• Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    SET urged to chase listings from abroad
    DEPUTY Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripit has urged stock exchange officials to be more active in scouting for business from foreign companies that could join Thai companies in listing joint ventures in Bangkok.
    Economy
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Fintech start-ups ‘vital to future health of banks’
    MANY THAI companies have IT systems that are not designed for ease of technological integration, says Vijay Mani, partner, strategy and operations consulting, for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pte Ltd. And that is a key challenge faced by Thai banks as they partner with fintech start-ups. 
    Corporate
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    ‘Technology now a core issue’ for all businesses, says expert
    THAI COMPANIES must find ways to bridge technology and business to be able to survive technological disruptions, an expert has said.
    Economy
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
    Wake-up call on climate issued
    THAI companies have been too slow to adapt to the consequences of climate change, say researchers who have welcomed plans by the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) to issue green bonds.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    Myanmar opening its doors wider
    REVISED investment laws in Myanmar have been welcomed as offering greater opportunities for Thai companies of all sizes to move into wholesale and retail businesses across the border.
    Economy
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    Portugal drives for rise in Thai investments
    PORTUGAL, a member of European Union, has stepped up its effort to attract Thai companies to invest in digital, renewable energy, tourism, food, and other sectors of its economy as the two countries celebrate their 500th anniversary of diplomatic relations this year.
    Economy
  • Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:00
    Two Thai companies face flak over practices in Cambodia and Myanmar
    THAI OVERSEAS investments in Cambodia and Myanmar have come under criticism for irresponsible business operations and human rights violation, which has also led to the first-ever class-action lawsuit against a Thai company in its home country.
    national
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00
    Risks flagged on takeover bets abroad
    CONCERNS have been raised over a spate of aggressive moves in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) by Thai companies, with a top ratings agency casting doubts over whether these deals will generate higher profits.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00
    Data and decisions amid life in today’s mobile and digital age
    IN THE age of data-ism, Thai companies and tech start-ups are facing multiple challenges regarding the use of massive personal and other data to drive new business trends.
    Economy
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:44
    Consumers beware – not all cryptocurrencies are the same 
    Thai companies wanting to raise public funds via Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) using cryptocurrencies should be required to follow the strict rules and regulations on Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), currently applied to stocks and other financial instruments, said experts.
    Tech
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00
    Companies urged to exploit strong baht
    THAI companies should capitalise on the strong baht to import more machinery and equipment that will enable them to boost productivity and reduce costs, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC) say.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:00
    EU data rule exposes firms to fines for leaks
    THE EUROPEAN Union is set to enforce its so-called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law in May next year, leaving Thai companies with European customers vulnerable to potential costly liability on data leaks, according to Forcepoint, a cyber-security firm.
    Economy
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:32
    Suspect in Mon mega-project fraud case moved to police custody
    Fraud suspect Supattha Chantharangsi, who was accused of duping hundreds of Thai companies to invest in a bogus Bt500-billion mega-project in Myanmar’s Mon state, was transferred from military detention to the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) in Bangkok on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:40
    TMB and IMG over merger and acquisitions help to Thai companies
    TMB Bank and ING Corporate Finance Asia have announced a partnership to provide a full range of services to Thai companies seeking to expand across borders through merger and acquisitions.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:21
    UK embassy seminar to facilitate match-making for smart city solutions
    The Department for International Trade of the British Embassy in Bangkok will host a seminar and match-making programme for UK and Thai companies on “UK Capabilities in Sustainable Smart Cities” next Friday.
    Tech
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