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Changes in tax incentives for international HQs
May 22, 2015 1:00 am

Changes in tax incentives for international HQs

The Board of Investment has introduced investment promotion schemes for international headquarters and international trading companies effective on January 1, which were followed by the tax incentives for the schemes released early this month by the...

The best leaders set themselves apart by executing tasks quickly
May 21, 2015 1:00 am

The best leaders set themselves apart by executing tasks quickly

Joseph Folkman, one of the original designers of the 360-degree survey assessment and a founder of two successful leadership-development firms, Novations and Zenger Folkman, has reaffirmed his study that great leaders have great results.

True message behind policy rate cut more important than cut itself
May 20, 2015 1:00 am

True message behind policy rate cut more important than cut itself

On April 28, the Bank of Thailand made an unexpected cut in its policy interest rate of 25 basis points, followed by further relaxation of its foreign-exchange regulations to make capital flow easier. These policy changes have been among the most...

Thailand 'lucky to have' pantip.com
May 18, 2015 1:00 am

Thailand 'lucky to have' pantip.com

With the arrival of Facebook and other modern social-media platforms, pantip.com, the 23-year-old Thai community website, may look a bit old but it has remained very relevant to Thai consumers and businesses.

SET Index has limited upside potential now
May 18, 2015 1:00 am

SET Index has limited upside potential now

We recently met with Europe-based investors and found that overall they are still neutral or underweight on the SET.

MINT reports 52% profit rise
May 14, 2015 1:00 am

MINT reports 52% profit rise

Minor International (MINT) reported strong first-quarter net profit of Bt2.157 billion in the first quarter of the year, a 52-per-cent increase from the same period last year, mainly due to the robust performance of its core restaurant and...

THAI AIRASIA TARGETS 14.5M PASSENGERS
May 14, 2015 1:00 am

THAI AIRASIA TARGETS 14.5M PASSENGERS

Thai AirAsia has set its sights on carrying a total of 14.5 million passengers this year, up from 12.2 million in 2014, and to acquire three new aircraft between now and the year-end to increase its fleet to 45.

Business in Myanmar: What you should know about personal income tax
May 13, 2015 1:00 am

Business in Myanmar: What you should know about personal income tax

Many multinationals, including Thai companies, are aware of the huge potential of Myanmar's economic frontier. The country is rich in natural resources such as arable land, forestry, minerals, freshwater and marine resources, and gems and jade.

Most Thais are happy with their jobs
May 12, 2015 1:00 am

Most Thais are happy with their jobs

MOST employees are happy with their jobs, according to JobsDB Thailand. However, 36 per cent of the respondents to its survey said they were "quite unhappy" and 6 per cent were "very unhappy" with their jobs.

Damming up fears of a tragedy
May 11, 2015 1:00 am

Damming up fears of a tragedy

Fears that two large dams in Kanchanaburi will crumble and cause a catastrophe continue to persist, even though the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand has always brushed aside the fears.