• Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Allianz Global Wealth Report: The end of complacency
    ALLIANZ UNVEILED the ninth edition of its "Global Wealth Report", which puts the asset and debt situation of households in more than 50 countries under the microscope.
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:45
    Men arrested for torture, murder of Lisu man over debt to Wa traffickers
    Police on Thursday arrested two men for allegedly impersonating narcotics officers before torturing and killing a Lisu hill-tribe man in Chiang Mai last month.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    Three-quarters of Bangkok residents are in debt, says survey
    ABOUT 77.5 per cent of Bangkok residents are in debt and 53 per cent admit to have fallen behind in repayments, a survey by Bansomdej Poll in collaboration with the Foundation for Consumers (FFC)’s Chaladsue (Smart Buyer) magazine reveals.
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:46
    IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise
    An upswing in economic risks due to rising trade tensions and record debt levels has prompted the International Monetary Fund to cut its forecast for world growth for 2018 and 2019.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Sales pitches rolled out before loan curbs bite
    PROPERTY firms are launching special promotion campaigns to boost sales in the last quarter of the year at the 39th Home & Condo show, ahead of the Bank of Thailand’s new measure to reduce loan-to-value and debt service ratio comes into effect next year.
    Real Estate
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the rehabilitation of Bt6.3 billion in loans extended to 36,605 farmers, who are members of the Reconstruction and Development Fund (RDF), by the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), Nattaporn Jatusripitak, spokesperson attached to the deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs, said after a Cabinet meeting yesterday.
  • Sun, 30 Sep 2018 16:15
    Paramilitary volunteer commits ‘suicide’
    A paramilitary ranger volunteer reportedly shot himself dead in the toilet of a restaurant in Narathiwat province on Saturday night, reportedly because of stress caused by debts and family issues.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
    Sashaying for slave wages
    Fashion models, many of them up to their eyes in debt, speak out about catwalk misery
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
    New Pattaya mayor promises to cover his father’s debt
    PATTAYA CITY’S new mayor said yesterday that his family will cover the Bt100-million in damages the court has ordered his father to pay the city over a corruption case.
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
    'Slaves to debt': fashion models speak out about catwalk misery
    Paris - They appear to be living the dream, walking the catwalks of Paris, New York and Milan in the most beautiful clothes money can buy.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:30
    Boxing hero Somluck might avoid bankruptcy
    Boxer Somluck Kamsing, the first Thai to win an Olympic gold medal, has been given a chance to avoid bankruptcy through debt negotiation.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    Malaysia to widen money inflow
    THE MALAYSIA government, which had previously identified at least 10 billion ringgit worth of spending cuts, plans to further strengthen its cashflow by monetising some of its non-strategic assets and gradually issuing new sovereign debts.
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    Loan-shark victims get land back
    Over 4,000 land documents returned in ceremonies nationwide yesterday
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:41
    Trade spat perils put spotlight on need for effective strategies
    Short-term challenges from the escalating trade spat with the United States have reassured Chinese officials and experts of the need to support market-oriented reform and opening-up, with a particular focus on reducing debt and limiting government intervention.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thailand can weather EM crisis
      IT’S A CLASSIC emerging markets crisis: Fed raises rates causing US dollar to appreciate; emerging markets’ (EM) currencies fall and dollar-denominated debt blows up; import prices rise as currencies fall, pushing up inflation which in turn adds more pressure on the currencies. 
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