• Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:13
    Thailand beat by Vietnam as most globalised populous economy
    Việt Nam’s trade as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) reached over 200 per cent in 2017, the highest level for any country with over 50 million people in the World Bank’s data set, which goes back to 1960.
    business
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:20
    China's GDP growth slows to 6.5 percent in third quarter
    China's economy grew at its slowest pace in nine years in the third quarter, as a campaign to tackle mounting debt and trade frictions with the US had an effect.
    business
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:23
    Bhutan seeks happiness in a new government
    Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom jammed between India and China, voted in a national election Thursday guaranteed to usher in a new ruling party which must boost the economy without compromising the country's fierce independent streak.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:21
    French minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi
    French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday he was pulling out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:14
    ETDA launches Institute of Future Economy and Internet Governance
    The Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) has launched the Institute of Future Economy and Internet Governance as a platform that focuses on the learning process and transforms into policy recommendations that can be used to develop the country.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:27
    'Calm before storm' as Asian stocks lack direction
    Asian shares struggled for clear direction Tuesday following another volatile session on Wall Street, as a perfect storm of risks hovering over the global economy curbed investors' enthusiasm.
    business
  • Sun, 14 Oct 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Unique way of life at upper Songkhla Lake under threat
    The RID's sluice gate against sea-water intrusion is being introduced on Pak Pra canal without residents' knowledge, posing threat to livelihoods and their self sufficient economy as much as the lake's ecosystems.
    national
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:40
    US-China trade row not a threat to world economy: Mnuchin
    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back Saturday against warnings that Washington's trade fight with China imperils the world economy, saying that pushing Beijing to open up will be good for all.
    business
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
    Sharing economy exploits loopholes
    Explosion in short term rentals causes problems for hotels, reduces tax revenues
    national
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:41
    UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos
    Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is "unprecedented in scale," the UN said Monday in a landmark report that warns time is running out to avert disaster.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:00
    Myanmar economy to expand 7.1 per cent
    DESPITE international pressures on the government driven by ongoing conflicts in Rakhine State, Myanmar’s economy is projected to post 7.1 per cent growth this year and 7.4 per cent next year, according to Hoe Ee Khor, chief economist of Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
    Economy
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:00
    EEC panel gives nod for digital push
    The steering committee of the EEC Development Policy last week acknowledged the proposal of the Digital Economy and Society Ministry to develop the digital and communications infrastructure on the Eastern Economic Corridor with a budget of more than Bt17.913 billion.
    Economy
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thailand embraces the ‘platform economy’
    It’s now safe and beneficial as well as far more convenient to do your banking and shopping online
    opinion
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Global green industry push gains momentum in Bangkok
    The business case for making our economy more sustainable is clear. Globally, transitioning to a circular economy – where materials are reused, re-manufactured or recycled – could significantly reduce carbon emissions and deliver over US$1 trillion in material cost savings by 2025.
    opinion
  • 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
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