• Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:46
    Filipinos must ask: Is China our ‘friend’?
    In politics, they say, there are neither permanent friends nor enemies, only permanent interests. The problem with this realpolitik cliche is it’s only half-true. After all, interests themselves are not permanent, since our preferences and goals evolve over time, depending on our historical interactions with the outside world and internal reflections on the meaning and purpose of existence.
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:23
    Thai Retailers Association demands airport shakeup
    Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT) will have to postpone the March 19 to April 1 window scheduled for the sale of terms of reference envelopes for bidding on commercial space at Suvarnabhumi and duty-free stores at Suvarnabhumi, Phuket, Chiang Mai and Had Yai airports.
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Flexibility, convenience key drivers of continuous growth, says Regus
    THE PREFERENCE of entrepreneurs for flexibility is fuelling the growth of co-working space in Bangkok, said Noelle Coak, country head for Thailand, Taiwan and Korea of Regus, a global workspace provider.
    Real Estate
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Spaces for sharing, spaces for creativity
    INTERNATIONAL co-working space firms are expanding their investment by opening up new spaces in Thailand, citing the strong demand from all types of entrepreneurs who need a place to share their ideas and its preference for a new business model that includes co-working spaces as part of the sharing economy.
    Real Estate
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    AI to direct foreign visitors
    JAPAN'S FUJITSU LTD has developed a system that uses AI to recommend travel destinations to foreign tourists, inferring their preferences based on such information as age and the number of times they have come to Japan.
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Myanmar asks EU not to revoke GSP
    IN FEAR OF negative impacts on the nation’s growth and the grass root population over European Union’s potential withdrawal of its generalised scheme of preferences (GSP) from the country, Myanmar officials and businesses have requested the EU to reconsider the move.
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thirty-two firms from Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Dubai have bought the terms of reference document to build the third phase of Laem Chabang Port, Montree Lergchumni, acting director-general of the Port Authority of Thailand and the managing director of Laem Chabang Port, said yesterday.
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    18 keen on port plan 
    Eighteen Thai and foreign firms have shown interest in buying the term of reference for the development of Map Ta Phut port (Phase 3), Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand ( IEAT)'s governor Somchint Pilouk said yesterday.
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    New forest monitoring system to help fight climate change
    Thailand is developing forest monitoring systems to measure its success at reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and carbon stocks preservation (REDD+).
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    TRADE PACTS Exports under trade pacts reach $56 bn in 9 months 
    Thai exports under free trade agreements (FTA) and generalised system of preferences (GSP) amounted to a total of US$55.66 billion in the first nine months , up 17.7 per cent from the same period of last year, said Adual Chotinisakorn, director-general of the Foreign Trade Department yesterday.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    The Airports of Thailand Plc (AOT) will open bidding for the operations of duty free shops at three terminals of the Suvarnbhumi International Airport after its board has considered the term of reference ( TOR), company president Nitinai Sirismatthakarn said yesterday.
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    US cuts GSP on 11 Thai products
    THE United States has cut the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) granted to 11 types of Thai products, in response to their export volumes exceeding the limited value or their market share in the country, The Thai Ministry of Commerce said yesterday.
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Preference for digital banking forces closure of bank branches
    Many commercial banks have started closing their branches, as most customers prefer using digital channels to make most transactions.
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thailand’s export under the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and Generalised System Preference (GSP) amounted to US$49.89 billion in the first eight months of this year, up 19.12 per cent from the same period last year, said Adul Chotinisakorn, director general of Foreign Trade Department under the Commerce Ministry.
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Tax breaks used on $42.7 bn worth of exports in 7 months
    Thai exporters used tax incentives from the free trade agreement (FTA) and generalised system preference or GSP worth US$42.7 billion (Bt1.38 trillion) in the first seven months of this year – up 18.95 per cent from the same period of this year, Adul Chotinisakorn, director-general of the Department of Foreign Trade of the Commerce Ministry said yesterday.
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