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The Dhurakij Pundit University (DPU) Research Center has revealed that the implementation of the 300-baht minimum wage policy throughout the nation will affect employment and consumer prices.

DPU Research Center Director Kiatanan Luankaew said the survey on the effects of the 300-baht minimum wage policy shows that Tak, Lamphun, Sa Kaeo, Prachuap Khiri Khan, and Ratchaburi will…

Charoen Pokphand Group urges govt to improve agricultural sector

Charoen Pokphand Group urges govt to improve agricultural sector

Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) has urged the government to improve the Thai agricultural system so that it will grow sustainably in the same pace with global technological advancement and support…

Major restructuring. Three separate business units ,the rail transport

Major restructuring. Three separate business units ,the rail transport

During the past decade, a call has been constantly made for a better use of the rail transport to strengthen Thailand’s economic and social development.  Specifically, logistics and transportation costs…

Finance Min grants 13 financial institutions outright primary dealer permits

Finance Min grants 13 financial institutions outright primary dealer permits

Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong presented the Ministry of Finance Outright Primary Dealer (MOF OUTRIGHT PD) certificates to 13 financial institutions to help increase liquidity in the bond market. Mr Kittiratt…

HEMARAJ – FIRST HALF 2012 REVENUE OF BAHT 3,189 MILLION UP 123% Y-o-Y

–          FIRST HALF 2012 NET INCOME OF BAHT 954.5 MILLION WITH NORMALIZED NET INCOME (NNI) OF BAHT 963.1 MILLION –          INDUSTRIAL ESTATE LAND SALES OF 1,447 RAI UP 88% Y-o-Y…

State-initiated rice pledging program is different from WTO’s agricultural subsidies

State-initiated rice pledging program is different from WTO’s agricultural subsidies

BANGKOK, 10 August 2012  The Commerce Ministry has assured that the government’s rice pledging program is not considered agricultural subsidies, as defined by the World Trade Organization (WTO). Permanent Secretary…

KBank introduces ‘K-Expert’ in a revamp of financial services for customers

KBank introduces ‘K-Expert’ in a revamp of financial services for customers

KASIKORNBANK’s Retail Business Division is celebrating its satisfactory performance in the first half of this year, being at the top in both the debit card and insurance businesses. The Bank…

Workers in Japan has increased the demand for condominiums

Workers in Japan has increased the demand for condominiums

A property expert has revealed that more Japanese workers have moved to Thailand, after the East Asian nation has been suffering from bad economy, resulting in rising demand for condominium…

Fitch Affirms Siam Future Development at ‘BBB(tha)’; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings-Bangkok/Singapore-16 July 2012: Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed Siam Future Development Public Company Limited’s (SF) National Long-Term Rating at ‘BBB(tha)’ with Stable Outlook and  its National Short-Term rating…

Alcatel-Lucent Urges Asian Nations to Close Growing Infrastructure Gaps at World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012

Alcatel-Lucent Urges Asian Nations to Close Growing Infrastructure Gaps at World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012

Thailand’s US$2.6 billion ‘Smart Thailand’ strategy is an example of government commitment to building competitive digital economies Bangkok, 5 June, 2012 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), a leading…