Sat, 18 May 2019 14:27
Sri Lanka frees convicts to mark Buddhist anniversary
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena Saturday granted an amnesty to 762 convicts to mark a key Buddhist anniversary, but resisted calls to release a firebrand Buddhist monk.
Sat, 18 May 2019 01:00
Renaissance takes the plunge
Low-rise, relaxing and wonderfully quiet, this five-star resort in Pattaya is ideal for all the family
Sat, 18 May 2019 01:00
Germany green-lights e-scooters on roads, not pavements
Berlin - Germany on Friday authorised battery-powered scooters on its streets and cycle paths but banned them from pavements to protect pedestrians as the two-wheeled craze continues to spread across Europe.
Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
STATE ENTERPRISES TOLD TO INVEST MORE
Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has told state enterprises to speed up disbursement of their investment budgets in the second and third quarters , according to the State Enterprise Policy Office (Sepo).
Thu, 16 May 2019 17:58
Spain court clears Shakira of plagiarism allegation
Madrid - A Spanish court said Thursday it had cleared Colombian superstars Shakira and Carlos Vives of accusations they plagiarised part of their Grammy award-winning hit "La Bicicleta."
Thu, 16 May 2019 13:38
Warning as 'Hu Dap' cases rise in Nan province
Three people have been admitted to Nan Hospital this week, suffering from Streptococcus suis infection, bringing the total number of cases in the northern province to eight this year.
Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Progress seen towards digital transformation
THAILAND is emerging as a fast-growing market for the adoption of digital technology by the country’s organisations and enterprises, a research company says.
Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Street smarts and Thai wisdom
A fashion designer who has made it his mission to popularise Thai fabrics brings his “Complex Simplicity” collection to the BACC
Wed, 15 May 2019 13:16
Ananda announces 61% rise for Q1 net profits
Leading condominium developer Ananda Development has cited strong profits from joint venture projects for its first-quarter net profit of Bt232 million, a rise of 61 per cent on the same period last year.
Tue, 14 May 2019 16:28
Varanyu upbeat ahead of title defence at the Singha Laguna Phuket Open
Phuket - Thailand’s Varanyu Rattanaphiboonkij will be looking to reprise top form when he returns to his familiar stomping ground in bid for a successful title defence at the Singha Laguna Phuket Open, which starts on Thursday.
Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
Dept in big push for SMEs to embrace e-commerce platforms
WITH a budget of Bt1.28 billion, the Ministry of Industry’s Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) aims to generate a business value of Bt13 billion in 2019 through bringing traditional small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) onto e-commerce platforms and boosting the country’s startup ecosystem through Thailand Inno Space – the ministry’s flagship project.
Mon, 13 May 2019 15:38
Jubilee Enterprise sees quarterly double-digit revenue, net profit growth
Jubilee Enterprise Plc has achieved total revenue of Bt386 million and net profit of Bt52.9 million in the first quarter of this year, up 12.9 per cent and 13.7 per cent respectively from the same period of last year, according to a company report released on Monday.
Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
SMC takes over Holcim for $2.15 bn
FOR THE first time since the influx of foreign players in the 1990s, the country’s largest cement-making enterprise has gone back to Filipino hands following the $2.15-billion deal by conglomerate San Miguel Corp. to take over Holcim Philippines Inc.
Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
Labour union plans campaign to push parties into keeping wage-hike promises
THE CONFEDERATION of Thai Labour (CTL) is looking to hold discussions with workers to plan a pressure campaign to ensure that political parties fulfil their campaign promises to hike the minimum wage, after their hope for a quick rise was crushed by the abrupt resignation of Labour Ministry executives.
Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
That muffled boom from Theatre 6 is China launching a war
The sun is in its death throes, expanding to vaporise neighbouring planets. People all around the world join hands to build giant thrusters to drive Earth out of its orbit on a path to a new star system. Yet the journey is fraught with unforeseen dangers, and in order to save humanity on the wandering Earth, a group of young people must fight for everyone’s survival.