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ATTA's tourist arrivals in 2014 slide, despite some recovery in...
December 19, 2014 1:00 am

ATTA's tourist arrivals in 2014 slide, despite some recovery in...

The number of international tourists received at two airports in Bangkok by the Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) from January to November-end continued to see a slide year on year despite the expected 10-per-cent growth in total arrivals...

Shrimp industry upbeat on 2015
December 19, 2014 1:00 am

Shrimp industry upbeat on 2015

Thai shrimp farmers and traders foresee brighter prospects for production and export next year as they have seen clear signs of recovery from a shrimp disease that has damaged the industry since late 2012.

NLA approves first reading of inheritance tax bill
December 19, 2014 1:00 am

NLA approves first reading of inheritance tax bill

The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday approved in principle the inheritance tax bill and another bill to amend the Revenue and Taxation Code.

Economist warns BOT on monetary policy
December 19, 2014 1:00 am

Economist warns BOT on monetary policy

The Bank of Thailand should not use monetary policy to stimulate the economy as it would lead to currency wars in the region, but the central bank should relax currency regulations to keep the baht weak, a CIMB Thai economist says.

Thailand, Myanmar set to resume Joint Trade Commission
December 18, 2014 1:00 am

Thailand, Myanmar set to resume Joint Trade Commission

THAILAND AND Myanmar will next month resume the Joint Trade Commission for promoting closer economic cooperation and boosting bilateral trade, Deputy Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said yesterday.

Ministry studying cost structure of goods after reduction in diesel...
December 18, 2014 1:00 am

Ministry studying cost structure of goods after reduction in diesel...

WITH OIL prices falling in the world market, and the domestic price of diesel having been cut, the Commerce Ministry is reviewing the cost structure of goods. It expects the prices of some products - and construction materials, in particular - to be...

IPG Mediabrands survey points to importance of 25-34 age group
December 18, 2014 1:00 am

IPG Mediabrands survey points to importance of 25-34 age group

MARKETERS AND brands should gain a deeper understanding of the "millennials" aged 25-34, who will be high-potential purchasers next year, according to IPG Mediabrands.

German business warns ruble plunge will 'affect us all'
December 17, 2014 7:42 pm

German business warns ruble plunge will 'affect us all'

BERLIN (AFP) - A German business group Wednesday cautioned against "Schadenfreude" over Russia's currency woes, predicting a 20-per cent drop in German exports to the country this year and the risk of worse to come.

Dept watching 30-40 suspicious companies
December 17, 2014 1:00 am

Dept watching 30-40 suspicious companies

The Business Development Department will strictly inspect 30-40 companies that are at high risk of operating illegally, as they have high initial registered capital but show no business activity.

Nod to 'digital economy' draft
December 17, 2014 1:00 am

Nod to 'digital economy' draft

THE CABINET yesterday approved a draft law setting up a national digital economy committee, and another for restructuring the Information and Communications Technology Ministry, as proposed by the ministry itself, said PM's Office spokesman...