ASIA is undergoing one of the most profound demographic shifts the world has ever seen. By the middle of this century, the number of people aged over 65 is expected to rise from 300 million to around 1 billion.
THE BOARD of Investment has maintained its target of approving Bt350 billion worth of projects this year as the number of new requests in the first four months did not drop as previously expected.
THE Fiscal Policy Office expects the economy to expand by 3.7 per cent this year provided no less than 70 per cent of the government's investment budget is disbursed and exports rise by 0.2 per cent, said Kulaya Tantitemit, director of the...
The MANUFACTURING Production Index in April plunged 5.3 per cent from March as some manufacturers took more days off for the long Songkran festival than last year.
Despite the weakening baht, Thailand's exports still face high risk of negative growth for three consecutive years due to the low competitiveness in many industries, according to the Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC).
The Asia-Pacific region has been praised for leading the world in the drive to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) but will need to address three key areas of implementation, according to the Asian Development Bank and others.
AFTER being a key foreign investor in the Kingdom for more than half a century, Japan now hopes to see more direct investment from Thailand and other countries to serve its new policy of earning more international income to ensure sustainable...
LAST YEAR nearly three-fifths of Thais made purchases through their mobile phones, an increase of 7.6 per cent over the past two years of the MasterCard Online Shopping Behaviour Study.
IMD, a top-ranked global business school in the Swiss city of Lausanne and in Singapore, yesterday disclosed its annual world competitiveness ranking.
THE TOURISM and Sports Ministry is taking steps to reassure international tourists about safety in the country ahead of the high season.