• Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00:00
    Southeast Asia is getting ‘smart’ with urbanisation 
    APART FROM BEING a tourist hub, Phuket - in southern Thailand – is a classic example of the opportunities - and challenges - that come with the rapid urbanisation that is taking Southeast Asian economies by storm.
    Economy
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00:00
    Major changes to the property lease contract law
    FROM MAY 1, onwards, residential property leasing became a “contract-regulated business”.
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00:00
    Riding with the disruptive trend for competitiveness 
    DISRUPTIVE Trend is now the talk of the town. The faster innovation and technology grow, the more intense the need for business to increase its competitiveness.
    Economy
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 01:00:00
    Key leadership skills for corporate growth
    UNDOUBTEDLY, the role of leaders play an important part in the success of your business.
    Economy
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Misconceptions about the changing transfer pricing landscape
    MANY taxpayers are worried about drastic changes to be brought about by the introduction of the specific transfer pricing provisions into the income tax law.
    Economy
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Proposed VAT on digital goods and services
    THE VAT treatment on supplies of digital goods and services continues to be an area of focus and rapid changes in many countries, affecting businesses around the world. In keeping with this trend, the Thai government is working on developing amendments to the current VAT law that will capture digital services.
    Economy
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Export control: preparation is the key
    WITH GROWING fears over the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and the proliferation of international terrorism, governments are increasingly taking precautions against exports that could be used in WMDs.
    Economy
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    How banks will survive in fee-cut era
    Last month, prior to when the popular TV series “BuppeSanNivas” became the talk of the town, discussions on a “fee cut” were taking place all over Thailand. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    The top five key retail trends this year
    OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS, we’ve heard about the upcoming age of disruption. In reality, we are already being disrupted. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    China’s Belt and Road Initiative now up and running
    DESPITE CURRENT difficulties and challenges facing the global economy, China is well underway with its grand Belt and Road Initiative for further opening up its economy to the rest of the world. Over the past four years, we have witnessed this multibillion-dollar plan go from conception to expanding globally.
    Economy
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    We can’t let the threat of terrorism halt the flow of aid money
    IN A CRISIS, money matters: for water, food and shelter, for people fleeing war or famine, or for medical supplies in dealing with an epidemic. Yet getting money to the frontline when people are suffering is becoming harder.
    Economy
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Are Thai SMEs ready for rate hike trauma? 
    IT HAS BEEN 34 months since the Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to reduce a benchmark interest rate from 1.75 per cent to 1.50 per cent.
    Economy
  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    The new ways of learning in the disruptive era 
    JACK MA, founder of Alibaba Group, said: “If we do not change the way we teach, 30 years from now, we’re going to be in trouble”.
    Economy
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Are exporters a sitting duck amid wage hike and rising baht?
    LAO TZU ONCE said, “If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading”. This timeless quote could potentially portend eroding profits of Thai exporters if they could not adapt their business in response to adverse environments: higher costs from the government’s recently announced wage hike and the stronger-than-last year Thai baht.
    Economy
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Six trends businesses cannot afford to ignore
    ALL BUSINESS leaders need to keep one eye on the future, thinking about when to expand, how to diversify and where the next opportunity lies.
    business
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