Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
BoI measures ordered to boost rural tourism
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha has ordered the Board of Investment (BoI) to consider measures in support of tourism in the provinces to boost rural economic growth, BOI’s secretary general Duangjai Asawachintachit said.
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 01:00
South Korea women hold record mass rally against 'spycam porn'
Tens of thousands of South Korean women staged a mass rally in Seoul Saturday to protest against spycam porn, urging tougher punishments for peeping Toms as anger over the growing scourge boils over.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 08:33
PTI, PML-N running neck-and-neck, election result may boil down to undecided voters: poll
A poll conducted by Gallup Pakistan based on data from five separate polls carried out in the months leading up to the July 25 elections forecasts that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) will likely emerge as the largest party on the national level, but that it will be followed closely by the embattled PML-N in terms of vote.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 17:16
BoI seeks approval for another two carmakers to produce EVs in Thailand
The Board of Investment or BoI will propose that its board approve tax incentives for two auto firms to produce electric vehicles (EVs) with a combined investment value of up to Bt10 billion, at this Wednesday’s meeting chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:23
Foreign ambassadors briefed on EEC plans
The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) Office of the Board of Eastern Special Development Zone Policy gave a presentation on the Eastern Economic Corridor project to 300 ambassadors and consuls on Thursday
Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00
Have compassion before you boil those bugs
Re: “There are bonuses in those bugs”, Have Your Say, May 9.
Thu, 10 May 2018 01:00
Tax measures approved for smart city, logistics plans
THE BOARD of Investment yesterday approved a slew of tax measures to support investments for smart cities and smart logistics centres, according to its secretary-general Duangjai Asawachintachit.
Sun, 06 May 2018 13:00
MoU agrees to create new breed of student for EEC industry
The office of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will today sign an MoU with the offices of the Vocational Education Commission and the Higher Education Commission, along with the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) committing themselves to graduating the right number and quality of students prepared for work in the EEC’s 10 targeted industries.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:59
Subcontractors can forge regional networks at ‘Subcon Thailand 2018’
The Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) and UBM will soon host “Subcon Thailand 2018” to promote the Kingdom as a major subcontracting hub in the region in accordance with the government’s “Industry 4.0” policy.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:07
US Treasury chief blocks release of video showing heckling
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will not allow the release of a video of his appearance this week that featured boisterous heckling by college students, the university said Thursday.
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 01:00
Asean should be wary of inviting Turkey into the fold
Relations between Turkey and Asean are an important focus of discussion in Thai political circles – including in this newspaper. But the debate boils down to this question: Can today’s Turkey really help bring prosperity, opportunity and jobs to Southeast Asia and other international partners?
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 01:00
Protests ‘not yet at boiling point’
WITH A series of demonstrations against the military-installed regime planned in the lead-up to the coup’s fourth anniversary in May, observers expect protesters to shake the junta to some degree but say it is unlikely they will topple it completely.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00
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
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
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