• Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
    Belt and Road ‘not a debt risk’
    China’s Yunnan province woos greater trade with South and Southeast Asia
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Malaysia’s yen credit request viewed favourably
    MALAYSIA’S request for yen-denominated loans from Japan to help resolve its debt problems is a more feasible and attractive proposition given that the cost is likely to be lower and the tenure longer, say economists.
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:04
    Prawit orders serious police crackdown on World Cup gambling
    Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed police to seriously crack down on football gambling and debt-collecting violence ahead, during and after the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15, deputy national police chief Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan said on Tuesday.
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Public debt Level to be capped at 50% of GDP
    Public Debt Policy Office (PDMO) will keep Thailand’s public debt at no more than 50 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the next 10 years, despite the government’s planned investment in mega infrastructure projects worth over Bt2 trillion in the next four to five years.
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
    Jobs downturn at odds with overall growth of economy, says NESDB
    EMPLOYMENT in the non-farm sector has seen a decline while household debts are on a rising trend against a backdrop of continued economic growth, the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
    ‘Drugged’ Thai student rescued from clutches of Poi Pet casino loan-sharks
    A 20-YEAR-OLD Thai student has been rescued from a group alleged to have lured her to gamble at a casino in the Cambodian border town of Poi Pet early this month before detaining her over a high-interest gambling debt.
  • Sat, 26 May 2018 09:12
    Law grad starts crowdfunding to reduce Malaysia's national debt
    Let’s work together to save Malaysia.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 19:33
    NCPO finalises aid package for digital TV broadcasters
    DIGITAL TV broadcasters will get a maximum three-year debt moratorium and a state fee subsidy as part of the government’s aid package.
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 17:30
    Couple charged with illegal money-lending, rape and detention
    A couple has been arrested on suspicion of operating a loan-shark operation in Chon Buri after allegedly detaining, assaulting and raping a female customer in a bid to collect a debt, police announced on Tuesday.
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  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    Somyot did not declare Bt300m loan: NACC
    Agency raises questions about claims made by ex-police chief of borrowings from fugitive victoria’s parlour owner
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 07:48
    Australia's Westpac interim net profit up 7%
    Australian banking giant Westpac posted a seven percent jump in interim net profit Monday, helped by improved results across all of its businesses and lower charges for bad debts.
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
    Philippine debt hits record $133 bn
    THE Philippines’ outstanding debt increased to a record high above US$133 billion at the end of the first quarter, due to a weaker peso and the government’s issuance of debt paper in China in March.
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 09:52
    S&P, Fitch stay negative on British debt on Brexit questions
    Worries about a messy Brexit continue to dog Britain's economy, warranting keeping the "negative" outlook on its sovereign debt, ratings agencies S&P and Fitch said Friday.
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  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 01:00
    Workers’ household debts at 10-year high
    WORKERS’ household debts have hit a 10-year high - averaging out to Bt137,000 - due to rising living costs, a survey by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has found.
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00
    Asset firm tempts with home discounts
    BANGKOK Commercial Asset Management Public Company (BAM) says it will offer discounts of as much as 30 per cent on homes that it is putting up for sale after the properties had been seized from distressed debtors.
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