• Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
    Sriracha Construction wins bid for Shutdown Tie-In
    Sriracha Construction Plc has won the Bt100-million contract to build Shutdown Tie-in Work 2019 from Thai Oil Plc, the company’s deputy managing director Krisada Potisomporn said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:42
    India's Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears
    India's debt-laden Jet Airways has grounded seven more planes after failing to pay for its aircraft leases, heaping pressure on its founder as a ballooning crisis threatens its survival.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    US should have a referendum on that wall
    Voiceless between elections, Americans had to suffer through a costly and unnecessary government shutdown
    opinion
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Invisible wall that traps, not protects, the United States
    The consensus is that Donald Trump lost. That somehow reinforces the impression that US government shutdowns are just a game, the latest one in particular. Kids can’t visit zoos and countless federal workers are left in financial uncertainty, all because a few politicians cannot agree on how to stop illegal immigrant crossings.
    opinion
  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:04
    Trump climbs down in wall row, Congress passes bill ending shutdown
    President Donald Trump said Friday he will temporarily end the longest government shutdown in US history, while dropping his previous insistence on immediate funding for wall construction along the Mexican border.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    Biblical curses are enough to turn anyone atheist
    Re: “The Curse of the Shutdownees”, Have Your Say, January 23.
    your say
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 14:34
    Trump delays speech until government shutdown ends
    Washington - US President Donald Trump backed down late Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union address, agreeing to delay it until government shutdown ends, although the more than month-long impasse dragged on.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    The Curse of the Shutdownees
    A friend recently recommended Psalm 109 to me as a curse that might be directed at US President Donald Trump. Verses 8-19 are extremely pertinent.
    your say
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Countdown begins for October 31 shutdown of 2G service
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) yesterday approved the three major telecom operators’ plan to pull the plug on their 2G cellular service at the same time – 11.59pm on October 31.
    Tech
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Get out your wallet, Donald Trump
    Who is sincere and who might not be? Both entities “blame” each other, so let’s have both Trump and Congress agreed to immediately reduce their government paycheques by a third to a half and pass the money on to the 800,000 unfortunate victims of the US government shutdown as an advance on their next pay day.
    your say
  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 01:00
    Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
    The partial US government shutdown entered a record 22nd day Saturday, as President Donald Trump remains steadfast in his demand for $5.7 billion to build a Mexico border wall and Democrats in Congress determined to refuse the funds.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:19
    US govt shutdown to enter record 22nd day in border row
    The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall was set to enter a record 22nd day Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:11
    US govt shutdown compromises Miami airport operations
    The international airport in Miami has been forced to shut down one of its terminals early for three days due to a shortage of security agents sparked by the partial US government shutdown now in its 21st day.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:54
    Trump’s Cambodian ambassador appointment blocked
    The US Senate returned the nomination of Patrick Murphy as Ambassador to Cambodia back to US President Donald Trump on Thursday, as the American government shutdown entered its third week.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 10:50
    Military Santa tracker live despite US government shutdown
    Washington - The US government shutdown may have temporarily dimmed Washington's National Christmas Tree but never fear, Santa Claus is still comin' to town -- and the military is tracking his path.
    Breaking News
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