Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
From frying pan to frying pan?
The tragic story of Joanna Daniela Demafelis makes the blood boil. The young woman travelled to Kuwait in 2014 to help her family at home make ends meet. With her earnings as a domestic helper, she promised to repair the family house and send her younger siblings to school.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:24:46
ATP to probe 'racial prejudice' allegations
The Association of Tennis Professionals on Tuesday says it has launched an internal investigation after a first-round match between two American players at the New York Open boiled over on the court.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Dissent shows no signs of quieting
By trying to seal a pot slowly coming to a boil, the junta can be sure of the unrest it so fears
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:41:27
Subcontracting event aims for Bt12 billion in matches
An event intended to highlight matches between Thai subcontracting industries and international businesses is being planned for May 2018.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Four possible futures for Myanmar’s failed state
Everybody goes on and on about how complicated the situation in Myanmar is, but when you boil it down there are only four options.
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 01:00:00
No school like old school
Romance, rival cops and a revival of Cold War intrigue reach the boil in the second gripping yarn from former drug-squad investigator Frank Hurst
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00:00
BOI aims to attract Bt720 billion in investment
THE BOARD of Investment (BOI) aims to attract applications for ivestmemts of as much as Bt720 billion this year, up from the Bt600 billion targeted for last year, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said yesterday after providing policy guidance to the agency.
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Extra tax breaks to push SME growth
THE Board of Investment’s (BOI) board has agreed on measures to boost the capabilities of small and medium enterprises (SME), while its secretary-general has expressed confidence that this year’s applications for investment promotion privileges would hit its target of Bt600 billion.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:20:09
Missing Ukranian swimmer turns up – alive and well
Ukrainian Mykhailo Ryboichuk, 27, who apparently went missing at sea on Sunday was found safe and well on Tuesday.
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Investment agency steps up pitch for fund flows into economic zones
THE Board of Investment (BOI) is stepping up efforts to attract more Thai and foreign investors to do business in the 10 special economic zones set up near neighbouring countries, BOI secretary general Duangjai Asawachintachit said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.