Power hungry Thailand is looking for alternatives


A return to economic growth in Thailand is expected to drive greater demand for electricity, hastening efforts to look for alternative sources of energy, although continued political uncertainty could slow public investments in power plants and transmission lines.  More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Thailand growth to remain at 2.6%

The Fiscal Policy Office had slashed its 2014 economic growth projection to 2.6% from 4% in Mach provided that a new government is formed by the third quarter.  More...

By Carlos Fuitzer On Friday, April 25th, 2014

South East Asia tops region of expected economic growth (Nikkei)

Nikkei Asian Review recently reported trends of both Eastern and Western leaders today in the Asian market. It reviews Asia as the top region of expected economic growth, especially South East Asia.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

ADB sees Asia growth at 6.2%, but Thailand below 3%

Developing Asia will extend its steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a More...

By Oxford Business Group On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Thailand’s political crisis could delay FTA deals

While Thailand is pushing ahead with efforts to expand its network of free trade agreements (FTAs), the lack of a permanent government means that approval and implementation of any deals could be delayed.  More...

By Boris Sullivan On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The Bank of Thailand cuts GDP growth to 2.7%

 The Bank of Thailand has slashed GDP growth figures to only 2.7 for the country and it is expected that a further reduction will happen unless a new government comes into power.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Why Thailand shouldn’t be afraid of the f-word

The political mercury is soaring again in Thailand, but this time it is not only a matter of wearing the right color on your shirt. Army commander Prayuth Chan-ocha’s tougher stance is now directed towards More...

By Olivier Languepin On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Bangkok Shutdown is history, but state of emergency remains

Bangkok Shutdown has shutdown : dwindling protesters numbers and unclear political agenda are the two more likely causes responsible for the sudden and most welcome announcement.  More...