Chinese visitors up 107% in Q3 : Thailand second-biggest destination

The number of Chinese visitors to Thailand in the first nine months of 2013 more than doubled year on year, making it the second-biggest tourist destination country for Chinese, latest data has showed.

Thailand to expand ties with South Korea

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today reiterated Thailand’s support for South Korean investment in the kingdom and continued collaboration with the Northeast Asian country as a strategic partner

Issues for Sustainable Growth in Thailand

Governor of the Bank of Thailand Prasarn Trairatvorakul has cited social inclusion, ecology, and financial stability as three major issues that should be addressed properly for sustainable and equitable growth.

Stronger baht worries Bank of Thailand

Bank of Thailand (BoT) Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul expressed concern today at the rapidly appreciating Thai currency during the past two days but refused to commit regarding whether an intervention in the currency markets is underway.

Emirates doubles A380 capacity to New York and Paris

Emirates has doubled its A380 capacity to New York’s John F. Kennedy and Paris’ Charles De Gaulle airports with a twice daily A380 service from Dubai now operating into both cities.

Australia Feels the Sting of China Slowdown

The move by Australia’s central bank to lower interest rates from October 3 is the latest sign of pessimism about the prospects of the China-led resources boom.

AEC: what to expect for Thai Automotive industry in 2015

For the automotive industry, it will entail careful planning. For Thailand in particular, as the barriers come down, the automotive powerhouse will have to adapt to retain, let alone strengthen, its leading position.

Asia-Pacific growth to decline in 2012, but remains growth pole of world economy

Asia and the Pacific faces another year of slowing growth as demand for its exports falls in developed nations and capital costs rise, but the region will remain the anchor of global economic stability, according to latest United Nations projections.