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Earthquake to impact Thai tourism business

The Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) has predicted that the 8.6-Richter magnitude earthquake, which occurred in Sumatra Island on Wednesday, will hurt the Thai tourism business for the next…

Thailand to borrow THB30bil from World Bank

Thailand is set to soon borrow tens of billions of baht from the World Bank for various basic infrastructure projects. Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong said on…

Confidence unaffected by southern car bomb

  The Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) foresees significant economic recovery at the end of the second quarter this year with signs of further growth while believing that the southern…

2012 export to expand 15%

  The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Commerce Ministry, has estimated that the export figure this year will expand by at least 15%. DITP Director-General Nantawan Sakultanak has revealed…

Tourism revenue set at THB2 trillion in 5 years

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has set a target for Thai tourism revenue at two trillion baht in five years with a string of tourism stimulus measures. On 29 March, Prime…

BMCL need to raise ticket prices for the entire Hua Lampong-Bang Sue line

BMCL  need to raise ticket prices for the entire Hua Lampong-Bang Sue line

In light of higher energy costs, Bangkok Metro Public Company Limited (BMCL) is planning to propose an MRT fare hike to reflect the increased operating expenses. Managing Director of BMCL…

KBank’s 22-billion-Baht of debentures fully subscribed, thanks to investors’ confidence

KBank’s 22-billion-Baht of debentures fully subscribed, thanks to investors’ confidence

Investors have fully subscribed KASIKORNBANK’s 22-billion-Baht of debentures, this long-term investment mirroring their confidence in the Bank’s growth potential. The issuance is aimed at raising long-term funding with reasonable interest…

Pioneer suspend earnings guidance

Pioneer  suspend earnings guidance

Pioneer Corp., a manufacturer of electronics products from Japan.Announced on Wednesday (9 November) that the suspension of expected results for the current financial year. Which ends in March 2555 due to…

Auto part manufacturers need help

Auto part manufacturers need  help

Auto parts manufacturers have expressed concerns over the government’s slow response to the auto industry, which has been badly hit by the floods. According to the Thai Auto Parts Manufacturers…

Suvarnabhumi airport reaffirms readiness to turn away floods

The Airports of Thailand (AoT) says Suvarnabhumi Airport will not be affected by the northern run off with the 3.5-meter-tall dyke surrounding the airport and the situation being monitored 24…