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Myanmar, Thai universities to cooperate in education sector

Universities of Myanmar and Thailand have vowed to cooperate in education sector following a Thai delegation’s recent visit to a Myanmar university in Myeik, Myanmar’s southern Taninthayi region, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Sunday.Keep reading ...

Private sector fears trade war hit on exports next year

The nation’s peak private-sector advisory grouping has voiced fears that the escalating trade conflict between the United States and China could harm the export sector – a standout performer in the Thai economy – next year.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

New oil-field bid process for ‘benefit of public’

Politicians and bureaucrats will play a bigger role in the decision-making process for oil and gas production in the Gulf of Thailand under new bidding terms and conditions approved by the National Energy Policy Committee (NEPC) yesterday, according to industry sources.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Experts worried about lack of Thai digital skills

The hype over Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Bt11-billion investment in Thailand, announced last Thursday (April,19) , and its huge Tmall online platform has only masked the country’s fundamental weaknesses in embracing the digital technology for economic and social benefits, according to experts.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Alibaba Group gearing up to setup Smart Digital Hub in Thai EEC

Chinese business giant Alibaba has shown interest in setting up a Smart Digital Hub in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) with company president Jack Ma expected to engage in talks with the government this week. Keep reading ...

Itiporn Lakarnchua

Conflict in Syria may affect Thai economy

An academic at Thailand’s Rangsit University, Anusorn Thamjai, says the US, UK and French air strikes on Syria could drive up crude oil prices to 100 dollars per barrel. Anusorn said the prices have already reached the highest level in 3 years since the coalition launched ...

Nuppol Suvansombut

Thailand to benefit from Australia’s new vehicle import policy

The Ministry of Commerce is keeping an eye on an expected car tariff cut by the Australian government, believing it would spur the Thai car building industry if the cut is realized. Keep reading ...

Thammarat Thadaphrom

EU satisfied with Thailand’s crusade against IUU

The European Union (EU) has voiced satisfaction with Thailand’s crusade against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU), says Deputy Prime Minister Gen Chatchai Sarikalya. Gen Chatchai disclosed the EU was pleased with the country’s efforts to suppress IUU, especially the catch traceability system, adding some ...

Vipaporn Pooritanasarn

Thai, Cambodian PMs pledge more border crossings

The Thai and Cambodian governments have reaffirmed their commitment to opening more border crossings to foster trade and investment. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Cambodian Premier Hun Sen pledged increasing border cooperation in talks ahead of the Mekong River Commission summit in Siem Reap on Thursday ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Confidence riding high – Thai economy continues to surpass forecasts

Confidence is riding high according to the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking. They report that the private sector remains confident about Thailand’s economic growth of 4.5% being maintained as exports and tourism continue to rise.Keep reading ...

Tanutam Thawan

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