Posts Tagged ‘Bangkok’

Bombs rattle Bangkok during ASEAN summit, wounding four

by AFP/ pic by AFP
BANGKOK – Several small bombs exploded across Bangkok on Friday, rattling the Thai capital as it hosted a regional summit ...

Bombs rattle Bangkok during ASEAN summit, wounding three

by AFP / pic by AFP
BANGKOK – Several small bombs exploded across Bangkok on Friday, rattling the Thai capital as it hosted a regional summit ...

Malaysia’s GDP can grow above 5 per cent this year – Tun M

Malaysia can achieve Gross Domestic Product growth of above five per cent this year despite the current projection of between 4.8 to 4.9 per cent, ...

Dr Mahathir launches Malaysia Fest 2019 in Bangkok

By BERNAMA
BANGKOK • Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (picture) today launched the inaugural Malaysia Fest 2019 that showcases the best of ...

Baht defies ‘Sell in May’ as fund inflows push it to top EM spot

BANGKOK • The Thai baht defied the “Sell in May” playbook and is heading for the top spot in global emerging markets (EMs) this month, driven in part by ...

Empty Bangkok condos make buyer’s market as foreigners flee

By BLOOMBERG
BANGKOK • A glut of condominiums as Thailand’s economy wavers and stricter mortgage-lending rules kick in is creating a buyer’s market in ...

Thailand awaits election outcome

By TAN WEI YINE / Pic By AFP
Thailand held its first general election in accordance with the new 2017 Constitution drafted under the ruling military ...

Risk of political disarray stalks Thailand economy as vote nears

BANGKOK • A high-speed train that glides from an expanded coastal airport handling 60 million passengers toward cavernous new stations in Bangkok. An ...

Chinese students fan profit at Bangkok school

By BLOOMBERG
BANGKOK • Chinese enrolments are helping to buoy profits at Thailand’s only listed school operator. SISB pcl, or Singapore International ...

Bangkok’s battle against toxic air is a bonanza for some firms

BANGKOK • Every time Bangkok fruit seller Veerachai Roopsuwanakul tries to buy an air purifier, he gets the same response — “out of stock”.
“We never ...

Thai economic outlook cloudy as tourist numbers drop

BANGKOK • Thailand suffered a rare drop in tourist arrivals in October as Chinese stayed away, keeping the country’s economic outlook cloudy.
Overall ...

Thais stunned by death of tycoon Vichai

By AFP / Pic By BLOOMBERG & AFP
BANGKOK • Stunned Thais yesterday digested news of the death of billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, whose ...