Credit card spending rose 7% in November

Credit card spending in Nov 2009 soared to 85.67 billion baht, up by 5.6 billion baht or 7.1 per cent from its previous month, the Bank of Thailand (BoT) reported on Sunday.

Thailand May Consider Issuing Yen, Dollar Bonds

Thailand may consider selling yen or dollar-denominated bonds to finance the budget…

Five markets given priority as recession effects linger into the new year

Five emerging export markets are buoying hope for sustainable growth in Thailand’s exports this year, amid rising protectionism, high competition and fragile economic growth in the Kingdom’s traditional markets.

Bank of Thailand (BoT) asks private sector to use caution in business dealings in 2010

Despite signs of improvement in the global and Thai economies in 2010, the Bank of Thailand (BoT) has warned the private sector to use caution when doing business deals as risk…

Can Medical Tourism Survive the Economy ?

Medical tourism–foreigners traveling to India or Thailand for procedures that would cost…

South Korean-led group wins $20.4bn United Arab Emirates nuclear deal

The United Arab Emirates has awarded a 20.4-billion-dollar contract to build four nuclear power plants to a South Korean-led consortium, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation said Sunday.

Eco-cars set to shake up Thai domestic market

The Thai automotive industry is preparing for a major shake-up, with eco-cars being highlighted as the new engine to boost the industry amid concern that oil prices could shift Thailand’s focus away from its first auto product champion – the 1-tonne pickup.

Poor public offerings in Thailand over last ten Years

Local listed companies have increased capital by only Bt803.62 billion through public offerings over the past decade, significantly less than other regional bourses, says the Capital Market Research Institute.