The presence of a Mitsubishi Fuso truck plant will increase the chances for Thailand to assemble Subaru automobiles, according to Glenn Tan, executive director of Tan Chong International Ltd, the Hong Kong-listed motor distribution, property and trading group.
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The Thai retail industry recorded an active second quarter with significant developments outside of Bangkok and a hypermarket consolidation.
Local price tops B25,000 for first time. As stock markets continued their sharp decline, world gold prices soared to a record $1,779 an ounce yesterday and local prices broke the 25,000-baht barrier for the first time as investors sought safer places to park their cash.
There will be no immediate impact on AsiaPacific sovereign ratings resulting from the lowering of the issuer credit ratings on the US to ‘AA+’ on Friday, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services said today amid selloffs across the region.
A wide range of wireless broadband, especially a 3G network, is the fundamental key to the next wave of new technologies designed for greater user experience, according to participants at the “NForum” that brought various experts in the field together.
Coal traders Asia Green Energy and Unique Mining Services will likely escape hardships from the court order to stop coal transportation in Samut Sakhon due to their spare storage space but sentiment towards their stock prices could soften, according to brokerages.
Thailand could witness its economic growth slow to 4-4.5 per cent this year, given its automotive sector hit by the supply chain disruptions from Japan’s disasters and the tightened monetary stance to curb inflation, according to the Asian Development Bank.
After being perceived as an entertainment district for decades, the Ratchadaphisek area is being transformed into a major new business district with at least seven new commercial properties totalling 800,000 square metres scheduled to be completed in 2013.
Key elements of the incoming government’s populist policies, particularly the planned increase in the minimum wage and heavy subsidies, are a major concern for companies, as they fear the measures will slow the business sector down over the remainder of the year and during 2012.
Nokia Thailand is undergoing a major restructuring by setting up a specific wireless “ecosystem” division to drive its device and application service bundling strategy.