• Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Step on cyberbullying 
    The Digital Economy and Society Ministry and DTAC have jointly configured a collaborative working framework for an anti-cyberbullying programme to address the growing problem in Thailand.
  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Passage for Bt150 bn supplemetary budget 
    The National Legislative Assembly yesterday approved a Bt150 billion supplementary mid-year budget for the current fiscal year (October 2017-September 2018) to further stimulate the economy. 
  • Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:05:28
    Banks launch ‘Thailand Blockchain Community Initiative’
    Fourteen banks have jointly launched the “Thailand Blockchain Community Initiative”, under which the country’s first project for blockchain-based letters of guarantee (LGs) will initially be implemented, aimed at reducing costs and increasing productivity for both banks and their clients.
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:06:15
    More Wi-Fi hotspots for Phuket as plan to tag tourists mulled
    Phuket will increase the number of hotspots for free Wi-Fi Internet connection to 1,000 around the island as part of its ambition to turn the island into a “smart city”, the digital economy minister said.
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  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:23:30
    Vietnam's reformist ex-PM Phan Van Khai dies at age 85
    Former Vietnamese premier Phan Van Khai, who helped strengthen ties with the US and drive market reforms that ignited the communist country's economy, died on Saturday at the age 85, the government said.
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  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Bosses urged to retrain staff for digital era
    THE Ministry of Digital Economy and Society is urging companies to reskill their workers with the required digital know-how and create promising startup ventures that can help drive Thailand's digital transformation.
  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:43:20
    Thanathorn pledges to tackle ‘semi-monopolistic’ economy at party launch
    Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the pro-democracy billionaire and “young blood” newcomer to politics, pledged on Thursday to break the semi-monopolistic Thai economy.
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  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Solutions provider Honeywell pursues path to high growth 
    HONEYWELL will focus on providing solutions in a range of industries amid expectations that the company’s growth in revenue will outstrip that of Thailand’s economy over the next five years.
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:02:21
    TOT union files suit against govt in bid to block asset bid
    Trade unionists from TOT rallied outside the Central Administrative Court on Monday morning to show their support for a lawsuit filed against the Cabinet and the Digital Economy and Society Ministry.
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    South Korea, world brace for trade protectionism
    A trade war whose scale could rise to threaten the global trade order looms large, as the US and major trading nations are threatening tit-for-tat actions against each other. This certainly poses a grave challenge to South Korea, whose economy relies on exports. 
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 07:01:38
    France 'regrets' Trump's new steel tariffs
    France "regrets" US President Donald Trump's announcement of duties on steel and aluminium imports to the United States, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday.
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  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for February dropped for the first time in seven months on concerns over the global economy and doubts over Thailand’s economic recovery, the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) said.
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Policy rate likely to stay unchanged 
     The Bank of Thailand (BOT) said it is not necessary to raise the policy rate amid the upward trend in global interest rates as fragility remains in the local system despite recovery of the economy without inflationary pressure.
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:50:06
    Japan economy steams ahead in fourth quarter
    Japan's economy is growing at a faster clip than initially estimated, the government said Thursday, as the world's third-biggest economy notched up its longest period of expansion since the "bubble" days of the 1980s.
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  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:20:08
    JSCCIB maintains 2018 economic, export forecasts as growth momentum continues
    The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) has maintained its forecast of Thailand’s economic growth at between 3.8 per cent and 4.5 per cent for this year, with export growth still predicted to come in at 3.5 per cent to 6 per cent.
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