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Alibaba spending $1bn to raise stake in Lazada

SINGAPORE - Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding is investing an additional US$1billion (34 billion baht) in Southeast Asian online retailer Lazada Group, boosting its stake by nearly a third to 83% and amplifying its focus on the region.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 8:42 am

Cambodia tourism industry eyes more Russian visitors

The Cambodian Tourism Ministry has outlined the potential of tourism services and investment opportunities to Russia, hoping to attract tourists and investments to Cambodia.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 6:55 am

Elephant smuggling dispute reaches DSI

Wildlife authorities have asked the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) to probe the Ayutthaya Elephant Palace for allegedly smuggling elephants to Germany and keeping wild elephants.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 5:16 am

Jaguar goes wild with XE SV Project 8

Roadworthy and track-ready Jaguar gets 600hp of power and only 300 units will be built in left-hand-drive form.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 3:29 am

Cyberattack reaches Asia, new targets hit by ransomware

A new ransomware attack similar to WannaCry has reached Asia after spreading from Europe to the US overnight, hitting businesses, port operators and government systems.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:02 pm

Tourism offers developers new growth opportunities

The booming tourism industry has opened up new opportunities to Thai property developers who should focus more on foreign investors, especially the Chinese.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 9:56 pm

ATM celebrates its golden anniversary

Five decades since it heralded a transformation in the way people obtained and used cash, the world's first ATM was turned into gold for celebrations of its 50 anniversary. - Reuters

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 7:53 pm

Virus hits European computer servers

A major ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia's oil company, the country's banks, Ukraine's airport as well as companies in countries including the Netherlands and the UK. - Reuters

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 7:52 pm

EU fines Google record $2.7bn in antitrust case

Google is hit with a record breaking fine for distorting internet search results in favour of its own shopping channel. - Reuters

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 7:49 pm

Pheu Thai wades into primary voting row

The Pheu Thai Party yesterday lodged a petition with the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) and the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) calling for a review of the controversial political party law.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 7:36 pm


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