Malaysia scores better than Thailand in The Best Places to Retire 2015


As Asia’s appeal to North American expats continues to grow, Thailand has become a popular destination. The country combines the best of authentic Asian cuisine and culture with More...

“Women hold up half the sky”, says an old Chinese proverb


From a global perspective, the number of women in executive positions has stagnated in recent years. In corporations, around 50% of employees in entry-level occupations are women, More...

Thailand’s airlines companies jeopardized by safety ban


Thailand based airlines are struggling to avoid further damage caused by Japan's ban on several Thailand-registered carriers out of safety concerns.  More...


Thailand ranks 35th in Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015

Spain leads the 2015 TTCI ranking for the first time, and Europe—with a total of six countries in the top 10—is confirmed as the region with the most T&T-competitive economies. More...

Asian visitors lead Thai tourism surge in Jan. 2015

Thailand’s visitor arrivals surged to a record total of 2,654,634 in January 2015, up by 16.30% over January 2014, according to figures published by the Ministry of Tourism More...

Is Thailand facing a housing debt bubble ?


The latest survey conducted by the  Thai Chamber of Commerce has revealed worrying revelations that 94% of Thai workers More...

Bank of Thailand surprises with Unexpected rate cut to 1.50 percent


Mr Methee Supapong, secretary of the committee, explained that the main reason for the majority of the committee More...

women-in-asia-l-watermark “Women hold up half the sky”, says an old Chinese proverb

In Southeast Asia, 35% of senior executive positions are held by women. The percentage is 38%...

AEC2 ASEAN Set To Be Fourth Largest Economy By 2050

ASEAN is set to be the world's fourth largest economy by 2050 based on the current...

asean summit Indonesia ASEAN’s Wayward Community Comity

With the ten-nation ASEAN Economic Community going into effect this year, an IMF working paper urged...

250 Thailand′s former MPs face mass impeachment

Thailand's anti-graft body has recommended that 250 former MPs, mostly from the toppled ruling party be impeached. Thailand's More...

Maximum levels of Corruption hitted Thailand in 2012

More than $35 billion was illicitly drained from Thailand through money laundering, tax evasion, crime and false trade documentation in 2012,..

Uncertainty at home brings calm to the Thai–Cambodian border

Author: Nicole Jenne, European University Institute Domestic uncertainties in Thailand and Cambodia have hindered progress along the heavily militarised border and..

Tokyo Top Market for Retailers in Asia, Bangkok ranked eighth


According to a new report by CBRE, Tokyo cemented its lead as the top destination in the APAC region for market More...

Bangkok Condo Market Reaches record prices in Q4 2014

According to CBRE Thailand latest Bangkok Overall MarketView Q4 2014, record-breaking prices of over THB 300,000 per sq.m. have been achieved..

Condominium prices to rise 8 to 10% this year

The Housing Business Association has predicted that residential and condominium prices will continue to grow this year despite the lowering oil..

Southeast Asia attracts more FDI than China for second year

Electronics_factory_in_ShenzhenSoutheast Asia’s major economies drew more foreign direct investment combined than China for the second straight year in 2014, as growth..

Dancing with the Dragon : Sino-Thai relations since Thailand’s coup d’etat

Is Thailand steering a skillful middle path or does this amount to a swing towards China? Is it a more subtle..

U.S. Navy Ready to Support ASEAN South China Sea Patrols

If ASEAN members were to take the lead in organizing something along those lines, trust me, the U.S. 7th Fleet would..

Japan likely to decide for Thai railway project

The thai government is ready to kick off the railway development project with Japan by the end of this year, saying..