Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
Bangkok poised for Asean fundraising crown, experts say
THAILAND is well placed to establish itself as the main centre for corporate capital raising in the Asean region, thanks to the country’s economic potential, market liquidity and supportive financial regulations, said the founder of an advisory group with connections across the region.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Asean industrial 4.0 plan first priority for Thailand
IN ITS FIRST move as this year’s Asean chair, Thailand is pushing for a cohesive regional industrial 4.0 development plan and to implement guidelines on non-tariff measures across the region.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Thailand among countries ‘ready for 4th industrial revolution’
Thailand is one of top three countries in region at a stage of development to incorporate 4th industrial revolution (4IR) technologies.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
Social media to play major role in vote
For the first time since the last general election five years ago, Thailand is witnessing the fast-growing power of social media platforms, especially among young voters, indicating the polls expected in March this year will be significantly influenced by Line, Facebook, Twitter and other non-traditional media.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
Thai project offers hope for endangered Indochinese tigers
AS ONE of the last refuges of Indochinese tigers, Thailand is working to protect the endangered big cats from poachers.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:22
BOT prepared for any dip in economy, says governor
The Bank of Thailand is ready to act if the economy slows down sharply, Central Bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said on Thursday, while some analysts worry a stronger baht will hurt the economy.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:17
KIRADECH ADDS STAR POWER TO BOONCHU RUANGKIT CHAMPIONSHIP
Nakhon Ratchasima - Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand is thrilled to begin his season on homesoil after a relaxing break at the season-opening Boonchu Ruangkit Championship which starts on Thursday.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:55
Thailand in ‘robust’ emerging market category with big jump forecast for M&A activity: report
Thailand is firmly in the ‘robust’ emerging-market category, with forecast M&A (merger and acquisition) activity of US$8.5 billion (Bt272 billion) this year, up from just $4.7 billion in 2018, and with the number of deals estimated to reach a three-year high of 125, before easing back in 2020.
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
How Thailand is affected by US-China trade conflict
Amid an escalating trade war marked by tariffs and counter-tariffs on exports, the United States and China are in the midst of a 90-day ceasefire to allow both sides to negotiate.
As a leading Asean economy, Thailand faces both challenges and opportunities from the trade war.
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 01:00
Telecoms offer digital hand to improve business performance
The digital transformation in Thailand is expected to attain macroeconomic scale and impact in 2019 and beyond as organisations accelerate their transformation to become a “Digital Native Enterprise”, says Phanchanok Vanichsangsopon, associate market analyst from IDC Research (Thailand).
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
Most voters part of a ‘silent majority’, survey shows
DESPITE a general perception that Thailand is deeply divided politically, a survey released yesterday revealed that most people consider themselves part of a silent force |that remains undecided about ideology and has yet to take a political stance.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:00
Widening gap of wealth
Thailand is among the countries with the largest gap between the rich and the poor, with a disproportionate slice of the national wealth and income going to the wealthiest 1 per cent of the population.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
Trade war fallout hastens efforts to deliver deal on mega-trade pact
THAILAND is determined to help bring about an agreement by the end of next year for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to proceed as a counterbalance to the impact of the trade war between the US and China.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
Plastic bags are just the tip of the trash mountain
Once again we are hearing that Thailand is getting serious about plastic bags, this time because it’s Thai Environment Day (today). Note that nothing is being mentioned about all the other plastic waste, just the bags.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
Public, private sectors must do more to support rising number of Thai seniors, says Thonburi Healthcare chief
Thailand is one of the countries with the fastest rates of ageing-citizen growth in Asia – reportedly second only to China – while the public and private sectors’ preparations to support the rising number of seniors are not yet sufficient, Thonburi Healthcare Group chairman Dr Boon Vanasin said earlier this month.