Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Thai cabinet is expected to name the Chinese supplier for the One Tablet Per Child (OTPC) project today, with Shenzhen Scope Scientific Development Co. tipped to win the order of up to 900,000 devices after it quoted the lowest price.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Monday, March 5, 2012
The rate of inflation could rise if recent higher-than-expected crude prices were to persist, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) warned Wednesday.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Shares of auto vendors moved higher on the Taiwan Stock Exchange Friday morning, outperforming the broader market, as investors were impressed with a more than 20-percent increase in their sales volume for February, dealers said.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Thai consumer prices in February rose 3.35 percent from a year earlier, led by soaring food costs owing to drought in parts of the kingdom, the government said Thursday.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
About 164,500 employees of flood-affected enterprizes are at risk of losing their jobs this year as 284 firms have not yet reopened after last year's inundation, while the upcoming increase in the daily minimom wage could aggravate the situation, according to a report by the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) in Thailand.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Thailand's economy suffered a double-digit contraction in the fourth quarter of 2011, the sharpest on record, it said Monday after the kingdom's worst floods in half a century pummeled industry.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Though last Tuesday's bomb blasts in Bangkok might have a short-term effect on tourists' desire to come to Thailand, especially given a flurry of travel warnings issued by several foreign governments and widespread media coverage, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is optimistic on air travel in coming years.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Thailand's economy could grow by 7 percent in 2012, rebounding sharply from the impact of devastating floods last year, the country's finance minister said in remarks published Friday.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Thailand's economy will grow roughly five percent in 2012, rebounding from the impact of months of devastating floods last year, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Wednesday.