Day: March 2, 2023

Personal and credit card loans contribute to rise in Thailand’s household debt

Household debt for the third quarter of 2022 increased by 3.9%, to over 14.9 trillion baht for the first time in five quarters, largely due to the rise in personal loans and credit card borrowing, according to the National Economic and Social Development Council. Personal and credit card borrowing for the third quarter of 2022…

Five bears rescued from illegal bile farm in Vietnam

Five moon bears were rescued from an illegal bile extraction farm last Wednesday (February 22), in a joint effort between the Vietnam Administration of Forestry and Animals Asia to eradicate illegal bear bile farming in Vietnam by 2026. The farm’s owner had contacted authorities to give up the bears and to end the operation in Phung Thuong commune on…

Political parties grapple with funding constraints for pension plans in run-up to general election  

“Thailand will be a full-fledged aging society this year, as citizens 60 years old and above will represent 20 per cent of the total population,” said Worawan Plikhamin, deputy secretary-general at the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC), a state-run think-tank. Senior citizens will comprise 30 percent of the country’s population in 2037, making…

Avia Solutions Group has become Irish-based company

VILNIUS, Lithuania, March 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avia Solutions Group, the leading aviation business group, has become an Irish-based company. Following the transfer of its controlling headquarters to Ireland, Dublin, the group also became the second largest Irish-registered aviation business behind aviation giant Ryanair. “Moving the company’s controlling headquarters to Ireland was a strategically important step […]

Amlan® International to Present Innovative Mineral Technology Solutions at VIV Asia 2023

VIV 2023 Tradeshow Annually one-third of the world’s broiler meat is supplied by Asia, making this region critical to the global food supply. VIV Asia attendees can meet with Amlan technical experts and the local sales team to learn more about their innovative mineral-based products at booth 3650. Amlan will host two presentations on natural […]