• Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:59:49
    Shop for the Nation spending stimulus launched by 11street
    To offer the best value for money and support the government’s economic stimulation campaign, 11street has launched a “Shop for the Nation” promotion with 15 per cent bonus coupons for shoppers to download and save more (for products from participating sellers only) until December 3.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Year-end shopping sprees aren’t ideal economics
    Tax incentives might boost holiday spending, but the government has to be more far-sighted
    opinion
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Cap may go on foreign equity in RP
    PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to issue a memorandum circular ordering concerned government agencies and requesting Congress to fast-track removal of foreign investment restrictions that require legislation, said Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia on Thursday.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:06:32
    Malaysia's economy grew 6.2% in Q3, fastest rate since Q2 of 2014
    Malaysia’s economic growth continued to surprise on the upside, with the gross domestic product (GDP) expanding 6.2% in the third quarter of 2017, beating the median estimate of a 5.7% by 19 economists polled by Bloomberg.
    business
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Trump’s ‘America First’ could torpedo Asia’s free-trade instincts
    As a metaphor for the wisdom of turning swords into ploughshares there could have been no better venue for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum than Danang.
    opinion
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Helping the low-income 
     The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) will collaborate with the Finance Ministry to employ 1 million low-income people (earning less than Bt100,000 a year) who have registered with the government to work in FTI member companies next year , Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Personnel, tech, management need fast fix 
    THAILAND will need to rush in resolving issues pertaining to human resources, technology and smart management if it wants to pursue Thailand 4.0, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) said, citing the example |of the Thai automobile industry needing 13 years to cope with the global shift towards electric vehicles.
    Economy
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:43:39
    Broad-economic sanctions against Myanmar would not be advisable at this time: US Secretary of State
    In a joint press release in Nay Pyi Taw on November 15, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said broad-economic sanctions would not help Myanmar in solving the Bengali issue at this time.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:49:57
    Hong Kong to open trade office in Thailand
    HONG KONG – The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will set up an economic and trade office in Thailand to promote ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:01:39
    Hong Kong to open trade office in Thailand
    The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will set up an economic and trade office in Thailand to promote ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Tuesday.
    business
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Asean, HK sign free trade agreement
    ASEAN and Hong Kong signed a free trade and investment agreement on Monday, hoping to strengthen economic cooperation between the two parties and stimulate development in the region.
    Economy
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Superblock seeks ‘clean’ energy customers in EEC
     Superblock Plc, an alternative energy company, plans to sell electricity directly to customers in the Eastern Economic Corridor region, says its executive.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    China’s Silk Road revival hits rough patch
    From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China’s push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping’s presidency.
    opinion
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Migrants needed for jobs Thais won’t do, say experts
    THAILAND should have long-term and consistent policy to regulate migrant workers to ensure a sustainable benefit to the country’s economy and labour markets, according to economic and business experts.
    Economy
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Preliminary pact reached on TPP: minister
    PRELIMINARY agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the Apec Economic Leaders’ Week.
    ASEAN+
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