Artikel tagged “thai”

  • Thai driver puts in an excellent weekend at Australian GP finishing 14th

    Thai driver puts in an excellent weekend at Australian GP finishing 14th

    PHOTO: Alex Albon makes a splash in Melbourne with the first crash of the season and then a sparkling result against the odds Alex Albon, the Thai-English F1 driver, says he was was satisfied with yesterday’s work in Melbourne after the first Thai driver in Formula 1’s modern era threatened a huge shock before settling for a respectable 14th place at the Australian Grand Prix. In Friday’s practice, Albon suffered the dubious honour of becoming the first driver of the season to crash out, sending his Toro Rosso car spinning into the barriers

  • Another Thai interest rate hike predicted for next year

    Another Thai interest rate hike predicted for next year

    by Phuwit Limviphuwat and Wichit Chaitrong We’ve just had one .25 basis point interest rise to the base rate.

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    Blood is thicker than water. But not always in Thai politics.

    PHOTOS: The Nation, Thai PBS The Juangroongruangkit family may share genes and parts of the family empire. But there’s one thing they can’t agree on

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    December 4 – Thailand’s national day of shame

    Today is Thai Environment Day. Today convenience stores, trade stores and shopping malls will refrain from providing single-use plastic bags to shoppers and at the same time will campaign for donation of cloth bags to be distributed to hospitals for containing medicines

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    Full steam ahead for the Thai high-speed railway

    PHOTO: CRRC Corporation “CRRC has also provided subways and high-speed trains for the US, Argentina, Brazil and Singapore.” Imagine getting on a train in Bangkok and being in Nakhon Ratchasima, in Thailand’s central north-east, within an hour.

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    ‘Big Joke’ is the ‘real deal’ according to Thai Rath

    PHOTOS: Thai Rath Thai Rath have published a feature on the closest person Thailand has to Batman (aka Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn) or “Big Joke” as he’s affectionately know to the Thai media. He’s taken the role of Thailand’s poster-boy crime fighter. He’s also recently been promoted to the top job at Thai Immigration.

  • ‘Big Joke’ takes down Russian credit card fraudster

    ‘Big Joke’ takes down Russian credit card fraudster

    Tourist police deputy commissioner Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal has led a team of police in taking down a Russian credit card fraudster in the north east. Maj Gen Surachet is affectionately known as “Big Joke” in the Thai media following a series of high profile crime busts

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    “I was just aiding the Thai Government”. Cambodian arrested over alleged cybercrime.

    A Cambodia man, escorted to Thailand for questioning last week, denies he had been arrested saying he went voluntarily to assist in the cybercrime investigation relating to the Thai PM.

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    How many Thai durians can Alibaba sell in one minute?

    Thai durian sold like hot cakes after Jack Ma showed the magic of e-commerce during his visit to Thailand by selling 80,000 golden pillow durians on his online platform T-mall within one minute. One minute! While Ma was in Thailand to make a mega-deal on investment on Thursday, Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong gifted the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba a fresh “golden pillow”, the Kingdom’s most famous variety of durian

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    EU set to change its tune on Thai fishing

    Yesterday southern fishermen in Songkhla, Pattani and Trang were threatening to go on strike if the Thai government didn’t lift restrictions imposed on them to help satisfy demands by the EU over illegal fishing practices. Today a representative from the EU is pouring praise on the Thai government for its actions to clean up the industry. Smells fishy!