Thailand Global Opportunities


  • Joseph Stiglitz on China Growth Slowdown

    Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize winner for economics, told CNBC, "I am not very concerned about a hard landing, there is always a risk but China has the resources sitting on more than three million dollars of reserves it has the instruments, it has much stronger control of the financial system the banking system then the US."

  • Commercial Opportunities in Myanmar: Pepsico APAC President

    Umran Beba, Asia Pacific President of Pepsico, discusses opportunities for growth in Myanmar and notes the importance of a single strategy in the ASEAN region for the global F&B player.

  • ASEAN Economic Community on Track

    Mustapa Mohamed, International Trade & Industry Minister of Malaysia says while there are different levels of development among ASEAN nations, they're all united about meeting the goal for integration by 2015.

  • Thailand Must Rebalance Its Economy: Finance Minister

    Kittirat Na-Ranong, Deputy PM & Finance Minister of Thailand says the country must improve the standard of living for its people and rebalance the economy if it is to achieve strong, sustainable growth.

  • Aung San Suu Kyi Is 'Pragmatic' About Myanmar's Needs

    Sean Turnell, Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University says Aung San Suu Kyi's speech at the World Economic Forum illustrates her pragmatism. She knows that growing the economy is a top priority and understands the economic challenges that Myanmar faces.

  • StanChart: Huge Growth Momentum in Asia

    Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Dir & CEO, Asia, Standard Chartered says that the group is seeing huge growth in Asia and is looking at expansion in markets like Myanmar.

  • Mobile Markets in Asia to Rebound

    Rajeev Singh-Molares, EVP & President, Asia Pacific at Alcatel-Lucent says that after a particularly slow first quarter, Asia's mobile markets will rebound over the rest of the year. China will publish its plan for a national broadband network later in the year and this will drive growth in the mobile industry.

  • Tablets and Ultrabooks to Drive Intel's Growth

    Gregory Bryant, President & General Manager, Asia-Pacific at Intel, says tablets and ultrabooks will drive the company's growth over the next few years.

  • Single Visa for ASEAN Would Be Great: Indonesia's Tourism Minister

    Mari Pangestu, minister of tourism for Indonesia, told CNBC, "Tourism has been resilient vis-à-vis the euro zone crisis, even inbound tourism from Europe is still growing at about 2 to 4 percent last year as well as the first quarter of this year and on top of that tourism inbound from Asia like China, Korea and India is growing at 20/30 percent."

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  • Thailand has been affected by the worst flooding in half a century. Surging waters have impacted 27 out of the country’s 77 provinces and claimed the lives of approximately 350 residents.The flooding, which made its way to the north of capital Bangkok early last week, shows no signs of abating. The governor of Bangkok on Monday warned residents of the city to brace for floodwaters from neighboring suburban areas.Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said that it could take up to six weeks for the w
    By: Ansuya Harjani|

    Thailand has been affected by the worst flooding in half a century. Click to see pictures from Thailand's floods.