• Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:14
    BOT wary of the impact from US-China trade war
    Central bank keeps policy rate unchanged to facilitate growth; forecasts for GDP and export growth revised upwards amid weakening of the baht
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sun, 10 Jun 2018 12:52
    Academy aims to accelerate corporate culture of innovation 
    RISE Academy, a two-year-old corporate innovation accelerator, is aiming high and expects to contribute 1 per cent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020. 
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Public debt Level to be capped at 50% of GDP
    Public Debt Policy Office (PDMO) will keep Thailand’s public debt at no more than 50 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the next 10 years, despite the government’s planned investment in mega infrastructure projects worth over Bt2 trillion in the next four to five years.
  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
    Vietnam govt aims to boost industry, construction
    THE VIETNAMESE Government aims for the industry and construction sector to account for 30-35 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020, according to the country’s new plan for industrial restructuring in the 2018-20 period, signed by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
  • Fri, 25 May 2018 01:00
    Thai data protection laws must quickly be updated to EU standards: experts
    THAILAND will take a hit if the country does not quickly enact its data protection bill, say experts, since worldwide enforcement begins today for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 20:33
    Companies see benefit in new EU data privacy law, study finds 
    A new study from IBM reveals that nearly 60 per cent of organisations surveyed are embracing the EU’s new digital privacy protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as an opportunity to improve privacy, security, data management or as a catalyst for new business models, rather than simply a compliance issue or impediment.
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 18:40
    Microsoft study asserts GDP growth reliant on digital overhaul
    Gross domestic product (GDP) in the Asia-Pacific region could add a further US$387 billion by 2021 and grow by an extra 1 per cent annually if its manufacturing sector embraces digital transformation reports a study by Microsoft, in partnership with research firm IDC Asia/Pacific, which surveyed 615 business leaders from the manufacturing sector across 15 markets in the region.
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  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
    Destination Properties sees GDP growth as platform for expansion
    DESTINATION Properties Group, a hotel and restaurant developer, has revealed an aggressive investment plan for its food and beverage (F&B) outlets in Thailand that draws on the country’s sustained economic growth and the company’s own deep roots in the market.
  • 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, 22 Mar 2018 01:00
    R&D spending tipped to hit milestone
    THAILAND’S investment in research and development (R&D) and related areas of technological advancement is this year expected to reach 1 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) for the first time, an agency tasked with driving innovation said.
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 07:45
    China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%'
    China set its 2018 economic growth target at "around 6.5 percent" on Monday, in line with expectations but lower than the 6.9 percent output registered last year.
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  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:40
    Thailand ‘on digital transformation fast track’
    By 2021, digital transformation will add an estimated US$9 billion (Bt282 billion) to Thailand’s GDP and increase the growth rate by 0.4 per cent annually, according to a business study released on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00
    Export gains prompt another GDP revision
    AN INFLUENTIAL forecaster has raised its estimate for 2018 economic growth to 4.4 per cent, citing stronger than expected expansion in the economies of Thailand’s trading partners and the sustained gains in exports and tourism.
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