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  • BUSINESS

    Japanese stimulus plan gives lift to Asian stocks

    Business, Published on 01/08/2016

    » Recap: Asian stock markets advanced last week, propelled by Japan's bigger-than-expected fiscal stimulus plan, while investors shrugged off a US Federal Reserve statement that opened room for a policy rate hike later this year. Thai shares also climbed higher in liquidity-driven trade.

  • NEWS

    SRT set for a 'bright future' after hitting speed

    News, Om Jotikasthira, Published on 09/07/2018

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT), the country's main railway authority, may still be operating half-century-old trains countrywide, but acting governor Voravuth Mala believes the debt-ridden organisation is headed for "a bright future".

  • NEWS

    Bullet train project set to cost B420bn

    News, Thodsapol Hongtong, Published on 16/12/2017

    » Japan has concluded its study on the Bangkok-Chiang Mai Shinkansen-like bullet train construction, estimating investment costs to be as high as 420 billion baht and fares of just over 1,000 baht a trip.

  • OPINION

    Don't go off the rails

    News, Postbag, Published on 30/06/2016

    » If the government and State Railway of Thailand wish to go ahead with the high-speed train projects, may they review the existing investment plan, the administration of safety, and an effective business strategy to come up with the break-even point or turn to profit.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Travelling Thaiger

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 01/12/2017

    » We first interviewed Thai-German Michael Biedassek for his role as the co-founder of bangkokvanguards, a unique travel agent which explores undiscovered paths in Bangkok. Michael is also involved in raising awareness on preserving local communities and organising the "Santa Cause" (http://fb.com/SantaCauseBangkok) event every year to provide gifts and necessities for less privileged children and their families. We wondered what he had been up to lately and what the upcoming Santa Cause would entail.

  • OPINION

    Don't think twice, Bob -- it's all right

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 23/10/2016

    » Everyone has an opinion on Bob Dylan being the first songwriter to win the Nobel prize for literature. The organisers explained Dylan was bestowed the honour "as a great poet". At the time of writing, he has yet to respond, a poet unusually lost for words.

  • BUSINESS

    Bafs continues to fuel aviation industry's growth

    Business, ShareInvestor, Published on 12/02/2016

    » BAFS was founded in 1983 under a cabinet resolution to set up an integrated fuel facility for Don Mueang airport.

  • NEWS

    SRT ordered to lease Makkasan land

    Published on 19/03/2015

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has been ordered to lease one of its prime Bangkok land plots to the Finance Ministry in an attempt to help the agency clear its debt burden.

  • BUSINESS

    BAFS sees future in regional aviation

    Business, ShareInvestor, Published on 19/12/2014

    » Bangkok Aviation Fuel Services Plc (BAFS) provides aviation refuelling and related services at Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and other airports in Thailand. Founded in November 1983, it was listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand in April 2002. Managing director Prakobkiat Ninnad discusses the company's strategy and outlook.

  • NEWS

    SRT: Makkasan can't be used for vans

    Amornrat Mahitthirook, Published on 19/06/2014

    » An area of land near the Makkasan Airport Rail Link station is reserved for commercial development to help clear 80 billion in debt owed to the Finance Ministry, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) governor said Thursday, and could not be used as a passenger van hub as suggested by the junta.

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