Category: Business

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, accompanied by relevant Cabinet members, will visit Vietnam for the second Thailand-Vietnam Joint Cabinet Retreat, scheduled for 26-27 October 2012 in Hanoi. During Prime Minister Yingluck’s visit to Vietnam on 30 November 2011, both countries agreed to assign relevant agencies to convene the second joint cabinet meeting soon. Thailand initiated the…

The Commerce Ministry is holding a discussion with exporters to the European Union (EU) after fruit and vegetables from Thailand have been found to contain pesticides. Commerce Minister Porntiva Nakawisai disclosed that 3 types of agricultural products from Thailand that did not comply with the EU standards were snake beans, tomatoes, and cabbage. According to…

Thailand’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved a TOT plan to invest Bt19 billion to set up an affiliate firm to provide and expand 3G services within six months, according to Minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Chuti Krairiksh. Mr Chuti said that TOT Pcl will increase its base stations to 5,400, covering 12-15 provinces and…

Thai Airways International (THAI) yesterday fixed the price of its new shares at 31 baht, lower than what analysts had expected by as much as three to five baht. The price was in line with the flag carrier’s share price movement on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and global investors’ feedback from bookbuilding exercises…