WASHINGTON - The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled plans to dramatically cut taxes for US businesses and individuals, slashing the corporate rate to 15 percent, but the once-in-a-generation overhaul is headed for a tough fight in Congress.
WORLD LEADERS, globalisation scholars and advocates for sustainable tourism urged the business world to conduct longer-term thinking in a bid to tackle global issues at the two-day World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit that began in Bangkok yesterday.
Medical students of Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University (CU) pay their last respect to 295 human cadavers as they are placed in coffins during a ceremony on Wednesday. The rite, hosted by CU and Poh Teck Tung Foundation, is to let second-year students express their gratitude to those who donated their bodies ...
The Department of Highways will propose to the Transport Ministry that it consider including the Bang-pa-in-Nakhon Sawan motorway project worth Bt40 billion to Bt50 billion in the ministry’s 2018 action plan, the department’s director-general Thanin Somboon said yesterday.
WASHINGTON - Trade tensions spiked between Washington and Ottawa on Tuesday as President Donald Trump accused Canada of being "very rough" on America and threatened to retaliate against restrictions on US dairy products.
THE CABINET yesterday approved the draft of a joint statement for the 10th round of talks on the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) at the Asean Summit that takes place from today until Saturday.
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission on Tuesday signed an integrity pact with the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand as part of its efforts to ensure the transparency of its project to install broadband and cellular services in remote areas of the country.
Vietnam’s aviation sector must use advanced technologies such as e-commerce for its management, operations and business as it is a trend in global aviation transport, experts said in Ho Chi Minh City.
Taiwanese CEOs are surprisingly optimistic about growth. Nearly 40 per cent are “very confident” about global growth prospects in 2017, up from last year’s 16 per cent and well above the global CEO average of 25 per cent, according to PwC’s latest CEO Survey.
THAILAND earned over Bt900 million from international film productions in the first quarter of 2017, thanks to a new set of production incentives offered to movie producers, according to the Department of Tourism.
THE BOARD of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunica-tions Commission yesterday resolved to regard the delivery of over-the-top (OTT) content as radio and TV broadcasting, said Natee Sukonrat, chairman of the NBTC broadcasting committee.
A SURGE in exports last month pushed up the value of first-quarter shipments by 4.9 per cent to $56.46 billion from the year before for the best performance in four years, fuelled by multi-year highs in trade volumes with China and India.