Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
As Thai ‘paradise’ shuts indefinitely, Philippines re-opens Boracay – but no partying
Beach boozing and smoking will be consigned to the past when Boracay, the Philippines’ top holiday island, welcomes back a capped number of tourists after its six-month shutdown, authorities have announced.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:20
Central bank: online shutdown resolved
The Bank of Thailand says most banks have now resumed online banking services after networks crashed on Friday morning.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:11
Vendors at 200-year-old Bangkok temple market protest shutdown
Some 300 vendors at a temple market, which they said has continued for some 200 years, rallied Friday morning inside the temple in Bangkok's Klong San district against the temple’s order to shut them down.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:05
South Korea probes cyber shutdown during Olympics ceremony
South Korea on Saturday investigated a mysterious internet shutdown during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, which follows warnings of possible cyberattacks during the Pyeongchang Games.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:10
US Senate passes funding bill in bid to end shutdown, House up next
Washington - The US Senate passed a critical stopgap spending bill early Friday as congressional leaders scrambled to minimize the effects of a government shutdown that began after an hours-long delay forced Congress to miss a midnight deadline.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:51
Shutdown starts at midnight as US Senate adjourns with no spending bill
WASHINGTON: The US government on Thursday was assured of careening into a shutdown at midnight after the Senate adjourned with no vote on a measure to extend federal funding beyond the 12am deadline.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:29
US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown
Washington - The US Senate on Monday reached a deal to reopen the federal government, with Democrats accepting a compromise spending bill to end days of partisan bickering that forced hundreds of thousands of government employees to stay home without pay.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:01
New York vows to reopen Statue of Liberty, at its own cost
New York - The Statue of Liberty, temporarily closed by a US government budget shutdown, will reopen on Monday to once again beckon other countries' "huddled masses" -- as well as not-so-poor tourists with dollars to spend.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:21
Stop-gap bill to avert US shutdown passes House, headed to Senate
The US House of Representatives passed a stop-gap funding measure late Thursday to avert a government shutdown, sending the bill to the Senate where its fate remains unclear.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:00
Airlines redeploy aircraft to cut losses over Bali volcano
AS A shutdown of Bali's airport is extended due to volcanic ash, airlines bracing for millions of dollars of lost revenue per day are scrambling to minimise damage by offering travel to other destinations and alternative transport off the island.
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:49
Indonesia reopening Bali airport shut by volcanic ash fears
Denpasar, Indonesia - Bali's international airport reopened Wednesday afternoon after a nearly three-day shutdown as towering columns of volcanic ash and smoke shifted direction on the Indonesian resort island.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:00
Shareholder lodges complaint with DSI over CTH shutdown
A MINOR shareholder of CTH yesterday filed a complaint with the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) for the company to be investigated in the wake of a June ruling by the Central Bankruptcy Court that rejected a rehabilitation plan for the cable TV operator and ordered it to enter bankruptcy.
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:06
PTT resumes natural gas supply after emergency shutdown
The emergency shutdown of the Malaysian-Thai Joint Development Area (JDA A-18) on 24 June 2017 has ended, Noppadol Pinsupa, Senior Executive Vice President, Gas Business Unit, PTT Public Company Limited (PTT) has said.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:00
PTT investigating gas field shutdown
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:59
Southern provinces urged to save power during temporary shutdown
The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has urged people in the southern provinces to save electricity as the Jana power plant will stop its power supply due to technical problems at a natural gas production platform in the Joint Development Area (JDA) with Malaysia.