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Activists start a petition to protest the removal of a portrait of a student protester killed by the military

Students at Chulalongkorn University have started an online petition to protest the removal of a portrait of Somdet Wirunhaphon, a first-year student who was killed by the military during the student protests of 1973.

[UPDATE-1] The central bank maintains country’s benchmark lending rate at 0.5 per cent

The Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to maintain the policy interest rate on Wednesday.The central bank’s move to maintain the benchmark lending rate at a historic low...

SEAOIL shares soar up by 6.9 per cent due to new crude discovery on L53/48

The share price of Sea Oil PCL (SEAOIL) stood at 2.48 baht on the Wednesday morning session closing (12:30 p.m.), rising up by 0.16 baht or 6.90 per cent. The surge in the share...

[UPDATE-1] Representatives from the private sector expect a recession of at least 8 per cent in 2020

The Thai economy is expected to go into a recession of at least 7-9 per cent in 2020, the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) said on Wednesday.The new GDP...

#RIPWanchalerm trends on Twitter as activists allege that Wanchalearm is dead

A new hashtag, #ripwanchalerm, is now the number one trend on Twitter on Wednesday as netizens and the public claim that Wanchalearm Satsaksit has died.This tragic news, in which the public has...

New study by think tank shows coronavirus pandemic could have political ramifications

A new study by the International Crisis Group released this week shows that the economic ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic could have knock-on political consequences in Thailand.According to the study by the...

Kasikorn abruptly advises AOT shares from buy to sell, dropping 42.55 per cent on target price

An analysis from Kasikorn Securities revealed that it has lowered its suggestion of AOT’s shares from “buy” to “sell” and reduced the target price down to 42.55 per cent, from 70.50 baht to 40.50 baht.

CCSA will consider foreign businesspersons for admittance into Thailand; constitutional amendment coming, Prayut says

Next week, the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will finalize measures to allow foreign businesspersons entry into Thailand, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said on Tuesday.Currently, only foreign diplomats, government personnel, migrant workers,...

Opinion: Cop casino death shows Prayut government not serious about police reform

If you ask the people in Thailand, ‘who is the biggest mafia here?’ The most likely answer will be the Thai police.Don’t get me wrong, the majority of police officers in Thailand...

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Activists start a petition to protest the removal of a portrait of a student protester killed by the military

Students at Chulalongkorn University have started an online petition to protest the removal of a portrait of Somdet Wirunhaphon, a first-year student...

[UPDATE-1] The central bank maintains country’s benchmark lending rate at 0.5 per cent

The Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to maintain the policy interest rate on Wednesday.

SEAOIL shares soar up by 6.9 per cent due to new crude discovery on L53/48

The share price of Sea Oil PCL (SEAOIL) stood at 2.48 baht on the Wednesday morning session closing (12:30 p.m.), rising up...

[UPDATE-1] Representatives from the private sector expect a recession of at least 8 per cent in 2020

The Thai economy is expected to go into a recession of at least 7-9 per cent in 2020, the Joint Standing Committee...

#RIPWanchalerm trends on Twitter as activists allege that Wanchalearm is dead

A new hashtag, #ripwanchalerm, is now the number one trend on Twitter on Wednesday as netizens and the public claim that Wanchalearm...