• 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).
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 11:45
    Blockchain technology summit brings digital economy to Laos
    Government officials from different sectors, business representatives, entrepreneurs and Lao and Chinese experts gathered in Vientiane recently to share experiences and exchange information on blockchain technology.
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:47
    Economy to be a casualty as more severe weather expected in Southeast Asia
    Tornados in the southern Philippines, tropical storms ravaging landlocked Laos, these are just a few of the severe weather aberrations happening across Southeast Asia right now.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:03
    Global economy to expand by 3.1% in 2018, says World Bank
    Despite recent softening, global economic growth will remain robust at 3.1 per cent in 2018 before slowing gradually over the next two years, as advanced-economy growth decelerates and the recovery in major commodity-exporting emerging market and developing economies levels off, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Private-sector optimism sets in
    THE country’s peak private-sector advisory grouping is sticking with its estimates for the economy to grow as much as 4.5 per cent alongside an increase in exports of up to 8 per cent for this year after economic gauges in the first quarter pointed to sustained momentum.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00
    Most of CEOs expect the Thai economy to grow 3-4 per cent this year, driven by tourism, fiscal policy, public spending and local political stability in the first half, according to a recent survey of the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s Capital Market Research Institute (CMRI).
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00
    China’s four-decade route to the world’s top-performing economy
    WITHIN our lifetime, China has transformed from an agrarian economy to a world-beating digital and consumption-led powerhouse, driven by smartphone-wallet shoppers.
  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00
    Outlook firm for 4% economic growth
    WIDESPREAD expectations for the economy to grow by at least 4 per cent this year have been corroborated by the view of a research house that points to improving external demand and recovering investment.
  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00
    China’s Belt and Road Initiative now up and running
    DESPITE CURRENT difficulties and challenges facing the global economy, China is well underway with its grand Belt and Road Initiative for further opening up its economy to the rest of the world. Over the past four years, we have witnessed this multibillion-dollar plan go from conception to expanding globally.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00
    Strategy for sufficiency economy to come into force in July
    THAILAND'S draft national strategy for stability, sustainability and wealth under the sufficiency economy philosophy is expected to come into force July with an annual assessment, according to National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB).
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00
    Vow for digital economy to be a reality this year
    GOVERNMENT ministers have vowed to make the digital economy become a reality in Thailand this year by accelerating changes to the legal and regulatory framework and the roll out of high-speed Internet services to all parts of the country.
  • Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:00
    Rural economy top priority for govt
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:10
    Economy enjoys fastest quarterly growth since 2013
    Higher-than-expected exports helped the Thai economy to grow at its fastest rate for more than four years in the third quarter.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00
    Tourism, investments may hoist GDP 
    THE JOINT Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) has expressed confidence that surging tourism and domestic investment would enable the Thai economy to achieve 4 per cent growth this year.
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:00
    Go digital to prosper, smaller companies in the region told
    EXPERTS at an Apec workshop in Ho Chi Minh City discussed the need for small firms to embrace the digital economy to ensure sustainable growth in the future.
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