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  • Tom 8:00 pm on January 26, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: AFTA, baht, , Cambodia, , , entrepreneur, , , import, , , , , , , , refunds, , , tariff, , tax refunds, ,   

    Thailand to lose Bt3-4 billion revenue from AFTA tariff cuts 

    import and export duties

    Thailand’s Customs Department expects revenue from import and export duties will decline by Bt3-4 billon (US$90-120 million) in the wake of the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) cuts which became effective on January 1, with the department adjusting its role from tariff collector to facilitator, a senior customs official said on Friday. (More …)

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  • Tom 10:54 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , Bang Bao pier, Cambodia, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   

    Asian Fishing Tournament begins in Ko Chang 

    Lonely Beach Koh Chang Island Thailand

    Lonely Beach, Koh Chang Island, Thailand: picasaweb.google.com

    The International Fishing Cup Tournament Asia kicked off on Friday in Ko Chang, Trat province. 15 fishing teams from Asian countries including Thailand have signed up for the competition.

    Major General Jaraspim Therarak, the manager of the Designated Area for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA), yesterday presided over the opening ceremony of Ko Chang International Fishing Cup Tournament Asia at Bang Bao pier on the island. The event is jointly organized by the International Fishing Angler’s Associate, Tourism Authority of Thailand, and Trat Tourism Business Association. More than 15 fishing teams from Korea, Japan, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Thailand have taken part in the competition. (More …)

     
  • Tom 9:19 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: border, Buriram, Cambodia, , , , , , , regions, retail shop, , , , trading points   

    Buriram and Chiang Rai to be promoted as border trading points 

    The Thai Chamber of Commerce is encouraging Chiang Mai and Buriram to open border trading points to promote trade and investment with Myanmar and Cambodia respectively.

    The Chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Mr Dusit Nontanakorn, today met with the provincial Chamber of Commerce of Buriram to discuss ways to promote trade and investment in the region.

    They also discussed the organizational development and information exchange between the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok and other regions. (More …)

     
  • Tom 9:05 am on October 11, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , Cambodia, , employees, , laborers, legal alien worker, migrant laborers, , , , Trat province   

    Trat to verify alien workers in bid to curb crime 

    Trat (See Trat Hotels) province has urged employers of Myanmar and Cambodian alien laborers to verify their employees’ nationality before 23 February 2010.

    Trat (See Trat Hotels) Employment Provincial Official, Vipa Yoochai, said the nationality verification would give migrant laborers a legal alien worker status which would bestow them the rights to reside and work in Thailand (See Thailand Hotels) . Ms Vipa emphasized that the period of verification would end soon. (More …)

     
  • Tom 8:25 pm on September 14, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , , Cambodia, , credit markets, demand, , group, , , Hotel group, , , jobs, JW Marriott, JW Marriott hotels, lodging, luxury hotels, Luxury hotels Thailand, luxury JW Marriott hotels, Marriott, , , , ,   

    Marriott plans 21 new Asian hotels amid global downturn 

    the JW Marriott Hotel in Indonesia. Marriott International already has 37 hotels under construction across the region, planning 21 new hotels in Asia. AFP Photo.

    the JW Marriott Hotel in Indonesia. Marriott International already has 37 hotels under construction across the region, planning 21 new hotels in Asia. AFP Photo.

    Hotel group Marriott International announced Wednesday it was planning 21 new hotels in Asia, despite the impact of the global economic slowdown on travel and demand.

    The company already has 37 hotels under construction across the region, meaning that it will have built 58 new hotels by 2013, creating an estimated 24,000 jobs.

    “We are excited by these spectacular, architecturally interesting additions to our already dynamic Asia-Pacific pipeline especially since this growth is occurring in the context of the difficult global economy and tight credit markets,” said Ed Fuller, president of international lodging. (More …)

     
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