• Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Concern over slow oil demand growth overshadows supply cuts
    THE OIL sector has witnessed a series of developments in early 2019 that have clouded demand prospects and have sent out a signal to the market that the recovery in prices could be at a slower pace than previously expected.
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Bay Area marked as global innovative hub, BRI gateway
    THE blueprint of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is expected to paint the vision for the world’s largest bay area project. The GBA will emerge as a centrepiece for global science and technology, and an important gateway to link with the Belt and Road Initiative, sources familiar with the blueprint say.
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Nation Multimedia Group Plc (NMG) has expressed confidence that the Non-Compliance (NC) and Caution (C) signs will be removed from its stock early next year, after its planned asset sale, debt restructuring and an expected increase in income, said Somchai Meesen, NMG chief executive officer, yesterday.
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
     Completion of bids for Thai-China  rail project expected in March 
      TRANSPORT Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith is confident of completing the bids for the remaining 12 separate contracts of the Thai-Chinese high-speed rail project, with the first phase running from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima, in March this year.
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:55
    Sealed Air plans regional expansion with takeover
    Sealed Air Corporation has acquired MGM’s flexible packaging business. MGM is a privately held company in Manila. The transaction is expected to close in April.
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Smog set to ease, but summer brings water shortage fears
    WINTER in Thailand will be over next week, the Meteorological Department announced yesterday. Even though the smog problem is expected to improve nationwide once winter ends, the arrival of summer brings along a new problem – water shortage.
  • Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:24
    Haze and air pollution return to Bangkok this week
    Air pollution around Bangkok is expected to worsen again this week with an increase in the level of PM2.5 dust particles.
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 03:00
    Experts call for more trade within Asean to offset US-China trade war
    SINCE THE US-China trade war is expected to drag on this year and further depress exports, Thailand needs to seek long-term benefits from economic integration within Asean in order to offset the wounds inflicted by the war, international relations experts and financial sector representatives said yesterday.
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Stocks tipped to rise on MSCI rejig
    FOREIGN investors are expected to boost their holdings of Thai shares if global index provider MSCI proceeds with a plan to include a class of shares held by foreigners in its closely watched emerging markets index.
  • 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).
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:17
    Rama III-Dao Khanong expressway construction to start in May
    The long-delayed construction of a 19.2-km elevated expressway from Rama III Road to Dao Khanong is expected to start in May with a revised budget of Bt30.036 billion, according to the governor of the Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT).
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Ecommerce in Thailand grew to  Bt3.2 trillion  last year: ETDA
    Thai eCommerce grew the most in the Asean region last year, due to changes in consumer behaviour, and its value is expected to hit Bt3.2 trillion, the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) said on Saturday.
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 12:47
    Thai e-Commerce grew to Bt3.2- tr last year: ETDA
    Thai e-Commerce grew the most in Asean last year, due to changes in consumer behaviour, and its value is expected to hit Bt3.2 trillion, the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) said in a press release on Saturday.
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  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:22
    Growing number of Chinese tourists expected to visit Thailand this year
    The number of Chinese tourists visiting Thailand is expected to continue growing this year, according to Kasikorn Research.
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    Samart aims to boost revenue by up to 40% to Bt20 bn on digital hopes
    THE SAMART CORP group has set a revenue target of Bt20 billion for this year, which would represent growth of between 30 and 40 per cent from the revenue expected for last year, company president Watchai Vilailuck said yesterday.
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