• Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    One and done, a single rate hike was more than enough
    AFTER AN extended period of holding the policy rate at 1.50 per cent, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided in December 2018 to raise the policy rate to 1.75 per cent. At the following meeting in February 2019, the committee voted to maintain the policy.
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:17
    RS to link digital TVs with retail via Big Data
    FOLLOWING on the heels of its announcement of a new high for its multi-platform commerce (MPC), RS has now said it will keep the momentum going by expanding its Big Database through arrangements with digital TV partners.
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    Negative factors to  hinder SET recovery 
    The decline in the Thai stock market continued last week, dropping below the major resistance level of 1,600 points amid concerns of a global economic slowdown and the 13-per-cent fall in crude prices. 
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
    Rate bump of 25 basis points coming
    ECONOMIC research houses believe that the policy rate will be raised by 25 basis points (bp) at a December 19 meeting of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), breaking an unchanged streak of more than three years.
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    RS to pursue horizontal integration in 2019
    LEADING entertainment company RS expects another golden year in 2019 following the general election in February and continuing positive trends for the Thai economy, company CEO Surachai Chetchotisak said.
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thriving RS confident of last-quarter performance
    RS PLC is continuing to go from strength to strength with steady growth in profitability and it remains confident of its performance in the last quarter of the year with both its multi-platform commerce (MPC) business and Channel 8 doing exceptionally well.
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    Divided views on MPC policy regarding interest rate
    Economists remain divided on whether the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will hike the interest rate at today’s meeting.
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:54
    Urgent : Myanmar Press Council denounces arrests of three senior journalists of Weekly Eleven
    Myanmar Press Council (MPC) issued a statement on October 11, saying it strongly denounced Yangon regional government’s charge against three senior journalists of the Weekly Eleven News Journal and Yangon regional government needed to lodge a complaint to the press council first.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    What the interest rate hike will mean
    Given economic advances and global uncertainty, the Bank of Thailand is poised to nudge the figure up
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Central bank decides to maintain policy rate at 1.5 per cent
    Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided yesterday to leave the policy rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent to bolster growth and cope with the inflation target framework, while maintaining its forecast for this year’s economic growth at 4.4 per cent.
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
    The board of the Bank of Thailand has appointed Somchai Jitsuchon, director of Thailand Development Research Institute(TDRI), as an independent director of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), replacing Porametee Vimolsiri who resigned recently from the committee to take up the chairman post of the bank.
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 02:25
    RS strengthens platform commerce in tie-up with logistics firms
    Leading entertainment company RS aims to strengthen its new multiple-platform commerce (MPC) business by joining forces with strategic partners and services.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 28 Jul 2018 07:55
    Multi-party conference rejects results of July 25 polls 'with consensus', demands re-election
    A multi-party conference (MPC) called to devise a joint strategy over alleged rigging in the 2018 general elections on Friday rejected the results of the poll, demanding a "transparent" re-election.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
    RS vows aggressive market expansion under half-year plan
    ENTERTAINMENT company RS Plc has announced a plan for the second half of the year that will see it focus on implementing a Multi-Platform Commerce (MPC) strategy under which it provides in-house and partner-sourced products.
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:00
    Are Thai SMEs ready for rate hike trauma? 
    IT HAS BEEN 34 months since the Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to reduce a benchmark interest rate from 1.75 per cent to 1.50 per cent.
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