United States healthcare reform may impact medical tourism in Thailand

The long-awaited United States healthcare reform package became law last week. Asian…

Political turmoil is undermining the Kingdom economic strategies

The ongoing Red Shirt political rally poses risks for Thailands economic recovery,…

What Bangkokians are saying about the red shirt rally

The followings are what Bangkokians think about the pro-Thaksin demonstrations

Unexpected Tanayong’s BTSC takeover suprises analysts

Surprised brokers yesterday urged property tycoon Keeree Kanjanapas to reveal the real purpose of the unexpected takeover of Skytrain operator Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTSC) by his property firm, Tanayong, and the consequent backdoor stock-market listing of the mass-transit company.

Bank of Thailand (BoT) minimise impact of baht rise on exports

Bank of Thailand (BoT) Assistant Governor Suchada Kirakul on Tuesday downplayed mounting…

SET up by 2.05% to 21 month high on Asian surge

Thai stocks jumped by 2.05% yesterday to push the index to its…

Profile: Abhisit Vejjajiva

The BBC profiles Thailand’s new prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, the English-born, Oxford-educated leader of Thailand’s opposition Democrat Party.

Popular tourist venues in Bangkok still lively with foreign tourists

The Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok were still lively and crowded Saturday with foreign tourists who said they were not worried about the ongoing Red Shirt demonstrations despite the main protest venue being not far away from Bangkok’s prime tourist destinations.