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China is pushing Thai tourism towards new records for 2017

China continues to dominate Thailand’s inbound tourist arrivals with August ending up with 3,133,411 visits, up 8.6% year-on-year. August was the fourth month, this year, that saw arrivals exceed 3 million, the second highest after January

Don Mueang International Airport poised to handle 30 million passengers (AoT)

Don Mueang International Airport is now able to accommodate 12 million more passengers annually or around 30 million people per year.

Thailand Business Forecast for Q4 2014

We expect Thailand's budget to be ready at the start of FY2014/15, which will be a positive for the economy.

UN chief condemns armed attack on PDRC protest

The secretary-general of the United Nations Mr Ban Ki-moon yesterday called for an immediate end to escalating violence in Thailand, and urged authorities to bring those responsible to justice.

China Lessons for Myanmar Investors : Great Expectations and Sunk Costs

When China opened its doors to foreign investment in the early 1990s, companies around the world could not contain their excitement : that same sort of hysteria is happening again, this time in Myanmar
Gas station Bangkok

Asean’s growing Thirst for Energy

Energy demand in Southeast Asia has expanded by two and a half times since 1990 - and is still only about half the global average as the global energy epicenter shifts to Asia, according to a new report released this week by the International Energy Agency.

Peace talks stalled in Thailand southern provinces

The Thai government has postponed peace talks with a southern militant group indefinitely, and is reinforcing military strength in the country’s deep South, following escalating violence in the last several days, according to army chief Prayuth Cha-ocha.

Kasikornbank predicts growth at 4% in 2013

Thailand’s economic growth will possibly be capped at 4 per cent this year given delays in the state’s 2014 budget spending and the planned Bt2 trillion investment on infrastructure development, a leading banker said today.