Diaries of Democrats and Deceivers

The Democrat Party has tons to say about corruption of others but are silent when it comes to the corrupted practices of their members and their families. Let us look at Mr. Atavit Suwanpakdee. He is a young politician, an influential crony among the special circles of the Democrat Party.  He has on many occasion […]

Entreprenurship: Supporting, buying local OTOP products

One Tambon One Product (OTOP) entrepreneurship program is very popular among lower income and Thais in the rural areas. In the Thai language, “tambon” is the local district-level government entity. The grassroot-based program aimed to support the locally made products of each tambon. The OTOP program encourages village communities to improve the local products’ quality and […]

Doing Business in Thailand

The World Bank has ranked Thailand in the 18th spot as the easiest in economy in a global report called “Doing Business 2014“. The World Bank has ranked #Thailand in the 18th spot as the easiest in economy in the world http://t.co/lUuDKOd5n2 pic.twitter.com/SQxdCh7Kur — Areva Aamy (@ArevaAamy) October 30, 2013      

Thailand is Switzerland’s 2nd largest trading partner

Thai Prime Minister at a formal gathering of Swiss and Thai business leaders. Yingluck Shinawatra said Switzerland is a major market for Thailand’s exports gems and jewelry, clothes and home decoration items, becoming Thailand’s second largest trading partner in Europe and the ninth in the world.

Foreign investments to improve quality of life in Thailand

The Democrat Party has criticized Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of making trips to other countries.  Whether the Democrat Party and the Opposition Leader is out of ammunition to attack the Government on national issues is immaterial, though it seems that they are grasping at straws. Yingluck has this to say: The visits are aimed at […]

DPM of Malaysia building closer economical ties with Thailand

Improving Malaysia-Thailand bilateral ties, particularly in the economic field, will be one of the main objectives of the two-day visit to Thailand by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The visit beginning tomorrow is also an opportunity to establish closer rapport with Malaysians living in Thailand, says Malaysia’s Ambassador in Thailand Datuk Nazirah Hussain. […]

One Tambon One Product, a grassroot program

Yingluck Shinawatra, the Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Thailand, is on a whirlwind tour of the Saraburi and Ayutthaya provinces. She makes a visit to inspect the One Tambon One Product (OTOP) entrepreneurship program. More news on CNN iReport.  

Honda Automobile Plant in Thailand

Honda’s automobile production and sales joint venture company in Thailand, held a ceremony to mark the start of construction of its new automobile production plant. The ceremony was attended by Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Japanese Ambassador to Thailand Shigekazu Sato as a guest of honor, as well as Takanobu Ito, President & CEO […]

Rumors, Drama in Thailand Inc

In April 2013, an investment company, Moody’s Investors Service said — in a credit analysis on Thailand — that a high degree of government financial strength, moderate levels of economic and institutional strength. In terms of economic strength, Thailand recorded nominal GDP of USD366 billion in 2012, making it the 29th largest economy in Moody’s […]

Poland, Thailand Diversifing Trade and Investment

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk have pledged to step up cooperation between the two countries in all dimensions. Yingluck and Donald met in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss cooperation guidelines particularly in the establishment of bilateral mechanisms to promote economy, military affairs and private sectors’ cooperation. The two parties also […]

President Microsoft Asia Pacific meets with Yingluck

Cesar Cernuda,  the President of Microsoft Asia Pacific, paying a courtesy call to Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House in Bangkok.  

Phra Khanong District: Floods and Sinking Promises

Even with the 2013 Bangkok Governor Election promises to upgrade the flood-prevention projects at the incredible cost of tax-payers money, Bangkokians are still seeing a repeat of flash floods, terrible traffic jams and empty pledges. The Governor,  Sukhumbhand Paripatra, has failed to show accountability with the billions of baht used for these supposedly efficient infrastructure […]

Anti-Flood Projects or Money-Making for the Few?

Excess monies have been used by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for upgrading work that seems to be repetitive for the past 8 years. The system of public administration is subjected to multiple abuses and without transparency. How long will this go on and how much will be used at the expense of taxpayers’ money? […]

The Lecture at the British Chamber of Commerce, Thailand

Yingluck Shinawatra, the Prime Minister of Thailand, attended “The Lecture” that is an annual dinner of the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT). Founded in 1946, BCCT is the oldest foreign chamber and the largest non-Asian foreign chamber in Thailand. In addition, it is the largest and oldest British Chamber in Asia. At its inception there […]

Good Growth of Business: over 6,000 new businesses registered

Good Growth of Business: over 6,000 new businesses registered According to the Ministry of Commerce, over 6,000 new businesses have been registered in May of 2013, while a decrease has been seen in the number of deregistrations.  Deputy Commerce Minister Nattawut Saikua revealed that in the month of May, over 6,000 new businesses were registered, […]

OTOP Generating 100b baht in revenue within 2015 for Thai economy

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has expressed her gratitude to OTOP producers, who she said play a vital role in promoting economic growth. Ms. Yingluck said in order to help OTOP producers to compete in the global market effectively, the government has sought cooperation from 6 financial institutions and 4 other Ministries, which include the Ministries […]