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‘Thailand needs to shift to high-tech industries’ as FDI lowest in ASEAN
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
Thailand secured only US$2.96 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2023, the lowest among ASEAN members, the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) said, as it urged the government to facilitate the country’s migration to high-tech industries to attract investors.
EV event aims to be eye-opener for entrepreneurs, users, policymakers
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
What happens to electric vehicles at the end of their life cycle and their batteries would be among the discussion highlights of the upcoming Electric Vehicle Asia and iEVTech 2024, Sanchai Noombunnam, Informa Markets Thailand's country general manager, said on Thursday.
Property giants flock to Nonthaburi’s promising new economic road
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024
Eight leading property developers have come together to jointly develop commercial and residential projects along the Thai Chamber of Commerce Road, an emerging economic road in Nonthaburi province, north of Bangkok, with potential value of 50 billion baht.
Strategic Initiatives to Digitally Transform and Empower Thailand's Healthcare
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024
DKSH Thailand drives future healthcare with digital transformation, partnering with Siriraj Hospital to meet future needs.
Thailand’s exports up nearly 7% in April, reducing trade deficit
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024
Thailand exported goods worth US$23.278 billion in April, a 6.8% growth year on year, the Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO) announced Thursday.
HMD banks on Nokia icons to spur sales of two new models
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024
Remember those Nokia phones with fat buttons? They have returned and are a lot smarter
Auto industry seeks stimulus from govt as sales plummet in 2024
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024
Vehicle production in April fell 11.02 per cent year on year (YoY) to 104,667 units, and the auto industry is expecting measures from the government to boost demand, according to Surapong Paisitpatanapong, adviser to the president of the Automotive Industry Group.
Shoppertainment: A $1 trillion opportunity for Asia-Pacific by 2025
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024
This blend of shopping and entertainment is expected to build opportunities in the region, with Thailand poised for significant growth
Srettha wants THAI shares to start trading on SET again by yearend
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024
Premier brings forward relisting plans after airline shows positive business results; eyes reducing Finance Ministry stake too
NESDC: High-tech transformation vital for Thailand's GDP growth
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024
Industry must transition quickly to meet demands of digital era, warns national economic planning agency
Red Lobster investigates Thai Union, potential cause of bankruptcy filing
TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2024
Red Lobster, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Florida on Sunday night, is investigating the role its majority owner Thai Union played in the restaurant chain's "endless shrimp" promotion that caused $11 million in losses, court documents showed.
Thai firms not embracing AI to enhance business, losing out benefits
TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2024
Although Thailand ranked nearly top among 21 nations surveyed recently where ‘excitement’ about artificial intelligence (AI) was rife, the adoption of the game-changing technology especially among companies in the country is quite lacklustre.
AWC, Okura to offer luxury dining cruise on Chao Phraya
TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2024
Asset World Corporation (AWC), a leading Thai property developer, has partnered with Okura, a world-class Japanese hotel management and hospitality company, to offer the country's first luxury dining cruise, according to a joint statement released on Tuesday.