Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:09
Six accused of torching royal portraits acquitted
Six young Thais accused of setting portraits of some Royal Family members on fire have been granted rare acquittals, their lawyer said yesterday, escaping strict royal defamation charges that can carry 15 years in jail.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:26
Tok Pa's resignation is the end of Umno, says Syed Saddiq
KUALA LUMPUR - Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Pribumi) Armada chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has described Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed's decision to quit the party today as the beginning of the end of Umno.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:48
Microplastics may enter foodchain through mosquitoes
Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said Wednesday, potentially uncovering a new way that the polluting particles could damage the environment.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 21:23
Thai captain quits after failure to clinch Davis Cup promotion
Hosts Thailand again failed to win promotion to Group I after they lost to Lebanon 3-2 in the Davis Cup Zone Asia/Oceania Qualifying Group II final at the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand on Sunday.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
Five key themes for investors in the upcoming years
Angry societies, infrastructure, technology, silver economy and millennial values will be the five key investment themes for investors in the upcoming years, said Pornchai Prasertsintanah, Thailand’s country manager and head of South Asia Equities of Credit Suisse Securities (Thailand) Ltd.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Education Fund hit by delayed and lower budget allocation
THE GOVERNMENT budget allocation for the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) has been delayed and amount earmarked will also be lower than expected.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
Normalisation of monetary policy could impact global stocks, expert cautions
STOCK prices could take a hit if there is a reduction in global money supply, Pornchai Prasertsintanah, Thailand’s country manager and head of South Asia Equities of Credit Suisse Securities (Thailand) Ltd, said.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:33
Jack Ma will quit Alibaba chairmanship in 2019
Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce tycoon Alibaba will leave his position as the company's chairman on Sept 10, 2019, according to an official announcement today. CEO Daniel Zhang Yong will take over as chairman, tech.sina reported.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 06:32
Del Potro into US Open final as Nadal quits with knee injury
Juan Martin del Potro reached the US Open final on Friday after defending champion and world number one Rafael Nadal quit their last-four clash with a knee injury.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:28
Asian markets mostly down on China tariff fears
Most Asian equities sank on Friday as investors fret that the US will ramp up its trade war with China by imposing fresh tariffs, while chip-makers were among the biggest losers following a sharp sell-off in New York.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 14:20
Asian investors fight to recover after emerging market rout
Asian equities were mixed Thursday following the previous day's rout as concerns about contagion from emerging markets fray investor nerves, while sentiment is also being dampened by the possibility of further US tariffs on China.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:56
Asian equities dive as emerging market fears add to trade woes
Asian markets tumbled Wednesday on growing concerns about emerging market economies, adding to the uncertainty stoked by Donald Trump's trade rows with China and Canada.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:30
'Shape up or we'll quit', Trump tells WTO
President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization if it does not "shape up."
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
Court acquits Thaksin in TPI rehabilitation case
Says exPM showed no sign of gains, finds witnesses, evidence presented insufficient.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:00
For first time in decades, astronaut quits NASA training
For the first time in five decades, a NASA astronaut candidate has resigned from training, the US space agency said Tuesday.