Asian stocks mixed

Asian stocks mixed

HONG KONG — Asian markets were mixed Thursday after US data showing the world’s top economy grew much more than expected in the second quarter was offset by late profit-taking.

Asian stocks mixed

Groups demand 100% low-floor buses

Groups demand 100% low-floor buses

Civic groups on Thursday called on the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority to ensure that all of the 3,183 natural-gas buses it plans to buy are convenient and safer low-floor vehicles.

Groups demand 100% low-floor buses

Ebola discoverer says he would sit next to victim on train

Ebola discoverer says he would sit next to victim on train

The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train.

Ebola discoverer says he would sit next to victim on train

Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

A young high school student was treated as a kicking-bag by his seniors during a customary freshmen hazing ceremony, or rub-nong, and it was caught on camera and caused outrage when circulated widely on social media.

Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

Thai sales to cool rice market

Thai sales to cool rice market

The rally in rice prices is set to cool as India and Thailand increase sales from stockpiles, boosting global supplies, according to the Deputy Trade Minister of Vietnam, the world’s third-largest exporter.

Thai sales to cool rice market

Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train

Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train

The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train.

Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train

Former local leader slain in Pattani

Former local leader slain in Pattani

A former assistant village chief was shot dead in Pattani’s Mayo district early Thursday, police said.

Former local leader slain in Pattani

SET down 7.53 points at opening

SET down 7.53 points at opening

Thai stocks opened down 0.50% at the start of trade this morning.

SET down 7.53 points at opening

Thailand – Pacific Island Countries Forum

Thailand – Pacific Island Countries Forum

Thailand will host the first Thailand – Pacific Island Countries Forum at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok on 9-10 August 2014.

Thailand – Pacific Island Countries Forum

Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand

Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand

AUTHORITIES will bar visitors who overstay their visas from returning to Thailand for between one year and a whole decade. The longer the overstay period, the longer will be the re-entry ban. Starting from August 29, the ban will be imposed on any foreigner found to have overstayed his or her visa or visa-exemption period. The Immigration Bureau decided to mete out such tough punishment after …

Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand