• Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Call for broadband infrastructure sharing
    AS THE construction of a broadband infrastructure costs a fortune, Myanmar should encourage telecom operators and Internet service providers (ISPs) to make collective efforts for broadband investment, said a technical expert at the two-day Myanmar Connect 2018.
    Economy
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Bombardier eyes Bt100 bn from Thai rail
    BOMBARDIER, the Canada-based leading manufacturer of planes and trains, expects business value in Thailand to reach Bt100 billion by 2022 thanks to the Kingdom’s increased investment in infrastructure projects, including rail systems.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:50
    Urgent : Malaysia ex-PM arrested over $628 mn linked to 1MDB, to be charged
    Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak was arrested Wednesday and will be charged over allegations that $628 million linked to state investment fund 1MDB ended up in his personal bank accounts, officials said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:54
    Thai firm signs 3-hotel deal in Laos
    Centara, a Thai hospitality group led by Suthikiati Chirathivat, board chairman (fourth from the right), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Asia Investment, Development and Construction Co Ltd (AIDC), an investment and construction company in Laos.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:50
    Vietnam top IT firms post $16.7b revenue
    HANOI - Most of the firms say they have not only focused on business results but also paying attention to investment into new technologies as well as participating into digital transformation and applying advanced technologies to meet with the society’s demands.
    Tech
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Five key themes for investors in the upcoming years
    Angry societies, infrastructure, technology, silver economy and millennial values will be the five key investment themes for investors in the upcoming years, said Pornchai Prasertsintanah, Thailand’s country manager and head of South Asia Equities of Credit Suisse Securities (Thailand) Ltd.
    Economy
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:27
    Somkid credits government policies for buoyant stock market
    Economic growth will accelerate next year as confidence and investment increase following an announcement about the general election and amid generous state spending, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    SRT PROPOSES EIGHT DOUBLE-RAIL PROJECTS
    The board of directors of the State Railways of Thailand (SRT) has proposed developing eight double-rail projects worth Bt300 billion to the Transport Ministry and the National Economic and Social Development Board, SRT deputy governor Voravut Mala, who is the acting governor, said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    BoI measures ordered to boost rural tourism 
    Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha has ordered the Board of Investment (BoI) to consider measures in support of tourism in the provinces to boost rural economic growth, BOI’s secretary general Duangjai Asawachintachit said. 
    Economy
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Aviation industry eyes more MRO revenue
    Thailand’s aviation industry is pushing a road map to raise maintenance-based income, while launching a plan to push for Don Mueang International Airport as a hub for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for aircraft engines and U-tapao Airport for integrated MRO service.
    Economy
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Siam Piwat eyes JVs with overseas partners
    Siam Piwat, a local leading retail property developer and operator of Siam Paragon, Siam Centre and Siam Discovery Centre, said it will consider all potential possibilities of overseas expansion, Chollachat Meksupha, first executive vice president of Siam Piwat’s business development and investment division, said.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:46
    Premiership chief plays down takeover talk
    Premiership chairman Ian Ritchie says allowing a takeover of English rugby's top tier is "not the preferred option", but he admitted the cash-strapped league is looking for investment.
    sports
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    NOD TO LIGHT RAIL SYSTEM
    The Cabinet yesterday approved Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand’s Bt50-bn investment in a light rail system in the provinces, said government’s spokesman Sansern Kaewkanmerd .
    Economy
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Mitsubishi Fuso to build new plant in EEC  
    MITSUBISHI Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), a unit of Daimler Trucks, yesterday announced the construction of a new assembly plant in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    Auto & Audio
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Bangkok Land invests in Outlet Square
    Bangkok Land has invested Bt140 billion and brought together international brands at Outlet Square Muang Thong Thani to drive the growth of commercial real-estate business, the company’s general manager Pinyo Thongchua said yesterday.
    Corporate
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