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New business registrations up 11% in February

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:47:12 GMT

February saw 6,356 new private companies registered across the country, an increase of 11 per cent from the same month last year, but a 9-per-cent drop from January, when 6,965 firms were logged.

KPMG partners with new financial services problem solver

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:23:39 GMT

KPMG in Thailand has launched Matchi, a leading global fintech innovation and matchmaking platform, at Bangkok FinTech Fair 2018: SME and Consumer Financial Solutions. 

What’s ahead for cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology?

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00 GMT

However, central banks around the world are mostly against it because digital currency allows for direct peertopeer transactions and therefore bypasses regulators and middlemen. 

ZTE reports revenue over 100b yuan in 2017

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00 GMT

Chinese telecommunications company ZTE reported fullyear operating revenue of 108.8 billion yuan (Bt536 billion) last year, according to the company’s annual report released last week.


Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00 GMT

NEW city planning for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is expected to be finished before May this year, according to Department of Public Works and Town and Country Planning’s deputy director-general Anuwat Suwannadej.

All eyes on US Fed amid limited upside room for SET

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00 GMT

The US Federal Reserve is in the limelight.

Nationwide expansion to drive Wave Money’s growth

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00 GMT

Though 80 per cent of the population remains unserved by Myanmar’s banking system, Wave Money aims to enjoy much higher growth over the next few years thanks to its continuous expansion of distribution network, said the firm’s top executive.

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Lucky seeks to counter trade barriers and baht challenges

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00 GMT


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Your waist matters if you want to fly THAI Dreamliner

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:40:10 GMT

Passengers intending to fly business class on Thai Airways’ new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft will have to first pass the waist test.

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Trudeau, Trump talk steel and aluminum

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 08:19:59 GMT

From an aluminum smelter, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called US President Donald Trump on Monday to press for a permanent exclusion from US tariffs on aluminum and steel.

TOT union files suit against govt in bid to block asset bid

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:02:21 GMT

Trade unionists from TOT rallied outside the Central Administrative Court on Monday morning to show their support for a lawsuit filed against the Cabinet and the Digital Economy and Society Ministry.

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IMF urges creation of Thai sovereign wealth fund

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:56:37 GMT

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested that Thailand create a sovereign wealth fund, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Friday.

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Thai coal mining subsidiary fined $145,000 for dumping hazardous waste

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:27:31 GMT

An Indonesian subsidiary of a Thai coal mining company operating in East Kalimantan has been fined Rp 2 billion (US$145,000) for dumping nearly 4,000 tons of hazardous coal waste on an open dump, which is considered illegal in Indonesia.

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First Rama X banknotes go into circulation on April 6

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:17:01 GMT

The first banknotes bearing a portrait of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be issued on April 6, Chakri Day.

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Green light for Bang Sue station development

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:23:48 GMT

The Public-Private Partnership Committee meeting on Wednesday approved in principle the State Railways of Thailand’s plan to commercially develop Plot A of the agency’s land plot in Bang Sue electric train station, totaling 32 rais.

Thailand improves ranking on cloud computing scorecard

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:39:07 GMT

The Software Alliance (BSA) has released its 2018 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard, a flagship study that assesses cloud computing policies around the globe.

Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list as Trump wealth drops

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:19:44 GMT

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person, having snatched the top spot from Microsoft founder Bill Gates who slips to second place, according to Forbes magazine's annual billionaires list published Tuesday.

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11 Pacific trade pact countries go it alone without US

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:31:28 GMT

A year after an abrupt US withdrawal left a fledgling 12-nation Pacific trade pact for dead, the 11 remaining states will sign a re-vamped deal Thursday aimed at slashing tariffs.

$5.4 billion petrochemical complex starts construction

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 09:22:59 GMT

Thailand-based conglomerate SCG Saturday broke ground at its US$5.4 billion flagship project of Long SÆ¡n Petrochemicals (LSP) after 10 years of preparation.

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