TDRI suggests following the service path to grow Thai economy

Thailand should focus on developing its service industry and strengthening the public sector to hasten its escape from the middle-income trap and upgrade to a high-income country in 14 years, says the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI). Thailand’s service industry should shift from a labour-intensive system to a skill- and knowledge-based structure to enhance productivity, […]

A modest wish list

Once the soldiers are dismissed and a functioning government put in place, the heavy lifting must begin. CHANAT KATANYU The business community wants the forthcoming interim government to immediately address pressing issues that have plunged the Thai economy into recession and spurred idle talk of becoming the region’s “sick man”. The Bangkok Post surveyed business […]