Thailand forecasts 28.5 to 29 million foreign visitors for 2015


Thailand forecasts  28.5 to 29 million foreign tourists to visit the country this year said the Minister of Tourism and Sports Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul. An upswing compared to 2014's arrivals,  down to 24,7 millions.  More...

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By Boris Sullivan On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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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, according to Global Financial Integrity latest report.  More...

By Boris Sullivan On Monday, December 1st, 2014

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 land border with four neighboring countries totaling 5,582 kilometers. In fact, there are 30 Thai provinces More...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Indonesia’s carmakers are catching up with Thailand

Indonesia carmakers are slowly making up with Thailand, as their production should reach 1.6 million units in 2014, when Thailand should produce around 2 mln unit in 2014 due to poor domestic demand.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Thai generals want more control on foreign businesses

Thailand’s military government is planning to amend the FBA (Foreign Business Act)  to prevent foreign directors from controlling joint venture firms that are majority-owned by Thai shareholders.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

The End of History in Thailand ? Not yet

Just a quarter of a century ago, the Berlin Wall was a heap of ruins : expectations for the future were high. Understandably. The USSR and its well entrenched web of communist dictatorships would soon become a More...

By Boris Sullivan On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Thailand ranks 7th best in HSBC global expat survey

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 (2nd best) More...