Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Activists plan lawsuits over farm chemicals
ACTIVISTS ARE planning to launch lawsuits against policymakers for their failure to ban certain hazardous agrochemicals in Thailand, following victories in two separate cases in the United States against major US agriculture conglomerate Monsanto.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
Let’s pin down this PETA policy
I’m absolutely astonished that Robin Grant would deny that he said PETA said people’s pets should be released to the wild when he admits he wrote that PETA thinks “dogs and cats should be left to their own devices in the wild”.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
Japan must build confidence with Russia for stability in East Asia
The governments of Japan and Russia held a meeting of their foreign and defence ministers – the so-called two-plus-two talks – in Moscow. In addition to their accord on a policy of cooperating toward North Korea’s denuclearisation, the two countries agreed to hold vice-ministerial-level meetings on security issues on a regular basis.
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 06:17
Spotify dumps 'specific' far-right Alex Jones podcast episodes
The world's largest streaming service Spotify has removed podcast episodes of American far-right radio show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for breaching its policy against hate speech.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 19:42
Strike over long queues shuts Eiffel Tower for second day
The Eiffel Tower was turning away tourists for a second day on Thursday as workers pressed a strike over a new access policy which they say is causing unacceptably long wait times for visitors.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 08:06
S. Korean minister promotes 'New Southern Policy' in Singapore
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha strived on Wednesday to publicize the government's efforts to expand cooperation with Southeast Asian countries, as their annual high-level gathering is underway in Singapore.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
Slow August tipped for stock market
INVESTMENT experts forecast slower going in the march of the Thai stock market this month, with the pace of gains expected to ease as investors await further clues on the direction of the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:24
Asia stocks mixed after Bank of Japan policy decision
Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday as the Bank of Japan tweaked its monetary policy in a bid to make its massive easing programme sustainable, with stocks recovering early losses fuelled by a slump among US tech firms.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
PTT gains backing for LNG plans
THE Committee on Energy Policy Administration (CEPA) will soon propose that the National Energy Policy Council (NEPC) unlock PTT Plc's planned gas procurement of about 2.6 million tonnes a year from a gas field in Mozambique, allowing Thailand's largest energy firm to import gas for domestic sales and exports.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
Provinces adopt climate-change mitigation plan
THAILAND AND GERMANY PARTNER ON POLICY
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:05
Kasikorn Research predicts US Fed to maintain policy rate
Kasikorn Research Centre forecasts that the US Federal Reserve meeting this week will choose to maintain the policy rate between 1.75 per cent and 2 per cent as the US economic recovery will feel a negative impact from the Trump administration’s trade war with China.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:45
Stimulus measures push Chinese shares higher
Chinese stocks jumped on Tuesday after the government signalled it would shift to a looser fiscal policy to shield the world's second-largest economy from the worsening trade row with Washington.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 18:05
Bt600m in pico loans approved by end-May: FPO
Pico-finance operators had approved loans totalling Bt602 million, with a combined 23,000 accounts, as of May 31, Pornchai Theeravet, Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) adviser on the financial sector, said on Monday.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:18
IKEA aims to please with new policy
IKEA is improving its after-sales service by extending its exchange and return period from 100 days to 365 days from the date of purchase.
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:10
Thousands protest Australia's refugee detention policy
Thousands of people marched across major Australian cities Saturday calling for an end to Canberra's offshore detention of asylum-seekers.