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  • Asian shares mixed after Japan data

    30 Jan 2015 : HONG KONG — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with Tokyo's main index rising after Japanese traders shrugged off data showing inflation slowing in December and household spending falling.

  • CNG price up by 50 satang a kilo

    30 Jan 2015 : The National Energy Policy Council (NEPC) has increased the price of compressed natural gas for vehicles by 50 satang a kilogramme to 13 baht, effective on Saturday, Energy Minister Narongchai Akrasanee said.

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  • Wealthy brace for tax bill

    02 Dec 2014 : Heirs of the country's 50 richest people will shoulder almost 300 billion baht in estimated payments if the inheritance tax takes effect.

  • Automobile industry to recover in 2015

    02 Dec 2014 : The automotive industry is expected to experience yet another transitional period in early 2016 once the new excise tax takes effect and car markers commence production under phase two of the eco-car scheme, says Industry Minister Chakramon Phasukvanich.

  • Taxation

    VAT set to be increased

    02 Dec 2014 : Value-added tax (VAT) may be raised by at least one percentage point next year to finance the government's planned loosening of fiscal policy by increasing the fiscal-2015 budget by 12-13% from this year's.

  • Finance

    BBC banking on double-digit growth

    02 Dec 2014 : Shanghai: Bangkok Bank (China) or BBC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bangkok Bank (BBL), expects to continue double-digit growth in lending in the next few years despite the Chinese economy appearing to cool down.

  • Tax Corner

    Changing the rules for a partnership and a body of persons

    02 Dec 2014 : The draft inheritance tax and gift tax legislation continues to cause a lot of discomfort among those who have had a chance to review it. One area of great concern is the tax could be extended to movable properties such as jewellery, amulets, art collections and gold, as the draft empowers the government to impose tax on all types of properties including those outside Thailand. At the same time, it also allows the government to issue a ministerial regulation to limit the scope of the term "movable properties" as appropriate, but details of this remain unknown.


    Amata welcomes prisoners to tend grounds

    02 Dec 2014 : SET-listed Amata Corporation is teaming with the Justice Ministry's Corrections Department to let convicts perform maintenance work at the company's industrial estates.

  • SEC plans to beef up competitiveness

    02 Dec 2014 : The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to change regulations governing investment in infrastructure trusts as well as neighbouring countries, allowing companies from other nations to trade their securities on the Thai stock market as part of efforts to maintain competitiveness.

  • economy

    Inflation falls to five-year low in November

    02 Dec 2014 : Inflation continued to ease for a sixth straight month in November, hitting a five-year low, due mainly to lower retail fuel prices and government measures aimed at alleviating the cost of living.

  • Property

    Condos: Seeing is believing

    02 Dec 2014 : Physical progress of condo construction is tipped to be the best marketing and sales tool for small or new property firms, says developer Albright Holdings Co.

  • trade

    SME halal food producers urged to turn eyes abroad

    02 Dec 2014 : Singaporean food distributor My Outlets Pte will meet with Thai small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) food producers this week about importing halal food for distribution in the city-state and worldwide.

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