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BANGKOK, 16 Oct The deputy prime minister in charge of economics has forecast that the Thai economy will grow by 4% next year. Deputy Prime Minister MR Pridiyathorn Devakula delivered…
Jakarta, Oct 16 - Indonesia needs an investment of at least Rp278 trillion to build infrastructure for supporting faster Internet connectivity in the country, Deputy Minister of the Development Planning…
SEOUL, Oct 16 LG Uplus Corp., the smallest mobile carrier in South Korea, said Thursday it has developed a new technology that combines WiFi (wireless fidelity) frequency with the long-term…
BANGKOK, 15 October 2014  Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has suggested that higher domestic consumption of para rubber should help stabilize its declining price. Farmers also need to rethink the way…
SEOUL, Oct 15 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited Samsung Electronics Co.'s key factory complex in Suwon, south of Seoul, industry sources said Wednesday, a day after meeting with company officials.…

Pattaya Property Show attracts buyers

Friday, 17 October 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 42
Over 1,240 buyers and investors attended the 2nd Pattaya Property Show held at the Dusit Thani Pattaya October 3-5. Over 62 exhibitors took part, including leading local developers, realtors and…

Inheritance, land taxes expected to start collecting next March

Friday, 17 October 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 42 By MCOT
The interim government is expected to start collecting inheritance and land taxes beginning next March, said Chartchai Na Chiangmai, a member of the National Reform Council.

Commerce minister wants export growth to reach 5 percent

Friday, 17 October 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 42 By MCOT
Commerce Minister Gen Chatchai Sarikulya has ordered the International Trade Promotion Department to find ways to boost Thailand’s exports for 2015 by at least 5 percent, up from an earlier…

Poll: Majority of respondents worried over rising commodities prices

Friday, 17 October 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 42 By MCOT
About 66.5 percent of respondents in a survey conducted recently by Bangkok University’s Bangkok Poll said they are worried over the rising cost of living in Thailand. The survey on…
BANGKOK, Oct 13 --   As the political situation in the country has improved, Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul projects that the number of tourists during calendar 2014 would…

BoT confident Thailand’s GDP will grow in 2015

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 43 By MCOT
Bank of Thailand (BoT) Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul has told foreign journalists that he is confident Thailand’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow next year due to its potential, according to…

Privilege-seeking investors reach record high in September

Monday, 13 October 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 43 By MCOT
Investors seeking promotional privileges from the Board of Investment (BoI) in September stood at 158 projects with combined value Bt176.3 billion, highest in terms of number of projects and value…
SEOUL, Oct 13  Samsung Electronics Co., a South Korean tech giant, said Sunday that it has developed a core technology for a faster wireless fidelity (WiFi) network, whose Internet access…
BANGKOK, Oct 9 – As the global economy remains in doldrums and Thailand’s exports have expanded at only a slow pace, contracting 7 per cent in August, the Finance Ministry…
BANGKOK, 9 October 2014 The Ministry of Commerce is planning to boost international trade and investments in Thailand within 3 months. The accelerated effort is said to pave the way…
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