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Thailand Among Top 10 Countries Most Infected by Malware

– BANGKOK – The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering today released the results of its new study, “Cybersecurity Risks from Non-Genuine Software”, which found that cybercriminals are compromising computers by embedding malware in pirated software and the online channels that offer them. The study, which aims to quantify the link between software […]

June 25th, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

Thailand’s Bad Loan Ratio Set to Peak Toward the End of 2017

– BANGKOK – Nonperforming loans at Thailand’s banks are set to peak toward the end of 2017, according to Fitch Ratings, an outlook that may salve investor sentiment in one of Asia’s worst-performing stock markets this year. Thai economic growth is subdued but relatively stable at about 3 percent, signaling a slower expansion in bad […]

June 21st, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

Thai Business Investors Shun Junta, Invests Overseas

  BANGKOK – Thai businesses invested a record $13 billion (442 billion baht) abroad in 2016, dwarfing inflows of $1.6 billion (54.4 billion baht), according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Investment abroad totalled $2.9 billion (98.6 billion baht) in January to April, according to the central bank. This was a unique […]

June 20th, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

Pound Dips as Rate Hike Talk Eases; Oil Prices Hit 2017 Low

– LONDON – The British pound was under pressure Tuesday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney reined back market expectations that the bank would soon raise interest rates, while oil prices struck 2017 lows on worries over a glut in the market. Elsewhere, markets were fairly flat amid a dearth of market-moving news. KEEPING […]

June 20th, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

Thailand’s Prime Minister Vows to Force through China Railway

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Tuesday (Jun 13) said he would invoke his ‘absolute powers’ to clear hurdles holding up a multi-billion-dollar deal with China to build a high-speed railway. The two countries, who are increasingly close friends, have agreed to lay the track that will ultimately cut through the Laos’ […]

June 14th, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business,Regional News | Read More »

British Pound Plunges as UK Heads into New Period of Uncertainty

– LONDON – The pound fell sharply after Britain’s election saw the Conservatives lose their majority in parliament, raising questions about the next government’s ability to lead the talks to leave the European Union. The British currency lost as much as 3 cents against the dollar by Friday as the results confirmed exit poll predictions […]

June 9th, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

Thai Real Estate Remains Attractive to Foreign Buyers

  – BANGKOK -According to Sansiri’s Global Luxury Property Market Research 2017, Thailand’s real estate market has enormous potential and remains attractive to international investors. The research was based on analysis from local and international survey firms, including Global Property Guide, Knight Frank, Numbeo and Plus Property. The findings tout the distinctive appeal of 98 […]

June 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

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