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2015-02-04 08:30:22

In December 2014, AIS launched a campaign to benefit those with hearing disabilities called "Beautiful Sound by AIS". BANGKOK, Feb.

2014-10-09 08:23:57

Linking Global Economy with Local Expertise to Boost Business Events Success BANGKOK, Oct.

2012-03-21 14:10:32

Large-scale microfinance programs are widely used as a tool to fight poverty in developing countries, but a recent study from the Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty suggests that they can have varying results for participants and may be the most cost-effective use of funds only in limited situations.

2008-08-05 12:00:23

By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Aug. 4--The plan by TOT Plc to invest 30 billion baht to launch third-generation (3G) mobile-phone services within one year is likely to be delayed by politics and red tape, chairman Teerawut Boonyasopon admits.

2008-08-04 12:00:47

By Vichaya Pitsuwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Aug. 2--Local industrialists have called for a groundwater surcharge reduction in order to increase the industrial sector's competitiveness.

2008-08-01 12:00:37

By Srisamorn Phoosuphanusorn, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 31--Triple T GlobalNet, the international internet gateway arm of TT&T Plc, is upbeat about prospects for its new international direct dialling (IDD) business despite intense competition from internet protocol-based international calls.

2008-07-15 09:01:06

Bangkok gold price surges to record high amid Mideast tension, weaker dollars BANGKOK, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Gold price in Bangkok, one of the major gold market in Southeast Asia, has surged to a record high upon concerns over renewed Middle East tensions and the weakening U.S.

2008-07-14 12:00:30

By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 14--TOT Plc yesterday announced a plan to invest 30 billion baht in third-generation mobile-phone services to be ready for commercial launch within one year.

2008-07-02 12:00:39

By Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 1--M Pictures Entertainment, which is 41 percent owned by Major Cineplex, yesterday announced plans to acquire Media Network Retail Co in a deal valued at over 300 million baht.

2008-07-01 12:00:28

By Nareerat Wiriyapong, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 30--Bangkok Weaving Mills Ltd expects to achieve total revenue of about two billion baht this year by cutting energy costs and squeezing benefits from brand creation.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.