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A closer look at Bangkok's blueprint
May 25, 2013 1:00 am

A closer look at Bangkok's blueprint

The latest city plan targets transport and green space as the means to improve residents' quality of life, explains deputy planning chief Panyapas Nopphun

Opportunities across continents
April 20, 2013 1:00 am

Opportunities across continents

Britain's ambassador to Thailand, HE Mark Kent, sees great potential in the proposed Thai-European Free Trade Area

Women getting ahead in the workplace
March 16, 2013 1:00 am

Women getting ahead in the workplace

Over the past few decades, Thai women have made advancements in positions of seniority, putting them ahead of most of their Asian counterparts

The need for project streamlining
February 16, 2013 1:00 am

The need for project streamlining

Observers express concern over the government's allocation of huge funds and opening of bidding for water management infrastructure despite the lack of a cohesive plan

Colleagues need to talk to each other
February 2, 2013 1:00 am

Colleagues need to talk to each other

Experts say communication is the most important factor in good relations between employers and employees

Tensions among govt members as possible Cabinet resguffle looms
September 1, 2012 1:00 am

Tensions among govt members as possible Cabinet resguffle looms

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Pansak Winyarat, the premier's chief policy advisor, are ironically at odds at a time when the government is struggling to cope with economic challenges in the wake of the worsening euro-zone crisis.

Maritime spats threaten to disrupt Asean's integration plan
August 25, 2012 1:00 am

Maritime spats threaten to disrupt Asean's integration plan

The term "Asean connectivity" has become a new buzzword in this part of the world as the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are set to form the Asean Economic Community in 2015.

High-speed rail network to link Asean countries
August 18, 2012 1:00 am

High-speed rail network to link Asean countries

Pansak Vinyarat, chairman of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's advisory board, has taken up the task of spearheading the government's bid to build four high-speed railway routes, which will require a combined investment of over Bt400...

Beverage bidding war bubbles up
August 11, 2012 1:00 am

Beverage bidding war bubbles up

Charoen Siriwattanapakdi, one of Thailand's wealthiest people, with a net worth of no less than Bt150 billion, has again put Heineken NV of the Netherlands, the world's third-largest beer company, on the defensive - for the second time in...

Beverage groups look for bigger share of the Asia-Pacific market
August 4, 2012 1:00 am

Beverage groups look for bigger share of the Asia-Pacific market

Singapore's Fraser and Neave Group (F&N), a major food and beverage conglomerate in the Asia-Pacific region, has become a new battleground for Thai and multinational corporations vying for a significant share of the fast-growing Asean and...