• Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
    There’s treasure in Asean diversity
    With Thailand in the lead role this year, the regional bloc seeks to profit from showing the world a unified tapestry of multiple cultures
    national
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    Rappler’s Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel
    MANILA, Philippines — Rappler’s Chief Executive Officer Maria Ressa was arrested inside her news agency’s headquarters in Pasig City on Wednesday over a cyber libel case.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:06
    Logistics firm eyes regional expansion
    Triple I Logistics said it spent more than Bt500 million to complete its deal on the purchase of a 50 per cent stake in Around Logistics Hong Kong, stepping up as a sales agent of freight for airlines in the region.
    business
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:55
    Sealed Air plans regional expansion with takeover
    Sealed Air Corporation has acquired MGM’s flexible packaging business. MGM is a privately held company in Manila. The transaction is expected to close in April.
    business
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:39
    Asean credibility at stake if RCEP  not concluded this year, forum hears
    Concluding the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be the biggest challenge during Thailand’s Asean chairmanship this year, as failing to do so will gravely damage the credibility of the Southeast Asian grouping, international relations experts cautioned on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:32
    Nissan appoints Woollard as regional human resources VP for Asia & Oceania
    Nissan has announced the appointment of Simon Woollard as regional vice president, human resources for Nissan Asia & Oceania, effective since January 1.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    KEYS TO GROWTH 
    Thailand should develop four strengths - stability of the macro economy, the health industry, the financial system, and business dynamism - to boost competitiveness, said Justin Wood , head of regional agenda for Asia Pacific at the World Economic Forum, said
    Economy
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 19:18
    Melting ice sheets may cause 'climate chaos': study
    Billions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weather and destabilise regional climate within a matter of decades, researchers said Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    Prayut launches ‘Asean Cultural Year’ with Thailand at helm
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-Cha yesterday launched “Asean Cultural Year 2019” at Government House, as Thailand takes its turn chairing the 10-member regional grouping.
    national
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:48
    Thai edition of Healthcare IT News debuts
    Following the launch of the Asia-Pacific regional edition of Healthcare IT News (HITN) in November, HIMSS Asia Pacific has this week introduced a Thai-language edition.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:15
    WHO regional director gets second term to build on successes
    Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh has been appointed regional director for World Health Organisation Southeast Asia, for a second five-year term.
    national
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thailand to push RCEP deal this year
    THAILAND, as Asean chair, will push for conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations by the year-end in order to counterbalance the negative impacts of the US-China trade war. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Office shift to Bangkok marks stepped-up Norway fish drive
    THE NORWEGIAN Seafood Council (NSC) will relocate its regional office from Singapore to Bangkok in mid-year to cash in on the country’s strong domestic consumption of Norwegian seafood, said NSC director for Southeast Asia, Jon Erik Steenslid.
    Economy
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:24
    Fewer China tourists coming to Malaysia
    PETALING JAYA: Fewer tourists from China are coming during the two-week Chinese New Year holiday period next month, say industry players.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    REPORT: Changes give forest protection centre more authority, ease in identifying encroachers
    CHEEWAPAP Cheewatham recently stepped down as leader of Thailand’s most powerful forest suppression taskforce, Phaya Prai, after nearly five years at the helm.
    national
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