Aktuelle News und Informationen aus Thailand


TAT Thailand
Farang Magazin
Google News
Wochen Blitz Thailand
Bangkokpost News
Tip Zeitung Thailand : Most recent Aktualisiert Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:43:12
Myanmar strife takes heavy toll
Beschreibung: A Myanmar military offensive against ethnic rebels in the country's east has uprooted more than 10,000 people, rights groups said, accusing the army of bombing schools and Buddhist temples, firing on civilians and raping women.
Singapore banks face risk from weaker credit, FX moves
Beschreibung: Weaker corporate balance sheets and currency market volatility pose risks to Singapore lenders, though the local banking system remains resilient, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said Friday.
Friendly words sought from new US ambassador
Beschreibung: Dozens of demonstrators gathered at the United States embassy in Bangkok on Friday to protest against new American ambassador Glyn Davies' criticism of Thailand's lese majeste law.
Somkid: 'Chances high' for TPP bid
Beschreibung: TOKYO — Thailand is "highly likely" to seek membership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) but would first need to weigh up the impact of the free-trade accord on its export-led economy, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Friday.
Philippine website tracks missing Marcos paintings
Beschreibung: MANILA — A Philippine official says the government will launch a website next month to crowd-source tips on the whereabouts of some 200 missing art works, including paintings by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Rembrandt that were owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos.
Philip Morris to hear indictment in January
Beschreibung: Public prosecutors postponed the indictment decision for tobacco giant Philip Morris for alleged tax evasion worth 68 billion baht to Jan 19, 2016, due to the unavailability of the company's foreign executive on Friday.
First Klong Dan payment made, despite calls to stall
Beschreibung: Despite calls for a delay, the Pollution Control Department already has paid its first instalment in the 9.8 billion baht in compensation it owes the NVPSKG consortium for the halted construction of the Klong Dan wastewater-treatment plant in Samut Prakan.
Global shares down, China slides on brokerage probe
Beschreibung: TOKYO — Global stocks were mostly lower in muted trading Friday, after Wall Street was closed for Thanksgiving, but China's market fell sharply as investigations into the securities industry widened to include two top brokerages.
Seven arrested for aiding murderous mother-in-law
Beschreibung: Seven people have been arrested, including a village head and a senior monk, for allegedly abetting and issuing a fake death certificate to enable a wealthy, convicted murderess evade the death penalty.
Vietnam axes death penalty for drug possession
Beschreibung: HANOI -- Death sentences imposed on corrupt Vietnamese officials will now be commuted to life in prison if they pay back at least 75% of the illegal money they made.