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Thailand: A Modern Kingdom | ThailandToday

Thailand: A Modern Kingdom | ThailandToday | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

Situated at the heart of the Southeast Asian mainland, Thailand is a hub of transportation and commerce. Extending 1,620 kilometres from north to south and 775 kilometres from east to west, it covers an area of 513,115 sq. km. It borders the Lao People's Democratic Republic on the north, the Union of Myanmar to the west, the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Gulf of Thailand to the East, and Malaysia to the south.

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Asia Aviation plans initial public share offering

Asia Aviation plans initial public share offering | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

Asia Aviation, a holding company owning a majority 51 per cent of Thai AirAsia, will offer its shares through an initial public offering (IPO) on May 23-25, according to Chief Executive Officer Tassapon Bijleveld.

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Thai Tourism income jumps 30%

Thai Tourism income jumps 30% | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Despite experiencing major tourism woes, Thailand earned tourism income exceeding Bt770 billion in 2011, an increase of 31 per cent year-on-year, according to Thanitta Savetsila Maneechote, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports.
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First political violence victims to be compensated

First political violence victims to be compensated | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is set to hand over compensation payments for the first batch of political violence victims on Thursday, as earlier recommended by Thailand’s Truth for Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

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Thailand Back On 'Blacklist' – But Is It Fair?

Thailand Back On 'Blacklist' – But Is It Fair? | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
At its meeting in Paris recently FATF, the world's leading financial watchdog, placed Thailand on its blacklist together with Ghana, Indonesia Tanzania and Pakistan.
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Thai Airways chief sacked

Thai Airways chief sacked | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
The board of directors of Thailand’s national flag carrier Thai Airways International (THAI) on Monday terminated the employment contract of President Piyasvasti Amranand, a decision which stirred outrage among the company's labour union members.
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Thai economy grows 0.3% in Q1 2012

Thai economy grows 0.3% in Q1 2012 | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

The Thai economy grew 0.3 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2012 and by 11 per cent compared with the fourth quarter of 2011, according to the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB).

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Red shirts' affair with Thaksin cools

Red shirts' affair with Thaksin cools | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Red-shirt supporters have expressed dismay over ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's call for them to set aside their anger and frustration over social and legal injustices for the sake of national reconciliation.
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Goods prices to be capped for 4 months

Goods prices to be capped for 4 months | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

Business operators agreed Tuesday to keep consumer goods prices unchanged for another four months as the Commerce Ministry asked for their cooperation to help consumers shoulder the burden of rising living cost, Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom said.

The agreement was reached in a Tuesday meeting with 200 business operators. A follow-up meeting will be held later if production costs increase.

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Marriott International Expands In Thailand With The Opening Of Three New Hotels This Year

Marriott International Expands In Thailand With The Opening Of Three New Hotels This Year | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Marriott International further strengthens its leadership position in Thailand with the opening of three new properties this year.
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Spurt in supply of condo - The Nation

Spurt in supply of condo - The Nation | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Spurt in supply of condo The Nation The supply of condominiums in Bangkok and its suburbs recorded a 31-per-cent growth in the first four months of this year following recovery in the...
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Biggest pirate CD/DVD production operation raided in Bangkok

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) led a joint operation of government agencies cracking down on the country's biggest pirate CD/DVD production house and confiscating a haul of pirated media estimated to be valued at many millions of baht as well as major caches of production equipment.

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Thailand Best Value Destination by Lonely Planet Magazine India

Thailand Best Value Destination  by Lonely Planet Magazine India | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
The Tourism Authority of Thailand News Room, News and Event update on tourism industry in Thailand.
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ThaiBev to build second China plant | Bangkok Post: business

Thai Beverage Plc plans to invest about 500 million to one billion baht setting up a second white spirits factory in China this year.
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Thai Airways Union Demands Clarification on President Dismissal

Thai Airways Union Demands Clarification on President Dismissal | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
The labor union of the national flag carrier demands the chairman of its board clarify the dismissal of the airline's president.
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Thailand: sun, sea and a booming business economy

Thailand: sun, sea and a booming business economy | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

Thailand evokes images of endless, sandy beaches but there is a lot more to this South East Asian country.

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Thailand Economy Unexpectedly Expands on Post-Flood Recovery

Thailand Economy Unexpectedly Expands on Post-Flood Recovery | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
BloombergThailand Economy Unexpectedly Expands on Post-Flood RecoveryBusinessWeekBy Suttinee Yuvejwattana and Michael Munoz on May 21, 2012 Thailand's economy unexpectedly expanded in the first quarter as factories resumed production and domestic...
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Honda to Assemble Fit Hybrids in Thailand

Honda to Assemble Fit Hybrids in Thailand | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Honda-Fit-Hybrid [HCTITLE] [HCDATE] Honda Motor Co. has made plans to start assembly of Fit Hybrid in Thailand. Also known as the Jazz, this follows previous announcements of Fit/Jazz production expansion, which has seen a new facility open ...
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What It's Like In Thailand's Deadliest Prison

What It's Like In Thailand's Deadliest Prison | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
What It's Like In Thailand's Deadliest PrisonHuffington PostThai prison, like all prisons, reveals the dark side of a person's soul. It is how people behave when there are no constraints and outside limits are nonexistent.
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Two years after bloody crackdown, Red Shirts gather in Chiang Mai

Two years after bloody crackdown, Red Shirts gather in Chiang Mai | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
CHIANG MAI – Red shirts met in front of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) headquarters in Chiang Mai’s Old City area on Saturday morning to remember the more than 90 people who died two years ago in protests against the...
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Cabinet approves Bt33 bln in investment for development of 8 central provinces

Cabinet approves Bt33 bln in investment for development of 8 central provinces | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

The mobile Cabinet meeting on Sunday approved a Bt33-billion investment for the development of eight lower central provinces, while supporting other development projects linked to Myanmar’s Dawei deep sea port.

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Thailand, Bahrain sign MoUs to boost ties, trade

Thailand, Bahrain sign MoUs to boost ties, trade | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday held bilateral talks with her Bahraini counterpart and witnessed the signing of three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) to boost trade and investment between the two countries.

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Taxes in Thailand: VAT part one

Taxes in Thailand: VAT part one | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Everybody is vaguely aware of the value added tax in Thailand. When you buy something or get the bill in a restaurant, you will see that you've been charged 7% VAT.
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Residences to cost more

Residences to cost more | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Residences to cost more The Nation Developers say they will be compelled to increase price by 3-5 per cent because of increase in labour cost and cost of construction raw materials...
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Thailand buys 400,000 Chinese tablets for students

Thailand buys 400,000 Chinese tablets for students | Thailand Business News | Scoop.it
Thailand’s Ministry of Information and Communication Technology has contracted to purchase the first lot of 400,000 tablet computers to be delivered by a Chinese supplier in 60 days.
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