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Brussels sends strong message with FDI vetting plan

European Commission outlined plans to implement more stringent vetting of overseas investment, specifically aimed at empowering EU governments to block takeovers from Chinese and other investors.

Road casualties are wasting 6% of Thailand’s GDP

The TDRI research team found that Thailand wasted approximately 545 billion baht a year in road casualties during 2011-2013, accounting for 6% of the country’s annual GDP.

Thucydides reality check : Not Improving Bangkok’s bus network

The Thai middle class is in a position to choose whether to use a private car as long as the public transport system does not serve their needs

How to Teach Employees Skills They Don’t Know They Lack

According to data from industries including academia, health care, technology, manufacturing, retail, sports, and business services, people are actually “unconsciously incompetent” in a typical 20% to 40% of areas critical to their performance

Yingluck verdict a political game changer in Thailand

Thailand's Supreme Court has put future prime ministers on notice after delivering a landmark verdict on Wednesday against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Thai exports leap 13.2%YOY in August, the highest rate in 55 months

Thai export value in August expanded 13.2%YOY in most product categories and major markets, except for exports of auto and parts to the Middle East and Australia

Chinese bike-share operators are expanding in Thailand

Chinese bike-sharing startups Mobike and Ofo are expanding to several Southeast Asian countries like Thailand and Singapore, betting that the push by local governments to encourage cycling

Thai GDP growth exceeds expectation in Q2/2017

EIC revised Thailand’s GDP growth forecast upward to 3.6% from 3.4% as the global economic outlook improved, supporting exports to continue recovering in the remaining time of this year.