Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:45
Japan’s empress-in-waiting ‘insecure’ but vows to serve
Tokyo: Japan’s Crown Princess Masako pledged to do her best despite feeling “insecure” about becoming empress in mere months, in a candid statement released on her 55th birthday.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:50
China export growth slows in November: customs data
China's export growth slowed last month weighed down by slowing global demand and trade tensions with the United States, official data released Saturday showed.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
Junta reaffirms Feb 24 as date for national poll
Says election results should be released by April 25 and new cabinet, pm in place by May 9
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
New RFD chief hits out over ‘slanderous’ bribery accusations
THE ROYAL Forestry Department is going after some people who had released three letters accusing its former deputy director-general of being involved in bribery in a high-profile logging case for his promotion to the position of director-general.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:36
Fed likely to raise rates in December but concerns mounting: minutes
US central bankers believe another interest rate hike is due "fairly soon," boosting widespread expectations the Federal Reserve will raise lending costs next month, according to meeting minutes released Thursday.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:51
Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 still missing
The toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:53
CIA interrogators sought 'truth serum' for 9/11 prisoners
CIA interrogators sought a truth serum to use on Al-Qaeda prisoners in addition to waterboarding and other torture techniques after the September 11, 2001 attacks, according to formerly top secret documents released Tuesday.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:39
North Korea hiding missile bases, US researchers say
North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study released Monday has found, raising fresh doubts over US President Donald Trump's signature foreign policy initiative.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:55
October ad spending up 84%: Nielsen
Advertising spending in October was around Bt9.1 billion, up 84.5 per cent from the same month last year, according to survey results released by Nielsen on Monday.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:08
Rapper Ice Cube takes aim at Trump with new song
Rap legend Ice Cube on Friday released a new politically charged song with President Donald Trump squarely in the crosshairs.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:20
Thailand falls further behind in English language skills
EF Education First has released its annual global ranking of English proficiency, placing Thailand in 64th position globally, a drop from last year’s 53rd place, and 16th out of 21 in Asia.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
Global economy slowing down, Moody’s say
ECONOMIC growth will decelerate across advanced and emerging market economies, according to Moody’s research released yesterday.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:12
Adobe forecasts $124 Billion in US online sales this holiday season
Adobe Wednesday released its online shopping predictions for the 2018 holiday season (Nov. 1 through Dec. 31) powered by Adobe Sensei.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
EEC vision taking shape land use draft
THE first draft statement for the layout of land use in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will be released next month on expectations that the proposals will come into force within six months, paving the way for investment inflows of as much as Bt500 billion in the flagship economic zone over five years.
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
Key indicators show scale of ‘assault on Nature’
The World Wildlife Fund and partners have tracked population changes in Earth’s animal species for decades. News from the latest “Living Planet” report, released Tuesday, is more grim than ever. Here are key findings: