• Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    US seeks to offset loss in soybean sales
    US SOYBEAN exporters have stepped up their marketing offensive to boost shipments to Thailand and other Asian countries in the wake of the US-China trade war.
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Tax-free Chinese new year shopping given a nudge
    EFFORTS are being stepped up to win over more shoppers to a promotion providing refunds on value-added tax (VAT) for purchases during the Chinese new year after a poor initial response to the scheme.
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 13:14
    Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of vote
    Bangladesh stepped up security Saturday in a bid to contain violence during a general election expected to see Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina win a record fourth term.
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  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:32
    Google Korea under tax probe, signaling widening crackdown on foreign tech firms
    South Korea’s tax agency has launched an investigation into the local branch of US technology giant Google over allegations of tax evasion on the part of some local YouTubers, a move that signals stepped up government efforts to crack down on foreign tech firms long accused of taking a free ride on lax regulations.
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 06:50
    Djokovic wins Paris opener as Federer confirms return
    Novak Djokovic stepped up his pursuit of the world number one ranking with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Joao Sousa at the Paris Masters on Tuesday, while Roger Federer confirmed he will play at the event for the first time since 2015.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 03:00
    Ministry urged to remove ‘homophobic’ books
    LGBT CAMPAIGNERS yesterday stepped up their efforts to prevent homophobia being encouraged by school textbooks across the country.
  • Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:22
    Marquez starts in pole position in MotoGP Thailand
    After passing through Q1 for the fourth time since he stepped up to the premier class in 2013, Marc Márquez starts from pole position for the 50th time in the class and the 78th time overall in his Grand Prix career.
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:54
    Facebook adds new tools to stem online bullying
    Facebook on Tuesday stepped up ways to battle bullying and harassment at the leading social network.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Checks on imports of Chinese pork stepped up at Suvarnabhumi after swine fever reports
    AMID GROWING concern over an epidemic of African swine fever in China, Suvarnabhumi Airport will step up
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:31
    Trump warns tech giants, stepping up attacks claiming 'bias'
    President Donald Trump stepped up attacks on big tech firms Tuesday, warning Facebook, Google and Twitter to be "careful," hours after slamming what he called "rigged" internet search results.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 11:23
    Chiang Mai rallies for mountain ‘sanctuary’
    Green ribbons reappeared around urban Chiang Mai on Sunday as the Network to Reclaim Doi Suthep Forest stepped up its campaign to have housing units built for court officials removed from the side of the mountain.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:44
    Tax boss targets online shopping 
    The Customs Department has stepped up its tax collection for online shopping and provided more convenient services for taxpayers, Kulit Sombatsiri, director general of the Customs Department, said on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:46
    Dam safety monitoring stepped up after Attapeu outpouring
    The government of Laos has committed to keeping a close eye on the safety measures of all hydroelectric dams nationwide following the failure of a saddle dam at Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower reservoir in the southern province of Attapeu.
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  • Tue, 03 Jul 2018 01:00
    ABB touts robotics/automation for industries
    ABB Group, a Swedish-Swiss multinational firm, has stepped up its robotic and automation business in Thailand with a focus on food and beverage, manufacturing, and service industries using artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud-based computing facilities.
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:41
    Rainmaking aims to save jasmine rice
    The Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department has stepped up efforts to save some 2.1 million rai of jasmine rice on a plain straddling 13 districts in five northeastern provinces from drought.
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