Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies, Chulalongkorn University, says the "happiness fair" is an effort from the junta party to promote reconciliation.» Read More
Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says Thailand is not failing and what it needs to do is to speed up its recovery.
Dr. Pailin Chuchottaworn, President & CEO of the PTT Group discusses the Thai government's plans to sell some of its shares in the oil explorer.
Thailand’s economy has the potential to grow at 7 percent in 2012, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Kittirat Na-Ranong, told CNBC Friday. He added that the billions being spent this year on post-flood reconstruction projects would help boost the economy.
International Living just released its Retirement Index for 2012, which determines foreign destinations offering retirees a high standard of living at a low price. CNBC.com highlights 10 of them.
Following a dismal 2011, emerging markets could see up to a 30 percent gain this year, assuming the sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone is kept at bay, according to Geoffrey Dennis, managing director at Citi.
By several measures, Asian currencies are bargains - but be careful.
Micron shares are up more than 16% even after Q1 revenue estimates missed analyst estimates. Srini Sundararajan, Oppenheimer analyst weighs in.
Flooding in Thailand has cut the world's supply of hard disk drives. Discussing which companies are most likely to be affected, with Brian Blair, Wedge Partners principal.
Koichi Sugimoto, Senior Analyst at BNP Paribas Securities (Japan) Limited talks about how the Thailand floods took a much harder hit on Toyota's output than expected.
Martin Senn, CEO of Zurich Financial Services, says the firm has $12 billion exposure to peripheral Europe debt. He also says it's too early to quantify losses from Thailand's floods.
Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, discusses the impact of a further interest rate cut on the economy.
With Thailand recovering from the worst flooding to hit the country in decades, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says the government is serious about solving the country's long-term problems and will invest in water management to ensure such flooding doesn't happen again.
Troops and army trucks are rolling through the streets of Bangkok again. This time it is not to battle protesters or overthrow a prime minister, but to help flood-hit civilians. The NYT reports.
Bangkok residents, unfazed by the floods that have created water levels as high as three feet, kept their businesses and transportation open. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Heavy flooding in Thailand is forcing many factories to close production of hard drives. So is it time to get out of hard-drive makers? Jayson Noland, Robert W. Baird, and Grady Burkett, Morningstar, discuss.
Three weeks after monsoon run-off swamped more than 1,000 factories across central Thailand, the brown, corrosive floodwaters have only slightly receded, leaving the world’s largest computer makers without a reliable forecast about when crucial parts will be available once again. The NYT reports.
Karim Raslan, group CEO of KRA Group, discusses how Thai officials failed to take adequate precautionary measures when hints of flood came as early as October.
In spite of the Thai government's warning that the world's largest exporter of rice could lose as much as a quarter of its crop because of the floods, analysts tell CNBC the potential shortfall is unlikely to impact prices.
Andrew Durieux, Director & Principle Consultant at Coverage, says the flooding in Bangkok could last a few more months.
Hewlett-Packard has been on a wild ride since news went public that former CEO Leo Apotheker was considering spinning off the PC business. The stock immediately fell and the company killed its tablet. Discussing the impact of these changes and what is next for HP, with Todd Bradley, Hewlett-Packard executive vice president of personal systems group.