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Concerns over manufacturing
May 30, 2016 1:00 am

Concerns over manufacturing

THAILAND’S manufacturing sector has gone cold but it remains vital to the overall economy. DBS Bank economists have yet to turn upbeat on the Thai economy and have raised concerns about the manufacturing sector.

Engage and empower your people to improve their execution skills
May 30, 2016 1:00 am

Engage and empower your people to improve their execution skills

DO YOU NORMALLY feel energetic going to work every morning? Do you generally think positively about the work you’re going to do each day and towards your co-workers you have to spend almost every day with?

Recharge your force via sleep
May 28, 2016 1:00 am

Recharge your force via sleep

“We are not defined by our jobs and titles, and we are vastly more than our resumes. By helping us keep the world in perspective, sleep gives us a chance to refocus on the essence of who we are.” Arianna Huffington, co-founder and...

People-building: How to make good employees great
May 27, 2016 1:00 am

People-building: How to make good employees great

IN MY LAST COLUMN, I talked about how trust is the key to ensuring that each person in an organisation pulls in the same direction despite having different backgrounds or of a different generation. Another challenge that many leading organisations...

Strongest GDP in 3 years brightens 2016 outlook
May 26, 2016 1:00 am

Strongest GDP in 3 years brightens 2016 outlook

THE ECONOMY expanded 3.2 per cent in the first quarter of this year, the quickest pace in three years, thanks to strong public spending and the deluge of international tourists.

How to say no to an investment proposal
May 24, 2016 1:00 am

How to say no to an investment proposal

AS A BEST practice in business management, companies need to perform a well-prepared feasibility study on long-term investment before any decision is made.

Duterte’s win could lead to both opportunities and risks for Thai...
May 23, 2016 1:00 am

Duterte’s win could lead to both opportunities and risks for Thai...

MAYOR RODRIGO Duterte’s victory in the presidential election in the Philippines is one of the most interesting political events to happen in Southeast Asia this month.

Instagram’s demise could be Snapchat’s gain
May 21, 2016 1:00 am

Instagram’s demise could be Snapchat’s gain

PLEASE UNLOCK your smartphone and browse through all the applications you have on your home screen right now. Cluttered amongst your zombie apps, I’m guessing you have at least three social media apps that are currently active in your daily...

The economics of gold mining in the Land of Gold
May 19, 2016 1:00 am

The economics of gold mining in the Land of Gold

SUVARNABHUMI or the Land of |Gold is the name given to Thailand simply because gold can be found in several provinces throughout the country.

Who benefits from the amendments to a tax law
May 18, 2016 1:00 am

Who benefits from the amendments to a tax law

Throughout last year, the government was expected to amend the personal income tax law, increasing deductions and reducing the personal income tax (PIT) rates and make the amendments effective starting in the 2016, but this failed to materialise.