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Too much credit worries central bank

22-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The new government should not be too aggressive in lending to grassroots consumers as it might undermine fiscal stability and increase household debts, says the Bank of [...]
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Four Asean bourses to cross-trade by next year

22-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Cross-trading among four exchanges in Asean will be effective by the first quarter of next year, says Charamporn Jotikasthira, president of the Stock Exchange of Thailand [...]
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Election set to see rice prices leap

Election set to see rice prices leap

22-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

International rice traders are concerned about world rice prices skyrocketing if the new Thai government reinstates the rice mortgage scheme, causing buyers to divert their [...]
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Back to comfort zone

22-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The value of Thai exports to the world’s second-largest economy still grew at an impressive 21 percent year-on-year in April – but that figure was down from 30.6 [...]
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China seeks special trade zones in Asean

22-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The Chinese government will continue to encourage major Chinese enterprises to invest in Asean countries while at the same time try to establish an economic and trade [...]
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Thailand’s PM Abhisit Vejjajiva: ‘He’s only good at talking’

22-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Asian Correspondent | 7:01 AM

There is now little doubt that in the campaign for the up and coming Thai general election the performance of both incumbent Thai prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, and his [...]
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Thailand operator picked to run luxury UAE resort

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | arabianbusiness.com | 7:01 AM

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) said on Sunday that it had appointed a new operator to run its Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa after [...]
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Thai May exports up 17.6 pct y/y; $0.28b surplus

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Thai customs-cleared trade data from the Commerce Ministry. (Percentage change from a year earlier; figures may not add up exactly due to rounding): May April March February [...]
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Thailand aims for 15pct rice output increase by 2015

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Forexyard | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Thailand, the world’s biggest rice exporter, planned to increase annual production by 15 percent to 35 million tonnes of paddy by 2015 to meet rising global demand, a [...]
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Brunei Royalty’s $20m bill may thwart Singapore’s medical ambitions

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

It’s a S$24.8 million ($20 million) medical bill that shocked oil-rich Brunei and may hinder Singapore’s bid to become a top medical-tourist destination. Susan [...]
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Thailand’s Election Commission and the ‘fear factor’

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

As the political campaign enters its final twelve days, it is clear that the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) remains largely a passive entity, without any plans to [...]
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Parties feel the pressure of pedal power

Parties feel the pressure of pedal power

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

More than 100 people took part in a campaign in Bangkok yesterday to pressure parties to adopt policies to promote cycling as an alternative mean of transport. The cyclists, [...]
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Yingluck should be more gutsy

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The Bhumjaithai Party has suggested Pheu Thai’s No.1 party list candidate Yingluck Shinawatra should display more of her ideas and capabilities if she wanted to be the [...]
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Production cuts put dent in May sales

Production cuts put dent in May sales

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Unlike other Japanese car brands, only Toyota and Honda felt a heavy impact from parts supply shortages after Japan’s earthquake and tsunami in March as their [...]
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THAI poised to make fleet wide-body only

THAI poised to make fleet wide-body only

21-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

The plan comes in the light of the flag carrier’s move to turn over its domestic flights operated by narrow-body jets to its proposed sister carrier, tentatively known [...]
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