• Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Trade woes slow down Q3 growth
    THE THAI economy is feeling the effects of the global trade war, causing a deceleration in growth in the short run, but the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said it was confident of a turnaround when the dust of the trade tensions settles down.
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thailand tourism is no longer a harbinger of growth
    THE EXPLOSIVE growth of tourism industry has been a boon for the Thai economy. Representing about one-fifth of the economy, exports of services have been growing at the compound annual rate of 10.6 per cent since 2012, three times the GDP growth rate in the same period. As a result, tourism has contributed more than 2 per cent to annual GDP growth in four out of the past six years since 2012.
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Brunei ready to gain from data-driven innovation
    TECHNOLOGIES in the field of computational intelligence will empower Brunei “to shape and build a better future” and enable the country “to jump onto the bandwagon of data-driven innovation in order to create new research and development breakthroughs across the economy”, according to Dean of the School of Computing and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) Au Thien Wan.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:50
    China’s second-tier cities claim their place in the sun
    CHINESE CITIES and businesses visited by a group of foreign journalists recently proudly boasted about the achievements and successes that have put them at the front of major national and global players.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00
    Japan economy shrinks 0.3% in July-September
    Japan's economy shrank in the three months to September, official data showed Wednesday, after a string of natural disasters hit consumer spending and exports.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:55
    Tokyo stocks open lower on worries over global economy
    Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday tracking falls on Wall Street last week amid lingering worries over global economic growth.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 20:23
    SCB and OSMEP to boost privileges for small traders
    To enhance the competence of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and bring growth to the grass-roots economy, Siam Commercial Bank and the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion (OSMEP) recently signed a cooperative agreement to promote privileges for SMEs until 2021.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    Global economy slowing down, Moody’s say
     ECONOMIC growth will decelerate across advanced and emerging market economies, according to Moody’s research released yesterday.
    Economy
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Election setback expected to rein in Trump’s trade war
    THAI EXPERTS DIVIDED ABOUT ITS IMPACT ON KINGDOM’S ECONOMY IN SHORT-TERM
    business
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:00
    Cabinet nod for draft law setting up Digital Economy and Society Council
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved in principle the draft law establishing the Digital Economy and Society Council.
    Economy
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 11:20
    Cisco joins hands with state agency to train IoT, cybersecurity talent
    Tech giant Cisco together with the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society and King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok have entered into an alliance to train professionals in Internet of Things (IoT) and cybersecurity.
    national
  • Sun, 04 Nov 2018 01:00
    India fastest growing Asian economy
    India continues its strong economic performance with Asian Development Bank projecting the highest GDP growth rate of 7.3 per cent in 2018, which was comparatively less in 2017 (6.7 per cent)
    business
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Millennials face savings crunch amid tech upheaval 
    MILLENNIALS face the prospect of getting stuck in low-paying jobs that leave them with inadequate savings for retirement as victims of technological disruption in the economy, Krungthai Macro Research warns.
    Economy
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:46
    Most Asian markets rally after a punishing October
    Most Asian markets rose again Thursday, tracking another rally on Wall Street and following a Chinese pledge to support the world's number two economy.
    business
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    AIC SEEKS SUPPORT 
    The Asean Insurance Council (AIC), a regional platform for the Asean insurance industry, is seeking insurers’ support in financing a sustainable development of the Asean economy, said Evelina F Pietruschka, secretary-general of AIC yesterday.
    Economy
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