• Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    FAT chief defies Muangthong in club v country row
    Thai football chief Somyot Poompanmoung has given the green light for national coach Sirisak Yodyadthai to call up Muangthong United players for next month’s King’s Cup despite the club’s plea to give their players a miss due to their recent slump.
    sports
  • Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
    Flare-up in US-China trade conflict risks deepening slump in exports
    A POTENTIAL escalation in the US-China trade war may send growth in Thai exports spiralling down below 3 per cent in 2019, compared with expansion of more than twice that last year, the nation’s peak private-sector advisory grouping said.
    Economy
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Bid to revive slumping exports
    THE TRADE Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO) is rushing to draw up plans to stimulate exports and complete negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) within this year amid fears Thai exports saw a decline in the first quarter of this year due to the prolonged US-China trade war.
    Economy
  • Sat, 04 May 2019 11:57
    Arsenal bid to reverse slump as Brighton fight for survival
    Arsenal have one foot in the Europa League final but know they cannot afford the luxury of taking it easy in Sunday's match against struggling Brighton as they chase a Premier League top-four berth.
    sports
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    Slum dogs line up with billionaires as India votes
    Billionaires and Bollywood stars took their turn with Mumbai’s slum dwellers yesterday to vote in India’s marathon election as Prime Minister Narendra Modi steps up his nationalist campaign to sway the 900 million electorate.
    opinion
  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 16:16
    Global car makers face bumpy road as China hosts auto show
    Global car makers flock to the Shanghai Auto Show this week with the world's largest vehicle market facing an unfamiliar sales slump just as China veers toward an ultra-competitive electric future.
    business
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Services can make up for trade slump, Somkid says
    THAILAND must focus on strengthening its services sector to reap the full benefits of the tourist industry amid weakening global trade, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    Sagging exports sap growth
    A PROJECTED slump in export growth has prompted the Bank of Thailand (BOT) to cut its forecast for the country’s economic expansion this year to 3.8 per cent, from an earlier estimate of 4 per cent.
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:36
    Finnish man found dead on motorbike in Pattaya
    Police are investigating after the body of a European man was found slumped on a motorcycle in Pattaya yesterday. Witnesses notified Pattaya police of the grisly scene outside Boonnakanjanaram Temple in Banglamung.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:00
    Spurs slump offers chasing Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea Champions League hope
    As Arsenal played out the final stages of a hugely significant 2-0 victory over Manchester United to propel themselves back into the Premier League top four, cries of "Tottenham Hotspur we're coming for you" rang out around the Emirates.
    sports
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    AIR FREIGHT SLUMPS
    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said demand in global air freight markets, measured in freight tonne kilometres, decreased 1.8 per cent in January from the year-earlier month. It was the worst performance in three years.
    Economy
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Negative factors squeeze export numbers in January
    Thai exports saw an unexpected 5.7 per cent slump year on year in January, pointing to impact from the baht’s appreciation, the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said, while urging exporters to use local currencies to reduce financing costs and foreign exchange risks.
    Economy
  • Sun, 17 Feb 2019 16:22
    Fire sweeps through Bangladesh slum, killing nine
    A fire tore through a slum in southern Bangladesh on Sunday killing at least 9 people and destroying hundreds of shanty homes, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
    Govt urged to establish EPA, introduce clean-air legislation
    CLAIMING THE authorities had failed to protect citizens from PM2.5 smog, especially the underprivileged in urban slums, academics have called for a clean-air act and an independent environmental protection agency (EPA) to safeguard the “people’s right” to a healthy atmosphere.
    national
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 21:00
    Thailand slump to historic Fed Cup group II
    Thailand will be relegated to Fed Cup Zone Asia/Oceania Qualifying Group II for the first time in the history after they lost the group I play-off to Indonesia 1-2 in Astana on Saturday.
    sports
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