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Prawit shoots down insurgent group's demands

Monday August 19, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has shot down a demand by the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) insurgency group for the release of suspects in security cases in the far South before peace negotiations can continue. Les mer >>>

Hole appears in middle of Rama IV Road

Monday August 19, 2019

A hole was found in the middle of Rama IV Road in Klong Toey on Monday and workers are trying to repair it before motorists and commuters hit the road after work. Les mer >>>

Producers leaving China ‘positive factor’ for Thai economy

Monday August 19, 2019

Thai officials glimpse a silver lining in the US-China trade war as companies such as Sony Corp move production to Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy. Les mer >>>

DPM Prawit guarded on New Economics Party joining coalition

Monday August 19, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon, chief strategist of the coalition-core Palang Pracharath Party, said on Monday "it would be good" if the New Economics Party joined the government. Les mer >>>

Iran warns US against seizing tanker

Monday August 19, 2019

TEHRAN: Tehran said Monday it has warned its arch-foe Washington against attempting to seize an Iranian tanker that has set sail from waters off Gibraltar after being impounded for six weeks. Les mer >>>

Thailand, other rubber producers 'ending export curbs'

Monday August 19, 2019

The world's top producers of natural rubber are not extending curbs on exports of the commodity, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. Les mer >>>

US economists expect recession in 2020 or 2021: survey

Monday August 19, 2019

WASHINGTON: A majority of economists expect a US recession in the next two years, but have pushed back the onset amid Federal Reserve actions, according to a survey released Monday. Les mer >>>

Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore

Monday August 19, 2019

SINGAPORE: Royal Dutch Shell is launching electric vehicle chargers at petrol stations in Singapore, its first such foray in Southeast Asia, the company said on Monday. Les mer >>>

Police regain control in Indonesia's Papua region after protests

Monday August 19, 2019

JAKARTA: Indonesia's police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tyres and torched a local parliament building over the recent detention of scores of Papuan students. Les mer >>>

EC seeks B1.2bn for local polls

Monday August 19, 2019

The Election Commission has requested a budget of 1.2 billion baht to finance local government elections, even though it is unclear when they will be held. Les mer >>>