KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has set up a panel to fast-track investments as it seeks to woo businesses affected by the China trade dispute and it approved more than $500 million in new proposals this month, a government minister said.
The telecom regulator has ordered city hall’s business arm Krungthep Thanakom (KT) to repeat the process of seeking operators to lease underground cable conduits, saying the previous document asking for expressions of interest to join the scheme may have caused misunderstandings.
LUXEMBOURG: Apple went on the offensive against Brussels in an EU court on Tuesday, fighting the European Commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes.
Telecom tycoon Pete Bodharamik has tendered his resignation as chief executive and director of telecom operator Jasmine International Plc (JAS) and its affiliated Mono Technology Plc in the wake of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision to impose a civil sanction against him for insider trading.
A five-year survey between 2015-2020 by Bloomberg Finance L.P., MSCI, and Julius Baer found that assets of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) in Thailand grew at an annual rate of 9.9 per cent, equivalent to US$401,200 million, whereas the country’s GDP grew annually only 3.3 per cent on average. This reflects many business opportunities for the HNWIs.
In a world of rising nationalism, International travel has taken on a greater importance, providing tourists with a wider range of opportunities and choices, which had not been previously available. Thailand is one of the world's most visited countries, with Bangkok being ranked recently as number one in the world (20.5 million) for international visitors. The expansion of international tourism...
The Thai Industries Sentiment Index dropped in August to 92.8 points, the lowest in 10 months, on business concerns about people's lower purchasing power and a bearish sentiment on exports, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) reported on Tuesday.