• Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
    Indonesia, Malaysia gear up for fight against EU's REDII
    INDONESIA and Malaysia will likely make a separate move against the European Union policy against palm oil through a delegated regulation supplementing directive of the EU Renewable Energy Directive II (RED II), which is now being deliberated by the European Parliament, a trade official has said.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
    Political instability expected to  trouble economic policymaking
    THE new government is expected to face issues caused by political instability and will struggle to pursue its economic agenda. 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties urged to address ongoing foreign issues
    Few parties breaking the norm when it comes to foreign policy, say experts.
    politics
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Evicted Karen want heritage status delayed
    ETHNIC KAREN have asked United Nations policymakers to suspend plans to declare Phetchaburi’s Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex a World Heritage site.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:35
    Thailand’s policy interest rate to remain unchanged
    Kasikorn Research Centre said the Monetary Policy Committee, in a meeting on March 20, chose to maintain the policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent, especially since the country’s economy still faces uncertainty from local and foreign factors.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:13
    GSB reports progress on policy to support the least advantaged
    The Government Savings Bank or GSB on Monday gave an update on aspects of its 20-year business strategy, which aims to create jobs for lower-income people, improve the quality of life for ageing citizens and support small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    One and done, a single rate hike was more than enough
    AFTER AN extended period of holding the policy rate at 1.50 per cent, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided in December 2018 to raise the policy rate to 1.75 per cent. At the following meeting in February 2019, the committee voted to maintain the policy.
    Economy
  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:35
    Sunny days ahead for sharing economy firms as transaction volumes rise
    China's sharing economy market will maintain an annual growth rate of over 30 percent in the next three years, thanks to the public's active participation, government's policy support and mature business mode, a new report said.
    Tech
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:54
    TOA Paint’s new president vows to continue policy direction, AEC expansion plans as he take up the reins
    TOA Paint (Thailand) has appointed Prakorn Makjumroen as its new president to replace Pongcherd Jameekornkul, who retired from TOA on January 2 after a long career at the company.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:19
    Nestle launches no-added-sugar malt drink, citing govt health policy
    Saying they were responding to the government’s public health policy of encouraging Thais to consume an appropriate amount of sugar, Nestle on Wednesday said it is launching a Bt200 million campaign here to promote its new “MILO UHT no sucrose” chocolate malt ready-to-drink product.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
    Investment policy here to stay: PM
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha has assured foreign and Thai investors that the government will continue to promote investments and key projects, while ensuring the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) goes ahead as planned.
    Economy
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
    Waste-to-energy plants 'an environmental hazard’
    ACADEMICS have urged the authorities to slow down their large-scale waste-to-energy development policy, as it could severely harm the country’s environment and people’s health.
    national
  • Sat, 02 Mar 2019 01:00
    Careful what you promise
    Depleted coffers, unpopular taxes, army resistance could leave ambitious welfare proposals unfulfilled
    national
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
    The campaign promise we’d love to hear
    Not a single party contesting the election has declared a zero-tolerance policy on internal corruption
    opinion
  • Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
    Campaign short on culture candidates
    Handful of parties offering arts policies, but for the rest it’s not a hot-button issue
    national
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