• Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    Govt launches two-pronged attack on inequality
    Experts express doubts over new agency set up to tackle poverty under 20 year national plan.
    politics
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:54
    NESDB denies Thailand has biggest income gap in world
    Thailand's national economic planning agency has denied that the country is the most unequal in the world but admits that the income gap remains a challenging issue
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:02
    NESDB urges for measures to tackle low birth rate
    The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has urged the government to implement additional measures to improve the birth rate in Thailand, following a recent study detailing the impact of a shrinking population.
    national
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    Workforce view brightens on new hires
    THE ranks of workers rose 1.7 per cent in the third quarter of this year, driven by a three-year high in non-farm employment and fueling expectations for further gains in the year’s final quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said .
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Trade woes slow down Q3 growth
    THE THAI economy is feeling the effects of the global trade war, causing a deceleration in growth in the short run, but the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said it was confident of a turnaround when the dust of the trade tensions settles down.
    Economy
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    AOT TO PROPOSE BT72.6 BN PLAN FOR SUVARNABHUMI
    The Airports of Thailand Plc (AOT) will propose an investment plan to further develop Suvarnabhumi International Airport, worth Bt72.6 billion, to the National Economics and Social Development Board (NESDB) in December this year, the company’s senior executive vice president of engineering and construction Anake Teeraviwatchai said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Nod to state units’ investment budget
    The Cabinet approved state enterprises' investment budget and framework totalling Bt2.058 trillion for the fiscal year 2019 at its meeting yesterday, Thosaporn Sirisumphand, director-general of National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), said after the meeting.
    Economy
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Ageing population creates opportunities for aware and sensitive businesses: study
    THAILAND WILL become a full-fledged ageing society in 2021 when the number of its senior citizens is expected to reach 13.1 million or 20 per cent of the total population, the National Economic and Social Development Board or NESDB reported recently.
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    THAI TO RECONSIDER AIRCRAFT PURCHASE PLAN
    Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) has agreed to revise its plan to buy 23 new aircraft worth Bt100 billion following a suggestion by the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), the company’s chief executive officer, Sumeth Damrongchaitham, said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    CONCERNS OVER THAI PURCHASES
    The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said yesterday that it understood the need for Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) to invest in order to generate greater income for the company.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
    NESDB RAISES CONCERNS OVER THAI PURCHASE PLAN
    The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has sent back Thai Airways International Plc (THAI)'s plan to buy a new fleet of 23 aircrafts worth about Bt100 billion citing concerns over its financial status and fierce market competition.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
    Export growth forecast raised to 10% by NESDB
    FORECAST growth in exports has been raised to 10 per cent for this year by a government think tank, which is sticking with an estimate for national economic expansion of 4.2-4.7 per cent.
    Economy
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:42
    NESDB sticks to economic growth forecast of 4.2-4.7% after good first half
    The National Economic and Social Development Board has maintained its forecast for the country’s economic growth this year at between 4.2 per cent and 4.7 per cent, after witnessing expansion of 4.8 per cent in the first half, office secretary-general Thosaporn Sirisumphand said on Monday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    South economic push plays to strengths
    UNDETERRED by its past failures to win local support for infrastructure mega-projects in the South, the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has come up with a fresh proposal that envisages a sweeping economic zone modelled on the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    Economy
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 01:00
    NESDB: Room for growth for social enterprises
    THAILAND’S social enterprises have been facing issues of sustainability and limited ability to have a positive social impact, but they have plenty of room to grow, the National Economic and Social Development Board said.
    Economy
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