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Not launching Pokemon Go here would be a missed opportunity
July 23, 2016 1:00 am

Not launching Pokemon Go here would be a missed opportunity

IT WOULD NEVER have happened. Not by a long shot. Hypothetically speaking, if the launch strategy had been based purely on available data pertaining to Internet and smartphone penetration, Thailand would never have been considered a top-of-mind...

Finalise investments before end-2016 to gain additional tax deductions
July 21, 2016 1:00 am

Finalise investments before end-2016 to gain additional tax deductions

IF YOU have been contemplating increasing your business’ capital asset investments in Thailand, you should consider structuring the acquisition (and the payment) to take place before December 31, 2016, in order to take advantage of the additional...

How well has Thailand prepared for the aged society?
July 20, 2016 1:00 am

How well has Thailand prepared for the aged society?

WHILE THE proportion of the Thai population aged 60 years old and above is rising, the proportions of working adults and children are declining.

Companies may enjoy special tax incentive on asset investment
July 19, 2016 1:00 am

Companies may enjoy special tax incentive on asset investment

TO STIMULATE the economy, the |government is continually looking for ways to promote more investment in Thailand.

Where to put money after Brexit
July 18, 2016 1:00 am

Where to put money after Brexit

THE GLOBAL market has been shocked by the Brexit vote in which 52 per cent of British voters decided to leave the European Union, leading to high volatility and much uncertainty in markets.

Challenges in condominium property management
July 15, 2016 1:00 am

Challenges in condominium property management

FOUR YEARS AGO, I addressed the challenges in the property-management industry in this column. Several years on, the same challenges remain in finding competent personnel to fill the role of on-site property-management staff.

Ten investment themes for the next decade
July 14, 2016 1:00 am

Ten investment themes for the next decade

ASIA HAS benefitted from globalisation in the past few decades. Urbanisation, the rise of the middle class and clean energy are among the major trends unfolding across the region. These trends are set to continue and are at the base of the ten...

Key questions for dealing with dynamic competition
July 12, 2016 1:00 am

Key questions for dealing with dynamic competition

UNDER the dynamic market situation resulting from the economic slowdown and higher competition from new players, companies have to struggle to survive and pass the difficult time.

SET rallies as Brexit fears ease, consumer spending picks up
July 11, 2016 1:00 am

SET rallies as Brexit fears ease, consumer spending picks up

Thanawat Patchimkul Head of Research DBS Vickers Securities (Thailand)

Emerging markets will rebound from Brexit shock
July 11, 2016 1:00 am

Emerging markets will rebound from Brexit shock

OUR BIG theme for 2016 is retreat, regroup, rebound.