Thu, 23 May 2019 19:29
Thai expats see incomes soar
The pay and benefits packages of expatriates in Thailand saw a major increase, with the overall package of an average overseas worker increasing by US$27,917 year on year, according to a new survey.
Fri, 24 May 2019 04:48
State enterprise income 20% above projections
State enterprises have paid income worth Bt21.027 billion to the State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO) of the Finance Ministry from October 2018 till April 2019, up 20 per cent from early estimates, SEPO’s director-general Prapas Kong-led said yesterday.
Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
GSB readies Bt5 bn for welfare loans
GOVERNMENT Savings Bank (GSB) has set aside Bt5 billion for holders of state welfare cards to take out loans that help them learn new skills or find additional work to boost family incomes.
Thu, 16 May 2019 15:28
Frasers sees 12% bump in total income for second quarter
Frasers Property Thailand Industrial Freehold & Leasehold REIT (FTREIT) has announced second-quarter recorded net investment income of Bt463 million from total income of Bt718 million, a Bt78-million increase, or up 12 per cent from the corresponding quarter of fiscal year 2019.
Mon, 13 May 2019 17:26
CPF's income from overseas investments boosts Q1 sales, while net profit soars 40%
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) and its subsidiaries on Monday reported consolidated first-quarter revenue of Bt125.286 billion, up 4 per cent from the same period last year.
Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
Revenues from TRAIN exceed 2018 target
ADDITIONAL revenues from the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act exceeded the government’s target by 8.1 per cent in 2018 even as the law also allowed taxpayers to take home more money with their lower personal income tax rates.
Fri, 10 May 2019 16:51
TRIS affirms 'BBB+' rating for Sansiri
TRIS Rating has affirmed the company rating on Sansiri PLC (SIRI) and the ratings on SIRI’s senior unsecured debentures at “BBB+”.
The ratings reflect the company’s diverse product portfolio, strong market position in both landed property and condominium segments, and higher contribution from business management income and share profit from its joint ventures (JVs).
Thu, 09 May 2019 19:30
Database launched on low-income families
A database has been made for administrative bodies' to check the information of low-income families entitled to child-support subsidies for children up to the age of six at Bt600 a month.
Thu, 02 May 2019 01:00
Structural challenges hang over East Asian growth hopes
STRUCTURAL challenges poses risks to the aspirations of countries in East Asia to move up the income ladder, according to Junhong Chang, the director of the Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
Low-income households struggle under rapidly mounting debt
THAI workers have shouldered ever-higher household debt in the past 10 years as their incomes have not been adequate to meet their expenses, according to a survey.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
PTTEP sticks with expansion despite
PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) has reaffirmed its committed to an investment focus on in the Middle East and Southeast Asia after the energy giant suffered a 7 per cent drop in first-quarter net income to US$394 (Bt12.47 billion).
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
Early rote-learning disables children for life
On becoming education minister in 2016, Teerakiat Jareonsettasin launched a mission impossible: reversing the top-down management of an education system that was failing badly. The stakes could not be higher – education reform presents the only hand to play if the Kingdom is to escape the middle-income trap and join the developed world.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:42
CIMB posts Bt325m profit
The CIMB Thai bank said it has significant improvements attributed to growth in operating income and decline in provisions.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
Thousands of Chinese workers not paying taxes
THE BUREAU OF Internal Revenue (BIR) is going after the income tax payments of more than 130,000 unregistered Chinese working in the Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) sector.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
GLOBAL CREDIT S&P report shows fall in defaults last year
Despite market volatility and political uncertainty in 2018, funding conditions remained accommodative, and the global speculative-grade corporate default rate fell to 2.1 per cent from 2.5 per cent at the end of 2017, said S&P Global Fixed Income Research in its "2018 Annual Global Corporate Default And Rating Transition Study."