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AWN faces fines if it doesn’t fulfil number-portability requests
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

AWN faces fines if it doesn’t fulfil number-portability requests

THE TELECOM regulator will start slapping a daily fine of Bt2.5 million on Advanced Info Service’s subsidiary Advanced Wireless Network on Tuesday if by Monday the company fails to cooperate in completely transferring mobile-phone subscribers who...

ADB, China’s new AIIB vow to cooperate on development
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

ADB, China’s new AIIB vow to cooperate on development

AS PRESIDENT of the newly formed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Jin Liqun might be looked upon as an alien at the annual meeting of the Asia Development Bank in Frankfurt, given the ostensible institutional rivalry between the two regional...

Bidding set for 1.2m tonnes of rice amid low supply during dry season
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

Bidding set for 1.2m tonnes of rice amid low supply during dry season

THE COMMERCE Ministry will open bidding for 1.2 million tonnes of rice on May 19 to ensure enough to dine on during the drought.

Govt pushed for retail measures
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

Govt pushed for retail measures

THE RETAIL industry now expects to grow by only 2.8 per cent this year instead of around 3 per cent, and continues to urge the government to implement the short- and long-term measures it has proposed to improve the situation.

Consumer confidence dives to seven-month low
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

Consumer confidence dives to seven-month low

CONCERN over the drought drove consumer confidence down to a seven-month low in April, with confidence in travel, doing business and purchasing cars all weakening, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.

Inflation in April ends 16-month slide
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

Inflation in April ends 16-month slide

APRIL’S inflation edged up for the first time in 16 months on rising oil and food prices amid the drought, according to the Commerce Ministry.

Govt tightens probe into  alleged FBA violations
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

Govt tightens probe into alleged FBA violations

The Business Development Department will deepen its investigation into five companies in Phuket involved in the tourism business that are suspected of breaching the Foreign Business Act by having a nominee ownership structure.

ADB annual meet examines sustainable development, climate change
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

ADB annual meet examines sustainable development, climate change

GERMANY is playing host to the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank as the ADB faces the key issues of sustainable development and climate change.

Belt, Road is not only  about China, Xi says
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

Belt, Road is not only about China, Xi says

China will consider and serve the long-term interests of all countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, President Xi Jinping vowed on Friday.

Satellite oversight may be spun off from NBTC under new law
May 2, 2016 1:00 am

Satellite oversight may be spun off from NBTC under new law

THE National Legislative Assembly’s science and mass communications committee is expected to propose to the government the separation of satellite affairs from telecom affairs in the draft of a new National Broadcasting and Telecommunica-tions...