Thailand Morning News For September 7

Thailand Morning News For September 7

Thailand signs deals with Chinese state firms for high-speed railway Thailand have signed two contracts, worth 5.2 billion baht ($157 million), with Chinese state enterprises for a high-speed rail project with China, Anon Luengboriboon, acting governor of the State Railway of Thailand, told Reuters on Wednesday. — Reuters 2018 election not guaranteed: Deputy Prime Minister […]

Thailand Morning News For September 6

Thailand Morning News For September 6

Finance to speed up law to promote joint venture startups The National Start Up Committee says it is speedily drafting a legislation that will exempt capital gain tax for start-up business that is jointly invested by Thai and foreign investors. — Thai PBS Thai people’s quality of life improves, employments increase in Q2: NESDB The […]

Thailand Morning News For September 5

Thailand Morning News For September 5

16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments SIXTEEN airlines registered in Thailand have failed safety and related regulatory assessments conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT), requiring them to suspend operations until they get new Air Operator’s Certificates (AOCs), as authorities enforce stricter rules in accordance with requirements of the […]

Thailand Morning News For September 4

Thailand Morning News For September 4

Thailand remains world’s No 1 rice exporter According to the president of the Rice Exporters Association of Thailand (REAT), Thailand exported 6.4 million tons of rice during this year’s first seven months, keeping the country as the world’s Number One rice exporter. — NBT World (video) Design adjustment will cause 10-month delay in the dual-track […]

Why The Cambodia Daily must pay its tax bill or be shutdown

• Editorial

Why The Cambodia Daily must pay its tax bill or be shutdown

Unless a (unlikely) miracle occurs, when tomorrow’s edition of The Cambodia Daily rolls off the printing press it will be the end of a tradition. Presented with a $6.3 million tax bill at the beginning of last month, the 24-year-old publication will close; and with it a big chunk of modern-day Cambodia journalism history. Since […]

Thailand Morning News For September 1

Thailand Morning News For September 1

BOT: Thai economy continues its expansion momentum The Bank of Thailand has reported that the national economy has continued expanding on the back of exports and tourism growth. — NNT BoT: Farm incomes down 2.6% in July Nominal farm income registered the first contraction of the year in July, continuing to weigh down on private […]

Thailand Morning News For August 31

Thailand Morning News For August 31

Thailand’s tourist arrivals and revenue continues growth in 3rd Quarter of 2017 Thailand expects to enjoy continued growth both in tourist arrivals and tourism revenue during the 3rd quarter of this year. — TAT News Fast-moving consumer goods see sluggish growth The sales of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) grew by just 1% in the first […]

Thailand Morning News For August 30

Thailand Morning News For August 30

Thai GDP to outperform previous expectations Thailand’s gross domestic product (GDP) this year is now expected to beat an earlier forecast of 3.6 percent growth due to positive economic indicators during the second quarter. — NBT World (video) Thailand ‘preparing to receive’ those fleeing Myanmar violence Thailand is preparing to receive people fleeing fighting in […]

Thailand Morning News For August 29

Thailand Morning News For August 29

Export growth goal rises to 7% Thailand has officially revised up its 2017 export growth target to 7% from a previous forecast of 5% after witnessing strong growth over the last few months, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. — Bangkok Post Bt30-bn infrastructure plan for South AN INVESTMENT worth more than Bt30 billion from […]

Thailand Morning News For August 28

Thailand Morning News For August 28

Thailand’s Ex-Leader Leaves Supporters in Limbo After Disappearing During Trial For two years, Yingluck Shinawatra, the former prime minister of Thailand, battled criminal charges of negligence and claims that she had cost the country billions of dollars. She appeared in court regularly and assured her supporters that she would fight until the end. — The […]

Thailand Morning News For August 25

Thailand Morning News For August 25

World Bank raises Thailand growth forecast to 3.5% The Thai economy is expected to grow 3.5% this year, up from 3.2% initially predicted in April, and rising to 3.6% next year, the World Bank said on Thursday. — Bangkok Post OECD cooperates with Thailand to drive the country into digital economy The Organization for Economic […]

Thailand Morning News For August 24

Thailand Morning News For August 24

Thailand delays launch of $3 bln infrastructure fund again The launch of Thailand’s 100 billion-baht ($3 billion) infrastructure fund is likely to be delayed to after September, a senior finance ministry official said on Wednesday. — Reuters Ministry set to revise export target to 6-6.5% The Commerce Ministry looks set to revise its full-year export […]

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