Thailand Morning News For June 19

Thailand Morning News For June 19

Thai central bank seen holding key rate again to aid growth: Reuters poll Thailand’s central bank is expected to leave its policy interest rate near the record low again on Wednesday to encourage more broadly-based economic growth at a time inflation remains low. — Reuters Industrial confidence index rises to 90.2 Thailand’s industrial confidence index […]

Thailand Morning News For June 18

Thailand Morning News For June 18

Thailand spearheads regional fund to cut reliance on big Asian economies Thailand is spearheading a new Southeast Asian fund for infrastructure and development projects, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told a summit in Bangkok on Saturday, a bid to counter reliance on Asian giants, such as China. — Reuters Going Down & Getting it up […]

Going down & getting it up in Bangkok: Intermat Asean returns

Going down & getting it up in Bangkok: Intermat Asean returns

It doesn’t matter whether you need some help going down, or some tips on getting it up, the place to be in September is Bangkok when Intermat Asean will again take place over three days. Billed as the regions largest construction and infrastructure show, Intermat Asean will feature more than 300 exhibitors, including seven national […]

Thailand Morning News For June 15

Thailand Morning News For June 15

World Bank may raise Thai economic growth forecast The World Bank may boost its projection for economic growth in Thailand, where the pace of expansion hit a five-year high last quarter. — Bangkok Post Leading players want charter amended after next election THE JUNTA-SPONSORED charter, which imposes curbs on politicians, remains the prime target of […]

Thailand Morning News For June 14

Thailand Morning News For June 14

Thailand’s 10th rabies victim dies in Rayong A 10th person has died from Rabies in Rayong according to the Disease Control Department director-general Suwanchai Watanayingcharoenchai today (Wednesday). — The Thaiger Foxconn keen on EEC Foxconn Technology Co Ltd, a Taiwan-based global manufacturer of computers, communication devices and consumer gadgets, is eager to invest in Thailand’s […]

Thailand Morning News For June 13

Thailand Morning News For June 13

BTS ‘months away’ from finalising joint investment in |high-speed airports rail link, with PTT possibly in the frame BTS Group Holdings Plc expects to finalise within months a deal for joint investment in the high-speed train project that will connect the Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U-Tapao international airports. — The Nation Rail link to Tak […]

Thailand Morning News For June 12

Thailand Morning News For June 12

Key airports’ passengers to hit 200m, says Arkhom Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U-Tapao airports will have a collective capacity to handle up to 200 million passengers a year when each of their development plans are complete, Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said Monday. — Bangkok Post (annoying popups) Revenue of state firms outperforms State enterprises contributed […]

Thailand Morning News For June 11

Thailand Morning News For June 11

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC): The Hard Sell Begins For the past year no visitor to Thailand on government business has been spared the pre-sales spiel on the country’s plans to develop its eastern seaboard into a major economic corridor. — AEC News Today (video) DPM Wissanu says all future governments bound by 20-year national […]

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC): The hard sell begins

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC): The hard sell begins

For the past year no visitor to Thailand on government business has been spared the pre-sales spiel on the country’s plans to develop its eastern seaboard into a major economic corridor. With the Eastern Economic Corridor Development Act  (EECDA) coming into effect mid last month the government kicked off its selling of the project with […]

Thailand Morning News For June 8

Thailand Morning News For June 8

Govt unveils Bt600 bn EEC projects In what is seen as a economic road show before Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s high-profile trip to Europe later this month, the government said yesterday it was accelerating six key investment projects worth Bt600 billion in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). — The Nation Thai junta seeks US$10 billion […]

Thailand Morning News For June 7

Thailand Morning News For June 7

PM accuses the media of trying to undermine his premiership Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday vented his frustration at the media, accusing them without naming names of attempting to destroy the “honor” of Thai premiership. — Thai PBS Two million tons of plastic waste pile up in Thailand every year: MNRE Thailand is […]

Thailand Morning News For June 6

Thailand Morning News For June 6

JSCCIB maintains year’s growth forecast, highest rise expected for Q1 THE JOINT Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) will review its economic forecast in the next meeting on July 3, while expecting this year’s economic expansion to be within its estimated range of 4.0-4.5 per cent. — The Nation Somkid urges investors to […]

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