SFI fund process must be more transparent

  Itsakul Unahakate Specialised Financial Institutions (SFIs) were specifically founded by the state to enable the government’s policy to develop and promote the economy and support numerous investments, under the supervision of the Ministry of Finance. During the past three to four years, many SFIs have shown satisfying results. The Government Savings Bank, the Bank […]

State units ‘spent Bt8 bn on ads’ in 2013

Govt-run TV channels took 50% of total State agencies spent Bt7.985 billion on advertising last year, with the highest outlays coming from the Government Savings Bank and the Prime Minister’s Office, according to the Thailand Development Research Institute. The TDRI’s “The Public Sector’s Media Purchase” research report finds that 50 per cent of the amount […]