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High household debt – made worse by the pandemic – could sink the economy, experts warn

Experts are warning, this week, that high household debt could sink the economy with Covid-19 fallout exacerbating a longstanding issue in the...

Government focuses on debt relief and material aid while stimulus waits for approval

Thailand's government said on Friday that it would focus on debt relief and material aid to help people affected by a government-imposed...

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Pandemic pushed 1.5 million Thais into poverty in 2020, World Bank says

An additional 1.5 million Thai citizens fell below the poverty line in 2020 as a result of the economic impact of the...

Thanathorn defends questioning of vaccine plan, says lese-majeste charge politically motivated

Former Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit said on Thursday that the government is using the lese-majeste law to silence his questioning of...

KBANK soars 8 per cent on better-than-expected results

Kasikornbank (KBANK) reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings at 13.2 billion baht on Thursday, surging both quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year. The result led the bank’s...

Local infections rises above contact tracing in Thailand; 142 total cases found

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health said on Thursday that the number of local infections has outpaced those found through the government’s contact...

Online fury at lese-majeste charges against Thanathorn

The hashtag #saveธนาธร (save Thanathorn) was trending on Thai Twitter Thursday as netizens protestsed lese-majeste charges against former leader of the now-disbanded...