• Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Hopes for revival of Dawei SEZ
    IMPLEMENTATION of the Dawei special economic zone (SEZ) has been suspended for years, but Myanmar and Thailand are still eager to revive the mega project, according to an official in Myanmar.
    Economy
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Migrant arrests ‘risk new panic’
    Recent crackdown ‘could do more harm than good’ given new economic realities.
    national
  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    13m need training for economic upgrade, experts say 
    THAILAND NEEDS to turn 13 million people into skilled workers in order to upgrade the economy and escape the middle-income trap, said local and international economists.
    Economy
  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    NO BAHT INTERVENTION 
    Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak insists that Thailand will not intervene in the baht’s movement, while inviting the United States to monitor the situation.
    Economy
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:45:36
    Daily minimum wage hike ranges from Bt5 to Bt22
    After a seven-hour marathon meeting, a committee tasked with setting the minimum wage unanimously agreed to raise daily wages by between Bt5 and Bt22 per day nationwide, depending on the economic growth of each province.
    national
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Risks cloud Vietnam outlook: researcher says
    VIETNAM experienced a relatively stable macroeconomic situation in 2017, in accordance with general global economic trends, but experts warned there will be obstacles to maintaining such momentum in the turbulent environment of 2018, according to a report by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Egat denies new speculation that southern coal-fired plants cancelled
    THERE ARE still no plans to cancel the Krabi and Thepa coal-fired power plant projects, the Electricity Generating Authority (Egat) has stated, while it was confirmed that there would also be new coal or gas-powered plants in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) special economic zone.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Poll a boost to economy 
    ELECTION WILL boost investment and consumption this year, pushing gross domestic product to 4.3 per cent up from 4 per cent last year, says Standard Chartered Bank.
    Economy
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Bt998.95bn projects on track for EEC
    Some 168 infrastructure projects worth Bt998.95 billion will be implemented to facilitate the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), according to the Ministry of Transport.
    Economy
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:11:39
    6.3 % rise this year 
    Thai export is expected to grow 6.3 per cent this year on the back of likely consistent global economic expansion, expected improvement of US purchasing power and domestic investment as a result of the US tax reform, the US upgrade of Thailand to "Watch List" and the European Union's recent decision to restore political contacts with Thailand.
    Economy
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Target for investment flows into EEC hoisted to Bt600 bn over 5 years
    DEPUTY Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has raised the goal for investment inflows into the targeted industries in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to at least Bt600 billion, from an earlier goal of Bt500 billion, within the five years from 2017, said Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary-general to the EEC Office.
    Economy
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:13:10
    Bitcoin fever hits US real estate market
    Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and US economic sanctions.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    EEC boosts mortgage demand in secondary provinces
    A Positive spillover effect from Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) investment, export growth and cheaper housing loans from state-owned bank have pushed an increase in housing loans in some secondary provinces.
    Economy
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Seoul must not weaken stance on North Korea
    It’s not as if there has been concrete progress toward resolving the issue of North Korea’s nuclear and missile development. The international community must not loosen the net encircling North Korea both militarily and economically.
    opinion
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 19:38:44
    Singapore well positioned to gain from Industry 4.0
    SINGAPORE - The World Economic Forum lists it as among 25 leaders in advanced manufacturing.
    ASEAN+
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