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  • WORLD

    Tokyo '78th province of Thailand'

    Bloomberg News, Published on 24/04/2013

    » The Thai baht's biggest quarterly gain against the yen since 1998 was enough reason for Kornkarun Cheewatrakoolpong, a 32-year-old economics lecturer in Bangkok, to move her planned honeymoon from Italy to Japan.

  • THAILAND

    Rocketing retail sector unlikely to slow down

    Spectrum, Published on 24/03/2013

    » One of the most promising sectors in Thailand's property market is undeniably retail. At present there are a total of 6.21 million square metres of retail space across 323 developments in Bangkok. With an occupancy rate of up to 96.5%, the retail market offers good growth prospects over the next five years. According to the Thai Shopping Centres Association, up to 120 billion baht worth of additional investment will be pumped into the retail sector.

  • BUSINESS

    Youthful investors keen on hotel sector

    Business, Chadamas Chinmaneevong, Published on 30/07/2012

    » Asian hotel owners, including Thais, tend to be younger than their counterparts elsewhere, leading more young businessmen to consider hotels as a safe long-term investment, say hotel management companies.

  • WORLD

    Debt crisis fears played down

    News, Published on 16/06/2012

    » The euro debt crisis is unlikely to have a major impact on the Thai economy, according to government ministers.

  • THAILAND

    Thailand needs a 'Good Neighbour' policy before aec comes into effect

    Spectrum, Published on 17/06/2012

    » The integration of the 10 nations with a combined population of more than 600 million under the Asean Economic Community has been attracting increasing attention as 2015 draws closer. That is when the AEC will begin, with the key objectives of establishing Asean as a single market and production base, developing a competitive economic region, and promoting equitable economic development and full integration with the global economy. A single market and production base are necessary for the free flow of goods, investment, capital, skilled labour and services. Thailand will encounter both challenges and opportunities when the AEC comes into effect and all sectors of the economy will be affected, including the property market. To reap the most benefits, Thailand should prepare itself well.

  • WORLD

    Australia set for 'modest' budget surplus

    AFP, Published on 06/05/2012

    » Australia is on track for a modest budget surplus next financial year, Treasurer Wayne Swan said Sunday ahead of this week's unveiling of his fifth budget for the mining-powered economy.

  • BUSINESS

    Prasarn rebuffs finance minister's weak baht push

    Business, Parista Yuthamanop, Published on 29/03/2012

    » The Bank of Thailand has dismissed proposals by a key cabinet minister to stimulate the economy with a weaker baht and lower interest rates.

  • OPINION

    Thailand, upbeat and unbeatable

    News, Published on 08/03/2012

    » Thailand and Japan are old friends whose economic future is linked to one another. From the establishment of diplomatic relations 125 years ago to the Strategic Partnership with an Economic Partnership Agreement (JTEPA) today, Japan and the private sector have played a key role in Thailand's development.

  • LEARNING

    Taking the science path

    Learningpost, Purich Trivitayakhun, Published on 20/04/2010

    » Once again, MSD Thailand (MSD), in collaboration with Kenan Institute Asia, the Office of the Basic Education Commission, and the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology, organised the "MSD In-Step Fun Science Camp" (Fun Science Camp) at Rajaprajanugroh 35 School in Takua Pa district in the southern province of Phangnga.

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