• Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties rolling out the goodies
    A MINIMUM income guarantee scheme, restructuring of the tax system, increase in minimum wage, price guarantee for agricultural products and boost for industry were some of the many promises that major political parties outlined as part of their election manifestos on the economy at a seminar.
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:38
    Tobacco farmers seek support from political parties against tax hike
    A network of tobacco farmers is calling on political parties to help ease the impact of the 40 per cent excise tax rise on cigarettes that is scheduled for October 1 this year.
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 21:30
    Phuket police launch manhunt for cabbie over alleged murder
    The Phuket provincial court has issued an arrest warrant for taxi driver Paradorn Phuchaiyan, 49, for allegedly murdering a fellow taxi driver in Phuket’s Kathu district on Thursday, Patong precinct superintendent Pol Colonel Anothai Jindamanee said on Friday.
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  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 06:26
    Man Utd fan stabbed by Paris taxi driver after PSG victory - report
    A Manchester United fan underwent surgery after being stabbed by a taxi driver following the English club's stunning Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain, Sky Sports reported Thursday.
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 17:30
    Taxi driver shot dead in Patong
    A taxi driver was shot and killed in Patong on Thursday morning, apparently by a competitor over an ongoing dispute at a taxi rank they worked at together on Phra Metta Road near the beach.
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  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    The Cabinet yesterday agreed to revise the excise tax for electric cars and trucks using diesel B20 to zero per cent and 0.5 to 2 per cent respectively to lessen the problem of particulate dust pollution. 
  • Sat, 02 Mar 2019 01:00
    Careful what you promise
    Depleted coffers, unpopular taxes, army resistance could leave ambitious welfare proposals unfulfilled
  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 17:36
    Banpu Power unveils 2018 growth
    Banpu Power Plc (BPP), a power-generating company operating both conventional and renewable power businesses, has reported its 2018 operating results with earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of Bt5.91 billion, a 9-per-cent increase compared to last year, and a total operating profit of Bt4.72 billion, a 9-per-cent increase compared to last year.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 17:50
    EU court cancels state aid ruling against four Spanish football clubs
    Luxembourg - An EU court delivered a legal win for Barcelona, Real Madrid and two other top Spanish clubs Tuesday, cancelling a 2016 ruling by Brussels that had penalised them over tax breaks.
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    New rule to provide tax refunds for foreign tourists
    IN AN effort to encourage tourist spending and empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the Indonesian government will revise a regulation pertaining to value-added tax (VAT) that would allow foreign tourists to get tax refunds for their spending.
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 19:00
    Grab taxi driver arrested for stealing bag from store
    A Grab taxi driver was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly stealing a purse from a bag shop owner at a night shopping mall in Chiang Mai province.
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  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 18:31
    Chiang Mai public transport van drivers petition against GPS speed detectors, for higher speed limit
    Some 50 representatives of Chiang Mai’s public transport van association on Monday showed up at the provincial transport office, calling for sympathy and help by either cancelling the requirement for public transport vans to be installed with speed-detecting GPS devices or increasing the current 90 kilometres/hour speed limit to 110km/h.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:13
    Tobacco monopoly will help growers switch to cannabis
    With cigarette sales expected to decline due to a sharp hike in taxes, the Tobacco Authority of Thailand plans to help tobacco farmers switch to cannabis cultivation.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    How taxes can enhance democracy, not cheat it
    A relatively simple accounting adjustment could put us on the road to more transparent and efficient government
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Non-compliance of tax regulations does not need to derail an M&A process
    Foreign direct investment has always been an important aspect of Thailand’s economic development and the country remains to hold its position as one of the primary inbound investment destinations in the region.
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