BANGKOK, Nov 20- Thailand approved a new subsidy and other measures on Tuesday to help its rubber farmers, who are struggling amid a slump in prices and have threatened protests. Rubber farmers are a powerful force in Thailand and the government wants to avoid a repeat of protests seen in 2013.. Last year Thailand produced 4.5 million tonnes of rubber from 20.32...
Pakorn Peetathawatchai of the Stock Exchange of Thailand weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on the country's exports.
Despite rising trade tensions, American companies aren't leaving China in a big way yet, analysts say.
They're set to be the most competitive as the region undergoes major tech disruption.
Thailand's economy failed to grow in July-September from the previous quarter, contrary to expectations of some growth in spite of softer exports and tourism.
Ratings agency Moody's said in a report Thursday that the outlook for emerging markets will be "broadly stable" in 2019.
"At the end of the day, emerging markets equities look very cheap now. It's time to get in," Mobius, co-founder of Mobius Capital Partners, told CNBC's "Street Signs."
Thailand's Kasikornbank said Thursday it had invested $50 million in Singapore's Grab, forming a partnership that will help launch the GrabPay electronic wallet in its sixth Southeast Asian market in 2019.
While short-term disruption can be expected in Asia due to the trade war between the U.S. and China, other regional players could stand to benefit in the long run, Nick Marro analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit told CNBC.
Carl Wegner of R3 says the company's platform allows solutions to become increasingly "powerful" because users can tap on existing resources.
Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, police said.
Mark Jolley of CCB International Securities says "too many negatives are stacked up at the moment" for Asia's markets.
Chinese tourist sites received 726 million visitors during the first week of October for the National Day holiday, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
WARSAW, Oct 8- The United States will be "very active" at December's U.N. climate discussions even though Donald Trump pulled out of the global accord, the incoming Polish chairman of the talks said. "The U.S. delegation will appear in Katowice and for sure will be very active, that was confirmed during the talks I had on this subject in Washington," Michal Kurtyka told...
FRANKFURT, Oct 5- Daimler on Friday said it will start building a battery plant as part of its planned $1 billion investment to upgrade its factory in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, which has also started to produce a new sports utility vehicle, the GLE. The investment comes as the parent of Mercedes-Benz prepares to launch an electric sports utility vehicle, the EQ, as part of...
The major wine producer is looking to go green.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 BANGKOK, Thailand- Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob speaks at a two-day BOT symposium 2018: The future of money, finance, and central banking- 0200 GMT. BRATISLAVA- Slovakia Central Bank Governor Jozef Makuch holds a news conference 1100 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank holds monetary policy meeting.
Pakron Peethathawatchai, president of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, says Thai exporters have diversified sufficiently to remain resilient to tariff hikes.
The Bank of Thailand is likely to keep interest rates on hold this week, according to strategists who spoke to CNBC.
Go-Jek President Andre Soelistyo told CNBC that the team in Thailand was working to make the app operational soon.