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  1. 1. news | 26 Jan 2015

    China's online population nears 650 million: govt

    By AFP

    » The number of Internet users in China has risen to nearly 650 million, authorities said over the weekend, as the world's largest online population continues to rise.

  2. 2. business | 30 Dec 2014

    FPO remains positive on 2014 growth

    By Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Newspaper section: Business

    » Finance Minister Sommai Phasee and the Bank of Thailand may have scaled back expectations for economic growth to below 1% this year, but the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) remains optimistic that the 1% level is achievable i...

  3. 3. business | 27 Dec 2014

    Central bank cuts growth forecasts

    Newspaper section: Business

    » The Bank of Thailand has again lowered its economic growth forecasts to a mere 0.8% this year and 4% next year in anticipation of slower-than-expected government spending, lukewarm private consumption and weak export gro...

  4. 4. business | 26 Dec 2014

    First-quarter growth forecast to hit 4% 

    economy

    By Chatrudee Theparat, Newspaper section: Business

    » Economic growth is expected to come in at 4% in the first quarter of 2015, driven by government megaprojects, recovering private investment and domestic consumption, pushing full-year growth to 4.5%, says Deputy Prime Mi...

  5. 5. business | 20 Dec 2014

    ADB: Growth from reform, right policies

    ECONOMY

    Newspaper section: Business

    » The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has slashed Thailand's economic growth to 4% next year from 4.5% previously, while Bangkok Bank (BBL) forecasts growth of 3-4% for 2015.

  6. 6. business | 19 Dec 2014

    IT retailers foresee strong growth 

    By Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Newspaper section: Business

    » The IT retail market is expected to see a robust recovery with a strong growth of 10% next year, with smartphones, wearable devices and online shopping the key drivers of growth, says a leading IT chain store.

  7. 7. business | 09 Dec 2014

    2014 growth likely below 1%

    ECONOMY

    Newspaper section: Business

    » Thailand's fourth-quarter economic growth is forecast within a range of 2.5% to 3%, adding to signs that full-year growth will come in at less than 1%.

  8. 8. learning | 21 Feb 2012

    Floods: Economy slowed to near-zero growth

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 3.8% growth predicted before the floods fell to 0.1%. Growth was 7.8% in 2010. Forecast 5.5% to 6.5% this year.

  9. 9. opinion | 27 Jan 2015

    Bangkok on its way to joining region's megacities

    development

    Newspaper section: News

    » The current population shift in East Asia from the countryside to the city is creating some of the world's biggest megacities — Tokyo, Shanghai, Jakarta, Seoul and Manila — as well as hundreds of medium and smaller ...

  10. 10. news | 20 Jan 2015

    India's tiger population jumps 30 percent

    By AFP

    » NEW DELHI - India, home to most of the world's wild tigers, on Tuesday reported a 30 percent jump in numbers over four years in a rare piece of good news for conservationists.

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