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Parista Yuthamanop

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Parista Yuthamanop
2 May 2013

Costs of cutting capital inflows

Thai businesses stand to lose more if they continue to believe that the authorities will always shoulder the cost of currency risk management.

2 May 2013 1
Costs of cutting capital inflows
4 Apr 2013

Transport loan fails to win people's trust

Thailand desperately needs to upgrade its rail system. Nobody can refute that. Yet public opinion is mixed...

4 Apr 2013 31
Transport loan fails to win people's trust
7 Mar 2013

We're all in for trouble unless we learn to save

Apart from a promise to make Bangkok a more liveable megacity, the campaign promises of Sukhumbhand Paribatra...

7 Mar 2013 11
We're all in for trouble unless we learn to save
7 Feb 2013

Bad mix: Politics, baht, and BoT

<b><font color="yellow">COMMENTARY</b></font> It's encouraging to hear a constructive debate in our fast-changing economic environment, but monetary discipline and financial stability are the main requirements, writes Parista Yuthamanop.

7 Feb 2013 4
Bad mix: Politics, baht, and BoT
10 Jan 2013

Wage boost only part of the solution

What can you do with 300 baht? That is the amount of money a worker in a Thai company is now entitled to receive...

10 Jan 2013 17
Wage boost only part of the solution
13 Dec 2012

Sowing trouble for our future

The government has not taken any steps to deal with graft allegations and the Pheu Thai Party failed to explain why the rice pledging price was set at 15,000 baht per tonne.

13 Dec 2012 12
Sowing trouble for our future
11 Oct 2012

Compete for a brighter future

One comment I keep hearing for executives, economists and officials is we seriously need to improve our economic capabilities.

11 Oct 2012 13
Compete for a brighter future
13 Sep 2012

Never mind the promises, how about respect?

If you had to write a letter to the government to assess its performance after its first year in office...

13 Sep 2012 12
Never mind the promises, how about respect?
12 Jul 2012

IMF forecast

The IMF managing director expects a sharp V-shaped recovery in 2012 for Thailand, and Asia's growth could come close to the 6% average recorded in 2011.

12 Jul 2012 2
IMF forecast
17 Jan 2012

Banks seek clarity on FIDF debt

The great flood of 2011 has already cost the country plenty, both in terms of lives and property. Could the next casualty be Thailand's long-term economic health?

17 Jan 2012