Bangkok ranks last in economic performance in global city survey


Bangkok ranks last in economic performance in a survey of 300 cities worldwide by the Brookings Institution and JP Morgan Chase.  More...

Car production projected at 2.2 million in 2015

Car production in Thailand in 2015 is projected at 2.2 million units, while export is set for 1.2 million units, said Surapong Paisitpattanapong, vice chairman of the Federation More...

Thailand’s auto sales to pick up in 2015 after 33% drop in 2014


Thailand’s auto industry hit the breaks in 2014 as exports fell by 1.25% and domestic sales plunged 34%, but sales are expected to pick up in 2015.  More...


Thailand’s Hotel Occupancy Declines to 65 % in 2014

A recovery that began to emerge late in the third quarter of 2014 couldn’t help Thailand’s hotel industry overcome a dismal first half of the year as the industry reported More...

Koh Tao, the dark side of paradise

Spectacular turquoise water, lush jungles and laid-back vibe:  the tiny island of Koh Tao seems like paradise, but behind the beauty lies a darker side.  More...

Thai bank tips Chinese investment to double in 5 years

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Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank expects China's direct investment in Thailand to increase two fold in the next five years, More...

Bank of Thailand cuts growth forecast for 2014 and 2015

The Bank of Thailand has slashed economic growth for 2014 to 0.8 percent from one percent as earlier predicted More...

aseanmarket AEC set to transform ASEAN into a 625Mln people market

If anything else, a regional populace of 625 million, plus the combined GDP of US$2.5 trillion...

aseannations ASEAN infographic: Economy and Demography

Here’s a new infographic that illustrates the demographic and economic challenges and reasons behind the ASEAN...

exportcargo At the crossroads of mainland Southeast Asia : Thailand’s logistic

Strategically located at the crossroads of mainland Southeast Asia, the Kingdom of Thailand shares a common...

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 More...

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..

Thailand promises peace “within a year” in Muslim south

Thailand's military government vowed to bring peace to the Muslim-dominated south within a year, despite stalled peace talks aimed at ending..

Condominium prices to rise 8 to 10% this year


The Housing Business Association has predicted that residential and condominium prices will continue to grow More...

Condominium Market Reveals Increased Demand for Two-Bedroom Units

According to Thailand's property and facility management agency Plus Property, condominium market survey, the data indicates that during the time of..

Thonglor area tipped as new property hotspot in Bangkok

The Thonglor area is tipped to become the new property hotspot as demand soars for new and used condos and apartments,..

BoI’s privileges projects highest in 50 years

investthailand In 2014 about 3,469 investment projects worth 2.1 trillion baht applied for promotional privileges from the BoI, the highest in term..
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Thai bank tips Chinese investment to double in 5 years

Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank expects China's direct investment in Thailand to increase two fold in the next five years, due to..

U.S. firms keen to invest in Thailand

Leading U.S. firms have expressed interest to expand their investment in Thailand as the government is stepping up efforts to fight..

Japanese Investors shift Investment to Indonesia

Indonesia has become an increasingly important investment hub for foreign companies, especially from Japan, although various issues in the fields of..