Thai Manufacturing Production up 2.9% in Q1

Thailand’s Manufacturing Production Index (MPI) in the first quarter of this year grew 2.9 per cent, slowing down from 43.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year, said Somchai Harnhirun, director-general of the Industrial Economics Office.

Book: Harmony and War, Confucian precepts of pacifism in Chinese history

Chinese students walk past a statue of Confucius in Wuhan, in central China's Hubei province, on June 7, 2007. (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters) So I didn’t come up with this clever title myself. Rather Harmony & War is the title of a terrific new book by Yuan-Kang Wang, an assistant professor at Western Michigan University.

Automotive industry is driving Thailand’s recovery

The automotive industry was a major engine driving Thailand’s Manufacturing Production Index by 24.1 per cent in the first half of this year.

Thailand’s economic growth of 4.5% or more

Three economic agencies have unanimously affirmed Thailand’s economic growth will not be less than 4.5 per cent this year.

Bangkok’s Condominium Market still going strong in first quarter of 2010

The condominium market continues to be the star performer in the Bangkok…