• Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    The mindset that can make or break you
    YOU VIEW the world, people and situations in a certain way based on your beliefs, values and experiences – this is your mindset.
  • Sat, 22 Jun 2019 15:17
    South China Sea situation worrisome: Vietnam PM
    Despite progress in negotiations between Asean and China towards establishing a Code of Conduct (COC) for the contentious South China Sea, Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Saturday that the situation on the ground remained complicated.
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:58
    Bangkok traffic police ordered to find ‘safe refuges' for motorists when roads flood
    Traffic police from 88 police stations in Bangkok have been instructed to look for places where motorists can escape flooded roads and wait until the situation improves, a police source said.
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  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Helpful hints of FFP leadership’s anti-monarchy stance
    I offer the following valuable information for people in Thailand’s English-reading community who seek to provide accurate critiques of our political situation.
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  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 01:00
    Consumer  confidence sinks for three moths  in a row in May
    THAILAND’S political situation, the US-China trade war and low agricultural product prices have dragged down confidence of Thai consumers to its low in 19 months, according to University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
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  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
    Thai export growth slashed to 1 %
    The Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) has slashed its export growth forecast for this year to 1 per cent due to the prolonged US-China trade war, and has urged the Commerce Ministry to set up a war room to follow up on the situation and swiftly find solutions.
  • Wed, 29 May 2019 16:00
    Border emergency extended for three months
    The emergency situations management committee on Wednesday extended the emergency for the three southern border provinces by three more months, National Security Council Gen Wallop Raksanoh said.
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  • Fri, 24 May 2019 04:55
    Time for strategy change in Philippines’ drug war 
    President Rodrigo Duterte has publicly admitted his brutal war on drugs has failed. The Philippine National Police also recently said the drug situation has only “worsened”.
  • Mon, 20 May 2019 16:00
    Drought remains amid rainy-season kick-off, with below-mean rainfall expected through mid-July
    Thailand officially entered the rainy season on Monday, even as Nakhon Ratchasima noted its “still-critical” drought situation with five dams and 23 medium-sized reservoirs holding only approximately 30 per cent of their water capacity, while 52 villages in nine districts were short of water for consumption and use.
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    CCI plunges in April  as uncertainties stay 
    CONSUMER Confidence Index (CCI) in April hit the lowest level in 16 months due to uncertainties over the Thai political situation after the March 24 election, according to University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC).
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:00
    Phuket’s water supply in a critical state
    Phuket’s water supremos are now admitting the island’s water situation is critical – a situation they have had the power to avert, but have chosen instead to “hope” for monsoonal rains and go in search of alternative water sources to top up the dwindling catchment resources.
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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:53
    Bank of Thailand adjusts GDP forecast downwards citing political uncertainty and household debt
    The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has adjusted downwards its GDP forecast for 2019 amid rising uncertainties about Thailand’s political situation and the US-China trade war.
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  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:34
    Water situation worrying
    Minister warns of severe shortage under impact of El Nino if people do not use their resources prudently.
  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 02:16
    People return home after 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi
    The situation in Banggai Raya in Central Sulawesi has returned to normal following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the province on Friday evening, as people have started to return to their homes after seeking higher ground in anticipation of a tsunami.
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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    All the numbers add up to woe
    Thailand’s creaky political situation only adds to the gloom of a global economy labouring under tensions and doubt
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