A FAMILY business believes history and culture make for the perfect accessories in bringing Phuket’s traditional forms of dress and jewellery to a broader market. With a Bt10 million investment, the Tawee Suwan Group opened the Peranakan Museum on the resort island early this year.
CHICAGO - United Airlines set out to repair its image Thursday, reaching an undisclosed settlement with the dragged passenger at the center of a worldwide uproar and promising to refocus on customer service.
Thailand's agricultural and food sectors are expected to gain from US tax reductions, according to a brokerage house. Companies operating in the United States could gain from a massive tax cut for businesses and individuals in the country, said Asia Plus Securities, which has raised its 2017 net-profit forecasts by 3.0 per cent for Thai Union Group (TU) and by 0.4 per cent Chareon Pokphand Foods
BIG CITIES in Southeast Asia such as Bangkok, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Kuala Lumpur have staked their claims as startup hubs. But with the rise of digital nomads, smaller cities in the region are emerging as thriving centres for innovation, with companies operating in co-working spaces or in their own offices, according to JLL.
PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) on Thursday said its net profit rose to US$349 million for the first quarter of 2017 as global crude oil prices gained. Also helping were cost efficiencies and a stronger baht.
SEOUL, April 27, 2017 (AFP) - The world's biggest shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries swung back to the black in the first quarter as cost-cutting efforts and a shift to high-end vessels paid off in the face of an industry-wide crisis, the South Korean firm said Thursday.