• Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    National census finds more people living on streets
    SINCE THE weakening economy may result in more job losses and an increase in homeless people, the Social Development and Human Security Ministry has decided to conduct a census and work towards improving the quality of their lives.
    national
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 14:50
    THAI Smile launches a campaign for Smile Plus tickets for Indochina routes
    THAI Smile Airways would like you to experience the superior service in the Smile Plus or Premium Economy class in Indochina routes including Yangon, Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap with a special promotion, starting at Bt13,855.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    BOT eases jitters over currency 
    THE chief of the central bank has sought to play down any concerns over the country’s potential inclusion on a US watch list for currency manipulation.
    Economy
  • Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Widodo launches master plan for sharia economy
    INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo launched on Tuesday the country's first master plan for a sharia economy for implementation from 2019 to 2024.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    New approach needed as trade war wallops Thai exports
    THE RECENT escalation of the US-China trade war may lead Thai exports to grow by only 0.5 per cent in 2019, warned Aat Pisanwanich, director of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce’s Centre for International Trade Studies (CITS).
    Economy
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 11:59
    RS claims industry’s highest quarterly profit, cites MPC and Channel 8
    RS has announced profits of Bt110 million for the year’s first quarter, despite the slow economy.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 17:48
    CEA collaborates with Indonesia on promoting creative industries
    The Creative Economy Agency, a (Public Organisation) is collaborating with the Indonesian Creative Economy Agency to promote Thai-Indonesian creative industries under the “Thai-Indonesia Creative Industry Collaboration.”
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Goodbye Jakarta, hello jungle: The madness of moving Indonesia’s capital 
    Once it became obvious that Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo would win re-election last month, voters expected him to return to the pressing problems of a flagging economy and nationwide infrastructure gaps.
    opinion
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    How the workforce can be upgraded for hi-tech era
    THE GOVERNMENT’S Thailand 4.0 economic model envisions the transformation of the country into a digitalisation-driven economy centred on innovation and knowledge.
    Economy
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00
    Hiking minimum wage ‘could erode competitiveness’
    LEADING economists and manufacturers have warned that an increase in the minimum daily wage, as pledged by major political parties in the run-up to the general election in March in response to calls from labour groups, will dampen the competitiveness of the Thai economy.
    Economy
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 16:03
    Asia Pacific’s economy to double in 12 years, ADB chief says
    Driven by stronger domestic consumption and larger investment inflows into the region, the economy of the Asia Pacific region is expected to double in the next 12 years, according to Takehiko Nakao, president of Asia Development Bank (ADB).
    Economy
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 12:02
    Fiji aims high to be hub of Pacific Rim 
    Taking advantage of being the first-ever Pacific island nation to ever host the annual meeting of Asian Development Bank, Fiji has unveiled an ambitious plan to become the regional hub of the Pacific Rim.
    business
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    Economy teeters amid electoral uncertainty
    Investors around this world on edge are waiting to see what happens here next
    opinion
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    ADB turns sights to smaller economies
    THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to focus more of its investments on development projects in the smaller economies of the Asia-Pacific region, its president Takehiko Nakao said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
    Deliciously vegetarian
    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its culinary collaboration with Hiltl of Zurich restaurant, Swiss Airlines this month is serving an exclusive vegetarian three-course Hiltl meal for Economy Class travellers on selected long-haul flights.
    World
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