Bangkok Land Chairman Anant Kanjanapas, second from left, with bankers and other partners at the launch of Thailand's first real estate investment trust.

Bangkok Land is Thailand's first REIT

BANGKOK -- Property developer Bangkok Land is set to list Thailand's first real estate investment trust on Oct. 1 after an initial public offering next week. Although the schedule for the listing was set back nearly a year by political unrest, th...


Hiroyuki Kawashima: China's rural failures and the middle-income trap

Economic development in Asian countries since around 1980 has been remarkable. China's per...


Thai Union Frozen to buy French smoked-salmon maker

BANGKOK -- Thai Union Frozen Products, the world's largest producer of canned tuna, said T...