Thailand ranks 7th best in HSBC global expat survey

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It is not easy to learn Thai and to make friends in Thailand, but the cost of living and the culture is still a strong magnet for the expat community in Asia. Among other Asian countries, only Singapore More...

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Thai economy to grow 3.5% in 2015

Thai economy is expected to grow by 3.5 percent in 2015 as domestic demand, particularly private and public investments, continues to recover. A significant improvement compared More...

Expats get more for they dollars in Bangkok

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Bangkok has become a cheaper city for expatriates to live on a dollar benchmark basis, in the past year according to Mercer LLC’s list of the world’s most-expensive cities.  More...

Consumer Confidence and Auto industry get a boost

Consumer confidence index in June increased to the highest level in eight months at 75.1, the Centre for Economics and Business Forecasting of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Thailand’s Consumer confidence index in June increased to the highest level in eight months at 75.1, according to the Centre for Economics and Business Forecasting of the More...

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Bangkok loses “best city for travel” award to Kyoto

Bangkok is no longer the world’s best city for travel and leisure in 2014 : Kyoto is, according to the readers votes gathered by the US magazine Travel & Leisure. More...

Phuket unphased by political instability

According to two surveys by property consulting firms CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) and C9 Hotelworks, Phuket’s tourist industry remains robust with passenger arrivals to the island More...

Thailand ranks 7th best in HSBC global expat survey

Hsbcexpat2014

It is not easy to learn Thai and to make friends in Thailand, but the cost of living and the culture is still a strong magnet More...

Bank of Thailand keeps rate at 2%

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will make a one-day official visit to the Philippines on Thursday, 19 January 2012, to introduce himself after assuming office as the Prime Minister of Thailand.

Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to maintain its policy interest rate at 2% More...

Myanmar Thailand ranks second largest investor in Myanmar after China

Amid expectation of smooth political transition, several countries have upped their investment in Myanmar to higher...

obeseasean Thailand Overweight prevalence second in Southeast Asia

A recent study shows that Thais are tending to have more tendency to become obese, as...

Indonesia and Philippines to lead FDI gains

Capital inflows, particularly to the more leveraged economies such as Malaysia and Thailand, may ease, leaving...

Panel Discussion in Bangkok: Is There a Coup Dividend?

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During months of political unrest in the run-up to the successful putsch on 22 May 2014, Thailand’s historically More...

General Prayuth leads opinion poll

After its first month in power, General Prayuth coup leader, leads the poll as a favorite Prime minister as 41.3 percent..

General Prayuth government’s roadmap

An interim government is expected to be in place in September with a functional cabinet after which there will be a..

Commercial real estate transaction up 23% in Q1 2014

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Jones Lang LaSalle has confirmed that direct commercial real estate transaction volumes globally reached US$130bn More...

Land prices almost tripled in Bangkok

Prices of prime residential land in Bangkok rocketed by more than 190 percent during the last two years, ranking Thailand's capital..

Thailand Property Sector stuck in survival mode

Negative political factors that have clouded Thailand since late last year has resulted in home-builders holding back their investment in marketing..

Tough Economic Challenge awaits Thai Military

boiapplications Months of political discord, street violence and widespread demonstrations, have inflicted serious damages to Southeast Asia's second-largest economy. But for..
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World Bank expects moderate growth in China

Growth in China is expected to slow to 7.6 percent in 2014, and 7.5 percent in 2015, from 7.7 percent in..
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US raps Thailand on coup, cuts military aid

The United States has suspended more assistance to Thailand in response to a military coup and is considering moving a major..
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Commercial real estate transaction up 23% in Q1 2014

Jones Lang LaSalle has confirmed that direct commercial real estate transaction volumes globally reached US$130bn in the first quarter of 2014,..