• Fri, 14 Apr 2017 01:00
    Democrat leader sees change in political atmosphere
    Almost three years after the 2014 coup, Thailand’s constitution was finally promulgated last week. While the charter spells out a timeframe for legislation to pave the way for elections, the exact date of the poll has not been decided by the ruling junta government.
  • Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:58
    Thai economy protected by resilient fundamental, says bank
    Resilient fundamentals should shield Thailand’s economy from global shocks, particularly US President Donald Trump’s policies and political uncertainties in Europe, according to Standard Chartered Bank (Thai).
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  • Wed, 11 May 2016 01:00
    Politics to ‘shape sovereign rating’
    POLITICAL uncertainties remain high and the bickering is expected to continue for a while, adding to uncertainties in Thailand’s economic outlook and possibly leading to pressure on its sovereign rating, according to S&P.
  • Wed, 06 May 2015 01:00
    Real estate roller-coaster
    After shooting up in 2013 and 2014, excessive speculation and political uncertainties combined are pushing down exorbitant rents
  • Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00
    Political uncertainties weigh on BBL's quarterly earnings
    Bangkok Bank, the country's largest commercial bank, showed the second-quarter consolidated net profit of Bt9 billion, an increase of only Bt64 million from the previous quarter.
  • Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00
    Little joy over policy rate cut
    Few businesspeople are elated by the Bank of Thailand's rate cut to its lowest point in more than three years, saying it may not boost investment and consumption in light of lingering political uncertainties.
  • Sun, 29 Dec 2013 00:00
    Economy may expand only 2.5% on political instability: KResearch
    The Thai economy, reeling from high political uncertainties, will face severe downside risks next year and may register only 2.5 per cent growth rate in the worst-case scenario, Kasikorn Research Centre said.
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