• Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:15
    Thailand’s policy rate to be maintained at 1.75%
    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously on Wednesday to maintain the policy rate at 1.75 per cent, MPC secretary Titanun Mallikamas said.
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  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
    Benchmark interest rate expected to stay on hold
    ECONOMISTS expect a majority vote in favour of keeping the policy rate on hold when the Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meets on June 26.
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    Asset bubble near despite stock rally 
    All major economies of the world appear to be pursuing a weak currency policy, according to DBS Bank research report issued last week. As inflation disappoints on the downside, a weaker currency should reduce deflation risks, but only in theory.
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    Policy rate change ‘unlikely’ this year 
    THE Bank of Thailand (BOT) is expected to maintain its policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent until at least the end of 2019, according to TMB Analytics.
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:00
    Energy war is latest destructive policy in White House pipeline 
    In another ugly international move by an administration desperate to protect and pursue its own interest, Donald Trump says he’s considering slapping sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany, after Republican Senator Ted Cruz (Texas) filed a bill last month that would impose sanctions on vessels used in building the pipeline.
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  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Sepo seeks review of five-year plan
    THE State Enterprise Policy Office (Sepo) has flagged that it wants an incoming government to review the five-year state enterprise development plan.
  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
    Policy key to boost Vietnam’s digital economy
    VIETNAM’S Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s key task is to evaluate the building and adjustment of policies to support the development of the digital economy, according to Deputy Minister Cao Quoc Hung.
  • Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:08
    Prayut must take oath of allegiance, declare govt policy  direction before performing duties as new PM: Wissanu 
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has to take an oath of allegiance and declare the government’s policy direction before performing his duties as the new premier, Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 01:00
    Carmakers ready to help Thailand become hub for electric vehicles in Asean
    LOCAL and international car manufacturers are racing to cash in on the government’s policy to promote the growth of electrical vehicles (EV) in the local market and Thailand’s goal of becoming the production hub of EVs in Asean.
  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 01:00
    Environmental campaigners urge new govt to focus on sustainable development
    ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners are urging the new government to overhaul what they see as its “overly pro-industrial investment policy” and move the country down the path of sustainable development, in order to protect its citizens and the country from costly environmental and health damages.
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
    Elderly woman pays a heavy price for NCPO’s forest policy
    61 year-old jailed, ordered to pay Bt150,000 fine, vacate land despite getting farming okay in 1985
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
    Saha chief urges govt to focus on grassroots economy 
    THE NEW government should focus on boosting thepurchasing power of the grassroots population as one of its top priorities, Boonsithi Chokwatana, chairman of consumer products conglomerate Saha Group, said yesterday.
  • Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
    Indonesia wins S&P upgrade
    INDONESIA won a sovereign rating upgrade from S&P Global Ratings for its “strong economic growth prospects” and prudent fiscal policy, brightened by the re-election of President Joko Widodo as the nation’s currency, stocks and bonds rallied, according to a Bloomberg report.
  • Sun, 02 Jun 2019 16:52
    Yogyakarta to implement car-free policy at iconic Jl. Malioboro
    Yogyakarta is set to implement a car-free policy along its iconic street, Jl. Malioboro, after the Idul Fitri holiday season.
  • Thu, 30 May 2019 18:10
    Govt  deficit grows 
    Thailand’s fiscal budget deficit rose 12.7 per cent in the first seven months of the current fiscal year (October 2018 to April 2019) to Bt619.88 billion, from Bt549.9 billion in the same period last year, according to Lavaron Sangsnit, Director–General of the Fiscal Policy Office and Ministry of Finance’s Spokesperson.
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