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  1. 1. news | 05 Jan 2015

    B100bn bonds to clear rice debts

    By Online Reporters

    » Attempts to clear the debts incurred by the rice-pledging scheme continued on Monday with the launch of 100-billion-baht bonds by the Finance Ministry and the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperative (BAAC).

  2. 2. news | 31 Dec 2014

    IMF pressed to cancel debts of Ebola-hit countries

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund is under mounting pressure to cancel the debts of the three poor West African countries hit hardest by Ebola, as their economies stall under the fallout from the disease.

  3. 3. business | 31 Jan 2015

    Advertising sector targets boost from state stimulus


    By Saengwit Kewaleewongsatorn, Newspaper section: Business

    » 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.

  4. 4. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Household corruption down 68%

    By Online Reporters

    » Household corruption, mainly bribes people give government officials, fell by 68% over the course of 15 years, but "donations" to schools tripled during the period.

  5. 5. business | 16 Jan 2015

    Household debt moves upmarket

    By Online Reporters

    » Household debt will continue to rise to 89% of gross domestic product (GDP) this year, led by the middle-income group, according to a study.

  6. 6. business | 17 Dec 2014

    Household debt threatening growth rate, says S&P

    By Pathom Sangwongwanich, Newspaper section: Business

    » The bright prospects for Thailand’s economic growth may not continue much longer, hindered by delays in infrastructure spending, low private investment and swelling household debt, warns Standard and Poor’s Ratings Servi...

  7. 7. news | 29 Jan 2015

    EU, Germany warn Greece over debt reduction ambitions

    By AFP

    » The European Union and Germany warned Greece's radical new left-wing government Thursday that there is little support for a reduction in its massive debts, on the eve of its first talks with its eurozone partners.

  8. 8. news | 20 Jan 2015

    IMF chief warns Greece: 'A debt is a debt'

    By AFP

    » DUBLIN - IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Monday warned of "consequences" if European countries try to renegotiate their debts, ahead of Greek elections which an anti-austerity party is tipped to win.

  9. 9. business | 12 Jan 2015

    Slow sales for rice bonds

    By Online Reporters

    » Sales of the 100-billion-baht government bond issued to clear rice-pledging debts have not been brisk on the first day on Monday, with Krungthai Bank showing the highest numbers.

  10. 10. news | 14 Dec 2014

    Making sense of leveraging and debt


    Newspaper section: Spectrum

    » Many expats misunderstand what leveraging, also known as gearing, actually means in the context of their personal financial affairs. The very word conjures up visions of high-risk investments in futures, sub-prime loan p...

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