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  • BUSINESS

    The experience of a lifetime

    Business, Darana Chudasri, Published on 25/05/2019

    » Taking a leap onto the first stepping stone, Sooksunt Jiumjaiswanglerg entered Chia Tai Co Ltd as a fresh graduate with hopes of gaining professional experience and broadening his horizons, not knowing he was embarking on a lifetime career move.

  • THAILAND

    New kettle of fish

    Business, Chatrudee Theparat, Published on 10/09/2018

    » Santichai Jongkiartkajorn, 64, a farmer in Betong district of Yala province, has lived off rubber for years. He and his family endured harsh conditions over the past few years as rubber prices remained relatively low.

  • OPINION

    Update the computer law

    News, Editorial, Published on 18/04/2018

    » If events over the past two weeks do not convince the government to write an actual law covering computer fraud, maybe nothing will. The first unfortunate event was to threaten a Chiang Mai magazine editor with a computer crime charge over something that had nothing to do with computers (or crime, come to that). The second was the reluctant admission by the country's second mobile phone company of security misbehaviour, putting tens of thousands of customers at risk. That is not a crime.

  • BUSINESS

    Red Bull clan debuts on Forbes rich list

    Business, Published on 16/11/2017

    » The Yoovidhya family, the maker and marketer of Krating Daeng and gold Red Bull energy drinks in Asia, has made the 2017 Forbes list of Asia's richest families, trailing two other notable Thai clans: the Chearavanonts and the Chirathivats.

  • BUSINESS

    Fund outflows pull down Asian stocks, SET slides

    Business, Published on 15/05/2017

    » Recap: Most Asian stock markets dipped last week as US dollar strength led to capital outflows. The Thai stock market posted its fifth straight session of losses on Friday as brokers cut earnings growth forecasts for listed companies as the first-quarter earnings season drew to a close.

  • BUSINESS

    Anxiety over Syria, North Korea keeps lid on stocks

    Business, Published on 18/04/2017

    » Recap: Asian stock indices were mixed last week as rising geopolitical risks from the US missile strike on Syria and soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula kept investors on edge. The same concerns lifted gold to five-month highs, while oil advanced amid confidence that Saudi Arabia will support an extension to Opec-led output cuts just as US stockpiles show signs of shrinking. The Thai stock market edged up, driven by buying in heavyweight energy stocks.

  • OPINION

    Double standards

    News, Editorial, Published on 24/09/2016

    » The alleged forest encroachment case in Trat involving one of the richest families in Thailand has raised a few questions about possible double standards.

  • BUSINESS

    Is the Thai stock exchange international enough for you?

    Business, Published on 22/06/2015

    » Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? If you love fairy tales, you would probably say Snow White. But if you're a man who is in love, you might be inclined to disagree. After all, we're all entitled to our own opinion. And beauty is a particularly difficult quality to define. But how about stock exchanges? Which is the fairest exchange of them all? New York, London, Hong Kong and, of course, Singapore spring to mind. What do they all have in common? They are all considered international exchanges. Thailand, or more precisely the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), is not on the list. Should it be?

  • BUSINESS

    Top business newsmakers of 2014

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 25/12/2014

    » It must be said that Thailand itself became quite a newsmaker along its up-and-down ride throughout the Year of the Horse.

  • BUSINESS

    M&A in spotlight

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 31/12/2014

    » Mergers and acquisitions are the foremost tool employed by big businesses to expand their empires.

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