Monday, May 21, 2012
At a United Nations forum in Singapore late last month, policymakers were told that Asia needs clean energy to power sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Balancing sustainable development with high rates of economic growth requires agreement on a new energy compact for Asia and the Pacific.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Thailand's central bank on Friday upgraded its forecast for the kingdom's economic growth this year, predicting an expansion of 6 percent thanks to a recovery from last year's massive floods.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Thailand's foreign debt rose to a record high of US$119 billion or 3.6 trillion baht in March, but the Bank of Thailand insists the country's external exposure is balanced by asset holdings.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Buffeted by many winds of change, the retail industry will enter an era of transformation, which will lead to a totally new “ball game” with new rules and roles.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The Bank of Thailand held interest rates at 3 percent on Wednesday for the second time in 2012 to bolster the nation's fragile economic recovery from devastating floods, the central bank said.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Thailand is ranked the 47th safest investment destination in Euromoney magazine's latest survey of country risk.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Abundant natural resources, a strategic position in Asia and soaring tourist arrivals make Myanmar a “gold mine” poised for accelerating economic growth, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Seeing increasing potential in the digital arena in Thailand, leading global advertising and communication agencies are looking at recruiting and nurturing young talent to increase brand engagement with social-networking consumers.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
In the face of closer economic integration in Southeast Asia and the opening up of Myanmar's economy, Thailand may be confronted with a shortage of workers in the longer term.
Monday, April 9, 2012
Bangkok is a city of choice for international luxury-fashion brands as they strive to capture part of the skyrocketing increase in well-to-do Asian shoppers in the region.