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Contraband and Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2017 are among featured events on Jan 24, 2017.

Posted on 24 January 2017 | 6:27 am

Barn swallows checked

Wildlife conservation officials catch migrant barn swallows arriving from Russia and China, to tag and test them for avian flu, on Bangkok's Silom Road. Video by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul 

Posted on 24 January 2017 | 5:39 am

Motorcycle lane?

Bangkok deputy governor Amnuay Nimmano wants city inspectors to be strict in stopping motorcyclists illegally using footpaths, which he says are for pedestrians. Video by Somchai Poomlard

Posted on 24 January 2017 | 4:30 am

UK court says PM must get parliament approval to trigger Brexit

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain's exit from the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, giving lawmakers who oppose her Brexit plans a chance to amend or hinder them.

Posted on 24 January 2017 | 4:17 am

AirAsia X first Asian budget carrier to get US nod

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's AirAsia X Bhd said it had become Asia's first low-cost carrier to receive approval to operate scheduled passenger flights to any destination within the US.

Posted on 24 January 2017 | 3:50 am

Exports up 6.2% in December, 0.45% for 2016

Exports rose 6.2% year-on-year in December, pushing growth for the year into positive territory at 0.45%, with total shipments worth US$215.327bn - the first rebound in four years.

Posted on 24 January 2017 | 2:30 am

SCB to invest up to B40bn in IT infrastructure

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) will invest 30-40 billion baht in technology infrastructure over the next three years, the CEO of the third-largest lender said in a statement on Tuesday.

Posted on 24 January 2017 | 1:17 am

Trips abroad replace Chinese New Year trek to grandma’s

BEIJING/HONG KONG -- Shi Ying will not be making the traditional pilgrimage back to Shanghai to celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday with her extended family. Instead, they are all going to Japan for shopping and sightseeing.

Posted on 24 January 2017 | 12:21 am

2017 Mazda 3 facelift: Thai prices and specs

C-segment saloon and hatchback receives design tweaks, interior upgrades and more driver-assist technologies.

Posted on 23 January 2017 | 11:01 pm

For typewriters, the ribbon may have finally run out

NEW DELHI: The end is coming, though admittedly it may not look that way at 10 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, when dozens of young Indians have arrived for morning classes at Anand Type, Shorthand and Keypunch College, and every battered Remington is clattering away.

Posted on 23 January 2017 | 10:00 pm


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