• Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    REPORT: Chinese investors shift agriculture practices in North
    TWO YEARS ago, Prasat Prueangwichahorn, a Thai driver in a Chinese banana plantation in Laos, saw a business opportunity when Laos ordered a ban on new banana plantations out of concerns for the environment and workers.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 10:56
    UK universities seeking longer visa for overseas students
    A group representing British universities has called on the government to reintroduce a discontinued visa allowing overseas students to remain in the country for up to two years after graduation so the country does not miss out on their skills.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:11
    American, 63, sentenced to hang for murdering ex-wife in Mid Valley hotel
    KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has sentenced an American senior citizen to death after finding him guilty of murdering his ex-wife in a hotel room during an argument two years ago.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
    South braces for impact of verdict on ‘Bangkok car bomb plot’  
    Tension is mounting in Thailand’s Muslim South as security officials brace for possible retaliation by separatist militants as the trial of seven suspected insurgents linked to a car-bomb plot in Bangkok two years ago comes to a close later this month.
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 18:54
    Panasonic marks 100th anniversary
    Panasonic Group has unveiled its operation direction in Thailand to mark 100 years since its founding in Japan and is confident to secure its position as a top brand in two years.
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  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:51
    Back to black: Japan economy rebounds after first dip in 2 years
    Japan bounced back to growth following its first contraction in two years, official figures showed Friday, but fears of US trade wars clouded the outlook for the world's third-largest economy.
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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 01:00
    Commercial Bank inaugurates micro-finance firm in Myanmar
    THE COMMERCIAL Bank of Ceylon has opened a microfinance company as its second subsidiary in Myanmar, two years after opening a Representative Office in Yangon that offers advisory services, banking, funds transfer and encashment services to Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi businesses operating in the country.
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:06
    Nong Khai centre issues over 98,000 e-work permits in two years
    Over 98,000 e-work permits to Lao migrants have been issued by the Nong Khai migrant employment centre since it opened in 2016, says a senior labour official in the northeastern province.
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  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:31
    Missing footballers and coach visited cave two years ago
    The young footballers and their 25-year-old coach believed to be trapped inside a 10-kilometre-long cave in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district visited the cave in late December 2016.
  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:00
    Forces of nature threaten Krabi’s fossils on Andaman coast, battle being lost
    Known as “The 75 million-year-old shell cemetery”, the mollusk fossil-filled beach at the Andaman coastal province of Krabi is now facing erosion after being damaged by strong currents over the past two years, a senior official at the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park said on Sunday.
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  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:50
    Former foreign minister given two-year jail sentence in Thaksin passports case 
    The Supreme Court’s Political Office Holders Division on Tuesday sentenced Surapong Tohvichakchaikul, a former foreign minister, to two years in jail for malfeasance and dereliction of duty by reissuing passports for fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra in 2011.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:47
    Report recommends taxi fare increases, strict regulation of rideshare companies
    Taxi fares should be adjusted every two years and a “travel time” surcharge should be added based on time spent in traffic, according to the Thai Development Research Institute (TDRI) in a statement issued on Thursday after recent public hearings into industry problems.
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 14:49
    US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China diplomat cases
    A US health alert issued for China over a mysterious illness has revived fears of a rumoured sonic weapon that first surfaced after a scare involving American diplomats and their families in Cuba two years ago.
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  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:03
    Global economy to expand by 3.1% in 2018, says World Bank
    Despite recent softening, global economic growth will remain robust at 3.1 per cent in 2018 before slowing gradually over the next two years, as advanced-economy growth decelerates and the recovery in major commodity-exporting emerging market and developing economies levels off, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    Nation deepens digital makeover
    THE Nation Multimedia Group has announced a corporate vision that will see it accelerate a shift into new media technology over the next two years.
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