• Memorial for missing victims as South Korean ferry surfaces
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 1:17 am

    A memorial ceremony for the nine missing victims of South Korea's Sewol ferry, which sank nearly three years ago killing more than 300 people, is held out at sea overlooking the salvage operation. - REUTERS […]

  • Thousands take shelter as Cyclone Debbie lashes Australian coastal resorts
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 1:16 am

    Coastal areas in northeast Australia are battered by high winds and heavy rainfall as Cyclone Debbie hits island resorts along the world-famous Great Barrier Reef.  - REUTERS […]

  • Baht rally 'short term'
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 12:57 am

    The baht's further upside bias to the US$34-mark is seen as a short-term run on the back of persistent offshore fund inflows, largely to the Thai bond market, prompted by a perception that the local currency is a safe haven, says a senior official at Phatra Securities. […]

  • Government rethinks softer teacher entry rules
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 12:15 am

    The Education Ministry has bowed to pressure from academics who have criticised its policy to allow graduates who do not hold a degree in education to enter the teacher recruitment process. […]

  • Ananda envisions smart city
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 12:00 am

    SET-listed Ananda Development Plc has floated the idea of a smart city in Bangkok's metropolitan area. It would be a city full of innovations and technologies to fit in with the lifestyle of Thailand 4.0. […]

  • Van operators mull stoppage
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 12:00 am

    Passenger van operators are threatening to stop their services from this Friday if Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha does not relax new traffic rules which require safer public van services. […]

  • Young drink-drivers targeted
    Posted on 28th March 2017 at 11:00 pm

    The cabinet on Tuesday approved an amendment to the traffic law that makes it easier to prosecute young people who drink and drive. […]

  • Small firms advised to focus on details
    Posted on 28th March 2017 at 11:00 pm

    Small and medium-sized developers should analyse demand and supply, develop products targeted at customer segments and do mortgage pre-approvals for homebuyers to survive the highly competitive industry, according to property experts. […]

  • Gold prices steady at B20,450
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 2:34 am

    The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 19,980.88 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 20,350 baht per baht-weight for gold bar. […]

  • Carmakers call for EV support
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 2:00 am

    Carmakers are ready to splurge on electric vehicles (EVs), particularly on hybrid models, but have urged the authorities to find ways to make them more affordable. […]

  • Revised code to build trust in banking
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 1:38 am

    The Thai Bankers' Association (TBA) says the updated code of conduct for the banking industry will provide common guidelines governing business practices for all employees in the sector. […]

  • Baht rally 'short term'
    Posted on 29th March 2017 at 12:57 am

    The baht's further upside bias to the US$34-mark is seen as a short-term run on the back of persistent offshore fund inflows, largely to the Thai bond market, prompted by a perception that the local currency is a safe haven, says a senior official at Phatra Securities. […]