Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Ministry study finds wage increase has tiny impact on cost of goods
THE COMMERCE Ministry said the rise in the minimum wage rate would have very low impact on the cost of goods and could not be cited as an acceptable reason to increase product prices.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
RISE IN OWNERSHIP
MALAYSIA-BASED CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (CIMB) announced yesterday that it had signed agreements with the Principal Financial Group (Principal) for the latter to increase its ownership in the CIMB-Principal Asset Management Group and CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:50:07
Sekisui House brings the W brand to Japan
W Hotels Worldwide is about to rise in the Land of the Rising Sun with the signing of a deal for the W Osaka that is slated to open in 2021.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Rival camps split on keeping fixed rate nationwide for minimum wage
DEBATE over a rise in the minimum wage is heating up, with a key battleground opening up on whether payment of differential rates of increase across the country should continue.
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Govt to speed up new water authority
FOCUS ON HIRING OF
STAFF TO GET AGENCY
UP AND RUNNING
THREATS ARISE IN 2018
Sat, 23 Dec 2017 11:02:41
Bitcoin plunges as investors suffer 'reality check'
Bitcoin prices plunged by more than 20 percent on Friday as investors cashed out just before Christmas following the wildly volatile currency's stratospheric rise in recent weeks.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Nok Air sees 10% rise in 2018 income
NOK AIR PLC expects a 10 per cent rise in income next year as a result of cost reduction , improvement in ticket pricing management and product development, said chief executive officer Piya Yodmani, adding that the low growth estimate is partly due to the fact that the low-cost carrier is keeping its fleet of aircraft at 30.
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Rise in jobless rate bucks recovery trend
THE unemployment rate edged up to 1.2 per cent of the workforce in the third quarter, bucking a trend of an uptick in broad economic indicators showing momentum in the economy.
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:54:07
IATA eyes 11% rise in airlines’ global profit next year
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts global industry net profit to rise to US38.4 billion (Bt1.25 trillion) in 2018, an 11.3-per-cent improvement from the $34.5 billion expected this year.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:10:29
French asset manager Tobam launches Europe's first bitcoin fund
Tobam, a Paris-based asset management firm, said Wednesday it has launched Europe's first mutual fund investing in bitcoin, as the virtual currency continues to rise in value.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:46:30
Crackdown ordered on Bangkok bag-snatchers
With incidents of bag-snatching on the rise in Bangkok, acting Metropolitan Police Chief Pol Lt Gen Charnthep Sesawej on Wednesday ordered a crackdown in all nine divisions.
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 01:00:00
3.8% growth tipped next year on govt spending
THE THAI economy is expected to expand 3.8 per cent next year, which could be driven by the government spending following rise in public and state-enterprise investment budgets, according to Ministry of Finance.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Year-on-year rise in new registrations as economy grows
THE NUMBER of newly registered companies in September was 6,532, representing a year-on-year increase of 8 per cent, Business Development Department director-general Kulanee Issadisai said on Monday.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Prayut says SET rising because of junta’s economic management
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha does not want people to think that last week’s announcement of an election timetable is behind the recent rise in the Thai stock market, government spokesperson Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said yesterday.
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:25:33
Thai GDP to grow by 3.3 to 3.6 per cent: TRIS
TRIS Rating expects Thailand’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by between 3.3 per cent and 3.6 per cent this year, compared with 3.2 per cent last year, driven by a recovery in exports, continued growth in the tourism industry, and a rise in household expenditure.