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Thai govt mulls wealth fund

Thai govt mulls wealth fund

02-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Finance minister Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala has told the central bank to study the possibility of putting aside a portion of the country’s foreign reserves to set up [...]
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Budget deficits may exceed Bt350b: Kittiratt

02-Sep-2011 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

Deputy prime minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong hinted that the budget deficit in the 2012 fiscal year may exceed the earlier target of Bt350 billion, noting that global [...]
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July manufacturing, consumption sputter

July manufacturing, consumption sputter

02-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The economy slowed in July due to temporary factors, but businesses have stronger expectations that goods prices will accelerate in the future, says the Bank of Thailand. [...]
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Thai govt policies to boost 2012 GDP by 2.5pts – deputy PM

02-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s new government policies are expected to boost 2012 economic growth by 2.5 percentage points, deputy prime minister and Commerce minister Kittirat Na Ranong [...]
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Thai govt urged to resume talks with Cambodia

Thai govt urged to resume talks with Cambodia

01-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Cambodia yesterday called for the newly elected Thai government to resume talks on resolving claims to a 27,000-square-kilometre stretch of seabed considered rich in oil and [...]
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Cabinet grants red shirts govt advisory posts

01-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The cabinet has appointed more core red shirt members to political positions, saying it is the best way to assimilate them into the conventional political system and to [...]
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Thailand to keep budget gap plan – ministry

01-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s finance ministry will propose a new budget plan with higher spending and revenue but the same deficit of 350 billion baht ($11.7 billion) for the fiscal year [...]
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Thai govt pledges to reduce living costs

01-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Thailand Business News | 7:01 AM

Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has promised that the government will try to bring living cost down after it has cut oil prices. However, she confirms that the government [...]
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Inflation seen not going higher than 4.1pct

01-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s headline inflation would not go higher than around 4.1 percent in July as a result of government price controls and fuel subsidies, deputy prime minister and [...]
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Thailand’s 40 richest

01-Sep-2011 Intellasia | Forbes | 7:01 AM

Political tensions remain high beneath the surface, but Thailand’s transition toward relative calm during the past 12 months, following violent upheaval the year [...]
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Thailand destroys 1.3m pieces of counterfeit goods

31-Aug-2011 Intellasia | Thailand Business News | 7:01 AM

The Thai authorities destroyed over 120 tonnes, or 1.3 million pieces, of illegal counterfeit goods violating intellectual property rights following Thai court rulings [...]
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Nestle’ pledges B3.5b investment

31-Aug-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Swiss food giant Nestle’ SA announced a major investment plan for Thailand worth 3.5 billion baht over the next two years. Chief executive Paul Bulcke said the [...]
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Thaksin and red shirts not doing Yingluck any favours

Thaksin and red shirts not doing Yingluck any favours

31-Aug-2011 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

Thaksin Shinawatra has put off his plan to visit Cambodia. However, that could be too little too late to smooth the Yingluck government’s bumpy start. As expected, the [...]
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Thailand pledges to close illegal casinos

31-Aug-2011 Intellasia | Channelnews Asia | 7:01 AM

Thailand vowed Monday to crack down on illegal casinos, after a maverick politician accused senior police officers of owning gambling dens in central Bangkok. Chuvit [...]
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Thaksin leaves Japan, denies Cambodian trip plan

Thaksin leaves Japan, denies Cambodian trip plan

30-Aug-2011 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who ended his six-day visit to Japan yesterday, said he had no immediate plan to visit neighbouring Cambodia, where a business [...]
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