Network downtime in Thailand cost $297m in lost revenue


If you live and work in  Thailand, you probably already know what slow an unreliable internet connection feels like : very frustrating and time consuming. But now you can put a figure on these endless minutes and hours you have been staring angrily at your screen, waiting for a page to load, of for the result of searches and queries lost in cyberspace.  More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Land and House tax bill lambasted in Thailand

Thailand's Finance ministry has proposed new rates for land and building taxes which will widen the ceiling tax waiver amount for residences to 1.5 million baht from earlier proposed 1 million baht in what was seen More...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

No need to Restore Happiness in Thailand : It’s already there

Apparently, the military appointed government of Thailand led by general Prayut doesn't need to worry too much about "restoring happiness" in the country : it's already there.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Thai exports down 3.45 % in January, Target at +1.4% for 2015 unchanged

Thailand's Exports for January dropped by 3.46 percent to US$ 17.2 billion compared to the same period last year mainly due to global oil price reductions.  More...

By Olivier Languepin On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Thailand’s Growth down to 0.7% in 2014, lowest since 2011

The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) revealed the latest economic figures in 2014 showing the country's economic growth falling to 0.7%, its lowest record in three years.  More...

By Boris Sullivan On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

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...

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...