Thai growth momentum exceeds expectations: Central bank chief

Mar 14 2018

The momentum of Thailand’s economic growth has exceeded central bank expectations and recovery has become more broad based, the central bank governor said.

Thai king Maha Vajiralongkorn to replace father on new banknotes

Mar 08 2018

Thailand’s central bank displayed new banknotes on which a picture of King Maha Vajiralongkorn will replace one of his late father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

AirAsia India to begin overseas operations by Jan 2019: MD & CEO

Mar 04 2018

According to Abrol, the airliner has planned to commence overseas operation by Jan 2019 once it has 20 or more planes.

ISO sees global sugar surplus of 5.15 mln T in 2017/18

Mar 01 2018

International Sugar Organization raised its forecast for a projected global sugar surplus in 2017/18 (Oct/Sep) to 5.15 mn tonnes, up from a previous forecast of 5.03 mn.

'Democracy retreating in SE Asia, India must play bigger role'

Feb 26 2018

India, which is increasing linkages with the region, must play a greater role to shore up democracy in Southeast Asia.

Greenpeace appeals to Thai PM to tackle air pollution 'crisis'

Feb 22 2018

Greenpeace called on Thai PM to tackle an air pollution “crisis” in Bangkok, weeks after a pollution agency said the city’s air quality had hit dangerous levels.

Thai Jan export growth seen speeding up to 11 pc year-on-year

Feb 20 2018

Thailand’s customs-cleared annual exports in January likely grew at a faster pace than in the previous month, a Reuters poll showed, as global demand remains strong.

Siemens, Bombardier considered for Thai airport rail contract

Feb 19 2018

Thailand’s province of Phuket is in talks with Siemens and Bombardier over a contract to supply a rail connection to the airport, German daily FAZ reported.

Thai ex-PM Thaksin calls for party unity ahead of promised election

Feb 19 2018

Fugitive former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra met lawmakers from his Puea Thai Party in Hong Kong where he called for party unity ahead of an approaching general election.

As US rattles sabre on trade, Asia bite its tongue on soft dollar

Feb 07 2018

A year after US President Donald Trump took office, heightened rhetoric about unfair trade has kept Asian policymakers reluctant to talk down their currencies.

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