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Q2 GDP: The good, bad and ugly
August 20, 2014 1:00 am

Q2 GDP: The good, bad and ugly

Interestingly enough, the release of the National Economic and Social Development Board's official analysis of the second quarter was received with mixed reviews.

Thai bourse gets career people well prepared for an ageing society
August 19, 2014 1:00 am

Thai bourse gets career people well prepared for an ageing society

As a result of the baby-boom generation, it is evident that the number of Thai senior citizens will be on an upward trend in the coming decades (from the current 16.5 million people), while the young population will be on a comparative downtrend.

The war of mobile applications: Do we really need an app for that?
August 16, 2014 1:00 am

The war of mobile applications: Do we really need an app for that?

It is undeniable that mobile technology has become an integral part of today's world. Because the tide is turning in the favour of this technology, many brands are looking for ways to become a part of this mobile phenomenon.

Build it or buy it? The homeseeker's dilemma
August 15, 2014 1:00 am

Build it or buy it? The homeseeker's dilemma

Building your own house is a worthy challenge you might care to think about.

VAT to be key revenue source as corporate income tax reduced
August 14, 2014 1:00 am

VAT to be key revenue source as corporate income tax reduced

THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order recently announced that it would keep the VAT (value-added tax) rate at 7 per cent for an additional year, from October 1, 2014, to September 30 2015, and after that the rate will increase to 10 per cent.

Biz Buzz
August 13, 2014 1:00 am

Biz Buzz

No heir in professionally run empire

Encouraging women to fulfil ambitions
August 13, 2014 1:00 am

Encouraging women to fulfil ambitions

The strength of people businesses such as ours increasingly lies in the diversity of their workforces. International consulting firm Grant Thornton released a report last year revealing that 49 per cent of chief executives in Thailand were women, the...

Top 10 basic points you should know about investment
August 12, 2014 1:00 am

Top 10 basic points you should know about investment

We often read and hear about rules on investment, and most of them are very simple yet true. However, most of us tend to forget them and end up following the herd or being lured by clever marketing, with generally less than spectacular results. Here...

Choosing the right coaching programme
August 11, 2014 1:00 am

Choosing the right coaching programme

For more than 10 years ago, there was hardly any choice if you wanted to enrol for a coaching programme.

Complexity restricts maximisation of FTA benefits
August 11, 2014 1:00 am

Complexity restricts maximisation of FTA benefits

The network of free-trade agreements that criss-cross Asia is boosting regional trade and profits, but their complexities have left a lot of businesses confused.