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Chula savings co-op says finances solid

The Chulalongkorn University Savings Cooperative (CUSC) has assured members its financial status remained sound, urging them not to panic and rush to make withdrawals after one of its borrowers was closed down in an embezzlement scandal.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 8:40 pm

Video captures chaos at Manchester Arena

Police say a blast at Manchester Arena where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing left a number of people dead and injured. Cell phone video captures the moment. - REUTERS

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 8:23 pm

Spanish climber scales Mt Everest in alpine style in 26 hours

Climber Kilian Jornet reached the summit of Mount Everest in 26 hours, in a single climb and without using fixed ropes or oxygen. His team say his climb of the world's highest mountain is a new speed record. - REUTERS

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 8:22 pm

Top retailers locked in game of shipping tag

NEW YORK: Target Corp, Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Inc are engaged in a game of shipping tag, each trying to adjust their free threshold and other shipping strategies to a level that can lure shoppers away from one of the other.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 8:00 pm

Submarine deal passes audit with flying colours

The Royal Thai Navy's submarine procurement project was clear and above-board, the Office of the Auditor-General (OAG) has concluded following an in-depth audit.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 7:51 pm

Hua Hin hotels push airport redo

Hotel operators in Hua Hin and Cha-am have urged the government to speed up a revamp of the existing airport to develop better links to Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, China and India.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 7:24 pm

IATA urges swift airport upgrades

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) wants Thailand to speed up efforts to upgrade its airports, especially Suvarnabhumi airport, to make sure they better serve the soaring number of air travellers in the next 20 years.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 7:00 pm

'20 dead' in terror blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

LONDON - Several people have died after an explosion Monday night at a concert by Thailand-bound Ariana Grande in northern England, police said. A representative said the singer was not injured. Unconfirmed reports said the death toll had reached 20.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

Consumer goods outlays weak

Consumer goods makers have expressed concern about tepid domestic consumption this year and are adjusting their strategy to cope.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:00 pm

Sweeper car, van collision kills two

A commuter van ploughed into a street sweeper vehicle on the tollway heading to the Din Daeng exit on Monday, killing the van driver and a passenger and injuring three others.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 5:00 pm


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