VIENTIANE - Laos is asking Thailand to provide more assistance in terms of capacity building for Lao labourers and boosting skill standards in Small and Medium Enterprises.
VEERASAK Pungrassamee, director-general of the Mineral Fuels Department, said yesterday that he was uncertain if any investors would be interested in taking part in next year’s auction of Thailand’s two largest gas-producing fields.
THE Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand will ask the energy regulator to allow it to build more renewable-power plants and to raise its power-generation proportion to half of the country’s total generating capacity, in a bid to strengthen...
RICE exporters have warned against the government’s plan to clear out its remaining inventory
THAILAND’S gross domestic product could expand by as little as 2.7-3.2 per cent this year instead of the forecast 3-3.5 per cent because of the effect of last week’s “Brexit” vote, mainly on the export and tourism sectors, according to the...
Thailand's seafood exports to the United States tend to rise if the Kingdom's ranking in the Trafficking in Persons report is upgraded to Tier 2, said an economist of Maybank Kim Eng Securities.
VIENTIANE - More Thai businesspeople are interested in expanding their investments and seeking further trading opportunities in Laos, a meeting in Vientiane heard this week.
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER Somkid Jatusripitak has told Chinese investors that political tensions in Thailand will decline by the middle of next year after the country holds a general election. Meanwhile, the government aims to attract further investment...
THE TOURISM Authority of Thailand is mapping out “industrial tourism” to promote the East Coast while seeking more quality tourists from China.
THE ENERGY industry has become less attractive to talent while strong lifestyle brands are on the rise, according to a survey by Universum, a research and consulting firm.