• Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    Country heading for Bt286 bn hit from cyber attacks, study finds
    CYBER security threats could potentially cost the Thai economy Bt286 billion, equating to 2.2 per cent of total gross domestic products (GDP), a study has found.
    Economy
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 16:28
    China hits back as US trade tensions threaten economy
    Tit-for-tat tariffs on products worth tens of billions have left the US and China teetering on the brink of an all-out trade war, one Beijing can ill-afford with headwinds mounting for its economy.
    business
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    WB backs Vietnam’s ’robust’ economic progress
    VIETNAM’S economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) expected to expand by 6.8 per cent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    No Major Impact From Latest US Rate Increase
    The baht has slightly depreciated against the US dollar after the US Federal Reserve decided to raise its benchmark rate by 25 basis points amid expectation of two more increases this year. Foreign capital has been fleeing Thailand with foreign sales of Thai stocks worth about Bt146 billion so far this year.
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    To help solve our economic woes, hire more women
    Bringing more women into the labour force is not only an acknowledgement of their right to be gainfully employed but will actually be a huge boost to the economy.
    opinion
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    Warm response seen to ‘Myanmar Insight’ in Bangkok 
    GIVEN the rising interest in Myanmar’s economy this year, nearly 500 Thai businesspeople are expected to gather at the Myanmar Insight 2018 to be held in Bangkok next month, according to Nattawin Phongsphetrarat, vice president of Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM).
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    One step forward, two steps back: The case of Thailand in sharing economy
    THE MODERN WAY of life is a rapidly evolving social trend.
    Economy
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
    Nuclear summit viewed as plus for economy
    AN ESCALATION of global trade tensions pose the biggest risk for the Thai economy, while the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un will likely boost confidence in the region, says the Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
    Economy
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:23
    Malaysia's King offers to reduce own salary by 10% due to concern for economy
    PETALING JAYA: Sultan Muhammad V has offered to reduce his salary and emoluments by 10% until his reign as Yang Di-Pertuan Agong ends in 2021.  
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
    Blockchain helps build Vietnam’s digital economy
    BLOCKCHAIN technology will play an important role in building the digital economy and the fourth industrial revolution in Vietnam.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:51
    ‘US Fed likely to hike rate’
    Kasikorn Research Centre on Monday forecast that the US Federal Reserve will increase the policy rate by 0.25 per cent, from 1.50-1.75 per cent to 1.75 and 2 per cent, at the next meeting on June 12-13.
    Economy
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Prepare: Countdown to the 2020 recession 
    FOR YEARS, low interest rates have been a boon for the global economy, encouraging consumer spending as well as business expansion. They also drive up asset prices and, in turn, create newfound wealth for many investors around the world. 
    Economy
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    Portugal drives for rise in Thai investments
    PORTUGAL, a member of European Union, has stepped up its effort to attract Thai companies to invest in digital, renewable energy, tourism, food, and other sectors of its economy as the two countries celebrate their 500th anniversary of diplomatic relations this year.
    Economy
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    WB raises Thai growth forecast to 4.1 per cent 
    THE WORLD Bank (WB) has revised up Thailand’s economy growth this year to 4.1 per cent from its previous estimate of 3.6 per cent given the country’s robust performance. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Huawei backs digital economy drive
    HUAWEI Technologies yesterday said it plans to invest US$81 million under a drive to boost the development of the digital economy in countries across Southeast Asia in the coming years.
    Corporate
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