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Photo of Prayut talking to Bitkub founder not financial advice, Thai government says

Thailand’s government urged the public on Friday to not “misinterpret” a photo of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha with the founder of cryptocurrency exchange Bitkub as financial advice on digital assets. “The photo does not signify any investment guidance,” said government...

Thai citizens no longer required to register for Thailand Pass beginning in June

Thai citizens returning to Thailand will be able to forego the prerequisite travel registration known as ”Thailand Pass” starting in June, the government decided on Friday.Also starting in June, entertainment venues will be allowed to fully reopen in...

Anutin backtracks on July 1 endemic goal

Covid-19 will not be declared as an endemic disease on July 1, the health minister said on Friday, despite earlier suggestions that it would be.Senior members of the government have been telling the public over the past two...

Interpharma shares surge after PTT says it will buy 20% stake for 1 billion baht 

Shares in Interpharma Plc (IP), a biopharmaceutical company, jumped over 10 per cent after Thailand’s national oil and gas PTT Plc (PTT) unveiled plans to acquire a 20 percent stake for 1 billion baht. IP rose by 11.64 per cent...

UOB Thailand calls for entries to its Painting of the Year competition

UOB Thailand has launched the 13th UOB Painting of the Year (POY) Competition and invites established and emerging Thai artists to enter Thailand’s only regional art competition. This year’s event will focus on supporting localartists in the changing art world. At the launch, UOB Thailand held a sharing session to discuss the intrinsic...

Entertainment sector reopening mulled by the CCSA

Thailand will consider the reopening entertainment venues in areas with low-risk of Covid-19, the chief of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Thursday.“It is currently under consideration, especially in safe areas and based on factors that...

Thai clothing producer shares soar 200% after reporting turnaround results

Castle Peak Holdings Plc (CPH), an outerwear maker, saw its shares spike over 200 per cent in five days, after announcing a comeback in quarterly earnings driven by a weakening of the Thai baht against the US dollar.CPH recorded...

Thai stocks slip as global markets remain unsettled over inflation  

Thailand’s equity market tracked a sharp decline in Wall Street on Thursday, as investors fretted over rising global inflation, which hampered earnings of major retailers such as Target, Walmart, and Costco.In line with regional markets, the Stock Exchange of...

Dozens of military airstrikes hit near Thai-Myanmar border, Karen human rights groups say

At least 28 airstrikes hit near the Thai-Myanmar border yesterday, according to local human rights groups.“Today, 18th May 2022, the military junta is conducting airstrikes close to the Thai border, in Thay Baw Boh village, Kaw T'Ree Township,” Karen...

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