How Digital Investments Can Create Strategic Value for Organisations

By Sanjay Sachdev, Partner, Grant Thornton Thailand The reluctance is understandable. Your business has showed good signs of health for years (or decades), in large part because you’ve concentrated on creating value in the field you know best. Within a short span of time, you’ve begun to hear plenty of talk about the need for businesses […]

Uber retreats from ASEAN – how the tech giant was outplayed in SE Asia

By Chris Larkin, Managing Director, CLC Asia In what was probably one of the worst kept corporate secrets, Uber announced recently it would be selling its South-East Asian business to its major ride-sharing competitor, Grab. Its ongoing stake in Grab notwithstanding, what lessons can be learnt when a paradigm shifting company like Uber retreats from South-East […]

What is needed to know about CPTPP

By Tanva Mahitivanichcha, Partner, Grant Thornton The CPTPP: What is it – and Should Thailand Join? On 30 March 2018, the Bangkok Post reported Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak expressing his support for Thailand in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Also known as the TPP-11, this amended version of the TPP […]

Thailand’s Leading Role in the International Medical Care Industry

By Dr. Erik Fleischman, Medical Director – International Bumrungrad International Hospital “Medical Tourism,” now more accurately known as International Medical Care, continues to grow, shift and change simultaneously—with Thailand still as one of the leaders in the world market. International development and the changes in economies has created a very fluid and changing landscape among sources of […]