Erich Parpart

Erich Parpart is the Business Editor at Thai Enquirer.
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Redshirt leaders weigh in on Future Forward’s possible dissolution

Thida Thavornseth and her husband Weng Tojirakarn have been fighting alongside the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD), or ‘red-shirts’, since...

AOT profits badly hit by coronavirus outbreak

Airports of Thailand (AOT) said the outbreak of the coronavirus has seriously impacted the number of passengers at all their airports.

Bank of Thailand lowers its GDP predictions

The Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s governor, Veerathai Santiprabhob, said on Wednesday that the central bank is revising its projections for Thailand’s GDP...

Marketwatch: SET down on poor regional sentiment

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) was down 13 points (0.89 per cent) to 1513 on Tuesday with a trading value of 49.28 billion...

Economic recovery anticipated for second half of 2020

Thailand’s economic recovery will not become apparent until the second half of this year, economists said on Monday. They also expect the...

Market Watch: GDP to dominate the SET

The Thai market went up slightly on Monday as the 5G auction over the weekend led to a 10 baht surge in...

GM’s exit should not be surprising, Thailand’s automotive industry has struggled for awhile

On Monday, General Motors announced that it would be divesting from Thailand, cutting 1,500 jobs and selling its plant in Rayong to...

ADVANC up 5 baht, DTAC down 1.5 baht

Investors are rushing to buy Advanced Info Service (AIS) shares with the news that the company won the most licenses during the...

GDP lowest in 21 quarters

Thailand's GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2019 was the lowest in 21 quarters, according to the National Economic and Social...

Market Watch: 5G auction and GDP

Did Advanced Info Service (ADVANC) and True Corporation (TRUE) make a good buy or did Total Access Communication (DTAC) miss out in the 5G...

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Anti-government protests held on college campuses across Thailand; fifth straight day of student protests

Anti-government protests continued on college campuses across the country on Wednesday as students called for the Prayut Chan-ocha government to step down....

Thailand confirms 3 new coronavirus cases; total now at 40

Thailand has confirmed three more coronavirus cases on Wednesday, with all three patients belonging to the same family, Sukhum Kanchanapimai, Permanent Secretary...

Thai economy shielded from political tensions so far

Rising political tensions within the parliament and universities’ walls has yet to add to Thailand’s economic woes, but it may already be...

SET falls below 1400

Thai shares plunged by another 42 points, or 2.92 per cent, on Wednesday morning following a huge drop of 59 points on...

OPINION: Independent filmmakers need more support from the government

For young people in Thailand, independent film is a relatively new phenomenon. Not until “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives”...