As global debate rages on China’s economy, Siam Commercial Bank, taps China’s fund mangers

As debate on China’s economic strength rages globally, a Thai bank, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), has bought several of China’s large fund management company to meet Thai investors, touting the attractiveness of investing in China. Matichon, a local Thai press for the progressive intellect, reports SCB has bought to Thailand Huang Gaohui CEO, E Fund…

Carlyle is still bullish on Asia, despite slow-down, raising funds for buy-outs

Private Equity International (PEI) reports that Carlyle is still bullish in Asia. PEI reports Carlyle CEO, David Rubenstien is optimistic about investment opportunity in the region despite slowing GDP growth, as the firm raises Asia and Japan-focused buyouts fund. While globally private equity is having a hard time raising funds, PEI earlier reported that SouthEast…

ASEAN Boom Hits Thailand: Severe shortage of English teachers as kids rush for English lesson

Matichon, a newspaper for the progressive intellect in Thailand, reports that the looming ASEAN‘s AEC, have resulted in the number of students, seeking English lesson at tutoring schools, have increased from the normal 200,000 students a year, to current 300,000 students a year. With that heightened awareness of the importance of English by Thai students,…

Meet the hate Yingluck “Spin Doctors” at Bangkok Post, Nation & Reuters on Fitch Rating News

Well, the hate Yingluck “Spin Doctors” at Bangkok Post, Nation and Reuters are all out in force, doing the usual “Burn down the house” meaning Thailand, to catch the mouse, meaning Thaksin and Yingluck. What is new with “Agenda Based Reporting” and does not anyone just “Report the News” anymore? And what is it with…