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    Committee agrees on up to 5% rise for workers

    Business, Published on 06/12/2017

    » The national tripartite committee, consisting of representatives of workers, employers and the government, has decided the minimum daily wage of 300 baht should increase by up to 5% next year, or 15 baht.


    Bittersweet proposal

    Business, Published on 20/11/2017

    » After spending about a year reforming the sugar system to free up the industry by the deadline of Dec 1, Thailand is unlikely to liberalise its sugar industry on time and is expected to leave the manufacturing and trading system to be regulated by the status quo that has been used for more than three decades.


    Who wants in on the EEC?

    Business, Published on 09/10/2017

    » The much-awaited Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) bill has already passed its first reading by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) and is expected to be implemented by the end of the year.


    Slime beyond skincare

    Business, Lamonphet Apisitniran, Published on 04/09/2017

    » Snail slime has been popular among Thais for many years with the cosmetics industry extolling its virtues following studies that found a major component in the mucus has properties that help keep human skin looking smooth and young.


    What about Industry 3.0?

    Business, Published on 10/10/2016

    » Thailand has been aggressively promoting investment privileges through its Board of Investment (BoI) to attract high-technology industries and drive the economy towards the "Thailand 4.0" era.


    Analysts see local blip from Opec output cut

    Business, Published on 30/09/2016

    » Wednesday's move by Opec to agree on a small cut in production had the psychological effect of raising global oil prices briefly.


    Bid for 50.1% of Kingsgate

    Business, Published on 22/09/2016

    » Singapore-based Northern Gulf Petroleum International Ltd is offering to acquire 50.1% of shares in Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd, the parent company of Akara Resources Plc, which runs a gold mine operation in Phichit province.


    Push for more investment in CLMV

    Business, Published on 09/09/2016

    » Despite the strong economic growth of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV), very few Thai companies have sought to capitalise on their economies, say government and industry officials.


    Industry on alert for La Nina

    Business, Published on 24/06/2016

    » After suffering one year of severe drought from El Nino, Thailand is now bracing itself for La Nina, another weather phenomenon that is expected to bring excessive rainfall.


    Lady with a plan

    Business, Published on 05/10/2015

    » Despite more than 10 years of government attempts to promote small and medium-sized enterprises through a special purpose organisation and billions of baht budgeted each year, SMEs remain weak and suffer from the same problems as ever.

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