• Court approves detention of alleged drug lord
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 12:07 pm

    The Criminal Court has approved a police request to detain suspected Lao drug gang leader Xaysana Keopimpha for 12 more days to allow investigators more time to gather evidence. […]

  • B400bn bioeconomy development planned over 10 years
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 10:44 am

    The government and private sector will invest about 400 billion baht in developing a bioeconomy over 10 years, building refinery complexes and their cities in Rayong and Khon Kaen provinces that will turn cassava and sugarcane into high-value products. […]

  • New Year in Nakhon Sawan
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 9:42 am

    Lanterns are a highlight of the 101-year-old Chinese New Year festival in Nakhon Sawan, which is held until Feb 1. — Chalit Pumruang […]

  • New charter returned from King for amendment
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 8:57 am

    The Constitution Drafting Committee has received the new constitution, which was returned by His Majesty the King, for amendment by a special 11-member committee in line with observations from the Office of His Majesty's Principal Private Secretary, CDC chairman Meechai Ruchupan said on Monday. […]

  • Samsung: Batteries only problem with fire-prone Note 7s
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 8:29 am

    SEOUL - Samsung Electronics said Monday that tests of more than 200,000 Galaxy Note 7 smartphones found defects in two sets of batteries from two different manufacturers that made the devices prone to catch fire. […]

  • Madonna defends 'blowing up the White House' remark
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 7:07 am

    WASHINGTON - Pop singer Madonna, who said in a profanity-laced speech at Saturday's Women's March in Washington that she had thought about "blowing up the White House," said on Sunday that she was speaking metaphorically. […]

  • Nissan, Mazda set to gain more market share in Thailand
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 6:40 am

    Japanese automakers Nissan Motor and Mazda Motor are projecting they will acquire bigger slices of the vehicle market this year on the back of an expected gradual rebound in local new car sales. […]

  • Borderless business
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 5:30 am

    The rapid growth of the middle class and high internet usage are attracting world giants such as Amazon and Alibaba to the latest e-commerce frontier of Southeast Asia. […]

  • Singapore stocks up on CPI, Philippines at three-month high
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 12:14 pm

    Singapore stocks touched their highest in over 14 months on Monday after encouraging consumer price data, while the Philippines closed at its highest in three months on positive economic sentiment. […]

  • Court approves detention of alleged drug lord
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 12:07 pm

    The Criminal Court has approved a police request to detain suspected Lao drug gang leader Xaysana Keopimpha for 12 more days to allow investigators more time to gather evidence. […]

  • Nine airlines likely to pass home tests by June
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 11:54 am

    Thai authorities will re-issue air operator certificates (AOCs) to nine Thai-registered airlines by June this year ahead of a UN inspection and audit on the country's aviation industry. […]

  • B400bn bioeconomy development planned over 10 years
    Posted on 23rd January 2017 at 10:44 am

    The government and private sector will invest about 400 billion baht in developing a bioeconomy over 10 years, building refinery complexes and their cities in Rayong and Khon Kaen provinces that will turn cassava and sugarcane into high-value products. […]