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  • Tom 8:17 pm on January 26, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: advance, age, , birth, birth control, control, , graduates, , , , , Market, Market Research, , , , , , , , worker, Workforce   

    Thailand may face labour shortage before five years 

    Thailand may face labour shortage

    Successful birth control in Thailand may cause a shortage of labourers in the country in “less than five years,” warned a senior Labour Ministry official Sunday.

    Songsri Boonba, deputy director-general of the Employment Department, said a study by the Labour Market Research Division found that demand for labour in Thailand between 2010-2014 will increase every year, especially in the production, agriculture, industry and service sectors. (More …)

  • Tom 7:48 pm on January 26, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: blue chip, , , firms, , , , , , , Map, , Market, market value, portfolio, , , , stock market, Thai shares, Thai stock index, , Thailand stock market   

    Industrial impasse forces largest foreign sell-off in nine months 

    Thailand stock market

    Thailand’s stock market in November was affected by domestic negative factors including the suspension of Map Ta Phut Industrial projects and an unresolved political situation with the net selling of Bt 13 billion by foreign investors.

    Thai shares fell 0.59 per cent Wednesday in a market awash with concerns over domestic politics and the global economy. The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) composite index lost 4.11 points to 694.71, while the blue-chip SET-50 index dropped 2.97 points to 487.39. (More …)

  • Tom 4:02 pm on December 3, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , camp, , funds, , , , Lab, , Market, Prizes, , researchers, , , Technopreneurship, , workshop   

    New campaign brings researchers and entrepreneurs together 

    Technology Management Center (TMC) announces the Lab to Market (L2M) project to support the conversion of technological ideas into products.

    Ms Chachanart Thebtaranonth, Executive Director of TMC, said that most of the ideas and inventions created reached a dead end when the research was finished to a certain point. This project will help create funds from our ideas to further fuel our research. (More …)

  • Tom 8:30 pm on December 1, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , democratic, , , , , , , , , Market, , , , solidity   

    Solidarity important to AEC 


    Money: Flickr.com

    In order to have strong economic ties like the European Union (EU), ASEAN requires solidity among member states to overcome disparities and to build a single market and production base, according to a former member of the European Parliament.

    Dr Christoph Konrad, former Member of the European Parliament and designated Secretary-General to the SME Union of the European’s People Party, said that solidarity was the headline of the integration process in the EU.

    Solidarity was a good investment for the future of both the country itself and the region. “No matter how big a country is, richer countries always pay for poorer countries. We all know that if our neighbor country is successful, then we are too”, Dr Konrad said.

    However, before lending a hand to other countries, each country should check their own strengths and weaknesses to ensure sustainable development.

    Dr Konrad said that the ASEAN could take the EU as an example for its patience. The EU has taken over 50 years to build a single market and community. (More …)

  • Tom 8:26 pm on December 1, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , Changwattana, , , , , Market, market strategies, Post, , Small and Medium Enterprises, , SME business, SME market, strategies, Thai Industrial, ,   

    The 3rd Food Festrival and SME Market by Thailand Post starts today 

    Keiwa Fes

    Keiwa Fes Photo form Flickr.com

    Thailand Post invited citizens to the 3rd Food Festival and SME market which starts today until 4 December 2009.

    Mrs Parisa Pananond, Corporate and Marketing Communications Manager of Thailand Post, said the project had been launched in cooperation with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion and the Ministry of Industry in a bid to distribute income within the community as well as promoting the SME business’s market strategies.

    A number of food stands from across the country have been set up at the event as well as other SME booths and other consumer products. All products have been certified by the Thai Industrial Standard Institute (TISI) Ministry of Industry and can be ordered by post.

    Visitor can directly purchase quality products at the Thailand Post Changwattana office from today until 4 December 2009. (NNT)

  • Tom 4:20 pm on November 30, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , automobile, car, car factorie, , factory, , , manufacturer, Market, Mazda, Mitsubishi, , , Suzuki,   

    Japanese car firms boost production capacity in Thailand 


    Mazda 2: freefoto.com

    Japanese automobile manufacturers are increasing their production capacity in Southeast Asia in response to the regional growing demand.

    The production lines of Japanese car factories in Thailand are being accelerated to support an increasing demand in the ASEAN market which has been boosted by the governments’ stimulus measures. (More …)

  • Tom 9:55 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , aiming, , , , , , Market, Spas, , , , Tourism entrepreneurs, tourism event, , Travel Market, , World Travel Market   

    Thai tourism entrepreneurs to join World Travel Market 2009 

    More than 120 Tourism entrepreneurs will join the World Travel Market (WTM 2009) to present tourism products globally from 9 to 12 November 2009 at Excel Exhibition Center in London, Great Britain.

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) led by the Minister of Tourism and Sports, Chumpol Silpa-archa, Chairman of TAT Wichai Srikwan, Acting Governor of TAT Ms Pensuda Priaram, and the entourage from TAT and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports will invite more than 120 Thai tourism entrepreneurs from both private and public sectors to participate in the global tourism event, named “World Travel Market 2009 (WTM2009) during 9-12 November 2009 at Excel Exhibition Centre in London, Great Britain. (More …)

  • Tom 2:49 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: Beijing, , business ideas, , , Chinese economy, Chinese market, , , , gems, , , jewelry, Market, , Shenzhen, Thai gems, Thai jewelry   

    Gems and jewelry market to flourish in China next year 


    jewelry: flickr.com

    The Chinese market is anticipated to turn positive next year, while the gems and jewelry market will be positively affected, according to Phaichit Viboontanasarn, the commercial counsellor of Department of Export Promotion in Shanghai, China.

    The commercial counselor in Shanghai viewed that an apparent improvement in the Chinese economy resulted from strong purchasing power which mainly helped the Chinese economy remain in a secure zone. He added that the gems and jewelry market would be prioritized for Chinese export, anticipating that the said products would be mass exported by next year. (More …)

  • Tom 6:34 pm on October 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , , Bangsai, , Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, Kalasin, Kalasin province, Market, Phrae-Wa, Phrae-Wa silk, Phu Thai, Queen of Thai Silk   

    Delicate Phrae-Wa silk of Kalasin as souvenirs for the spouses of ASEAN leaders 

    Phrae-Wa silk

    The renowned delicate Phrae-Wa silk of Kalasin has been chosen as souvenirs for spouses of ASEAN leaders.

    The Governor of Kalasin, Mr. Viroj Jivarungsan revealed that the shawls made from Phrae-Wa silk were chosen as souvenirs for spouses of ASEAN leaders at the 15th ASEAN Summit. The selection could promote the products made from Phrae-wa Silk to the international market in the future. (More …)

  • Tom 9:08 am on October 11, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , , Friday Night Market, Jatujak, Jatujak Market, Jatujak Midnight Market, Market, Midnight Market, , , ,   

    Jatujak Midnight Market closed: irresponsible vendors cited 

    Mr. Arun Srijaroon, the Director of Jatujak Market revealed the Market Committee agreed on the resolution to cancel the Friday Night Market or Jatujak Midnight Market which has been running since February 2009 due to difficulties with the vendors. Customers were unsatisfied with limited variety of goods and the low number of vendors whose opening hours were unpredictable. (More …)

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