Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Thai farmers and traders stand to lose business as they face a serious challenge from many foreign firms, mainly Singaporean, which have set up rice-trading operations and plantations here under Asean seamless trade.
Thailand has provided a grant and a soft loan to finance a railway extension from the Lao-Thai border into central Vientiane over the next couple of years, according to the Thai News Agency.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Thai oil giant PTT said Wednesday it had struck a deal to buy East Africa-focused Cove Energy for 1.22 billion pounds (US$1.92 billion), trumping a rival offer from Royal Dutch Shell.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Thailand's economy posted double-digit growth in the first quarter of 2012, rebounding sharply from the fallout of last year's devastating floods, official data showed Monday.
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.