• Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thailand needs more investment in health
    Thailand needs to invest more in public health in ways that bring handsome returns to the economy, health experts say. 
    opinion
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Get tough on diesel, vehicle numbers to tackle smog, experts urge
    THE SEVERITY of Bangkok’s air pollution suggests that the national government’s pursuit of a “low-carbon economy” has fallen short of needs, say experts, who recommend higher taxes on “dirty fuel” and a reduction in the number of vehicles on city streets.
    business
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    GLOBAL SLOWDOWN TO FURTHER RESTRAIN ECONOMY
    Amid the ongoing slowdown in global growth, key indicators of major economies are pointing to further deceleration in economic activities.
    Economy
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:57
    Digital bills pass second reading in Assembly
    The six digital bills have been passed to the second round of the National Legislative Assembly, the Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Pichet Durongkaveroj, reported on Friday.
    Tech
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Delaying elections ‘will hurt economy’
    Experts also warn that instability after poll will keep away investors, affect local consumption and also pose an obstacle to export sector
    business
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:16
    World Bank sees Thai economy slowing to 3.8% this year
    Amid a global slowdown and elevated trade tensions, the Thai economy is projected to grow by 3.8 per cent in 2019 and 3.9 in 2020, according to the World Bank’s Thailand Economic Monitor released on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:56
    Krungsri Research predicts economic growth of 4.1%, driven by domestic consumption
    The Thai economy will continue to expand this year, achieving growth of 4.1 per cent, with domestic consumption a major economic driver, Krungsri Research forecast in a release on Tuesday.
    Economy
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Sufficiency economy ‘can sustain health security’
    A FORMER public health minister has recommended the sufficiency economy philosophy and friend therapy as the means to sustain the country’s health security.
    national
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Production ‘to stay as key driver of growth’
    MANUFACTURING will remain a key part of Singapore’s economy although it will encounter greater disruption in the years ahead, said Singapore’s Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:40
    More than Bt412-bn in revenue tax collected
    The Revenue Department has collected revenue tax worth Bt412.39 billion for the first quarter of this fiscal year (October 1-December 31, 2018), an increase of 11.3 per cent from the same period last year.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
     Investors fret over political haze, group finds, as analysis swapped for guesses
    POLITICAL uncertainty is a key concern for investors, said the head of an investment federation who cites a 5.25 per cent plunge in an index that measures sentiment for the next three months. 
    Economy
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    BOT ‘ready to act in slowdown’
    WHILE some analysts take aim at what they call the Bank of Thailand’s (BOT) hawkish stance on monetary policy for risking a deeper economic slowdown, the central bank’s chief insists the BOT is prepared for any dip in the economy.
    Economy
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:22
    BOT prepared for any dip in economy, says governor
    The Bank of Thailand is ready to act if the economy slows down sharply, Central Bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said on Thursday, while some analysts worry a stronger baht will hurt the economy.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Election uncertainty is damaging the economy
    Junta’s delaying tactics now threaten to whip up financial turmoil and social unrest
    opinion
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 16:02
    EIC lowers Thai economic growth forecast for 2019 to 3.8%
    Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) has revised down its growth forecast for Thailand’s gross domestic product this year to 3.8 per cent, with the economy entering the late expansion cycle.
    Economy
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