• Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Forget war with Pakistan, this is India’s real crisis
    An epidemic of rural debt, despair and suicides is sweeping the countryside – and it signals upheaval at next month’s elections   
    opinion
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    SME Bank aims to better manage NPLs
    THE State-owned Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank (SME Bank) has set targets this year to keep its non-performing loan (NPL) rate at below 10 per cent of outstanding loans this year, sell about Bt8 billion of its debt and improve its NPL management.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    Shameless farang still praising colonial thuggery
    Re: “The free world owes Britain a huge debt”, Have Your Say, February 27.
    your say
  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00
    The former British colonies that doused the flame of democracy 
    Re: “The free world owes Britain a huge debt”, Have Your Say, February 27.
    your say
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    The free world owes Britain a huge debt
    Re: “Britain is no land of saints and gentlemen”, Have Your Say, February 18.
    your say
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Rice tariffication, new BSP charter ‘credit positive’: Moody's
    TWO LANDMARK measures signed into law by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this month — one expanding the mandate of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and another liberalising the rice trade — are expected to enhance the country’s financial and macroeconomic stability, according to debt watcher Moody’s Investors Service.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
    Mega-projects to hike public debt
    RISING government spending on mega-projects, which are deemed crucial to economic growth, will further increase the country’s public debt, economists said with some asking the military to be more efficient in its spending.
    Economy
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    NMG EXPECTS EXCHANGE ALERTS TO GO NEXT YEAR 
    Nation Multimedia Group Plc (NMG) has expressed confidence that the Non-Compliance (NC) and Caution (C) signs will be removed from its stock early next year, after its planned asset sale, debt restructuring and an expected increase in income, said Somchai Meesen, NMG chief executive officer, yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 15:54
    IMF chief warns of high Arab public debt
    Public debt has rapidly increased in many Arab countries since the 2008 global financial crisis, due to persistently high budget deficits, the International Monetary Fund warned Saturday.
    business
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    CapitaLand to create biggest realty group via ASB takeover
    SINGAPORE'S CapitaLand is acquiring Temasek subsidiary Ascendas-Singbridge (ASB) in a deal valued at S$11 billion (Bt260 billion), including debt, to create Asia's largest diversified real estate group.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Adjustment urged as digital TV channels face competition for TV viewers from online players
    Bangkok Bank, the creditor of over five digital TV broadcasters, said the bank’s borrowers have remained financially sound and their debts have not turned bad.
    Economy
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 21:20
    SME Bank offers debt relief to businesses hit by storm.
    The state-owned Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank will offer debt relief to businesses affected by tropical storm Pabuk in the southern provinces, Mongkol Leelatham, president of the SME Bank, said on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Hunt for yield, fragile property  market high on BOT watch list
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is keeping watch on risks to the financial system posed by factors ranging from investors’ search for yield and fragility in the property market to high household debts and increasingly large swings in capital movements.
    Economy
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Increase in interest rate to hit consumers next year
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to implement a modest interest rate hike again next year, and financial experts predicted that those feeling the pinch will be mortgage holders.
    Economy
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:32
    Hot : Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister: official
    Colombo - Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated Sunday, his party said, ending a 51-day crisis that had paralysed the island nation and pushed it towards debt default.
    Breaking News
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