Thais brace for recession as crisis nears crunch time

Thais brace for recession as crisis nears crunch time
April 15th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

The golden Buddha statues, amulets and lucky charms that festoon Sakuntala Mettawong’s tiny Bangkok …[More]

Big push for content creativity

Big push for content creativity
April 15th, 2014 in Featured, IT / Comms

While other goods are bracing for lower exports and weakened consumption at home due to the political crisis …[More]

Firms don’t expect spending to pick up in H2

Firms don’t expect spending to pick up in H2
April 15th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

ENTREPRENEURS have revised their strategies to deal directly with the uncertainty in both the political and …[More]

TSL gears down in car grey market

TSL gears down in car grey market
April 15th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

With the grey market for cars still in the doldrums, luxury car importer TSL Auto Corporation is unlikely to …[More]

Tourism ministry urged to help victims of cheating

Tourism ministry urged to help victims of cheating
April 14th, 2014 in Featured, Tourism

Deputy Prime Minister Yukhon Limlamthong has ordered the Tourism Ministry to help visitors who get cheated …[More]

Weak retail sales ‘to grow 3-5%’

Weak retail sales ‘to grow 3-5%’
April 14th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Consumers’ weakened purchasing power and the domestic political turmoil have created an unfavourable …[More]

Thai banks set to expand across region

Thai banks set to expand across region
April 14th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

Thai banks plan to open more branches in other countries in the region, including Cambodia and Vietnam, as …[More]

Helix set for precast factory plan

Helix set for precast factory plan
April 14th, 2014 in Featured, Real Estate

New contractor Helix Co, a subsidiary of SET-listed developer Ananda Development Plc, plans to spend 150 …[More]

BoI enthusiastic about upcoming Subcon Thailand exhibition

BoI enthusiastic about upcoming Subcon Thailand exhibition
April 14th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

The Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) is promoting next month’s “Subcon Thailand 2014″, Asean’s biggest …[More]

Free breakfast tops choice for hotel guests, survey finds

Free breakfast tops choice for hotel guests, survey finds
April 11th, 2014 in Featured, Tourism

Complimentary breakfasts seem to come first when global travellers choose their ideal hotel amenities today. …[More]

Avant-garde AIA Capital Centre embodies latest in green, cutting-edge technology

Avant-garde AIA Capital Centre embodies latest in green, cutting-edge technology
April 11th, 2014 in Featured, Real Estate

Costing an initial Bt6 billion to construct, the AIA Capital Centre building was designed by Beaumont Partnership …[More]

Indonesia stocks down, others up

Indonesia stocks down, others up
April 11th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

Indonesian stocks slipped more than 3% Thursday after the main opposition failed to perform as well as expected …[More]

FPO draws up scenarios to keep economy on track

FPO draws up scenarios to keep economy on track
April 11th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) is trying to boost the country’s economy after the expected slowdown in the first …[More]

Ananda scales back condo advertising

Ananda scales back condo advertising
April 11th, 2014 in Featured, Real Estate

The SET-listed Ananda Development Plc (ANAN) has capped spending on marketing and advertising at 2.5% …[More]

IMF halves Thai forecast

IMF halves Thai forecast
April 10th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund has revised down this year’s forecast for Thai economic growth to …[More]

Songkran boosts demand for air travel

Songkran boosts demand for air travel
April 10th, 2014 in Featured, Tourism

Forget about Thailand’s seemingly never-ending political mess, foreign countries’ travel advisories and looming …[More]

Thailand ranked 6th in top 10 target markets for Asian retailers in 2014

Thailand ranked 6th in top 10 target markets for Asian retailers in 2014
April 10th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

ASIA-PACIFIC retailers are focused on expanding in the region, according to a recent global report by CBRE …[More]

FTI confident of export recovery

FTI confident of export recovery
April 10th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

Exports of food products look set to improve this year in line with the global economy, while problems plaguing …[More]

US among countries eyeing 1.6m tonnes of G2G rice deals

US among countries eyeing 1.6m tonnes of G2G rice deals
April 10th, 2014 in Featured, Government

THE UNITED STATES and other countries are interested in purchasing rice from Thailand under government …[More]

Spending on Songkran drops

Spending on Songkran drops
April 9th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

Spending during the forthcoming Songkran festival is forecast to see the lowest growth in the four years from …[More]

NESDB cuts GDP growth forecast

NESDB cuts GDP growth forecast
April 9th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has cut its forecast for this year’s economic …[More]

Unrest deters foreign tourists

Unrest deters foreign tourists
April 9th, 2014 in Featured, Tourism

The number of international tourist arrivals in March fell by 9.39% year-on-year to 2.1 million due mainly to …[More]

MINT joins luxury trend in Phuket

MINT joins luxury trend in Phuket
April 9th, 2014 in Featured, Real Estate

Minor International will invest Bt5 billion to develop 15 ultra-luxury villas in Phuket this year while avoiding …[More]

Defunct OS risks ATM security

Defunct OS risks ATM security
April 9th, 2014 in Featured, IT / Comms

ATMs running Microsoft’s Windows XP face a serious cyberattack threat if banks fail to upgrade their security …[More]

Taking big bikes for a spin

Taking big bikes for a spin
April 8th, 2014 in Featured, Tourism

Touring on a big bike not only take riders to many interesting places but also provides a genuine touch of …[More]

30 years on, KFC Thailand going strong

30 years on, KFC Thailand going strong
April 8th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Yum Restaurants International (Thailand) is overhauling its KFC businesses in Thailand by expanding stores …[More]

Six new projects transform skyline

Six new projects transform skyline
April 8th, 2014 in Featured, Real Estate

Despite scarce plots of land available for new property development, prime riverfront locations along the …[More]

True DTT digital channel shoots for a spot in top five

True DTT digital channel shoots for a spot in top five
April 8th, 2014 in Featured, IT / Comms

True DTT, operator of the True4U variety channel, aims to be one of the top five from the first day of the official …[More]

SET chief applicants take their marks

SET chief applicants take their marks
April 8th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

Thailand’s two highest-ranking officials, along with Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, the chief executive of Tisco …[More]

‘Spend more on health, education’

‘Spend more on health, education’
April 7th, 2014 in Economy, Featured

The Asian Development Bank has prescribed a bigger son health and education in Asian developing countries …[More]

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