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Economic woes to cut number of small events
September 24, 2016 1:00 am

Economic woes to cut number of small events

THE NUMBER of small-size events held in Thailand is expected to fall 15 per cent this year due to the ongoing economic slowdown, while most large events will continue to be staged, according to the president of Home Show Co, an exhibition organiser...

Relief sought for cassava farmers
September 24, 2016 1:00 am

Relief sought for cassava farmers

THE COMMERCE Ministry will next week seek Cabinet approval for a Bt1.2-billion budget to help 500,000 cassava farmers, and will also ask the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) to release loans totalling Bt20 billion to help...

Ministry to offer marine insurance incentives for importers, exporters
September 23, 2016 1:00 am

Ministry to offer marine insurance incentives for importers, exporters

THE Finance Ministry will offer supportive measures to marine insurance in order to encourage importers and exporters to acquire this insurance to reduce risk.

Wheat import freeze, minimum prices to help farmers
September 23, 2016 1:00 am

Wheat import freeze, minimum prices to help farmers

TO AID local farmers and stop crop prices falling further, the Commerce Ministry has ordered the suspension of wheat imports and placed minimum prices on other products.

Investors ‘keen on R&D’, says BOI
September 23, 2016 1:00 am

Investors ‘keen on R&D’, says BOI

THE BOARD of Investment said yesterday that Thai investors were responding to the new emphasis on innovation and technology development, and were planning to invest in research and development and biotechnology.

Somkid wants GH Bank to promote home ownership for low-income earners
September 23, 2016 1:00 am

Somkid wants GH Bank to promote home ownership for low-income earners

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday asked the Government Housing (GH) Bank to join the Treasury Department, the National Housing Authority and other agencies to find ways for low-income earners and the elderly to own homes.

Bangkok beats London as world's top travel destination
September 22, 2016 1:20 pm

Bangkok beats London as world's top travel destination

Bangkok, projected to welcome 21.47 million international overnight visitors in 2016, is now the world's top-ranked destination city.

Sino-Thai rail to open bids in Nov
September 22, 2016 1:00 am

Sino-Thai rail to open bids in Nov

Critics say initial cost of Bt179.4 bn to cover 3.5km was not worth it; Arkhom says construction to begin by December

SE Asian businesses urged to use Hong Kong as export hub
September 22, 2016 1:00 am

SE Asian businesses urged to use Hong Kong as export hub

THE HONG KONG Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is beckoning Southeast Asian businesses to use Hong Kong as a gateway to mainland China and other international markets, due to the territory’s efficient logistics infrastructure and business...

Logistic exhibition highlights Thai technology
September 22, 2016 1:00 am

Logistic exhibition highlights Thai technology

THAILAND has the capability to be the centre for logistic linkage in the Asean region due to its sophisticated technology and innovation in the industry, Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said at the opening of the three-day “Tilog-Logistix...