• Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    Startups jump on Vietnam’s growing logistics bandwagon
    THE LOGISTICS sector has been the bottleneck for Vietnam’s economic development, but offers plentiful opportunities for local startup companies with the application of technologies.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:25
    Top IMF economist predicts 'sharper' US slowdown in 2020
    Americans will begin feeling the effects next year of a marked slowing in world economic growth but should be spared a new recession, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund said in remarks published Sunday.
    business
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
    A stoned head of state at war with drugs
    Referring to his tight schedule at the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation  Summit in Papua New Guinea, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said, “I use marijuana to stay awake.” 
    opinion
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
    Experts peg GDP growth at 4% in 2019
    THAILAND’S gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 4 per cent and above next year, according to economic experts from Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) and Kasikornbank.
    Economy
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:52
    Iran seeks regional front against US 'economic terrorism'
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said US sanctions were "economic terrorism", as he sought to foster a united front from visiting regional officials on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:54
    NESDB denies Thailand has biggest income gap in world
    Thailand's national economic planning agency has denied that the country is the most unequal in the world but admits that the income gap remains a challenging issue
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
    King Rama IX’s ‘sufficiency economy’ works in practice, study finds
    AN ACADEMIC study has shown that implementing the “sufficiency economy” philosophy advocated by King Rama IX results in economic and social benefits, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) research director Somchai Jitsuchon said. 
    Economy
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
    CONSUMER MOOD DIPS
    The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) dropped to 80.5 in November from 81.3 in October, reflecting consumers’ concerns about their future income as the country’s economy shows signs of sagging, according to a report by the Thai Chamber of Commerce University yesterday.
    Economy
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thailand urged to take lead on trade
    THAILAND should capitalise on its position as chair of the next two Asean summits in 2019 by finishing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations in order to mitigate risks from the US-China trade war, say experts.
    Economy
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:52
    Urgent : S Korean leader to visit Thailand after Feb elections: adviser
    Seoul - SOUTH KOREAN President Moon Jae-in plans to visit Thailand next year in a move to boost ties and cooperation, the president’s top economic adviser said recently.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Trade war pause offers hope: shippers
    Thai National Shippers’ Council has continued to maintain export growth of 8 per cent this year compared to last year as the US-China trade war shows signs of relaxing, the council’s chairperson Ghanyapad Tantipipatpong said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Sustainability aids bottom line: survey 
    A new HSBC survey of more than 8,500 companies in 34 markets,  ‘Navigator: Now, next and how for business’, has found a trend of businesses making sustainability changes in their supply chains to improve their bottom lines. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Somkid underlines 3 areas of reform for Thailand to keep pace with neighbours
    Thailand will need to radically reform its economic structure if it wants to keep up with its fast-growing Asean neighbours, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. 
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Stranded Dawei SEZ project leaves locals hopeless and abandoned
    HOPES OF local residents are fast waning for the revival of the long-suspended special economic zone in the Dawei district of Tanintharyi region bordering Kanchanaburi province.
    Economy
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:05
    US-China call trade war truce but can it last?
    The meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping and the subsequent announcement that new trade tariffs would be suspended at least temporarily appears to have temporarily de-escalated hostilities between the US and China.
    Economy
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