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European trade lobby urges restart of FTA talks
March 31, 2015 1:00 am

European trade lobby urges restart of FTA talks

THE European Association for Business and Commerce (EABC) is calling for an early resumption of talks on a Thailand-European Union free-trade agreement, arguing that there is no need to wait for the return of democracy.

AGRICULTURE REFORM PLAN APPROVED
March 31, 2015 1:00 am

AGRICULTURE REFORM PLAN APPROVED

The government yesterday approved a five-year strategic plan to reform the agriculture sector, with a total budget of Bt35 billion to be spent from fiscal 2015 to 2019.

Calls mount for govt steps to kick-start trade
March 31, 2015 1:00 am

Calls mount for govt steps to kick-start trade

THE government should launch an integrated investment stimulus package including temporary tax incentives and accelerated depreciation allowances to snap the "wait and see" lethargy of businesses, economists suggested yesterday.

Sommai rules out stimulus measure
March 31, 2015 1:00 am

Sommai rules out stimulus measure

THE GOVERNMENT will never launch any economic stimulus measure that would promote consumer overspending despite the current economic slowdown, Finance Minister Sommai Phasee affirmed yesterday.

'Focus on economic priorities'
March 30, 2015 1:00 am

'Focus on economic priorities'

Govt needs to clarify key goals to boost demand, business leaders say

PPP model successfully piloted in Vietnam's agricultural sector
March 29, 2015 1:00 am

PPP model successfully piloted in Vietnam's agricultural sector

SINCE 2011, after Vietnam joined with 12 global companies to launch a public-private partnership (PPP) programme, the country's agricultural output has risen by an average of 3 per cent a year.

NIDA urges urgent action on economy
March 28, 2015 1:00 am

NIDA urges urgent action on economy

Academics at the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) have urged the military government to move ahead with urgently needed economic stimulus, tax and monetary measures as merchandise exports and domestic consumption are both weak,...