SMEs must change

Nop Tephaval Darana Chudasri Thai small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) must find ways to integrate both academic and practical knowledge through partnerships with educational institutes to survive growing competition when the Asean Economic Community (AEC) is established late next year, says one think tank. Kosit Panpitmras, chairman of the Thailand Development Research Institute’s council of […]

Adapting to change

Pathom Sangwongwanich Faced with challenges from high wages to the strong baht, Thai SMEs are seeking ways to turn crisis into opportunity, with varying degrees of success, writes Five months after the 300-baht daily minimum wage took effect nationwide, the mileage varies among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with some taking a big blow and […]