• 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
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:00
    Thai firms target Asean for growth
    THAI companies expanded their direct investment in Asean countries in the first quarter of this year, with outflows rising 3.67 per cent to US$30.19 billion from the previous quarter, Bank of Thailand figures show.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:00
    Thai firms at risk from long arm of foreign anti-bribery and corruption laws
    THERE have been signs that awareness of bribery and corruption risks has been improving in Thailand’s private sector in recent years. However, as Thai companies grow and expand their business interactions into ASEAN and beyond, one often overlooked risk is the increased exposure to extra-territorial anti-bribery and corruption (AB&C) laws.
    Economy
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:05
    Rise in new company registrations reflects recovering economy: Apiradi
    Last month saw 6,525 newly registered Thai companies, with a combined capital value of Bt40.91 billion. The numbers were up 12 per cent and 30 per cent respectively from the May level, and 10 per cent and 130 per cent from the same period last year, the Commerce Ministry reported on Monday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 09 Jun 2017 01:00
    Exim Bank opens first overseas rep office in Yangon
    THE Export-Import Bank of Thailand is opening its first overseas representative office today to support Thai companies investing in 18 infrastructure projects in Myanmar worth more than Bt700 billion.
    Corporate
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