• Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    S&P Global Platts Market Insight Flood of US crude puts Saudi, OPEC resilience to the test
    Saudi Arabia and its OPEC allies face a test of their resilience when they meet next month. On the one hand, restricting output has boosted prices, but on the other hand their strategy has stoked production outside the group.
    Economy
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    BOT restricts approval of hire-purchase loans
    Commercial banks have been more prudent in their approval of hire-purchases loans after a warning from the Bank of Thailand (BOT), CIMB Thai's senior executive vice president Adisorn Sermchaiwong said recently.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:00
    Civil activists urge voters to bring back ‘people power’
    THOUGH THE junta-led government’s initiatives and limited reforms over the past five years have been praised in some quarters, citizens have often expressed dismay at restrictions on social and community activism.
    politics
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00
    Huawei’s role in Thailand’s 5G development
    Despite some countries attempting to restrict the expansion of China’s Huawei Technologies, Thailand is going in the opposite direction.
    opinion
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:20
    Huawei sues US for ‘unconstitutional sales restrictions’
    Today, Huawei announced that it has filed a complaint in a US federal court that challenges the constitutionality of Section 889 of the 2019 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA).
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:00
    Phuket moves to ban famous aircraft photos from beach
    The Phuket authorities are restricting photography aircraft photography from Mai Khao beach, beside the busy runway at Phuket International Airport.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 17:43
    Amnesty urges new govt to lift restrictions on freedom of expression, limit arbitrary powers
    The next government has been urged to lift undue restrictions on freedom of expression and limit arbitrary executive powers, as the country heads towards a general election on March 24.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:29
    FDA lists restriction remaining on cannabis use
    In an apparent response to the Bhumjaithai Party’s campaign pledge to legalise the cultivation of marijuana, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stressed that revised narcotics law does not permit the unrestricted planting of cannabis.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    New law will restrict traditional ways: farmers
    Concern over ban on uncertified rice varieties and conflicts.
    national
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    Election campaign rules draw flak
    CHATURON VOWS TO FIGHT FOR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION; EXPERTS SAY REGULATIONS VIOLATE PUBLIC RIGHT TO INFORMATION
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Testing times for DEVELOPERS
    THE PROPERTY market this year will be affected by five key factors – a rising interest rate, a Bank of Thailand measure to restrict access to mortgage loans for second and third homes, a strong baht, the impact on exports caused by the trade war between the US and China, and the upcoming election – say property experts.
    Real Estate
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:48
    Elephants collared in move to reduce conflicts with humans
    Three elephants in Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary of Chachoengsao province are the first to get collars as part of a measure to reduce the risk of human-elephant conflicts in the restricted forested areas in the East.
    national
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Old restrictions, new reforms: Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women
    A desperate legal fight by 18-year-old Saudi Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun to stop her deportation from Bangkok airport has yet again shone a spotlight on the treatment of women in her homeland. 
    opinion
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 12:00
    Jakartans agree with plastic ban: Environment agency
    Despite their dependence on plastic bags, Jakartans mostly agree with the city administration’s plan to issue a policy restricting plastic bag use, according to a survey conducted by the Jakarta Environment Agency.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    High-value residential to be main driver of 2019 realty growth 
    Challenges await property developers next year with the Bank of Thailand (BOT) poised to implement a more restrictive regime on mortgage loans starting April 1, along with the recent with a rise in the policy rate, and an expected slowdown of the country’s economic growth, according to realty experts. 
    Real Estate
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