Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00:00
TDRI warns of soaring Bt1.4-tn annual healthcare
THAILAND’S ageing society will push the country’s healthcare costs to Bt1.4 trillion per year within the next 15 years, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) warned yesterday.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:52:31
Tsunami watch For Hawaii cancelled after Alaska earthquake
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the Tsunami Watch for the State and Island of Hawaii.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:29:26
Arrest warrants pending over dismemberment of Italian ex-husband
Police will soon apply for arrest warrants for a Thai woman and her French boyfriend, both of whom are reportedly on the run after being accused of involvement in the death of the woman’s Italian ex-husband in Phichit’s Bung Narang district.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:04:14
National Strategy Committee to hold alignment meeting with reform panels’ secretariat in Feb
The National Strategy Committee will meet next month with the secretariat of the national reform committees, in order to craft reform plans that are in line with the national strategy before they are forwarded to the Cabinet for endorsement, Government Spokesperson Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Tuesday.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:36:54
Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits off Alaska
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting tsunami warnings or watches as far away as California.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:04:39
Dimming the Sun to cool Earth could ravage wildlife: study
Geoengineering schemes designed to deflect some of the Sun's planet-warming rays would backfire if suddenly discontinued, wiping out species and entire ecosystems, a study published Monday warns.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:46:31
Dozens injured, transport disrupted as snow blankets Tokyo
Heavy snowfall and icy conditions in Tokyo injured dozens of people, grounded flights and paralysed some train services Monday after Japan's weather agency issued its first snow warning for the city in four years.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:42:06
Johnson & Johnson receives Thai FDA Quality Award for second consecutive year
Johnson & Johnson (Thailand) has received the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Quality Award 2018 from Dr Piyasakol Sakolsattayathorn, the Minister of Public Health (MOPH).
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Shopping app tested to reduce food loss in Japan
THE TOKYO metropolitan government has introduced a model project in which it awards points to consumers who buy foods close to their best-before dates and consume-by dates in order to decrease the amount of food loss.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:01:40
Hat Yai gunfight linked to Facebook Live declaration of ‘gang war’
Police will apply for arrest warrants for at least six people on attempted murder charges after a shooting incident in downtown Hat Yai in Songkhla province early yesterday morning that followed an apparent quarrel between two gangs over a woman.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Man v machine comes to life on the page
FOR HAO JINGFANG, winner of the 2016 Hugo Award for best novelette, shifting roles is routine. She is an economist, an author and a mother.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:32:41
Mount Mayon spews 10-km column of ash;
LEGAZPI CITY — Mount Mayon, the Philippines’ active volcano, exploded thunderously Monday, sending a huge gray column of lava fragments, ash, and steam 10 kilometers into the sky and prompting authorities to warn that a violent eruption may be imminent.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:24:37
WHA rents e-commerce warehouse in Bang Na
WHA Corporation Plc (WHA Group), which deals in logistics and industrial facilities solutions, has signed a warehouse lease with Central JD Commerce, an e-commerce joint venture between Central Group and JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commerce companies.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Duterte govt is facilitating China’s creeping ‘invasion’
This is not the kind of invasion that Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warns about, but a subtle and insidious mode of conquest that could undermine Philippine sovereignty in the long term.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:30:00
When the stars glitter
The 75th Golden Globe Awards wrapped two weeks ago with stars and celebrities wearing black this year in support of the Time's Up movement against sexual harassment, an initiative launched in Hollywood recently.