Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Toon is using humility to lead the way
I’m feeling awkward now. I don’t want all this praise since I’m not doing this to be admired. I’m not as good as people are saying. I’m just a normal guy, like you.” – Athiwara Kongmalai (Toon Bodyslam)
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00:00
BID FOR HIGHER RANKING
The Cabinet yesterday approved the guidelines and plans to boost state agencies' work efficiency in an effort to lift Thailand to the second spot among Asean nations in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Junta has nothing much to crow about
The junta is flapping and crowing about Thailand having moved up on the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business for 2018” Index, from 46th to 26th, a giant leap of 20 paces.
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Myanmar looks to strong inflow of FDI
THOUGH MYANMAR is one of the lowest-ranked economies in Asia Pacific region according to the World Bank’s recent report on doing business, the nation maintains its optimism over the inflow of foreign direct investment next year, according to Aung Naing Oo, director-general of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration and secretary of Myanmar Investment Commission.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:22:43
Court accepts Bt14-bn King Power case
The Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases has scheduled its first hearing on alleged wrongdoing in the King Power duty free contract in February next year.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:09:31
Thailand ranks 6th in Asia for ‘ease of doing business’
Singapore, closely followed by South Korea, remains the best country in which to run a business, according to the World Bank.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:51:13
Asia’s best and worst countries for doing business
Singapore, closely followed by South Korea, remains the best country in which to run a business, according to the World Bank. While Brunei, Thailand and India have registered the most notable improvement in the ease of doing business, Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh are the region’s lowest ranked economies.
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Overzealous ‘Toon’ fans warned not to disrupt runners after star hurt
FANS have been asked not to disrupt rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai’s running group to take selfies with the famous singer – as doing so could injure him |and hamper his efforts to maintain a steady pace during his 2,191-kilometre fundraising run.
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Easier doing business, but a hard road ahead
Thailand shot up the World Bank rankings this year, but we can’t be deterred from fixing the problems that remain
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Thailand rises to top 15% in ease of doing business
THE WORLD BANK GROUP’S “2018 Doing Business” report ranks Thailand in 26th place this year among 190 economies on the ease of doing business for small and medium-sized enterprises around the world, up from 48th place last year when applying the same methodology to last year’s and this year’s data.
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 17:46:51
Report shows that Thailand means business
The World Bank Group’s latest “Doing Business” report ranks Thailand in 26th place among 190 economies in the ease of doing business for small and medium enterprises around the world – up from 48th place when applying the same methodology to last year’s and this year’s data.
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 01:00:00
PM refuses to comfirm end to political gathering ban
PREMIER SAYS PARTIES HAVE BEEN ‘DOING THEIR THINGS’ FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Thaksin’s son meets DSI, denies charges of money-laundering and vows to fight in court
PANTHONGTAE SHINAWATRA, the son of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, and three other persons who are facing money-laundering and related charges filed by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), have denied any wrongdoing and will fight their cases in court.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:57:15
Yingluck escape driver severely breached ethics: Police committee
The police fact-finding committee against Pol Colonel Chairit Anurit of the Metropolitan Police, who allegedly drove former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to Sa Kaew province during her flight on August 23, has ruled that the officer severely breached the police code of ethical conduct for doing so.
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:04:12
Corporates can help start-ups learn business skills they lack
DOING start-ups and conducting traditional corporate business requires explicitly different styles of doing business. The world of start-ups revolves around the concept of fast-paced growth as much as it does the rapid expansion of a customer base.