• Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Soldiers in saffron and other bad ideas
    Attempting to quell fear amid the southern mayhem, the Army chief seems unprepared to quell the violence itself
    opinion
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Office shift to Bangkok marks stepped-up Norway fish drive
    THE NORWEGIAN Seafood Council (NSC) will relocate its regional office from Singapore to Bangkok in mid-year to cash in on the country’s strong domestic consumption of Norwegian seafood, said NSC director for Southeast Asia, Jon Erik Steenslid.
    Economy
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:02
    Korea eyes artificial rain in fine dust fight
    Officials skeptical artificial rain can significantly reduce fine dust levels
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    For the South, civility first, even amid conflict
    The attack last Friday against Buddhist monks at a temple in Sungai Padi district in Narathiwat province, which resulted in two deaths and two injuries, should be condemned in the strongest terms.
    opinion
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 20:48
    Chinese baby-editing doctor ‘pursued own gain’
    It is claimed that He, a doctor at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, modified the fertilized eggs through genome editing.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Special report : The deadly wave that changed everything for some Laotians
    THE LIVES of dam disaster victims in southern Laos have changed for the worse six months after a deadly wave brought by flash floods following the collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoi dam washed away their properties, their loved ones, their dreams and hopes for the future.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    SUCCESS OPENS DOOR FOR  DRONE MAKERS IN REGION 
    JD.com, China’s largest on-line retailer, has announced the completion of Indonesia’s first government- approved drone flight – a breakthrough for drone delivery in Southeast Asia. 
    Corporate
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Taco Bell eyes wider Southeast market
    YUM! BRAND INC, a Kentucky-based global leading fast-food company, yesterday said it would refocus on expanding its Taco Bell business in Southeast Asia.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Bt106.8-bn budget allocated as Cabinet nods to SEC
    THE CABINET yesterday gave the green light for the Southern Economic Corridor (SEC), allocating a budget of Bt106.8 billion for the development of 116 projects from 2019-2022.
    Economy
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:03
    Dusit Thani adds Epicure Catering to its expanding foods division
    Dusit Thani, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has continued the expansion of its food business with a strategic investment in Epicure Catering Co Ltd, a leading provider of quality food services to the educational sector in Southeast Asia.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:54
    Army plans to have soldiers ordained, posted  to temples in troubled South: Army chief
    The Army plans to have some of its soldiers ordained into the monkhood and assigned to posts in temples, Commander in Chief General Apirat Kongsompong said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Strong-handed approach not working in the South
    IN AN attempt to calm fears about the security situation in the deep South, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement yesterday urging the public not to lose faith in his government’s efforts to bring an end to the conflict in this historically contested region.
    national
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Eye for an eye: Why clerics are dying again in the South
    Both sides in the unrest are aware of an unwritten rule – leave the holy men alone or pay a high price
    opinion
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    China built a beautiful and big wall, too, but it failed
    From the moment he launched his campaign for president, Donald Trump compared the barrier he wanted to build along the US southern border to China’s Great Wall. With the US government now shuttered by the standoff over funding Trump’s wall, both he and his Democratic opponents might want to take a closer look at the Chinese fortification – and why exactly it failed.
    opinion
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:08
    Prawit urges ‘utmost restraint’ from security officials following Narathiwat attacks
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan has urged security officials on the ground to exercise the utmost restraint following several attacks targeting Buddhist monks and officials in the southernmost province of Narathiwat last week.
    national
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