Taking solace in regime’s fight on corruption

Taking solace in regime’s fight on corruption
July 21st, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

How bad is corruption in Thailand? A quick perusal of the literature is enough to plunge even the most optimistic …[More]

Registration of new companies plunges by 19 per cent in first half of the year

Registration of new companies plunges by 19 per cent in first half of the year
July 17th, 2014 in General Interest

Partly because of controls on the retail prices for the government lottery, the number of newly registered companies …[More]

Lessons the World Cup taught the corporate world

Lessons the World Cup taught the corporate world
July 16th, 2014 in General Interest

Arguably the world of sports always offers one of the best breeding grounds for paragons of dos and don’ts in …[More]

Fishing industry in eye of storm

Fishing industry in eye of storm
July 15th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

The recent report in British newspaper The Guardian condemning Thailand for the use of slave labour in its …[More]

Food giant pays journalists, report finds

Food giant pays journalists, report finds
July 15th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

The Thai media has come under the spotlight following the release of a report which claims that journalists received …[More]

Thai Altis team burns rubber at Nurburgring

Thai Altis team burns rubber at Nurburgring
July 11th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

The Toyota Corolla Altis became the first Thai production car to participate in and complete the formidable …[More]

New tax chief calls off plan to probe rich

New tax chief calls off plan to probe rich
July 8th, 2014 in General Interest

Owners of residential properties worth 40 million baht and cars worth 3 million baht can feel relieved after …[More]

Factories face waste check

Factories face waste check
July 8th, 2014 in General Interest

All factories will be required to register with the Industrial Works Department within two months in a move …[More]

Having too many insignificant issues is significant

Having too many insignificant issues is significant
July 7th, 2014 in General Interest

IN TODAY’S complex organisations and operations, people do not have enough time to focus on small matters and …[More]

Chamber hopes to stem furore

Chamber hopes to stem furore
July 3rd, 2014 in General Interest

In an attempt to tackle labour problems and human trafficking allegations, businesses are urgently looking at ways …[More]

NCPO to get proposals on labour issues soon

NCPO to get proposals on labour issues soon
July 3rd, 2014 in General Interest

THE BOARD of Trade of Thailand and the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) will submit proposals to the …[More]

Walking mission

Walking mission
June 30th, 2014 in General Interest

As researches show that walking 10,000 steps a day will significant improve one’s health, some leading companies …[More]

What is ‘innovation’ to you, and does it really matter?

What is ‘innovation’ to you, and does it really matter?
June 26th, 2014 in General Interest

WHEN we mention the word “innovation”, we might think of the invention of new ideas. Some might think about …[More]

Bosses outline path to good corporate governance

Bosses outline path to good corporate governance
June 25th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

IMPROVEMENTS in the country’s corporate-governance (CG) performance will have to start with individual …[More]

Brands must get creative to win loyalty

Brands must get creative to win loyalty
June 25th, 2014 in General Interest

Brilliant advertising creativity involves delivering brand messages through storytelling because consumers tend …[More]

Thai court takes villagers’ case against power firm, Laos dam

Thai court takes villagers’ case against power firm, Laos dam
June 25th, 2014 in General Interest

A Thai court accepted a lawsuit against state-owned Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and …[More]

Listed state firms told to get serious against corruption

Listed state firms told to get serious against corruption
June 24th, 2014 in General Interest

The private sector’s Collective Action Coalition against Corruption (CAC) has called for the five listed state …[More]

Consider alternative models to manage human-capital needs

Consider alternative models to manage human-capital needs
June 23rd, 2014 in General Interest

As many countries continue to struggle with persistently high unemployment rates, Thailand is one of the few …[More]

Green roof: the environment-friendly urban access to nature

Green roof: the environment-friendly urban access to nature
June 20th, 2014 in General Interest

It is widely understood that Thailand is a tropical country with temperatures increasingly rising each day, especially …[More]

Frozen food sector denies slave labour

Frozen food sector denies slave labour
June 19th, 2014 in General Interest

Thai frozen food companies insist they follow international standards against human trafficking and denied …[More]

Exodus of Cambodian workers unlikely

Exodus of Cambodian workers unlikely
June 18th, 2014 in General Interest

The decision by some 100,000 Cambodian workers to return home after the National Council for Peace and Order …[More]

Indian policy towards Thailand will not change, says ex-envoy

Indian policy towards Thailand will not change, says ex-envoy
June 18th, 2014 in General Interest

India will not change its policy towards Thailand and will look forward to expanding economic diplomacy, said Shri …[More]

S’pore firms told to use unique design

S’pore firms told to use unique design
June 17th, 2014 in General Interest

Leading brands in Singapore are focusing more on using design to differentiate themselves from rivals and improve …[More]

Educating Ah Wei

Educating Ah Wei
June 9th, 2014 in General Interest

Thailand will remain a destination of choice for Asean students but must steadily raise the quality of its universities and find its niche amid tougher competition driven by the Asean Economic Community (AEC) late next year. 
…[More]

Toyota Team Thailand all set to hit Nurburgring

Toyota Team Thailand all set to hit Nurburgring
June 6th, 2014 in General Interest

Featuring top Thai drivers in the Corolla 1.8 ESport, the team takes on seasoned European competitors in the …[More]

Need for Asean Supply Chain Integration

Need for Asean Supply Chain Integration
June 4th, 2014 in General Interest

Southeast Asian economic integration next year will create a competitive market of 600 million people with a …[More]

SCG offers ‘green’ solutions for others

SCG offers ‘green’ solutions for others
June 2nd, 2014 in General Interest

By opening the “SCG 100th Year Building” at its headquarters in Bang Sue, Siam Cement Group is introducing …[More]

The importance of HR in the aviation industry

The importance of HR in the aviation industry
June 2nd, 2014 in General Interest

If anybody asks whether human resources management is important, we believe no one will reply “no” because …[More]

Discrimination against LGBT in Thailand: ILO

Discrimination against LGBT in Thailand: ILO
June 2nd, 2014 in General Interest

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has reported discrimination at the workplace against lesbians, gays, …[More]

Moving goods? So what’s your tariff classification strategy?

Moving goods? So what’s your tariff classification strategy?
May 28th, 2014 in General Interest

All items imported into or exported out of Thailand must be assigned a tariff classification code from the Thai …[More]

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