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Minimum wage rise of 5-to-22 baht approved

The national wage committee with the authority to approve minimum daily wage hikes agreed on Wednesday night to an increase in the minimum wage.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 1:27 pm

US South endures record cold, snow, ice

ATLANTA: A thin layer of snow and ice across the South closed highways, schools and government offices and sent cars sliding off the road Wednesday, while a blast of cold air broke records as far south as the Gulf Coast.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 12:37 pm

Rival Koreas agree to form unified Olympic team

SEOUL: The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 11:22 am

Inthanin Coffee to open doors in Siem Reap, Phnom Penh

Inthanin, a Thai chain of cafes, is preparing its entrance into the booming local market, planning to open its first outlet in the kingdom this year.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 5:44 am

Highway cop suspected of aiding wife's drug trafficking

A senior highway policeman is under suspicion of helping his wife, who is already in custody, deliver drugs from Laos to the far South after he was found in a house raided by narcotics police in Pathum Thani on Tuesday.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 5:10 am

Thai stocks end higher, lead Southeast Asian peers

The Stock Exchange of Thailand index ended higher and outperformed other stocks in Southeast Asia on Wednesday.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 4:52 am

'Biggest loan shark' surrenders, held in custody

Wanted loan shark Wichai Pan-ngam, 47, of Pathum Thani, the alleged leader of the so-called "helmet gang", has surrendered to the Department of Special Investigation after over a year on the run.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 3:50 am

Myanmar army's popularity surges amid Rohingya crackdown

Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 3:39 am

2018 Detroit motor show report

Lexus has taken the limelight at the year’s first motor show with a potential rival for the Range Rover and its likes.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 2:09 am

JD.com widens SE Asian presence with Tiki deal

BEIJING: Chinese online retailer JD.com Inc has made an investment in Vietnamese e-commerce firm Tiki.vn, expanding its Southeast Asia business amid growing competition in the region from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Amazon.com Inc.

Posted on 17 January 2018 | 12:30 am

 




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