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  • November 21, 2014

    Referendum would salvage some respectability for charter

    ... hadn't gone for broke in a bid to get their de facto premier back, we could by now be the envy of our neighbours, instead of being the sick man of Asean. No, it wasn't the constitution that failed us, but extreme political greed, which destroyed the constitution. But many of us tolerated the nonsense...

    Opinion
  • November 21, 2014

    Importers to arrive soon for business matching

    ... from 55 Latin American and US companies will arrive in Thailand. They will be followed by the arrivals, from December 10 to 13, of traders from Asean countries, mainland China, Taiwan, India and Japan for business matching with Thai manufacturers and traders.

    Business
  • November 21, 2014

    'Give migrant workers full benefits'

    ... get job opportunities amid the inflow of foreign workers. National Human Rights Commission president Amara Pongsapich believed that after the Asean Community fully materialises with a free flow of labour across 10 Asean nations, all workers should be considered Asean workers. "So, all Asean nations should ensure that...

    National
  • November 21, 2014

    Patkol to open office in Myanmar next year

    ... the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. The Thai office serves Cambodia and Laos markets. Sangchai said the full implementation of the Asean Economic Community next year would result in 700 million people being brought together and as a result Patkol would have access to many more potential...

    Business
  • November 21, 2014

    How to build on Asean's youth bulge

    ... and Singapore without the need for a visa or passport. Imagine the kind of possibilities as your market opens up to all 600 million in 10 Asean countries, perhaps relying on a borderless Asean bank. Some of these are no longer pipe dreams but vaunted achievements of Asean. The 47-year-old organisation...

    Opinion
  • November 21, 2014

    Thailand master plastic for Asean test

    The 41-year-old yesterday oversaw the team's last training session at t Bangkok Glass FC's Leo Stadium, which also has a synthetic pitch, before they depart for Singapore today for their Group B campaign. After the opening game against titleholders and four-time champions Singapore at the new National...

    Sports
  • November 21, 2014

    The joke is so old it's no longer funny

    ... alert" beforehand. Aside from Michael's brush with the spiritual realm, "The Return" also has another landmark claim - it's among the first Asean Economic Community films, with cast members from four countries - Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. From Laos is Sakchai's regular actress, Khamly...

    Life
  • November 21, 2014

    Ford plans to take Asia-Pacific markets with launch of its redesigned Everest

    This latest model, which Ford claims is groundbreaking in terms of technology and capability, will be available in Thailand next year. "The new Ford Everest is an exceptionally versatile vehicle, equally prepared for the everyday commute as it is for the most extreme off-road terrain," said Dave...

    Business
  • November 20, 2014

    Junta adviser argues against economic stimulus

    ..., Songkhla, Trat and Sa Kaew provinces. This could help disseminate prosperity to economic-zone cities. Thailand is also a strategic centre for the Asean Economic Community. Problems could ensue if we do not have good connectivity. As for the reforms pushed by the military regime, the important thing...

    Business
  • November 20, 2014

    SCB to broaden overseas footprint through Mizuho partnership

    ... of Thailand in the Asia region's economy is continuing to increase, and we have strong expectations of the central role it will play in the Asean Economic Community, which is scheduled to be established in 2015, especially due to its strong convenience in terms of land transportation among surrounding nations...

    Business