Tags : Rates


Bangkok taxi meter rates to increase in April

BANGKOK, 12 March 2012 (NNT) – Thailand Ministry of Transport has granted approval for a taxi fare hike, in line with the rising fuel costs. Fare hikes for other public transport systems that operate on diesel are still awaiting more assessments from the ministry. Deputy Permanent Secretary for Transport, Silpachai Charukasemrattana, today revealed that the […]Read More


Hong Kong capsule hotels coming soon

What has been a popular exotic experience in Japan, the capsule hotel is finally arriving in Hong Kong soon. Galaxy Stars Ltd is bringing the tiny sleeping box to the city not just for that claustrophobic experience but more importantly, for no-frills affordability. If there is any place that capsule rooms fit most appropriately, it […]Read More


Bank of Thailand: Cutting key interest rate possible to stimulate

BANGKOK, Nov 18 – The Bank of Thailand (BoT) may consider cutting the key interest rate at its next meeting on Nov 30 to stimulate the post-flood economy if flood impacts on the economy worsen than expected, Dr Prasarn Trairatvorakul, the BoT governor said. The Nov 30 meeting will be this year’s last for the […]Read More


Bangkok ranks 2nd in ASEAN as city with highest living

BANGKOK, 7 June 2011 (NNT) – The capital of Thailand is rated second as the city with the highest living costs in ASEAN, according the 2011 cost of living survey of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) of the Economist Magazine. It was found that Singapore had the highest living cost in the ASEAN region and […]Read More


Bank of Thailand signaling interest rates hike

BANGKOK, 29 March 2011 (NNT) – The Bank of Thailand (BoT) would gradually increase interest rates in a bid to control the current inflation within the kingdom, according to BoT Governor Dr Prasarn Trairatvorakul. Dr Prasarn stated that the government in the last 1-2 years was very concerned over national economic recovery due to the […]Read More