• Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking
    In the past 10 years, Thailand has attempted to curb smoking by enlarging the size of picture health warnings on cigarette packs repeatedly. Now, the gruesome photos cover up to 85 per cent of the packet. Yet the number of Thai smokers is increasing, figures show.
    opinion
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Most Asia-Pacific REITS can absorb gradual rises
    A sudden and sharp rise in interest rates could shake some Asia-Pacific REITs, according to a scenario analysis conducted by S&P Global Ratings, titled, "When the cycle turns: Asia-Pacific REITs build a rating buffer as interest rates rise."
    Economy
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Shippers see 9%rise in exports 
    THE THAI National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) has set the year’s export growth target at 9 per cent while closely following developments of the on-going trade war between US and China as well as appreciation of the Thai baht. 
    Economy
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thailand eyes 20% rise in exports to Asean after robust 8-month growth
    THAILAND intends to increase exports to Asean markets by 20 per cent this year, Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Business confidence expected to rise in next three months
    “WE ARE positive that the Business Confidence Index (BCI) for manufacturers will rise in the next three months”, Supant Mongkolsuthree, chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), said yesterday during a press conference.
    Economy
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:32
    Plastic – a toxic love story
    From its creation through its rise in the 1990s, the world has embraced plastic as an affordable and versatile material.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Cabinet nods to rise in Islamic Bank capital 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved  the proposed  increase in registered capital of Islamic Bank by Bt18 billion, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Exim Thailand offers support and incentives for rise in trade 
    THE EXPORT-IMPORT Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) has expanded its scope of trade and investment insurance services while helping Thai businesses to penetrate the African markets, president Pisit Serewiwattana said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
    Economic outlook upbeat but guarded
    The global economic outlook will improve in the second half of 2018, but risks lie ahead in the state of the US dollar and a rapid rise in household debt in Thailand and elsewhere in Asia, a Credit Suisse executive says.
    Economy
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rise in capacity
    AAPico Hitech Plc will invest Bt1.8 billion to improve its production capacity this year, the company’s chief financial officer Yeap Xin Rhu said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00
    THIN TRADE HINDERS RISE IN SET INDEX
    THE SET Index struggled to test the resistance level at 1,710 points last week but failed to break through due mainly to low volume.
    Economy
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    Young team taps social media boom
    AS TECHNOLOGY begins to shape the future of Myanmar people thanks to the rise in smartphone use, a handful of young technicians have been busy gathering in an apartment to establish a platform for tech reviews.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rise in GDP forecast 
    Government Savings Bank’s grassroots economics and business research centre has revised upward its Thai GDP growth forecast this year from 3.9 per cent to 4.6 per cent, based on continual expansion of the country’s export and tourism industries. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:01
    Lenovo posts first-quarter profit as recovery continues
    Chinese technology giant Lenovo Thursday recorded a sharp rise in first quarter net profit as the company's turnaround gathered pace.
    Tech
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rise in human rabies deaths blamed on poor quality vaccines
    THE HUMAN death toll from rabies in Thailand has soared to 17 so far this year – 54 per cent higher than last year – as poor quality vaccines and a vaccine shortage have hampered efforts to curb the incurable disease.
    national
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