THAI tourism historian Chanin Donavanik knows the hotel business in Thailand well. As the son of Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, founder of Dusit Thani (Dusit International), Chanin spent his entire life involved in hospitality.
THAILAND has strong potential to succeed in developing an electric vehicle (EV) industry as one of the country’s new growth sectors due to its existing position in the global automotive market, according to Dick Hsieh, president of Delta Electronics (Thailand).
“WE ARE at the beginning of a revolution that is fundamentally changing the way we live, work and relate to one another. There has never been a time of greater promise or greater peril.” – Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, at last year’s WEF.
BANGKOK AIRWAYS is eyeing long-haul markets with plans to boost passengers from the Americas, Africa and Europe.
The plans were announced yesterday as the carrier forecast it would be boost passenger numbers by 12-13 per cent this year.
THREE OFFICE workers – Wongdet Iaosanurak, 37, Chatchanee Plerkslanan, 30, and Aek Plerslanan, 27 – decided three years ago it was time to change their working lives and go into business on their own, forming Crossmax Retail Co Ltd.
ASEAN has revealed this year’s six priorities to drive growth and pursue the common goals of the 10-member regional bloc as Asean foreign ministers met at a retreat in the Philippine resort of Boracay this week.
THE PRESIDENT of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said he believes the Philippines will continue to enjoy solid growth this year and beyond, “based on a young and educated workforce and strong private sector activities” including business process outsourcing (BPO) and manufacturing.