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Dual-track deal with China okayed
November 26, 2014 1:00 am

Dual-track deal with China okayed

The Cabinet yesterday approved a draft memorandum of under-standing (MoU) with the Chinese government to construct double-track railroads between major logistics centres in Thailand.

Savings fund for off-system workers
November 26, 2014 1:00 am

Savings fund for off-system workers

Two years after the legal framework was established on May 8, 2012, the Finance Ministry is ready to proceed with the National Savings Fund, with Bt1 billion initially to be contributed by the state, for workers who are currently not part of the...

Thailand to lose share of China market under AFTA, survey suggests
November 26, 2014 1:00 am

Thailand to lose share of China market under AFTA, survey suggests

Thailand could lose Bt118 billion worth of export opportunities under the Asean-China Free Trade Agreement over the next five years (2015-2019) because of tougher competition from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, according to a study by the...

Offer incentives to draw SMEs into formal tax system: FTI
November 25, 2014 1:00 am

Offer incentives to draw SMEs into formal tax system: FTI

Special rates needed to draw majority out of the shadow

Thailand looks to further rise in ICT rankings
November 25, 2014 1:00 am

Thailand looks to further rise in ICT rankings

The availability of fourth-generation spectrum licences and the country's move to promote a "digital economy" are key factors driving the country's ICT development ranking up further, according to a senior official of the...

Minimise costly regulations, BOT urges
November 25, 2014 1:00 am

Minimise costly regulations, BOT urges

Regulations that increase costs might be hampering investment, so it is necessary to maintain a balance between those regulations that keep order and those that boost business and production costs, said Roong Mallikamas, senior director of the...

Arrival growth returns in Oct
November 25, 2014 1:00 am

Arrival growth returns in Oct

Regime urged to make tourist safety a priority

JICA urges more Japan-Thailand cooperation beyond Thai's Kingdom
November 25, 2014 1:00 am

JICA urges more Japan-Thailand cooperation beyond Thai's Kingdom

The Japan International Cooperation Agency is looking to strengthen cooperation between Thailand and Japan in hard and soft infrastructure development while working together to find solutions to problems that come with an ageing society.

Thai execs collaborate with Yangon's MK Group for music learning...
November 25, 2014 1:00 am

Thai execs collaborate with Yangon's MK Group for music learning...

Two high-ranking Thai executives are joining forces with a leader of Yangon-based conglomerate MK Group to open the first music and performance learning centre in Myanmar.

Doubling bilateral trade between Thailand, Russia by 2016 on agenda of...
November 25, 2014 1:00 am

Doubling bilateral trade between Thailand, Russia by 2016 on agenda of...

Thailand and Russia aim to double the value of bilateral trade to US$10 billion by 2016 as they cooperate more closely in tourism, investment, and other areas.