Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
SURVEY Average wage to rise by 5.3 per cent next year
The average salary increase across industries in Thailand is expected to rise slightly from 5.2 per cent to 5.3 per cent in 2019, according to the Total Compensation Measurement (TCM) Study and Benefit Survey 2018, conducted by Aon Plc, a global services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:04
Maid admits stealing $1,200 from hotel guest
A hotel maid was arrested on Thursday for allegedly stealing US$1,200 (Bt39,500) in cash from a retired Russian policeman staying at a Pattaya hotel.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
Millennials face savings crunch amid tech upheaval
MILLENNIALS face the prospect of getting stuck in low-paying jobs that leave them with inadequate savings for retirement as victims of technological disruption in the economy, Krungthai Macro Research warns.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:18
S. Korea's last polar bear dies ahead of British retirement
The last polar bear kept in South Korea has died of old age only weeks before his planned departure to better living conditions in Britain, zoo officials said Thursday.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
A clear statement from Thai Immigration, please!
There has been a lot of talk recently, most of it incomplete, ill-informed, alarmist or confused, about Thai Immigration’s recent bid to tighten up the rules requiring expatriates here on either marriage or retirement visas to show that they have the required funds.
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:39
Retired Narathiwat school director in apparent suicide after saying goodbye on LINE
A retired school director in Narathiwat shot himself to death Monday morning after saying goodbye to a close friend via the LINE chat app.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
How not to end an insurrection
Soon-to-retire Lt General Piyawat Nakwanit foolishly believes he could make militants surrender by arresting their families
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.