Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:53
Bank of Thailand adjusts GDP forecast downwards citing political uncertainty and household debt
The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has adjusted downwards its GDP forecast for 2019 amid rising uncertainties about Thailand’s political situation and the US-China trade war.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
Pilot project looks to blockchain to run solar-energy roofs
Listed property firm SC Asset Corporation Plc and alternative energy firm BCPG Plc have launched their “Sun Share Project” collaboration, as the two leading-edge companies look to blockchain to manage solar roof systems for household consumption and electricity transactions for the first time at “Neighbourhood Bangkadi”.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:06
HM Queen Sirikit to stay in hospital for treatment
Her Majesty Queen Sirikit has been admitted to Chulalongkorn Hospital in Bangkok suffering from cystitis, an inflammation of the bladder, according to the Bureau of the Royal Household on Wednesday.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:02
Thailand-born stateless boy gets his Thai ID card
So-called "rootless" people, those who were born in Thailand but abandoned at birth and thus have no Thai identification number or household document, can now file for birth certificates and apply for Thai nationality, according to a new law that has been published in the Royal Gazette and comes into effect this week.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
Household LPG subsidies to continue to July
The Energy Ministry is confident that support from the oil fund will maintain the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at Bt363 per 15 kilograms until July, its minister, Siri Jirapongpha, said recently.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
Oil Fund subsidy for household LPG price
The Oil Fund, which exceeded Bt6 billion at the end of March, will subsidise the household price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), at Bt2.6 per kilogramme.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
PEA joins up with SCB to boost services
In a bid to enter the digital ecosystem, the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) is collaborating with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) to develop PEA Energy Intelligence, a fully integrated digital service to help manage business and household utility needs.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
Exercises in imagination
Household objects morph into various characters in a heartwarming show
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:06
Hitachi celebrates 50 years in Thailand with 'upgrade' campaign
Having been a global champion brand for over a century, and 50 years in Thailand, Hitachi still aims for a constant flow of innovations to ensure its premium home appliances are the right answer for households.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
TCM Corporation marks sixth decade with big global expansion plans
TCM Corporation (TCMC), a leading carpet manufacturer in Thailand, aims to make its “Royal Thai” and “Carpets Inter” brands household names globally this year, with its expansion strategy covering its three major businesses, namely TCM Flooring, TCM Living and TCM Automotive.
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
Hunt for yield, fragile property market high on BOT watch list
THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is keeping watch on risks to the financial system posed by factors ranging from investors’ search for yield and fragility in the property market to high household debts and increasingly large swings in capital movements.
Tue, 01 Jan 2019 14:30
Thais follow PM in offering their New Years to His Majesty the King
On Tuesday morning, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife Naraporn, led other members of Cabinet and military commanders to write New Year messages at the Bureau of Royal Household within the Grand Palace in Bangkok, offering their best wishes to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
NBTC OFFERS FREE INTERNET
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will provide free high-speed Internet to 600,000 households, totalling 1.8 million people in 3,920 villages in the remote areas of Thailand, for three years.
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 17:51
NBTC to offer free Internet access in remote areas
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will provide free high-speed Internet access to 600,000 households totalling 1.8 million people in 3,920 villages in remote areas for three years.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 19:23
Queen Sirikit to receive medical check
HM Queen Sirikit, the mother of the current monarch, will receive a general physical check-up at the Chulalongkorn Hospital between Wednesday and Friday, the Royal Household Bureau announced.