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  • EU, US look for 'fresh start' in trade talks

    01 Feb 2015 : BRUSSELS - US negotiators travel to EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to jumpstart talks on the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition.

  • Greece rejects new loans as money runs out

    01 Feb 2015 : ATHENS - The decision by Greece's anti-austerity government in Athens to refuse fresh EU-IMF loans has set economists guessing how long Greece's meagre finances can last.

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  • Russia's economy to shrink by 3% in 2015: minister

    31 Jan 2015 : Russia's economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev on Saturday forecast GDP to fall by three percent in 2015 on the back of a collapse in oil prices and a massive capital flight.

  • Panasonic to end TV production

    31 Jan 2015 : OSAKA — Panasonic Corp has decided to stop making televisions in China as part of its measures to turn around the money-losing business, sources close to the matter said on Saturday.

  • Sommai: Handouts inevitable

    31 Jan 2015 : The government's planned 100-billion-baht scheme to ease low-income earners' financial burden will focus on job creation but inevitably include cash handouts, says Finance Minister Sommai Phasee.

  • advertising

    Google eyes burgeoning digital revenue in 2015

    31 Jan 2015 : Exponential growth in mobile internet users will drive digital advertising to become a mainstream marketing platform this year, with industry-leading performance and unprecedented growth, says Google (Thailand).

  • Dawei ready to roll at last

    31 Jan 2015 : The long-awaited multibillion-dollar Dawei megaproject in Myanmar is set to get off the ground after Japan yesterday agreed to take part and possibly offer loans for road construction linking the scheme with the Thai border.

  • Exports

    BoT: Shipment levels remain precarious

    31 Jan 2015 : Downside risks to the Bank of Thailand's export growth projection of 1% this year remain, as falling oil prices have affected the value of export products related to petroleum, says the Bank of Thailand.

  • media

    Advertising sector targets boost from state stimulus

    31 Jan 2015 : The advertising industry hopes the government’s economic stimulus will increase ad spending by 4-5% this year after the political turmoil and mounting household debts took a toll last year.


    Higher prices for CNG take effect today

    31 Jan 2015 : The retail price of compressed natural gas (CNG) has been raised by 50 satang to 13 baht a kilogramme as of today, says the Energy Policy Administration Committee (EPAC).

  • US growth slows to 2.6%

    30 Jan 2015 : WASHINGTON — The US economy slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas.

  • Eurozone deflation accelerates to record low in January

    30 Jan 2015 : Eurozone consumer prices fell by a record 0.6 percent in January, EU data showed Friday, confirming deflation could be taking hold and putting pressure on a historic bond-buying plan by the ECB to deliver.

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