• Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    US premium-outlet giant looks to Southeast Asia for future expansion
    SIMON PROPERTY Group, a US-based operator of premium shopping outlets, has set sights on the Southeast Asia market for future expansion, Uchenna Akujuo, the group’s director for international development and finance, revealed.
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    Epic Lanka ties up with VisionFund
    AWARD-WINNING regional technology leader Epic Lanka (Pvt) Ltd recently announced a strategic partnership with VisionFund Lanka (VFL), the local subsidiary of global microfinance giant VisionFund International, to deliver a state-of-the-art digital Mobile Branchless Banker Platform to enhance its distribution of services in Sri Lanka’s micro-finance sector.
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:03
    KBank hails inclusion in Dow Jones list
    KBank has been selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2018, in both the DJSI World and Emerging Markets Indices for the third year running, the bank announced.
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:47
    Car boom boosts loan market
    Amid the fast-growing auto market during 1H18, KLeasing’s dealer floorplan loans grew more than 32 per cent, with its outstanding loans topping Bt100 billion.
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    A deputy prime minister and the finance minister are backing Thai Airways International (THAI)’s plan to procure a new fleet of aircraft to boost its competitiveness.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Utility/power arm of WHA sees 15% growth
    WHA Utilities and Power Plc (WHAUP) has estimated an annual growth of 10 to 15 per cent this year, driven by its utilities and power businesses, the company’s chief finance officer Paopitaya Smutrakalin said yesterday.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    State enterprise revenues exceed target by Bt126 bn
    STATE ENTERPRISES remitted Bt150.45 billion to the Finance Ministry in the first 11 months of the fiscal year ending in August – 19 per cent more than the targeted Bt126.29 billion – the State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO) reported yesterday.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Principle of voluntary cooperation not helping tackle climate change
    "Building on the progress made so far, countries now need to take a decisive step forward in preparing the ambitious and balanced outcome that we need in Katowice [Poland],” executive secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, said at a press conference in Bangkok on Monday, ahead of the week-long Climate Conference in Bangkok, which ended on Sunday.
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Bt3 bn set for VAT refund to state-welfare cardholders 
    THE MINISTRY of Finance (MOF) plans to spend Bt3 billion on value added tax (VAT) refund to the poor for six months, from this November to April 2019. It expects about 15 million state welfare cardholders to benefit from the VAT return.
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Economists back Korn in row over PTT acquisition plan 
    INDEPENDENT economists have thrown their support behind former finance minister Korn Chatikavanij’s move to take PTT, a listed giant energy company, to the Constitutional Court on grounds of violating the charter and engaging in unfair business practice.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Cabinet nods to rise in Islamic Bank capital 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved  the proposed  increase in registered capital of Islamic Bank by Bt18 billion, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said. 
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 10:21
    Phillip Life Assurance opens in Cambodia
    Singapore based Phillip Life Assurance Plc has launched its first office in Cambodia following the issuance of a insurance license by the Ministry of Economy and Finance Cambodia on June 29, 2018, the company’s director and executive vice president Noppol Beokhaimook said on Monday.
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 10:17
    THAI appoints executive vice president for finance and accounting
    Thai Airways International Plc’s August 10 board meeting passed a resolution to appoint Sumeth Damrongchaitham, president, as acting executive vice president for finance and accounting.
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:17
    KLeasing launches ‘For All Your Auto-Finance Needs’ campaign
    Seeking to ease the financial pain of buying a new car, KLeasing has introduced its “For All Your Auto-Finance Needs” campaign.
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thailand is expected to earn at least Bt1.6-Bt2.5 billion in income tax revenue annually after the Cabinet approved the Ministry of Finance’s proposed imposition of a 15 per cent withholding tax on fixed income funds at its meeting yesterday.
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