• Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    Malaysia's Finance minister says he wasn't sleeping in Parliament, merely resting his eyes
    PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has denied claims that he fell asleep during the Budget 2019 debate, stating: "My eyes were unwell, and I did not doze off in Parliament."
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    State pays the price for duplication of student names
    STATE-RUN SCHOOLS registered 180,000 duplicate names on their student lists in the 2017 academic year, adversely affecting the state budget.
    national
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Bank pursues goal 
    Krung Thai Bank has budgeted Bt12 billion for the development of  its digital technology and information system towards the goal of sustainable growth in the long term, the bank’s president Payong Srivanich said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:54
    Board approves World Corp’s purchase of Patong land
    World Corporation’s board has approved a budget of Bt1.8 billion for the acquisition of 52 rai (8.3 hectares) of land at Phuket’s Patong beach, chief executive officer Chirasak Chiyachantana said on Monday.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    Nod for Bt631-bn EEC, water projects 
    THE CABINET yesterday approved a budget of Bt631 billion to develop five infrastructure projects on the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), and seven water management projects.
    Economy
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 02:00
    Cabinet okays Bt31-bn for six water projects
    THE CABINET has approved a Bt31-billion budget for six water-related projects that will be implemented over the next six years.
    national
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:20
    Richy Place 2002 sets focus on middle- and upper-income customers
    Listed property developer Richy Place 2002 has set aside a marketing budget of Bt100 million for rebranding as it focuses on the middle- and upper-income residential market.
    Real Estate
  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 15:51
    S&P downgrades Italy debt outlook, intensifying budget stand-off
    Ratings agency S&P has downgraded its outlook for Italy's sovereign debt but left its credit rating untouched, upping the pressure on Rome amid a stand-off with Brussels over its budget.
    business
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
    SCG trims investment outlays as trade war dampens mood
    SIAM Cement Group (SCG) has reduced its investment budget for the rest of this year and next year in the face of the global economic uncertainty arising from the trade war between China and the United States, the group's president and chief executive officer Roongrote Rangsiyopash said.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:23
    Moody's downgrades Italy credit rating on debt, deficit concerns
    Moody's has cut Italy's credit rating by a notch over concerns about plans for larger deficits and the high public debt load as the country's populist government clashes with Brussels over its budget.
    business
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:22
    Interior minister dissolves Muang Ubon Ratchathani council
    Interior Minister Gen Anupong Paochinda has issued an order to dissolve the council of Muang Ubon Ratchathani Municipality on the grounds that it obstructed development by refusing to approve the municipality's budget.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00
    Global stocks fall on worries about Saudi Arabia, Italy
    Global stocks mostly fell Thursday on a panoply of worries as varied as higher US interest rates, the diplomatic fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and rising unease about the eurozone due to Italy's controversial budget plans.
    business
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:30
    Chiang Mai village chief ‘forged signatures’ to push through Thai Niyom project
    A village head in Chiang Mai province has been accused of forging the signatures of several locals to implement a Bt200,000 project using the government budget.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:44
    Equity-based budgeting recommended for solving educational inequities
    The Equitable Education Fund (EEF) has recommended a new budget-allocation approach for the country’s education sector, after extensive research confirms inequalities “rage on” despite massive expenditures.
    national
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 20:00
    Election Commission to demand budget boost
    The Election Commission (EC) will need an additional budget of Bt600 million to hold the next general election, in addition to the Bt4 billion it was already allocated, according to Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.
    Breaking News
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