• Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:18
    Hanoi urges residents to stop eating dog meat
    Hanoi officials urged residents on Tuesday to ease off eating dog meat, saying the popular dish is tarnishing the city's image and risks spreading rabies.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ‘Climate change a global health risk’
    UN CONFERENCE HEARS NEED FOR MITIGATION MEASURES AND STRONG HEALTH SYSTEM
    national
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Downside risks loom 
    SET Index is not expected to rise and will face limited downside risks this week.  The SET Index plunged more than 30 points last week, under pressure from volatile emerging-market currencies as well as concerns over US-China trade war with a possible third round of revenge and retaliation.
    business
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:37
    Black plastic food trays pose no danger, health agency says
    Thais have no reason to worry about health risks from the black plastic food trays commonly used here, the government’s Department of Medical Sciences says.
    national
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 15:52
    Facebook 'terrorism' definition 'overly broad': UN expert
    Facebook's definition of what constitutes "terrorism" is "overly broad" and risks leading to censorship and the arbitrary denial of access to its services, a UN rights expert warned Monday.
    Tech
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
    Volatility ahead 
    The market is expected to be volatile this month, with major events creating uncertainties across global markets. The higher risks will put pressure on emerging markets once again.
    Economy
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
    Economic outlook upbeat but guarded
    The global economic outlook will improve in the second half of 2018, but risks lie ahead in the state of the US dollar and a rapid rise in household debt in Thailand and elsewhere in Asia, a Credit Suisse executive says.
    Economy
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00
    Sleeping too much or too little can increase health risks
    New South Korean research has found that sleeping less than six hours or more than 10 hours a night are both linked with an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome, which can increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
    opinion
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:06
    China's Huawei, ZTE blocked from Australia's 5G network
    Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE have effectively been banned from rolling out Australia's 5G network, after Canberra said Thursday there were security risks with companies beholden to foreign governments.
    Tech
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 14:10
     Skin bleaching in Africa: An 'addiction' with risks
    Lagos - Dr. Isima Sobande was in medical school when she first heard of mothers who bleached the skin of their babies.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
    Laos tragedy sparks worry over Thailand’s small dams and reservoirs
    AN ACADEMIC has voiced concerns about the maintenance of almost 9,000 small dams and reservoirs in Thailand following the Laos dam tragedy.
    national
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 17:33
    Thai politics more stable: Moody's
    Moody's Investors Service says Thailand's (Baa1 stable) credit profile balances the strong fiscal position and low external vulnerability, against emerging challenges to the country's competitiveness and moderate political risks. It said political risks had eased over the past couple of years.
    Economy
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:20
    Thailand politically more stable: Moody's
    Moody's Investors Service says that Thailand's (Baa1 stable) credit profile balances the sovereign's strong fiscal position and low external vulnerability, against emerging challenges to the country's competitiveness and moderate political risks. It added that political risks have eased somewhat over the past couple of years.
    Economy
  • Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:18
    Kobsak resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis
    A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine state has resigned, telling AFP on Saturday that the Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed board risks becoming "part of the problem" in a conflict that forced 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    S&P Outlook improves for Asia -Pacific banks
    The negative ratings trend of Asia-Pacific's banks has improved slightly despite downside risks, according to S&P Global Ratings in its quarterly report published yesterday, titled “Asia-Pacific Financial Institutions Monitor Q3 2018.”
    Economy
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