
    Customs Dept eyes fresh incentives for EEC investors
    THE CUSTOMS Department is ready to offer investors more incentives, should the new government introduce new policies related to the junta-led administration’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) initiative, customs executives said.
    Economy
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
    Prayut warns horse-trading could hurt govt’s credibility
    Junta chief ready to lead large coalition and implement policies of political partners
    politics
  • Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00
    Sympathy for the expat devil 
    Nigel Pike, in his dotage, offered up some illuminating thoughts on other over-75 unfortunates who are seemingly going to suffer the iniquities of arbitrary policies on expats’ health insurance.
    your say
  • Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00
    Experts call for compassionate policies as teen attempts to bury newborn
    A 15-YEAR-OLD girl’s recent attempt to bury her newborn baby alive, apparently out of fear that others would find out about her pregnancy, underlines her desperation and the crying need for help, according to activists and social workers.
    national
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 12:15
    Scania is ready for B20
    Scania engine is ready for B20, supporting government policies and Thai logistics businesses while providing for the environmentally friendly fuels.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    SBV sticking to flexible policies
    THE STATE BANK of Vietnam (SBV) would continue to follow a pro-active and flexible monetary policy as well as working in close conjunction with fiscal and other policies to control inflation and support economic growth in 2019.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:35
    Companies, including media, need sexual-harassment policies, experts tell seminar
    Anti-sexual harassment advocates and legal experts have called on society and the media to stand up against sexual harassment by refusing to tolerate it, and to introduce a new code of conduct against harassment as well as against media malpractice within media organisations.
    national
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:00
    Bangkok Bank reports quarterly profit of Bt9bn
    Thailand's economic growth in 2019 is expected to be 3.8 per cent, decreasing from 4.1 per cent in 2018. Amid slower world trade and risks from the US trade policies, exports declinded for the first two months of the year.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Holy cows come home to haunt India’s Modi
    One of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s signature policies has been protecting cows, but for Raghuvir Singh Meena – a Hindu farmer struggling to protect his crop of chickpeas from roaming cattle – it has gone too far. 
    opinion
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:45
    Indonesia polls spark battle over China’s Belt and Road push
    Indonesia has become the latest election battleground for Beijing’s soaring economic clout, as the opposition warns pro-China policies are saddling the mineral-rich archipelago with bad debt as it is sold off piecemeal to foreign interests.
    opinion
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