Monday December 17, 2018 19:41

THE NATIONS Press Releases

Celebrating the love of France at Voila! restaurant General—25 May 18

Voila! restaurant at the Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit hotel is celebrating France's national day on 14 July with a month-long promotion featuring some of the nation's most popular dishes. Known throughout the world as Bastille Day or la Fete nationale, 14

Leading National Agriculture Groups Announce United Front in Support of Thailand Improved Plant General—07 Dec 17

Following a November 23rd stakeholder session to discuss proposed improvements to Thailand's Plant Variety Protection Act, some of the most prominent names in the nation's agricultural sector have today decided to join forces in their support for next

Photo Release: HRH Princess Soamsawali Presides over Event Honouring Nations Mothers At Centara General—06 Dec 17

Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali presided over the opening of the awards ceremony "The Combining Mothers' Hearts for Her Majesty the Queen" to honour the nation's outstanding mothers, organized by the National Council of Outstanding Mothers under

Growing Yellow Marigolds to Honour HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej General—22 Sep 17

Dusit Thani Hua Hin's Management, staff and their families joins the nations in honouring the memory of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej by planting yellow marigolds in front of hotel's fence as yellow represents Monday, when King Bhumibol

International Finance Magazine Names Ehsanollah Bayat, Chairman Of Afghan Wireless, Ariana General—14 Sep 17

- Bayat, Renown Executive And Philanthropist, Receives Award In Recognition Of Being Founder Of Afghan Telecoms Sector, Technological Innovator Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) ( ), the nation's first mobile

Photo Release: The Art Talk Chakhabhand Posayakrit, the Nations outstanding artist in reign of Rama General—24 Jul 17

Mr.Sermkhun Kunawong (center) Director of Thai Art Project with Professor Preecha Thaothong (3rd from right) the National Artist ( painting) in 2009, Mr. Prakorn Komkieng (2nd from right) the curator and famous art lecturers and Mr.Chuang Moolpinit the

More Than 10,000 Chinese Worship Legendary Ancestor in Zhengzhou General—31 Mar 17

More than 10,000 Chinese from over 40 countries and regions attended a grand worshipping ceremony on Thursday to mark the nation's legendary ancestor Huangdi, or the Yellow Emperor, local portal zynews reported. This Thursday is March 3 on the Chinese

Vanuatu Government and World Bank to Strengthen Partnership Stcoks—21 Feb 17

PORT VILA, February 20, 2017 – The government of Vanuatu and the World Bank have committed to strengthening their partnership, with the Bank set to establish a more significant presence in Port Vila, boost its financial support for the nation's

Thai AirAsia Adds Excise Tax imposed on Jet Fuel Committing To Reflect Actual Lifestyle—31 Jan 17

The Thai Cabinet has agreed with the Ministry of Finance's proposal to increase the nation's excise tax on jet fuel and lubricant, and had the adjustments declared in the Royal Gazette to put them into effect from 25 January 2017 onward. Following the

Gift of Life Donor Program Breaks U.S. Record for Organ Donation General—05 Jan 17

For the ninth year, Gift of Life Donor Program - the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware – is the nation's leading OPO with its successful

Thailand to usher in 2017 with a traditional Candlelight of Siam event Lifestyle—29 Dec 16

To memorably celebrate the nation's Thainess and to incorporate tributes to the Thai monarchy as well as the happiness of the Thai people into the New Year celebrations this year, a traditional candle lighting and prayer ceremony, called Sang Thien Haeng

Save elephants: do not buy ivory General—18 Aug 16

Thailand is continuing its efforts to bring an end to an illegal trade on ivory and ivory products by strengthening the nation's legislations to be in line with the Convention on International Trade In Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. Ratings On CreditWatch Positive On Announced Acquisition By Steinhoff Stcoks—09 Aug 16

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Aug. 8, 2016--S&P Global Ratings today placed its ratings on the nation's largest mattress retailer Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (MFRM) on CreditWatch with positive implications, meaning that we could raise or affirm

First National Bank of South Africa launches its mobile banking unit Stcoks—05 Aug 16

First National Bank of South Africa claims it has launched the nation's first-ever mobile banking unit in an effort to extend banking services to customers in rural areas, according to a news report. The mobile branch, which is housed in a repurposed

