Economy

Thai PM’s European trip underlined western acceptance of Thailand’s new order and a brighter future

Thai PM’s European trip underlined western acceptance of Thailand’s new order and a brighter future

July 31, 2018

Economy, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Success of Thai PM’s trip to the UK and France drew ire of activist groups but it is now clear that we are living in… Read More ›

Elections to be held in Thailand next year and stability is likely to be maintained

Elections to be held in Thailand next year and stability is likely to be maintained

July 22, 2018

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s new constitution and political landscape has changed utterly since the last election in 2011 A General Election in Thailand will not be held until… Read More ›

Thai PM confirms China as Thailand’s ‘No.1 partner’

Thai PM confirms China as Thailand’s ‘No.1 partner’

July 16, 2018

Economy, Politics, Thai World:

As relations between Thailand and the USA improve, the country promotes ASEAN and friendship with all countries but appears to want to keep its economic… Read More ›

Foreigners in Thailand should find out more about Thailand 4.0 and be part of the change that is coming

Foreigners in Thailand should find out more about Thailand 4.0 and be part of the change that is coming

July 11, 2018

Culture, Economy, Foreigners, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand 4.0 is no government PR gimmick or propaganda exercise – it is an honest plan that could transform Thailand The Thai government plans to… Read More ›

Some Thai people lose patience as China sends 1 million tourists per month to visit Thailand

Some Thai people lose patience as China sends 1 million tourists per month to visit Thailand

July 3, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The Chinese tourist boom poses a challenge to Thai travel and tourist interests as well as the Thai public Thailand has become an irresistible magnet… Read More ›

Thailand’s Economic and diplomatic policies are working

Thailand’s Economic and diplomatic policies are working

June 4, 2018

Economy, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Biggest challenge Thailand’s economy may ultimately face is demographics as in Europe Things are looking up for Thailand as this year’s economic growth is expected… Read More ›

Thai Government switches sugar to ethanol production as prices plunge

Thai Government switches sugar to ethanol production as prices plunge

May 30, 2018

Economy, Thailand:

New Thai government ethanol initiative highlights a leading Thai company and an emerging industry for Thailand Worldwide sugar production surplus and the rise of biofuel… Read More ›

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

May 22, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

Online for banking for foreigners to Thailand looks like a brighter proposition but the days of the old fashioned branch service are numbered here also… Read More ›

Fake goods and counterfeit brands in Thailand not yet a thing of the past but maybe soon

Fake goods and counterfeit brands in Thailand not yet a thing of the past but maybe soon

May 13, 2018

Culture, Economy, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand is suppressing  fake and counterfeit goods but intellectual property infringement remains 2017 raids on Bangkok’s gigantic shopping centres which for decades were a mecca… Read More ›

Fake Thai slimming product revealed as just milk powder as Thai police investigate

Fake Thai slimming product revealed as just milk powder as Thai police investigate

April 29, 2018

Crime, Economy, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World:

Beauty serum was a soybean byproduct that produced a rash as Thailand reels from ambitious scam involving nearly 60 TV, film and internet stars The… Read More ›

Thailand preparing for new democratic future as PM submits new cabinet

Thailand preparing for new democratic future as PM submits new cabinet

November 23, 2017

Economy, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand is on the way towards a new democratic future which the National Council for Peace and Order hopes will usher in a new political… Read More ›

Thailand is safe for foreigners who take responsibility as dangers lurk in paradise

Thailand is safe for foreigners who take responsibility as dangers lurk in paradise

October 14, 2017

Crime, Economy, Foreigners, Living, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

This week Thailand’s Tourism minister told the Thai Public Broadcasting service that she was confident that tourists, who continue to visit Thailand in ever increasing… Read More ›

Noble spirit of Thailand’s elderly helps country deal with demographic problem

Noble spirit of Thailand’s elderly helps country deal with demographic problem

June 12, 2017

Economy, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s working age population is set to peak next year with the percentage of the population over 65 more than doubling between now and 2030.… Read More ›

New internet laws give Thai government all the cards to regulate online content

New internet laws give Thai government all the cards to regulate online content

June 11, 2017

Culture, Economy, Media, Personal, Thailand:

The new digital economy legislation and amendments to the wide ranging Computer Crime Act will usher in a new era for the internet in Thailand.… Read More ›

Thai property market steady but concerns about high end speculation in Bangkok

Thai property market steady but concerns about high end speculation in Bangkok

June 8, 2017

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thailand:

Changes to deposit protection limits on bank accounts in Thailand may give a boost to property investments even as there are warnings of speculation at… Read More ›

European expats moving to Thailand question UN yardsticks for quality of life

European expats moving to Thailand question UN yardsticks for quality of life

June 5, 2017

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand is rising in UN tables showing greater levels of happiness and economic development. Despite this some foreigners living in Thailand take issue with the… Read More ›

Former PM calls for a culture shift and sustainable democracy to advance Thailand

Former PM calls for a culture shift and sustainable democracy to advance Thailand

April 28, 2016

Economy, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

A former Thai Prime Minister, who heralded a new age of economic development and modernisation in Thailand in the aftermath of the 1991 coup, has… Read More ›

Thai PM says foreign countries are not listening to government’s plan for Thailand’s stability

Thai PM says foreign countries are not listening to government’s plan for Thailand’s stability

April 6, 2016

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

During his visit to Washington for the Nuclear summit of world leaders the Thai Prime Minister and military junta leader reiterated the mission of the… Read More ›

Foreign business under scrutiny as Thai nationals warned not to act as nominees

Foreign business under scrutiny as Thai nationals warned not to act as nominees

March 31, 2016

Economy, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A senior official with the Thai Business Development Department has warned Thai citizens that they should not agree to become nominee shareholders for foreign business… Read More ›

Thai government in extensive campaign to save Thailand’s fisheries and seafood exports

Thai government in extensive campaign to save Thailand’s fisheries and seafood exports

February 14, 2016

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Thai government has vowed to wipe out human rights abuses within its seafood and fisheries industry and a robust campaign is already showing results.… Read More ›