• Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Spaces for sharing, spaces for creativity
    INTERNATIONAL co-working space firms are expanding their investment by opening up new spaces in Thailand, citing the strong demand from all types of entrepreneurs who need a place to share their ideas and its preference for a new business model that includes co-working spaces as part of the sharing economy.
    Real Estate
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    Fair trade gains fresh impetus
    DRIVEN BY rising environmental awareness, many companies around the world have turned their focus to fair trade and the circular economy, the chief of the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO) said.
    Economy
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Innovation Agency reinvents itself for multi-sector integration
    As it seeks to facilitate the country’s move towards an innovative economy, the National Innovation Agency (NIA) is also disrupting its own structure.
    Economy
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:13
    SSI rises on back of strong final quarter of 2018
    The Startup Sentiment Index (SSI) hit 61.75 in the fourth quarter of 2018, a net increase over the previous quarter, the Government Savings Bank’s Economy Research Center reported on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:30
    High-stakes US-China trade talks resume as deadline approaches
    With a March 1 deadline fast approaching, US and Chinese officials resume negotiations next week to prevent escalation of a trade dispute that has major implications for the global economy.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    KEYS TO GROWTH 
    Thailand should develop four strengths - stability of the macro economy, the health industry, the financial system, and business dynamism - to boost competitiveness, said Justin Wood , head of regional agenda for Asia Pacific at the World Economic Forum, said
    Economy
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Risks to auto supply chains flagged
    A TOP planning agency has expressed concerns for the impact on Thailand from disruptions to vehicle supply chains arising from the prospect of a flare-up in the trade war between the US and China.
    Economy
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 19:24
    Traders hail poll date with rebound
    CLARITY over the date for the national election helped spur a rebound in the stock market for the first month of this year, snapping a trend of net fund outflows that weighed on the bourse last year.
    Economy
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    Consumption key in forecast GDP growth of up to 4.3%
    THE economy is expected to grow |4-4.3 per cent this year, led by private consumption and investment, according to the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB).
    Economy
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    Top three rising business trends for 2019
    MANY businesses and individuals these days virtually live on the online platforms. Digitalisation has brought with it several positive impacts on our everyday activities. It has also delivered the risk of privacy breaches and the need to be aware of cybersecurity issues. In the era of digital economy, three industries stand out from the crowd – e-commerce, digital marketing and cybersecurity.
    Economy
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Upside seen in emerging markets as funds return 
    Funds have started flowing back into emerging markets as global interest rates peak in most parts of the world. The global economy is slowing as seen in shrinking exports and decelerating growth in manufacturing.
    business
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 17:05
    ETDA signs MoU to develop E-commerce Park
    The Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA), which is under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, today signed a MoU with Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon (RMUTP) to develop an E-commerce Park initiative.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    E-commerce parks touted as spur for growth
    THE development of e-commerce parks, mainly at universities and other educational institutions, will be one of the key facilitators in advancing the country’s economy in an era of disruptive technologies, said Deputy Prime Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong.
    Tech
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 11:31
    Central Group invests US$200 million in Grab Thailand
    Central Group will invest US$200 million (Bt6.3 billion) to acquire a significant non-controlling stake in Grab Holdings (Grab) Thai entity, the company announced in a press release on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 20:03
    Citibank forecasts 3.1% global growth
    Citibank Thailand expects global economy growth of 3.1 per cent, slightly slower than 2018, because of global events with fluctuations throughout the year.
    business
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