Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:53
‘Would rather die on the beach than in my office’ : Jack Ma
Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has shaken the global tech industry and beyond by revealing plans to step down from his role as executive chairman at Alibaba Group Holding, the most valuable company in Asia, in one year from Monday.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
The accidental entrepreneur bows out
Jack Ma: English teacher, Internet tycoon – and now retiree
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 13:24
Jack Ma to unveil succession plans, not imminent retirement: SCMP
Beijing - Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma will unveil a succession plan on Monday, the South China Morning Post reported Sunday, with a company spokesman denying a New York Times report that he would retire that day.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:23
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told the New York Times in an interview.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
New date set for murder verdict after ex-police officer fails to show up
AN ARREST warrant was issued yesterday for a retired former superintendent of Muang Kalasin Police Station after he failed to show up for a court verdict in a case related to the death of a suspect.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:54
Malaysia's former national cyclist Josiah stunned he’s branded a traitor on social media
FORMER national cyclist Josiah Ng was startled to be branded a traitor on social media after his charge Jai Angsuthasawit delivered an unexpected Asian Games gold medal in track cycling for Thailand in the men’s keirin. Josiah is a retired Malaysian professional track cyclist.
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 09:56
Retiring Army chief still fit and firm
Army chief General Chalermchai Sitthisart, who will retire at the end of September, on Thursday morning racked up scores of 100 percent on the physical fitness test for young troops.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:12
Songkla hospital saves British man, 78
The Prince of Songkla University Hospital has performed Bt1-million worth of special surgery to save the life of a retired Briitish naval officer for humanitarian reasons and is organising donations to send him back to the UK.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 19:50
Govt official among 9 arrested after underage sex probe
EIGHT MEN, including a government official and a nearly-retired married lecturer at a prominent public university, have been arrested on charges of allegedly paying boys under 18 for sex.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:17
'Proud' Lin Dan vows to plough on after crushing defeat
Lin Dan said that he has no plans to retire after the Chinese badminton legend's bid for a sixth world title met a sorry end on Thursday in the last 16.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
Ageing society spells promise for investors in retirement housing
PRIVATE investment in retirement homes is on the rise in Thailand, with Thonburi Healthcare Group among those companies eyeing the market potential amid an ageing society.
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
During the past seven years, every single baht from retired teacher Somjit na Soongnoen’s monthly pension of more than Bt30,000 has gone towards repayment of debt.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 14:52
NGO: Dr M, please give Lasah its freedom
PETALING JAYA: A local wildlife advocacy NGO has called upon Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who is also the Langkawi MP, to intervene and allow a 37-year-old Asian elephant named Lasah to be retired to a sanctuary in Cambodia.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
Apirach set to become Army chief in military appointments
ASSISTANT ARMY chief General Apirach Kongsompong is tipped to take over as the new commander-in-chief from incumbent General Chalermchai Sittisart, who retires at the end of September.
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:05
Navy will take care of drowned diver’s family: Prawit
Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan said on Monday the Royal Thai Navy would provide assistance to the family of a retired Navy Seals diver who drowned last week during the rescue operation at Tham Luang Cave.