CNBC's Mike Santoli talks about Harley Davidson's plans to build a plant in Thailand.
Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson said on Thursday it will build a plant in Thailand to serve the growing Southeast Asian market.
BANGKOK, May 25- Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc said on Thursday it will build a plant in Thailand, a major Asian automotive hub, to serve the growing Southeast Asian market, a move criticized by a U.S. labor union. The Thailand facility "will allow us to be more responsive and competitive in the ASEAN region and China," Harley-Davidson public relations...
The blast came on the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup.
Is China spending big to overhaul its image problem?
BEIJING, May 22- China said on Monday it will impose hefty penalties on sugar imports after lobbying by domestic mills, but experts said the ruling may not go far enough to stem the flow of lower-priced sweetener into the world's top importer. The move could dent imports from top growers such as Brazil and Thailand as it will close the big gap between Chinese and...
*Ruling seen closing gap between China and global prices. BEIJING, May 22- China said on Monday it will impose hefty penalties on sugar imports after lobbying by domestic mills, but experts said the ruling may not go far enough to stem the flow of lower-priced sweetener into the world's top importer. These include some of China's closest trading partners such as...
A global supply glut in liquefied natural gas will persist for the next two to three years, the CEO of state-run oil and gas giant PTT told CNBC.
BANGKOK— Thailand backed off a threat to block Facebook on Tuesday, instead providing the social media site with court orders to remove content that the government deems illegal. Thailand made the threat last week as it wanted Facebook to block more than 130 posts it considers a threat to national security or in violation of the country's lese majeste law, which...
Facebook faces immediate shutdown threat in Thailand over allegedly illicit posts, the Bangkok Post reported.
BANGKOK— Executives of the most popular tuna brands in the U.S.— Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee and StarKist— conspired regularly to keep prices high for consumers with a taste for one of America's favorite sandwich ingredients, according to criminal and civil court records updated this week. Those cases were updated this week with an appendix first reported by...
Southeast Asian nations face a historic opportunity to surpass their developed peers in technological innovation.
*Chinese investors behind banana boom in Laos. BOKEO, Laos, May 12- Kongkaew Vonusak smiles when he recalls the arrival of Chinese investors in his tranquil village in northern Laos in 2014. In impoverished Laos, the offer was generous.
Viu, an over-the-top streaming service, is launching its services in Thailand next week.
Asia's medium-term picture is weighed down by an aging population and sluggish productivity, the IMF warned on Tuesday.
The IIF welcomes Japan's bilateral currency swap deals with Thailand and Malaysia, saying it would add to stability in the Southeast Asian region.
Veerathai Santiprabhob, governor of the Bank of Thailand, weighs in on the strength of the Thai baht and U.S.-Thailand trade ties.
JAKARTA/ BANGKOK, May 6- The Indonesian government is suing Thailand's state-owned PTT and PTT Exploration and Production for around $2 billion for alleged damage to the environment from an oil spill in the Timor Sea eight years ago. Indonesia alleges, however, that the oil spill also fouled seawater and coastal areas in the nation's East Nusa Tenggara province,...
Trump's protectionist rhetoric has spurred a lot of hand-wringing about trade, but some emerging market exporters aren't too concerned.
Southeast Asian nations are increasingly pulled into China's orbit as U.S. President Donald Trump keeps 'America First' tone.