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Linking Global Economy with Local Expertise to Boost Business Events Success BANGKOK, Oct.
Large-scale microfinance programs are widely used as a tool to fight poverty in developing countries, but a recent study from the Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty suggests that they can have varying results for participants and may be the most cost-effective use of funds only in limited situations.
By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Aug. 4--The plan by TOT Plc to invest 30 billion baht to launch third-generation (3G) mobile-phone services within one year is likely to be delayed by politics and red tape, chairman Teerawut Boonyasopon admits.
By Vichaya Pitsuwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Aug. 2--Local industrialists have called for a groundwater surcharge reduction in order to increase the industrial sector's competitiveness.
By Srisamorn Phoosuphanusorn, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 31--Triple T GlobalNet, the international internet gateway arm of TT&T Plc, is upbeat about prospects for its new international direct dialling (IDD) business despite intense competition from internet protocol-based international calls.
Bangkok gold price surges to record high amid Mideast tension, weaker dollars BANGKOK, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Gold price in Bangkok, one of the major gold market in Southeast Asia, has surged to a record high upon concerns over renewed Middle East tensions and the weakening U.S.
By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 14--TOT Plc yesterday announced a plan to invest 30 billion baht in third-generation mobile-phone services to be ready for commercial launch within one year.
By Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 1--M Pictures Entertainment, which is 41 percent owned by Major Cineplex, yesterday announced plans to acquire Media Network Retail Co in a deal valued at over 300 million baht.
By Nareerat Wiriyapong, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 30--Bangkok Weaving Mills Ltd expects to achieve total revenue of about two billion baht this year by cutting energy costs and squeezing benefits from brand creation.
By Woranuj Maneerungsee, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 26--Toranong Studio, once touted as Asia's largest movie studio, was a mess. The heavy rain had just stopped and it was soaked everywhere and many of the tents were covered in mud or destroyed.