• Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Pico-finance’s loans reach Bt219 million
    THE value of pico-finance loans stood at Bt218.97 million at the end of 2017, with the finance extended as part of the government’s efforts to tackle underground debt in communities, the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) said.
    Economy
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:00:00
    Obec reassures parents over 40-student classroom goal
    THE POLICY to have schools limit classroom sizes to 40 students is flexible, and more classrooms could be opened up to ensure children get taught, Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec) chief Boonrak Yodphetch said yesterday, as he sought to soothe worries expressed by both parents and administrators.
    national
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    BOT to hike policy rate with minimal damage
    The Bank of Thailand (BOT) is expected to raise the policy rate at a gradual pace this year, given the upward trend for global interest rates and consistent Thai economic expansion, according to TMB Analytics.
    Economy
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Brewing up a perfect storm for a rate rise
    LAST YEAR I wrote several articles to warn investors that the shift in monetary policy stances at the world major central banks would cause turbulence in financial markets.
    Economy
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:04:50
    Incentive increased for having babies
    Married couples should support Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s policy of boosting the country’s birth rate and have more children, the head of the Social Security Office said on Wednesday, and there are financial aids provided.
    national
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    ‘Usual suspects’ debate their own nuclear plans
    US policy raises fears of a revival of arms race
    opinion
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Italian-Thai: Not quite the corporate policy as written
    Browsing through the Corporate Governance section of the website of Italian-Thai Development Plc, I came across the following fine words in Clause 6 of the section on “The Company’s Treatment of Stakeholders”.
    your say
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:31:03
    SEC WORKING ON SUPERVISION OF ICO
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will present the results of its hearing on the supervision of initial coin offering (ICO) to the Capital Market Supervisory Board on expectation to finalise the policy within March.
    business
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:40:12
    Plan to tweak tourism education to meet future needs
    The Department of Tourism (DOT) is collaborating with leading education institutions to adjust the tourism human resources curriculum to answer the industry’s needs and the Thailand 4.0 policy.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 09:27:46
    China offers five-year visas to foreigners of Chinese descent
    China has implemented a new visa policy beginning February that allows foreigners of Chinese descent to remain in China for up to five years.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:59:02
    RMI, INET partner to offer SuperDuck cloud solution
    RMI Global Ventures and INET have joined hands to introduce SuperDuck – an innovative cloud solution that is cheaper, faster and safer for Thais – in support of the government’s “Thailand 4.0” policy.
    business
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 21:27:35
    Seoul must not be ignored in US actions against NK
    Washington’s withdrawal of Korea expert Victor Cha from consideration for ambassador to South Korea shows US President Donald Trump’s North Korea policy is much more hard-line than expected.
    opinion
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:34:59
    FWD launches ‘Cancer Knockout’ protection insurance
    A “Cancer Knockout” insurance policy for special cancer protection is being offered by FWD Life Insurance Public Co Ltd, according to a company press release on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:05:25
    State investments rising by 47% in fiscal 2017-2018
    The state enterprises investment budget of Bt506.16 billion for the fiscal year ending in September represents a 47-per-cent hike over the last fiscal year, Ekniti Nitithanprapas, director-general of the State Enterprise Policy Office said on Monday.
    Economy
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Is Japan moving to renege on no-nuclear weapon policy?
    Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, was denied a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during her recent visit to Japan.
    opinion
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