• Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:56
    Assumption students take class at temporary site pending safety clearance
    About 1,200 students in Mathayom 3-6 at Bangkok’s Assumption Convent School on Tuesday began classes at adjacent Assumption Commercial College, following a four-day closure since the June 19 incident in which a crane partially collapsed, raining debris down on students, 10 of whom were injured.
    national
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:15
    ‘Litter trap’ a success blocking trash from the sea
    Twenty buoy-strung “litter traps” to be anchored at the mouths of rivers and canals along the Andaman Sea and Gulf of Thailand coast are expected to prevent 30 tonnes of trash reaching the sea every year.
    national
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:28
    KBank, partner make travel to France, Portugal easier
    Kasikornbank and TLScontact Enterprises (Thailand), an authorised agent for applicants for visas for France and Portugal, recently began accepting visa fee payments via debit and credit cards for the first time.
    Economy
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Bitcoin surges above $11,000 thanks to Facebook's currency plans
    London - Bitcoin surged to a near 16-month high above $11,000 Monday, overshadowing stock, foreign exchange and commodity markets and breathing new life into a sector that many had declared moribund.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Prayut must not squander shot at Asean redemption 
    Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will hopefully be both able and willing to use the major diplomatic endorsement he received from leaders of the 10-member Asean to unite the divided nation.
    opinion
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    FFP chief wants to dig up foundations of Thai society
    Recently, Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit declared that becoming prime minister is not his main ambition (www.prachachat.net/politics/news-328455).
    your say
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    ‘Impact investing’ rising in region
    “INVESTMENT in sustainable assets, also known as ‘impact investing’, will be a rising trend in the Asia Pacific region in the next decade,” said Joost Bilkes, head of the Asia Pacific region, for the impact advisory and finance department at Credit Suisse.
    Economy
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    ABeam Consulting raises yellow flags over Big Data
    ABEAM Consulting (Thailand) Ltd’s newly released whitepaper examining the role of Big Data in Thailand’s financial services business found that 73.2 per cent of the businesses are studying Big Data and Predictive Analytics as a tool to respond to their challenges, and to enhance their ability to prepare for the unprecedented challenges that lie ahead.
    Economy
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 18:26
    Myanmar blocks Internet access in Rakhine, Chin states
    Following the escalation of clashes between Tatmadaw (the military) and rebel group Arakan Army (AA) in conflict-torn Rakhine State, Myanmar recently ordered a temporary halt to all data services in nine townships in Rakhine and neighbouring Chin State, according to government officials.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 18:00
    Two Patong tuk-tuk drivers surrender after fatal shooting
    Two tuk-tuk drivers early on Sunday surrendered after a Patong entertainment worker was shot and killed.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:18
    Ranger injured in Yala ambush
    A ranger was injured by a bomb in an ambush by insurgents in Yala’s Rusoh district Monday morning, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:03
    Phang Nga declares five districts flood disaster zones
    The Phang Nga provincial administration Monday declared five flooded districts as disaster zones to speed up assistance to affected residents, the provincial governor said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:45
    Van driver, eight Chinese tourists injured in Samut Sakhon crash
    A van driver was severely injured and eight Chinese tourists were slightly hurt after the van in which they were travelling crashed into a trailer truck on Rama II Road in Samut Sakhon’s Muang district Sunday night.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:12
    Body of murdered worker found in reservoir
    The body of a murdered worker was found floating on the surface of a reservoir in Chon Buri’s Phan Thong district Sunday evening, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 08:06
    Hosts through at women's World Cup as England advance amid controversy
    Hosts France won through to the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup on Sunday as Amandine Henry's extra-time strike secured a tense victory over Brazil to see them progress alongside England, who defeated Cameroon in a bad-tempered affair earlier.
    sports
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