• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:42
    Latest : New Economics Party reiterates ties to pro-democracy bloc
    Leader of New Economics Party Mingkwan Sangsuwan on Friday reiterated his party’s stance to join with the pro-democracy bloc and against the pro-junta party Phalang Pracharat.
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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:27
    Outgoing govt plans Bt20 bn stimulus amid slowdown signs
    The government is planning to inject Bt20 billion into the economy amid signs of economic slowdown and political uncertainty after last month’s election.
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  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:00
    Bangkok Bank reports quarterly profit of Bt9bn
    Thailand's economic growth in 2019 is expected to be 3.8 per cent, decreasing from 4.1 per cent in 2018. Amid slower world trade and risks from the US trade policies, exports declinded for the first two months of the year.
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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    More stimulus for smaller  cities on way
    THE Revenue Department is readying its latest iteration of a stimulus package aimed at promoting domestic tourism to secondary cities through tax deductions on purchases.
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:27
    New Economics Party rebels demand dissolution
    Members of New Economics Party on Thursday petitioned the Election Commission to dissolve their party, accusing it of being under outside business influence.
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  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    China’s accountability system offers unique alternative to Western democracy 
    China has made unprecedented contributions to global economic growth and green innovation in recent decades, lifting close to 800 million people out of poverty since it launched reform and opening-up four decades ago. China – and the world – owes this success to the Chinese authorities’ experimental approach to policymaking, characterised by trial and error and constant adaptation.
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:45
    Indonesia polls spark battle over China’s Belt and Road push
    Indonesia has become the latest election battleground for Beijing’s soaring economic clout, as the opposition warns pro-China policies are saddling the mineral-rich archipelago with bad debt as it is sold off piecemeal to foreign interests.
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thailand to unveil Asean tourism push
    Thailand is set to release comprehensive gastronomy guidelines for the Asean region by the end of this year to facilitate the recovery of tourism figures, after the industry has been hurt by a string of challenges, including dangerous air pollution in the North, the global economic slowdown and the strengthening of the baht.
  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 10:50
    No decision on backing Phalang Pracharat: Mingkwan
    New Economics Party leader Mingkwan Sangsuwan has denied reports that his party will join the Phalang Pracharat bloc to form a coalition government.
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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    Stimulus plans labelled wasteful by think tank
    A PROMINENT think tank has branded as wasteful government plans for expansionary economic policies when the country’s growth is still healthy.
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Trade war puts brakes on growth
    SIAM Commercial Bank’s (SCB) economic research unit has whittled back its expectations for the country’s economic growth this year to 3.6 per cent as the US-China trade war keeps exports under pressure.
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    The Fiscal Policy Office and related government agencies are discussing the launch of a stimulus package to boost the country's economic growth in view of domestic and overseas risks which have dampened consumer confidence, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Finance Prasong Poontaneat said yesterday.
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    Bond market sensitive to political developments
    Thailand’s political uncertainty has been a drag on both public and private investment, given this year’s estimated stagnation in the Thai bond market and a turn to neutral in the country’s three-month investor confidence index this April after a bullish March.
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    New Japanese emperor triggers nostalgia for bygone boom era
    Money dripping off trees”: that was the sentiment in Tokyo the last time a new emperor took the throne, at the height of Japan’s economic boom. But things have changed.
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Vietjet adds 5 new routes to Mekong Delta centre
    Can Tho city, the economic hub of the Mekong Delta, this week saw a ceremony for five new domestic routes at its international airport as Vietjet added Can Tho–Hai Phong, Can Tho–Vinh (Nghe An province), Can Tho–Thanh Hoa, Can Tho–Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa province) and Can Tho–Dalat (Lam Dong).
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