Business

China’s tariffs slam door shut on Australian wine’s biggest export market

By Michelle Toh, CNN Business Hong Kong: Australia’s winemakers are scrambling to find new buyers around the world after China imposed hefty tariffs on the industry, effectively cutting it off from its most important export market. Beijing’s decision last week to impose tariffs of up to 212% on Australian wine imports has endangered business with

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Local news

Protest guards, soldiers gear up for this evening’s rally

BOTH People’s Party volunteer guards and soldiers at the 11th Infantry Regiment headquarters started preparing this evening’s (Nov. 29) demonstration with the former bringing pink plastic shields along with them and started closing inbound side of Phaholyothin road beneath Wat Phra Sri Mahathat BTS station, Naewna newspaper reported. Today’s rally, entitled “Disarm Thai Feudalism,” was

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Local news

Ex-drug convict nabbed anew with 20kg Ice

A FORMER drug convict who served a lengthy jail term before being set free was again arrested for transporting 20 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine (Ice) from Chiang Rai to Phitsanulok province, Amarin TV reported this morning (Nov. 26, 2020). The suspect, Mr. Jang Tokampang, 58, told police the economic downturn brought on by Covid-19 pandemic

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World news

India bans more Chinese apps as tensions remain high

By CNN Business Hong Kong: India has banned dozens more Chinese apps, drawing a rebuke from Beijing and further straining already tense relations between the world’s most populous countries. “We firmly oppose the Indian side’s repeated use of ‘national security’ as an excuse to prohibit some mobile apps with Chinese background,” Ji Rong, spokesperson for

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