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BoT outlook for exports perking up

Thailand’s export growth is likely to be moderately above the Bank of Thailand’s 4% estimate for this year in light of the robust pace in January and its bright outlook, while the purchasing power of low-income earners in January remained weak, says a senior official at the central bank. Source: …

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Amended bill targeted to snub out conflicts of interest

The amended draft bill on the Securities and Exchange Act will empower the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) board of directors to formulate a mechanism to govern investment of fund management companies, lessening their investment in products related to their parent firms. Source: Business

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BCPG uses blockchain for solar panels

BCPG, a SET-listed renewable power arm of oil refiner and retailer Bangchak Corporation Plc, plans to make Sansiri Town on Sukhumvit Soi 77 (the T77 project) Thailand’s first smart community that can manage its own power supply through solar rooftops via blockchain technology by mid-2018. Source: Tech

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Managing talent in the new economy

The polarised forces of competition and cooperation are driving the new era of globalisation. Nations, including Thailand, are being challenged to improve their performance as well as regulations to keep pace with new political developments and advances in technology. Source: Tech

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