Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:19:42
Dollar strengthens with bond yields, boosts Japanese exporters
The dollar extended gains against its main peers and most other currencies Tuesday as rising US bond yields fan speculation of a sharp rise in interest rates, while most of Asia's major markets edged up after recent losses.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:14:31
Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang see sharp rise in arrivals during Songkran
The number of air passengers at the Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports grew significantly during the Songkran holidays when compared with the same period last year.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Call for reform amid rise in non-performing loans in region
THE GLOBAL loan portfolio market has for the past few years been geographically centred around Europe, but a shift toward Asia has begun as investors look for alternative loan portfolio opportunities.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 07:32:47
The Innovative Blending boosts sales at a community enterprise
THE innovative blending of two types of silk, backed by university research, has boosted sales at a community enterprise in Khon Kaen province, winning over customers to the distinctive texture of the fabric.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Sharp rise in the number of childless couples: UN report
THE NUMBER of childless couples in Thailand has risen three-fold between 1987 and 2015.
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 16:56:33
Corporate demand drives rise in bank lending
Overall net lending by Thai banks in February increased by Bt67 billion or 0.61 per cent from the prior month to Bt110.5 trillion, which also represented a year-on-year rise of 4.36 per cent, Kasikorn Research Centre said on Monday.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Traders take cue from Fed rate rise to push baht, stocks higher
INVESTORS pushed the baht and Thai shares higher in response to a widely expected rise in the US Federal Reserve’s benchmark interest rate, though stocks failed to hold on to their gains by the close yesterday.
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:18:43
State enterprise income 30% above target
The Finance Ministry’s State Enterprise Policy Office reported on Monday it had accumulated Bt64.56 billion in the first five months of this fiscal year (October 2017-February 2018), 30 per cent more than expected.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:36:45
Stock Exchange of Thailand commits to helping women rise in business
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on Thursday signalled its commitment to further promote business practices that give women greater equality and leadership in listed companies.
Sun, 04 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Technology, community and passion – the secret sauce of the smart farmer
PRODUCING a sufficient food to meet the rise in global population that will reach 7.5 billion people in 2050 is going to be a huge challenge for the world as a whole. But Thailand, a major food supplier, is entering into an ageing society.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Turkish police state sponsoring torture under ‘emergency’
Re: “Turkey: UN expert says deeply concerned by rise in torture allegations”, UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner”, February 27.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:17:30
PTT posts 42% rise in consolidated net profit for last year
Oil and gas conglomerate PTT on Tuesday posted a consolidated net profit of Bt135.18 billion for last year, some 42.9 per cent higher than the Bt94.609 billion generated in 2016.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:37:32
Thai Union Group 2017 sales hit record high
Thai Union Group on Tuesday reported a 1.6-per-cent rise in consolidated sales for last year, hitting a record Bt136.53 billion.
Gross profit was Bt18.14 billion, while the listed company’s gross profit margin stood at 13.3 per cent, compared to 14.8 per cent for the prior financial year.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:54:13
Big rise in Thais adopting a child
The number of people registering themselves as adoptive parents jumped nearly seven-fold between 2011 and 2016.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Railway reforms in Myanmar pick up steam
Since traffic congestion in Yangon has worsened due to the rise in internal migration, Myanmar has plans to speed up its railway sector reforms from this year onwards, according to a government official.