Erich Parpart

Erich Parpart is the Business Editor at Thai Enquirer.
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Market Watch: Back in the red amid oil worries

Asian bourses saw losses across the board on Wednesday morning as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reached 850,000 worldwide. 

Public transportation could be halted, if needed

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said after the cabinet meeting on Tuesday that all public transportation could be put on hold if the...

More businesses cutting limbs

The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) said on Monday that the Thai economy was still on its way down in February from the...

Market Watch: Good sentiment from abroad supports SET but oil pressure still persists

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is expected to rebound on Tuesday as Asian bourses were rebounding after US shares closed positively...

Thai companies continue share buyback programs despite global trends, outbreak concerns

Despite the growing credit crunch in financial markets, companies in Thailand are still going ahead with plans to undertake a treasury stock programme despite...

Opposition urges the government to stop spending on military, submarines to fund coronavirus relief

An opposition-proposed emergency loan bill worth around 200 billion baht is now being considered by the government to help the economy fight...

More than 19 million registered for 5,000 baht handout

More than 19 million citizens have registered online for the government’s cash handout programme, despite the initial estimation that only 3 million...

Marketwatch: SET to suffer from rising concern over the global economy

Investors’ concern over the global economy amid the outbreak of the coronavirus is intensifying as cases in the US, the world’s largest...

SADA ask for better compensation for informal workers

The Stainable Alternative Development Association (SADA) urged the Ministry of Finance (MOF) to reconsider the regulations on the 5,000 baht handout measures to part...

Marketwatch: SET boosted by external sentiment

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will be boosted on Friday by positive sentiment from US market’s performance as the Dow Jones...

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Thailand confirms 120 new coronavirus patients, two new fatalities

Thailand confirmed 120 new coronavirus patients on Wednesday bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1,771 confirmed.

US freezes overseas aid after Pence team finds out about coronavirus aid shipment to Thailand

The Trump administration has frozen all its overseas coronavirus aid after officials discovered that it was sending protective gear to Thailand, according...

Market Watch: Back in the red amid oil worries

Asian bourses saw losses across the board on Wednesday morning as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reached 850,000 worldwide. 

Regional breakdown: Coronavirus cases in Thailand now spread across 61 provinces

Our updated number of cases by region, current as of Wednesday morning, are listed below. Central region:

Thais take to April Fools by impersonating under-fire government officials

Thai social media users took to April Fools wholeheartedly on Wednesday by impersonating government officials under pressure from their perceived poor response...