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Industry operators slowly adjusting as economy recovers
August 1, 2014 1:00 am

Industry operators slowly adjusting as economy recovers

AMONG THE TOPICS discussed at the Thai Condominium Association's recent seminar, "Strategies to Stimulate the Condominium Market", one discussion revealed the changes in the view of the head of Thailand's largest condominium...

Looking behind the certain uncertainty of tax collection
July 31, 2014 1:00 am

Looking behind the certain uncertainty of tax collection

If I may misquote Jane Austen, "It is a truth universally to be acknowledged that taxation authorities, when presented with more than one interpretation of the law, will choose the interpretation which maximises their revenue."

After the storm, winds of change are blowing across markets
July 29, 2014 1:00 am

After the storm, winds of change are blowing across markets

For the past year, the Stock Exchange of Thailand was sorely tested by challenges from both at home and abroad. Domestic political turmoil dampened investor confidence.

Biz Buzz
July 28, 2014 1:00 am

Biz Buzz

Issue of overcapacity bubbles to the surface

Organisational Coaching: Vision in the right place
July 28, 2014 1:00 am

Organisational Coaching: Vision in the right place

Q: My company has just undergone a painful phase of cost cutting and restructuring in order to keep it afloat.

Managing performance: Lessons learned from the World Cup
July 28, 2014 1:00 am

Managing performance: Lessons learned from the World Cup

Did you watch the World Cup? Every four years we gather to cheer the best team, and every World Cup holds a surprise - be it the birth of a new ace, the rise of a new team or the fall of a star.

An opportunity to self-assess and minimise duty exposures
July 24, 2014 1:00 am

An opportunity to self-assess and minimise duty exposures

WHEN goods are imported into Thailand, the importer is required to clear them through customs with payment of any customs duty and value-added tax (VAT). The normal clearance process relies on self-assessment by the importer. That is, the customs...

Diverging paths could create turbulence in currency markets
July 23, 2014 1:00 am

Diverging paths could create turbulence in currency markets

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, central banks around the world cut interest rates to near zero and injected massive amounts of liquidity into financial markets in a concerted effort to shore up financial systems and support economic...

As the P/E ratio rises, go for safe stocks to escape
July 21, 2014 1:00 am

As the P/E ratio rises, go for safe stocks to escape

Since May 22, the SET Index has risen by 9.3 per cent on expectations on the economy after political risks declined. Foreign investors' buying spree returned consistently.