Thursday, October 11, 2012
Thailand's government is under growing pressure to cut its guaranteed price for rice which is causing a slump in exports. Even some farmers accept that a cut might be needed, but it may be politically difficult to bring about change.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
World-renowned investment guru Marc Faber says cronyism is a concern for an investor like himself as the Thai government has appointed people connected to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.1 Comment
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Thailand's property firms are interested in expanding their investment overseas, seeing an opportunity to generate high returns.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra cited Saturday an index by private firm Political and Economic Risk Consultancy (PERC) that showed her government's rising efficiency in tackling corruption.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Thailand will ask the European Union to put the more than 700 export items that are at risk of losing export privileges in two years into an "early harvest" scheme under a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
To cash in on the digital music trend, leading media companies in Thailand are seeking overseas partners to expand their downloading services for both international and local listeners. Surachai Sensri, managing director of GMM Grammy's international business, said last week that 3G cellular connections would improve following the auctioning of 3G licenses by the regulator.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The Commerce Ministry has urged Thai enterprises to prepare to battle rising numbers of trade barriers imposed by many countries amid the global economic slowdown, which has encouraged many countries to protect their markets.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has announced a new office aimed at boosting its support for Myanmar as the impoverished nation grapples to revive its long-neglected economy.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
A property bubble is forming in Bangkok and other Thai cities, as well as in Vietnam and Myanmar, partly because of euphoria over the forthcoming Asean Economic Community, an economist has warned, while a senior banking executive played down such fears, saying no bubble had been detected.