• Amazon plans over 5,000 more UK jobs
    Posted on 21st February 2017 at 1:28 am

    Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, boosting its investment in the country once more, even as it prepares to leave the European Union. - REUTERS […]

  • China bans imports of North Korean coal
    Posted on 21st February 2017 at 1:26 am

    China suspends imports of North Korean coal as part of its efforts to implement United Nations sanctions against the country. - REUTERS […]

  • TrueVisions relief gets nod
    Posted on 21st February 2017 at 12:32 am

    The latest customer-relief plan by TrueVisions has received regulatory approval, allowing unhappy subscribers who cancelled their subscription during Jan 1-25 to get a pro-rated refund of monthly fees. […]

  • 5-step entry exam plan for universities
    Posted on 21st February 2017 at 12:00 am

    High school students will be given five rounds to compete for university places next year under new changes to the entrance system aimed to ensure more equality among those vying for university seats. […]

  • Suzuki optimistic about sales
    Posted on 20th February 2017 at 11:00 pm

    Suzuki Motor Thailand is upbeat about sales prospects this year, pointing to the country's overall automotive recovery and growing eco-car segment. […]

  • AIS cuts dividend payment
    Posted on 20th February 2017 at 11:00 pm

    Advanced Info Service (AIS) will start its revised semi-annual dividend payment in 2017 by paying out a minimum of 70% of its net profit in dividends instead of 100% as before. […]

  • Police claim huge haul, many arrests
    Posted on 20th February 2017 at 11:00 pm

    The Royal Thai Police (RTP) on Monday hailed a series of anti-drug operations carried out late last week as a success. […]

  • If coal plant rises, house of cards may fall
    Posted on 20th February 2017 at 9:30 pm

    Just a day after activists protesting against a coal-fired power plant in the popular resort town of Krabi dispersed following the government's agreement to have the project's environment and health impact assessment (EHIA) reviewed, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon insisted the power plant will be built no matter what. […]

  • Gold prices steady at B20,500
    Posted on 21st February 2017 at 2:36 am

    The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 20,026.36 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 20,400 baht per baht-weight for gold bar. […]

  • Thaicom 9 at risk of being scrapped in licence fee row
    Posted on 21st February 2017 at 1:52 am

    Thaicom Plc says it may ditch plans to launch the Thaicom 9 satellite if the government forces the country's sole satellite service provider to pay extra charges above the current annual licence fee. […]

  • Somkid challenges shippers with 5% growth target
    Posted on 21st February 2017 at 1:05 am

    The government has set a lofty target of 5% export growth this year, well outstripping the projection of 2.9% by the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB). […]

  • Istanbul-Phuket en route to open
    Posted on 21st February 2017 at 12:40 am

    Turkish Airlines will make Phuket its second port of call in Thailand with the launch of regular flights starting in July. […]