The long wait for new rail system investments ended on Friday after Thailand and China signed an agreement to build new tracks to fulfill Thailand's ambition to improve its hapless train system.
HONG KONG — Asian markets rallied for a second straight session Friday, boosted by another strong performance on Wall Street while renewed confidence helped push the dollar back towards the 100 yen mark.
Thai stocks slipped 0.1% on a day when most world markets jumped in response to US Federal Reserve assurances that it intended to take its time before raising interest rates.
LONDON — Sugar demand rising by about 2% will help reduce the global glut as output remains little changed from last season, according to Czarnikow Group Ltd.
The government’s revenue collection in the first two months of 2015 fiscal year exceeded projections by 2% with 335 billion baht added to the coffers, according to Fiscal Policy Office.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 3.67 points, or 0.24%, to close at 1,513.12 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 26.29 billion baht, with 6.23 billion shares traded.
Bangkok is the world's 10th most popular destination among global travellers looking for a place to celebrate the New Year holiday, says TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site.
The Emporium shopping complex in Bangkok will fully open in March after a major renovation.
Thai Union Frozen Products Plc (TUF), Thailand's largest producer of seafood products, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100% of North America’s largest seafood company Bumble Bee Foods at a cost of US$1.51bn, or around 48 billion baht.
Thailand and Myanmar plan to have a joint trade committee meeting next month in an attempt to boost two-way trade and investment.
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