THE BROADCASTING committee of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has given the likes of Google and YouTube 30 days to declare themselves over-the-top (OTT) operators – or face the risk of hindered business operations in the country.
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha, economic ministers and business leaders yesterday tried to woo foreign investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), while Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said foreign interests would soon put Bt20 billion into electric-car manufacture and Bt12 billion into the robotics industry.
Singha Estate yesterday announced that construction of the Singha Complex on Bangkok’s Asoke-Phetchaburi Intersection was 40 per cent complete. The office and retail complex is expected to be ready by the middle of next year.
WHEN IT COMES to the future path of US Federal Reserve policy, there is a vast ocean between market expectations and the Fed’s own projections. The market expects the Fed funds rate to stay lower for longer.
Thai electrical and electronics exports grew by 7 per cent in the first quarter compared with the same period last year, and are expected to continue to expand during the remainder of the year, a Federation of Thai Industries club said on Tuesday.
The recovery in global growth is strengthening and is expected to pick up to 2.9 per cent this year and peak at 3.1 per cent in 2018, the highest rate since 2010, Fitch Ratings says in its latest “Global Economic Outlook” (GEO).