• Fri, 24 May 2019 04:56
    GHB wants housing support measures as loans shrink
    GOVERNMENT Housing Bank (GHB) is calling on the Finance Ministry to introduce measures to boost the property market in response to loan-tightening measures that came into effect last month.
    Real Estate
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    GSB readies Bt5 bn for welfare loans
    GOVERNMENT Savings Bank (GSB) has set aside Bt5 billion for holders of state welfare cards to take out loans that help them learn new skills or find additional work to boost family incomes.
    Economy
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    Govt Housing Bank asks government to boost property market
    Government Housing Bank (GHB) has asked the government to take action to boost the property market, as the second quarter market has signed to drop by up to 30 per cent due to the BOT’s loan-to-value measure that kicked in on April 1, the bank’s president Chatchai Sirilai said
    Real Estate
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    Property firms see strong first quarter, hopes for continuing 
    MOST OF the top 10 listed property firms show strong total revenue and net profit growth in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period of last year, largely due to most homebuyers speeding up the transfer of their residential units before measures by the Bank of Thailand to reduce the loan to value ratio come into effect on April 1, 2019.
    Real Estate
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Sri Lanka’s debt problem is not made in China
    Global media and numerous “experts” routinely assert that Sri Lanka was forced to cede a strategically important port to China after being lured into a debt trap by easy Chinese loans.
    opinion
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    J Fintech makes major move into digital lending platform
    J Fintech has teamed up with Humanica, Deepsparks and J Ventures to offer personal loans via a digital platform, chief executive officer Kitipat Chollavuth said, adding the company expects to offer Bt180 million to 15,000 borrowers by the end of this year.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    ADB is essential – and can do better
    With China making generous loans to countries around the world, the Asian Development Bank should be seen more as an inspiration than as a rival
    opinion
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Exim Thailand ramps up support for Myanmar ventures
    THE Export-Import Bank of Thailand (Exim Thailand) is gearing up to provide more loans for Thai companies venturing into Myanmar on expectations of a long-awaited economic boom.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Distressed man appeals to PM, kills himself
    A 42-YEAR-OLD man who committed suicide after losing out in a shady loan deal, left a suicide note asking Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to make sure his family received justice.
    national
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00
    Property companies turn to low-rise homes as condo market cools
    DEMAND for detached houses and townhouses are expected to rising despite the loan-to-value (LTV) measure coming into effect, as this market sector experiences real demand, according to a survey by property agency Plus Property Co Ltd.
    Real Estate
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00
    Firms resell condo units as BOT measure hits transfers
    TO BOOST second-quarter sales, property firms are launching promotion campaigns to resell residential units that could not be transferred to buyers refused bank loans after the Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s loan-to-value or LTV rule went into effect on April 1.
    Real Estate
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 12:39
    IVL lands Thailand's first green loans
    Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, led by Aloke Lohia, centre, Group Chief Executive Officer, has clinched Thailand’s first green loans from Yasuhiro Kubota, fourth from right, General Manager of Japan’s Mizuho Bank.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 01:00
    KBank stepping up push into digital lending
    KASIKORNBANK (KBank) will deepen its push into digital lending with a target to write Bt30 billion in such loans this year.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 29 Apr 2019 18:00
    Prawit orders Isoc to coordinate ‘well-rounded solution’ to woes faced by loan shark victims
    Deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc), police, Army and related administrative officials to proceed with the implementation of a well-rounded solution to the problem of people reeling under huge debts after falling victim to unfair contracts with loan sharks.
    national
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 19:30
    Man claims he killed wife and two children over loan shark threats
    A Thai man who attempted to kill himself after he stabbed his 25-year-old wife and two children to death, has claimed the family agreed to die to avoid the threat of loan sharks.
    national
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