Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:03
87% of Thais more likely to vote for environmentally friendly party: poll
“Environmental” concerns among Thais was rated on top of the list of major concerns about the country, more than any other concern, including rising prices, corruption, congestion, crime and the economy, according to a Marketbuzzz poll.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:15
Korat farmers warned against growing second rice crop
The Nakhon Ratchasima-based 8th Royal Irrigation Office on Thursday warned farmers against growing a second rice crop, saying water levels in five dams in the province have fallen below half of their capacity.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Parties rolling out the goodies
A MINIMUM income guarantee scheme, restructuring of the tax system, increase in minimum wage, price guarantee for agricultural products and boost for industry were some of the many promises that major political parties outlined as part of their election manifestos on the economy at a seminar.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 23:01
TrueMove and Oppo join up to offer great deals for dream smartphone
TrueMove H and OPPO Thailand are giving smart phone buyers a chance to book the new “OPPO F11 Pro” at a very affordable price.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
“Grab” a favourite meal at a special price
GrabFood, a leader in food delivery service on the Grab application, offers those who prefer to eat in lots of special savings with the “GrabFood Festival”.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:38
Tobacco farmers seek support from political parties against tax hike
A network of tobacco farmers is calling on political parties to help ease the impact of the 40 per cent excise tax rise on cigarettes that is scheduled for October 1 this year.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Designer duds at affordable prices
British desigh guru JW Anderson teams up with Uniqlo for a third collection
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 16:42
China consumer price index at lowest level in a year
The consumer price index in China fell to its lowest level in a year last month, while producer prices hardly budged, according to figures published Saturday by the National Bureau of Statistics.
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 01:00
ANALYSIS: Farmers’ rights must be priority in next try at rice bill
FOLLOWING growing pressure over its intention to help farmers, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) this past week decided to amend the bill one last time in an attempt to reach compromise. But still, the bill’s content was tied up with complicated plant varieties and plant variety protection Acts, and so was viewed by those who opposed it as putting farmers at a disadvantage.
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
POWER BILL REPRIEVE
The Energy Regulator Commission wIll mantain the electricity price at Bt3.6396 per unit between May and August to help reduce the people’s cost of living, said Narupat Amornkosit, secretary-general of the commission yesterday.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 15:47
THAI Smile introduces Smile Day 03.03 promotion to please travelers
THAI Smile Airways introduces special ticket price promotion “Smile Day 03.03 for travelers” offering special ticket price starting at Bt1,150/ person / trip (all inclusive) for domestic routes and international routes starting at Bt2,000/ person / trip (all inclusive) when booking through thewww.thaismileair.com on March 3-5 March only.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
Not enough water left for rice farmers in Northeast
A WATER SHORTAGE is threatening to soon strike several northeastern provinces.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
Price cuts aim to move units before April 1 measure kicks in
Property firms have launched aggressive marketing campaigns to drive sales in the year’s first quarter before a Bank of Thailand mortgage measure kicks in on April 1.
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00
Market hails proposed bank merger
INVESTORS yesterday gave the thumbs-up to a proposed merger between TMB Bank (TMB) and Thanachart Bank (TBank), with share price gains reflecting the market’s confidence in a deal that will involve as much as Bt140 billion in financing.
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
Best parts of the deferred Rice Bill should be retained: Farmers’ network
THE COUNTRY’S leading alternative farm advocacy group yesterday suggested that future parliamentarians retain the best parts of the scrapped Rice Bill while improving regulations that would otherwise give an advantage to big agro firms.