• Tue, 20 Nov 2018 07:08
    Tech sell-off hits US stocks; Renault tumbles on CEO scandal
    Worries about the US-China trade conflict and slowing technology sector growth battered Wall Street on Monday, while French auto giant Renault plunged on a burgeoning scandal surrounding Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn.
    business
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Trade woes slow down Q3 growth
    THE THAI economy is feeling the effects of the global trade war, causing a deceleration in growth in the short run, but the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said it was confident of a turnaround when the dust of the trade tensions settles down.
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    The Birth of a drug trade
    Netflix continues its portrayal of drug kingpins with a new series of "Narcos" set in Mexico
    movie & TV
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Amid trade war, Beijing redefines and recalibrates ties with Asia 
    When Yan Xuetong, a leading strategic thinker in China and dean of the Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University, told the media last month that China is seeing its best strategic opportunity since the Cold War, many people may have chosen to disagree.
    opinion
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pressure on SET index may ease this week 
    The SET Index plummeted last week, due mainly to declines in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, drop in crude prices, global uncertainties over the trade war and panic selling in Thai property stocks.
    business
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Uptrend seen for Thai-US farm ties
    Senior official says resumption of free-trade talks depends on USTR
    business
  • Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:38
    Suspects sought in Thai-Korean sex ring
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is hunting for 10 people suspected of luring women into the sex trade in South Korea.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:03
    Protectionism 'doomed to failure': China's Xi
    Protectionist actions are short-sighted and doomed to fail, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead of an APEC summit at which US-China trade tensions are likely to take centre stage.
    business
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:42
    Meeting planned on WTO ruling on cigarette imports
    Thai Customs officials plan to hold a meeting next week on the ruling issued by a World Trade Organisation [WTO] against the country’s regulations on cigarette imports, a spokesperson of Customs Department told The Nation on Saturday.
    national
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:14
    Pence vows tariffs to remain until 'China changes its ways'
    Vice President Mike Pence warned Saturday that US sanctions and pressure on China would remain in place until Beijing reforms its trade practices.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 07:07
    Trump opens door to trade deal with China soon
    President Donald Trump said Friday that China was ready to make a deal to defuse trade tensions, so he might not have to punish the country with more import tariffs.
    business
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:51
    APEC summit host urges respect for trade rules
    The leader of Papua New Guinea, host of this year's APEC summit, Friday urged respect for international trade rules by "countries large and small" as spats between the US and China threatened to overshadow the gathering.
    business
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Bt20-bn plan to link EEC with southern corridor
    APPROVAL will be sought from the Cabinet for investment of over Bt20 billion for a southern corridor that will connect with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in order to forge a massive trade hub linking the Pacific and Indian oceans. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:22
    Thailand offers its support to free trade
    China's efforts to deepen reform, promote cooperation among free trade zones and open up to foreign investment will make a major contribution to global cooperation, Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said.
    business
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Progress made on RCEP issues
    Countries backing the  Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have resolved  17  trade issues this year, while leaving unfinished matters to reach finalisation next year. 
    Economy
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