In an effort to encourage more tourists from China to visit Malaysia, the government will extend the free-visa facility to those travelling in groups of at least two, instead of a larger party, says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
Thailand should strive to increase its exports of intermediate and semi-finished goods to the CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam) markets, in addition to shipping finished products to these countries, if it wants to sustain and grow its...
Despite Thai shipments contracting during the first 10 months of the year, the country managed to capture a higher share in key export markets, reflecting increased competitiveness, Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said yesterday.
Cabinet has approved in principle a Finance Ministry proposal to set up a Bt10-billion fund to boost national competitiveness and new investment projects in 10 "future" industries targeted by the government.
INDONESIA IS upbeat that it will be able to seize the opportunities offered by the Asean single market, which will be a formal entity by year-end, after a declaration signed on Sunday on the establishment of the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
ASEAN leaders have agreed to proceed with a 10-year strategy to increase regional economic cooperation, emphasising service liberalisation, lowering trade and investment barriers, and equalising product standards.
THE Department of Highways yesterday revealed its new Bt2.1-trillion 20-year plan to develop the motorway network, expecting these investments to have a multiplier effect by more than two times worth Bt5.7 trillion for the economy.
THAILAND COULD benefit from the Paris terror attacks as they could adversely affect European economies and result in an inflow of capital to Asia, according to the National Institute of Development Administration.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will sign separate memoranda of understanding with the Japan External Trade Organisation, the Japan Association or Travel Agents and Asahi TV during the visit of Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak to the...
THE Asean Economic Community will continue to focus on the four main pillars established in its blueprint in order to foster effective collaborations between the public and private sectors at the regional level.