China#s Postal Savings Bank may file for up to $8 billion HK IPO Stcoks—17 Jun 16

HONG KONG: China's Postal Savings Bank, the nation's biggest lender by number of branches, may file for a Hong Kong IPO worth up to US$8 billion next week, people close to the deal said, in what is expected to be the world's biggest listing of the

Four in ten listed companies in Thailand experiencing fraud Stcoks—18 May 16

PwC Thailand's latest Economic Crime Survey highlights the need to tailor corporate anti-fraud policies and structures to the nation's unique fraud risks • A majority of serious incidents in Thai companies perpetrated internally • Cybercrime

Visitor Information: Thailand tightens up legislation on ivory trade to meet international Lifestyle—03 May 16

Thailand is stepping up efforts to bring an end to an illegal trade on ivory and ivory products by strengthening the nation's legislations to be in line with the Convention on International Trade In Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). As

Photo Release: KBank opens new class for K SME Care Class No.22 as it builds the nations strongest Stcoks—31 Mar 16

Mr. Patchara Samalapa, Executive Vice President of KASIKORNBANK, and entrepreneurs from K SME business network, invited the interest public to apply for K SME Care Class No.22. The program is part of the nation's best SME networking training, where

Commonwealth Bank and UNSW confront chronic cyber security shortage General—08 Dec 15

The Commonwealth Bank and the University of New South Wales today announced a $1.6M, five-year partnership to develop a centre of expertise for cyber security education aimed at boosting the nation's reserve of quality security engineering

Photo Release: NCSWT honors the nations mother at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao General—08 Dec 15

Maj. Gen. Khunying Asanee Saovapap (4th left), president of the National Council on Social Welfare of Thailand (NCSWT), together with Assistant Professor Dr. Vachiraya Buasri (5th left), executive committee of NCSWT, were guests of honor at the recent

Photo Release: HRH Soamsawali presides over event honouring nations mothers at Centara Grand at Lifestyle—20 Nov 15

Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali presided over the opening of the awards ceremony "The 9th Combining Mothers' Hearts for His Majesty the King" to honour the nation's outstanding mothers, organized by the National Council of Outstanding Mothers

Leading Marketplace Lender SoFi Secures $1 billion in Series E Funding led by Stcoks—01 Oct 15

- Largest single round of financing in the fintech space to date will fuel SoFi's expansion as the primary financial services partner for high achieving professionals SoFi , one of the nation's leading marketplace lenders, and the SoftBank Group

The Porsche Circuit 50 years of progress. 30 years of passion Automotive—11 Aug 15

In honour of the nation's 50th year of independence as well as the 30th anniversary of Stuttgart Auto, sole dealer of Porsche in Singapore, a celebratory event, The Porsche Circuit, was held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre,

Ayutthaya giant river prawns at Up Above restaurant General—06 Aug 15

There is no doubt that Ayutthaya giant river prawns are famous throughout Thailand and are undoubtedly one of the nation’s favourite foods. Up & Above restaurant at The Okura Prestige Bangkok presents five new à la carte dinner dishes

Solution Tree Announces First Professional Learning Communities at Work(TM) Institute to Focus on General—05 Aug 15

After 17 years of hosting Professional Learning Communities at Work(TM) Institutes for thousands of educators in North America, Solution Tree -- one of the nation's premier educational publishers and professional development providers -- has announced

Culinary celebration of Japans Double Ninth Festival at The Okura Prestige General—23 Jul 15

Japan’s famous double ninth festival on 9 September is one of the nation’s five seasonal festivals. Also known as ‘kiku no sekku’, or chrysanthemum festival, it’s a popular event throughout Japan. It is tradition to drink

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Returns to Covington General—07 Jul 15

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. is returning to Covington as a partner after more than six years of service as the nation's top law enforcement officer. Photo - Logo -

TRIS Rating Assigns Sovereign Senior Unsecured Bonds Ratings of Lao PDR at BBB+ with Stable Stcoks—12 Jun 15

TRIS Rating has assigned the sovereign and issue ratings of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) at “BBB+” with “stable” outlook. The ratings reflect the strong growth rate of the nation’s economy. The ratings