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EV battery excise tax to be reduced to 1%

03. February 2023

A national committee on electronic vehicle policy, also known as the EV board, on Thursday agreed in principle on a proposal to lower the excise tax on EV batteries from the current 8% to just 1% while offering a 24-billion-baht subsidy to the EV battery-producing industry. Les mer >>>

Pheu Thai unveils prospective picks

03. February 2023

The Pheu Thai Party on Thursday announced the names of 61 people who intend to run as party candidates in the next general election. Les mer >>>

Officials optimistic over Laos borders

03. February 2023

The Commerce Ministry is bullish about bilateral trade with Laos after officials recently met their counterparts to accelerate the reopening of four border checkpoints opposite Thailand's Nong Khai province. Les mer >>>

Asian equities jump on Fed hints

03. February 2023

Asian stock markets broadly advanced on Thursday as currencies rose following Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell mention that the US central bank might soon shift its focus from taming inflation to curbing the economic slowdown. Les mer >>>

Krungsri aims to grow regional base

02. February 2023

Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri) continues to expand its financial business in Asean and targets its regional customer base exceeding 500,000 this year. Les mer >>>

Railway on track for completion this year

02. February 2023

Construction of the 145-kilometre Lop Buri-Pak Nam Pho double-track railway, which includes the country's longest elevated stretch at 19km, will be completed on schedule by the end of this year, the Department of Rail Transport (DRT) said on Thursday. Les mer >>>

Finance Ministry keen on balanced budget

02. February 2023

The Finance Ministry expects a more focused reform of both revenue collection and expenditure to achieve a balanced budget in the next decade, says the ministry's permanent secretary Krisada Chinavicharana. Les mer >>>