Category: Business

FIRST-EVER ‘NORTH EAST INDIA FESTIVAL’ IN THAILAND

Dazzling range of activities, on 9-10 February, at Central World The first-ever ‘North-East Festival of India’ will be held in Bangkok, on 9th and 10th of February, at Central World (Zones A and B).The North-East region of India consists of seven exotic and culturally rich states- Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura. Some…

Influx of Indian tourists expected over the next decade

Tourism from India will increase markedly over the next ten years. This prediction from the head of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, Wichit Prakorpkoson. By 2028 he says he expects 10 million Indian visitors each year. About Chinese tourism, the ATTA chief say he expected the numbers to slow from previous trends but there will still…

Take Control Back of YOUR Money

Are you tired of being at the mercy of banks when you move money? You may live in Thailand, but no doubt you want to send funds for bills, expenses, and your family all over the world. So, why does it feel like your money is shackled to your bank account? And why is the…

PM Prayut instructs officials to boost tourists’ confidence

The Prime Minister has instructed related agencies to step up efforts to boost tourist confidence. Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha meanwhile, denied claims that Thailand had limited the number of visas for Chinese travelers, an allegation that went viral via YouTube, while the Thai consulate generals and Embassy in China also confirmed the reports were…

BOI supports two big project concession grantees

The BOI board has approved in principle two large concession projects, supporting the auction winners for the U-Tapao International Airport Project and Digital Park Project. Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, recently chaired a conference of the Board of Investment and related agencies. He said that more work should be done in regard to Thailand+1 to…

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…