Trio unite to build digital workforce
The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa), TBN Corporation and Kasetsart University have partnered to help develop a skilled digital workforce to bridge the demand gap for personnel in the country.
Hajj tour organisers confront hefty losses
Tour operators face major losses for Hajj trips because of additional charges for pilgrim travellers and high airfares driven by limited seat capacity.
Consumers eager to spend on health
Some 70% of consumers in Asia-Pacific are willing to increase their spending on health and wellness as they become more health-conscious following the pandemic, according to a recent survey.
Asian Sea, AAI consider relocation if wages rise
SET-listed Asian Sea Corporation, a Thai frozen food producer, and its subsidiary Asian Alliance International (AAI) are ready to move their production base to Vietnam or the Philippines if the new coalition government raises the daily minimum wage to 450 baht.
Stage set for speaker showdown
The Pheu Thai Party is still locking horns with the Move Forward Party over the House Speaker position.
Planning unit touts revamp of labour force
The decoupling of global supply chains following trade conflicts between the US and China could benefit Thailand in the automotive, electrical appliances, and electronics industries.
Weed network fears law change
Citing research by the Ad-Hoc Committee on Systematic Hemp and Cannabis Resolution, Thailand's Cannabis Future Network has urged three alliance parties not to reinstate the plant as a narcotic drug, as that would be like "getting the first shirt button wrong" and lead to more problems.
Food event transactions increase by 81%
The food and beverage trade event Thaifex-Anuga Asia 2023 ended on Saturday and generated up to 120 billion baht in transactions, outstripping the original target of 70 billion baht.
Police chief seeks bribe claim truth
National police chief Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapas has ordered highway police to investigate claims that drivers of overloaded lorries are not being arrested because they display special bribe-paid stickers.
DBSV gauges impact of proposed tax hike
A proposal put forward by the Move Forward Party to hike the corporate tax rate could cause the profitability of large-cap companies on SET to fall 3.5-3.7%.
Lisa of Blackpink selected as TrueID's envoy
Entertainment platform TrueID has appointed Lalisa "Lisa" Manobal, the well-known Thai rapper, singer and dancer in the Korean girl group Blackpink, as TrueID's latest brand ambassador.
Prayut mum over rumours he will stay on
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday brushed off rumours that he will remain as prime minister if a "political accident" were to happen in the near future.
Kingdom ready to face champions Italy
The Thai women are ready for a tough assignment against defending champions Italy in their opening match in the Volleyball Nations League in Turkey on Tuesday.
Arkhom coy on diesel excise tax cut
Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith has refused to take a stance on whether the diesel excise tax cut needs to be extended, saying it depends on global oil prices.
Srettha denies rumoured 'secret deal' to usurp MFP
Srettha Thavisin, one of Pheu Thai's three prime ministerial candidates, on Monday denied in a tweet rumours about a "secret deal" to form another coalition led by the Pheu Thai.
Exhibit honours Thai role models
A list of 100 role models honoured for their inspiring innovations to change the world sustainably is presented in an online exhibition titled "100 Faces Of Thailand's Innovation Inspirers 3".
BoT urges upgrade of Thailand's durian production
Thailand needs to improve its durian production to remain the top exporter amid tougher competition over the next five years, according to a Bank of Thailand report.
Buriram part ways with 'uncontrollable' Bolingi
Treble winners Buriram United have axed forward Jonathan Bolingi after he helped the Thunder Castle beat Bangkok United 2-0 in the FA Cup final on Sunday.
Stark shares return from SET suspension for one month
Shares of Stark Corporation (STARK) return to trade for a period of one month starting on Thursday for cash accounts, but the suspension (SP) sign will be reposted on the stock from July 1 if the company fails to submit its complete financial statements by that date, says the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).
Court 'may act on' Pita share issue
The Constitutional Court may suspend Move Forward Party (MFP) leader Pita Limjaroenrat if it agrees to hear the case involving his media share ownership, says Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.