• Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Allianz Global Wealth Report: The end of complacency
    ALLIANZ UNVEILED the ninth edition of its "Global Wealth Report", which puts the asset and debt situation of households in more than 50 countries under the microscope.
    Economy
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Alternative methods for tax recognition of rental property 
    ON September 11, 2018, the Thai Revenue Department (TRD) issued Departmental Order No Tor Por 299/2561 (Tor Por 299/2561) in order to amend Clause 3.4 of Departmental Order No Tor Por 1/2528 (Tor Por 1/2528).
    Economy
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    The world in 2030: China to the fore 
    CHINA WILL be the world’s largest economy in 2030, overtaking the US, while India - currently the seventh biggest - will be third, pushing Germany and Japan down a position.
    Economy
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    New TFRS for leasing is coming in 2020!
    IN 2005, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) estimated that US public companies may have approximately US$1.25 trillion worth of leases off-balance-sheet.
    Economy
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thailand can weather EM crisis
      IT’S A CLASSIC emerging markets crisis: Fed raises rates causing US dollar to appreciate; emerging markets’ (EM) currencies fall and dollar-denominated debt blows up; import prices rise as currencies fall, pushing up inflation which in turn adds more pressure on the currencies. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Uncertainty shapes the way we shop and make important choices
    SHOULD YOU buy Apple’s new MacBook or a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet? For people who know little or care little about laptop specifications, they would most likely pick the product that speaks to their heart’s desire the most.
    Economy
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    Revised Thailand-RP double taxation pact coming into force 
    A REVISED DOUBLE taxation agreement (Revised DTA) between Thailand and the Philippines will replace the existing 1983 treaty and will become effective on January 1, 2019.
    Economy
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
    Does your regional role makes you liable for tax in Thailand? 
    MANY multinationals share their top talent by appointing employees in a regional role, for example being stationed in Singapore but having to fly to Thailand, Vietnam, or Myanmar for business.
    Economy
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    Paving the way to a smart city via data and digital technology 
    SOUTHEAST Asia’s future is tied to the fate of its cities.
    Economy
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
    Proposed functional currency method for tax purposes
    THAI REVENUE Department (TRD) recently released draft amendment to the Thai Revenue Code (TRC) to introduce a new functional currency method, which may be adopted by the entities that use functional currency for accounting purposes (eligible entities).
    Economy
  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:00
    Harnessing disruptive trends to generate business 
    DISRUPTION is here. Although it may sound like an over-used term or some passing trend to some, but the reality is disruption can be seen in every industry today.
    Economy
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Prepare: Countdown to the 2020 recession 
    FOR YEARS, low interest rates have been a boon for the global economy, encouraging consumer spending as well as business expansion. They also drive up asset prices and, in turn, create newfound wealth for many investors around the world. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
    Why global investors shouldn’t ignore China’s capital markets
    ASIA’S LARGEST producer of giant windmills. The creator of Africa’s favourite cell-phones. And the world’s most valuable artificial intelligence start-up.
    Economy
  • Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
    Lessons from Silicon Valley
      SINCE MY company SEAC started working with the Stanford Centre for Professional Development I’ve been lucky enough to make a number of trips to Silicon Valley.
    Economy
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00
    Southeast Asia is getting ‘smart’ with urbanisation 
    APART FROM BEING a tourist hub, Phuket - in southern Thailand – is a classic example of the opportunities - and challenges - that come with the rapid urbanisation that is taking Southeast Asian economies by storm.
    Economy
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