• Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    Asean+3 touted  
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) President  Takehiko Nakao yesterday addressed  the 22nd meeting of Asean+3 ’s Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.
    Economy
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:21
    Savers must allow banks to send information to tax officials: Finance Minister
    Bank customers are required to consent to banks forwarding their savings-account information to the Revenue Department, as the Finance Ministry tries to eliminate tax evasion, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    STIMULUS ON THE CARDS  AMID UNCERTAINTIES
    The Finance Ministry plans to launch stimulus measures to boost the country's economy growth close to 4 per cent this year amid uncertainty over the formation of the next government, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said. 
    Economy
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 12:41
    Political uncertainty hindering foreign investment: Apisak
    In response to a drop of consumer confidence, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong, said he believed actual consumption would remain positive for the first and second quarters of this year.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 20:30
    Asean finance ministers push for financial service liberalisation under RCEP
    “We reiterate our commitment to strengthening Asean’s partnership with regional partners. We aim to conclude the financial services annex of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [RCEP] negotiation by the end of 2019,” a joint statement from Asean finance ministers and central bank governors’ meeting read.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:23
    Asean finance ministers agree to banking flexibility
    Asean finance ministers have agreed to open banking and securities sectors on a voluntary basis.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    MOU SIGNING Thai, Lao central banks enhance cooperation
    The Bank of Thailand and the Bank of Laos PDR have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in the areas of financial innovation and payments systems in Chiang Rai yesterday after the meeting of the 5th Asean Finance Ministers’ and Central Governors’ Meeting and related meetings in Chiang Rai yesterday. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean ministers to consider greater use of local currencies 
    THE UPCOMING meeting of Asean finance ministers will focus on giving local currencies a bigger role and further liberalising financial services, Lavaron Sangsnit, director-general of the Finance Ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office, said Wednesday.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean finance ministers shrug off pollution to focus on regional agenda
    Thailand will not cancel the 23rd Asean Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Chiang Rai this week despite that province and others in the North being in the grip of severe air pollution for several consecutive days, an official at the Finance Ministry said.
    business
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    JBIC SUPPORTS HIGH-SPEED RAIL PROJECT
    Japan Bank for International Cooperation or JBIC is continuing its support for building a high-speed train in Thailand, as well as supporting small and medium-sized Japanese enterprises expanding their investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said after meeting with JBIC’s management yesterday.
    Economy
  • Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
    Apisak warns of slower economic growth
    FINANCE Minister Apisak Tantivorawong predicts Thailand will encounter slower economic growth in 2019, citing uncertainty from the trade war between the superpowers, the upcoming national election and a slump in tourism as the key factors.
    Economy
  • Sun, 02 Dec 2018 13:17
    Finance Minister wants free Internet SIMs given to underprivileged
    The Finance Ministry has proposed that the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) give free Internet SIM cards to low-income earners on the state welfare card scheme.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:21
    5% VAT refund planned for Chinese New Year
    THE Finance Ministry plans to introduce a 5 per cent value-added tax (VAT ) refund for all shoppers during the Chinese New Year, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:16
    International school under fire for SET listing
    A senior Democrat Party member and ex-finance minister Korn Chaitikavanij has objected to SISB Co Ltd, the manager of the Singapore International School in Thailand, being listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).
    national
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:27
    Shopping tax allowance to cover three groups of products: Finance Minister
    The tax allowance for shopping will cover three groups of products, and the maximum purchase amount eligible for the allowance is capped at Bt15,000, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong has announced.
    Breaking News
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