• Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Best Thai education is on YouTube
    Re: “Causes other than funding behind education inequality”, The Nation, January 18, and “World Bank urges Thailand to urgently tackle education inequality”, January 17.
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  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Causes other than funding behind education inequality
    Re: World Bank urges Thailand to urgently tackle education inequality, The Nation, Jan 17
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  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    World Bank urges Thailand to urgently tackle education inequality
    INEQUALITY IN education remains a critical issue for Thailand, which can be tackled by consolidating small schools, the World Bank has suggested.
    business
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:16
    World Bank sees Thai economy slowing to 3.8% this year
    Amid a global slowdown and elevated trade tensions, the Thai economy is projected to grow by 3.8 per cent in 2019 and 3.9 in 2020, according to the World Bank’s Thailand Economic Monitor released on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 06:40
    Haley, Ivanka Trump among possible World Bank nominees: report
    Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka are among possible US candidates to replace outgoing World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, The Financial Times reported Friday.
    business
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:47
    TMB ramps up efforts to help Thai SMEs
    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has fully subscribed the US$90-million bond issuance of TMB Bank aimed chiefly at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). 
    Corporate
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    Experts call for liberalisation in services sector
    THE SERVICES industry is the key to Thailand’s future economic growth but to succeed, it will need to liberalise regulations on trade in services, according to experts from the World Bank and the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI).
    Economy
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:54
    NESDB denies Thailand has biggest income gap in world
    Thailand's national economic planning agency has denied that the country is the most unequal in the world but admits that the income gap remains a challenging issue
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:00
    World Bank board backs strategy for Thailand
    The World Bank’s board of directors has endorsed a new country partnership framework for Thailand, defining its engagement with the country from 2019 to 2022.
    Economy
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 07:28
    Women Representation in Parliaments in Asia
    Womens’ representation in the political structure has always been a waxing issue for the Asian countries. The World Bank data shows that over the last decade the socio-political changes have offered women opportunities to participate in the political structure and as a result the number of women parliamentarians has seen a significant increase.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thai score improves in Ease of Doing Business but ranking drops
    THAILAND’S EASE of Doing Business(EODB) score has seen an improvement but its ranking has dropped as other economies have implemented reforms much faster, according to the World Bank.
    Economy
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:28
    Thailand drops to 27th position in 'ease of doing business' ranking
    The World Bank said on Thursday that Thailand’s ranking in doing business drops to 27th from 26th place last year.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:13
    Thailand beat by Vietnam as most globalised populous economy
    Việt Nam’s trade as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) reached over 200 per cent in 2017, the highest level for any country with over 50 million people in the World Bank’s data set, which goes back to 1960.
    business
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
      IFC takes $7m stake in online car insurance platform 
    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced a $7 million Series A investment in Roojai Co Ltd, an online car insurance platform in Thailand. The aim is to improve consumers’ access to insurance in a transparent and cost-effective way.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:00
    Weak education holds back Thailand in worldwide human-capital index
    Thailand has performed better than the average for its income group in the new World Bank Human Capital Index.
    national
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