Thu, 28 Mar 2019 21:07
Hike in minimum wage will cause more losses than gain: FTI
The Federation of Thai Industry (FTI) is urging the next government to work more closely with the private sector in crafting key economic policies, stating that further hiking the minimum wage – a policy proposed by several political parties – will hurt the low-income sector and be harmful to the economy.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Parties rolling out the goodies
A MINIMUM income guarantee scheme, restructuring of the tax system, increase in minimum wage, price guarantee for agricultural products and boost for industry were some of the many promises that major political parties outlined as part of their election manifestos on the economy at a seminar.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:55
Thai Industry's Moment of Opportunity
The world is changing, and business in Thailand must understand the drivers of this change.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 22:46
Thai industry embraces internet of things as key partners cooperate to create right technology ‘ecosystem’, investment i
The Internet of Thing (IoT) industry in Thailand is expected to be worth US$1 billion (Bt33 billion) by 2020. And Thai enterprises rank as highest among Asean countries in exploring or implementing IoT solutions, studies show.
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
A tough habit to kick
I’m very happy to hear that Thai industry has declared war on plastic pollution.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
Thai industry declares war on plastic pollution with ‘unprecedented’ public-private effort
EVERY MINISTRY in Thailand has agreed to curb its use of plastic bags and foam packaging as part of the government’s pledge yesterday on World Environment Day.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 01:56
Seminar aims to notch up logistics management standards
Hoping to notch up logistics management standards in the Thai industry, an end-of-month seminars has been organised by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) within the Ministry of Commerce.
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
Skills push needed for digital era
THE private and public sectors should upgrade workers’ skills to meet the needs of automation in Thai industry by 2030, a report said.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:00
Krabi coal plant is the wrong energy solution
Sad to hear that Thai industry executives still have their heads in the sand of 100 years ago and are voting for coal-powered electricity in southern Thailand.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00
Seafood exporters cool to US downgrade
Thai industry unlikely to be hit hard by trafficking report
Thu, 16 May 2013 00:00
Distribution planned for Japanese SMEs' goods in Thailand
Japanese business operators plan to set up a centre in Thailand to distribute products made by Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises, the Thai Industry Ministry said.
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 00:00
A few positive signs for Thai industry
Thai industrial production has been on a roller-coaster recently.
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 00:00
Time to reassess priorities for Thai industry?
Threat of higher wages, further floods is spurring firms to look at relocating
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 00:00
Govt to allocate Bt10 billion to compensate 2 million households
The government would allocate more than Bt 10 billion to compensate some two million households affected by floods throughout the nation, President of Federation of Thai Industry Payungsak Chartsutthipol said Monday.