• Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    More time given for ECC investor tax perk applications
    THE BOARD of Investment (BoI) yesterday approved an extension to the period for applicants seeking tax privileges for investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to January 1, 2018, until December 30, 2019.
    Economy
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Push for cross-border trade 
    Noriaki Goto, Krungsri President and CEO; Makoto Kobayashi, BTMU Managing Executive Officer and head of Financial Solutions Group; and Duangjai Asawachintachit, Secretary General of the Board of Investment recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in support of cross-border trades by Thai operators wishing to invest abroad as well as Japanese operators wishing to invest in Thailand.
    Economy
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:33:14
    Hot-spring egg breakfasts booming thanks to Chinese tourists
    Chinese tourists visiting Thailand in the thousands are making a lesser-known attraction far more popular – boiling eggs in a northern hot spring.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Robotics and automation: reshaping economy on Thailand 4.0 journey
    THE INDUSTRIAL robotics industry in Thailand has expanded dramatically over the past decade due to a strong customer base.
    Economy
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    New BoI chief ups focus on new tax measures for agriculture-related projects
    Duangjai Asawachintachit, the new secretary-general of the Board of Investment (BoI), said on Tuesday that she would focus more on providing additional tax measures for agriculture-related investments.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Less hostility, better healthcare
    The debate over Toon Bodyslam’s hospital fund-raisers boils down to weaning a military government off its arms purchases
    opinion
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:00:39
    Eight firms seek incentives to invest in robotic manufacturing, many others interested
    Eight companies have applied for tax incentives from the Board of Investment (BoI) for a combined Bt12 billion-worth of investment for restructuring theirmanufacturing in order to use robots, Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said after a meeting with 30 industrial firms on Monday. 
    Corporate
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:40:34
    Online visa applications allowed for foreign investors
    The Board of Investment has partnered with the Immigration Bureau and the Employment Department to allow foreign investors in BoI-promoted businesses to apply online for their visa and work permit at the same time.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:39:13
    Man killed in brawl over 'smelly' noodles
    One man was killed and three persons were injured on Friday in a fight between neighbours over the smell of boiled instant noodles, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Tax breaks offered to encourage investment
    THE GOVERNMENT has set a goal of boosting investment in Research and Development (R&D) to 1 per cent of GDP over the next three years.
    Economy
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Asean investments urged
    VAST opportunities await Thai investors in neighbouring countries, experts said yesterday at a forum on overseas investment hosted by the Board of Investment (BOI) and the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI).
    Economy
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:03:05
    BOI sees Thai investment in Asean reaching $10 billion this year
    Thais continue to invest “substantially” in other Southeast Asian countries, drawn by their faster economic growth and rising middle classes, a Board of Investment director said on Wednesday.
    Economy
  • Sat, 05 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Tales of slavery and love
    Fresh from the Republic of Bashkortostan, the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre promises to delight with two classical ballets choreographed by Bolshoi’s Yuri Grigorovich
    music
  • Fri, 04 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Fresh nudge for new breed of cars
    CARMAKERS have received fresh support from the government for production of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), as Toyota Motor Thailand Co Ltd signals its readiness to invest in an HEV plant once the company is granted investment privileges from the Board of Investment (BOI).
    Auto & Audio
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 10:39:11
    Rush ready-meals to flood victims, PM orders
    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed governors of flooded provinces to rush roasted chicken, steamed sticky rice, boiled eggs and bottles of drinking water to stranded flood victims, Government Spokesman Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Saturday.
    Breaking News
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