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SET volatile amid more concerns of coronavirus outbreak and budget

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is experiencing high volatility after the biggest drop this year on Monday. The country’s main index went down by more than 40 points at the beginning of the week, before recovering...

Strong baht to affect Thai cosmetics market but affordability still rules

The strong baht may affect prices of Thai cosmetics and eventually the competitiveness of Thai cosmetic products, according to the Thai Cosmetic Manufacturers Association (TCMA).But despite the downturn in the economy and exports...

[UPDATE] Thai health minister says the country is unable to stop coronavirus outbreak in interview with foreign media

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul told UK's Sky News in an interview that Thailand was powerless "to stop the spread" of coronavirus and that he expects the number of infections to rise.Speaking...

The BIG Interview: Why I chose the Pheu Thai Party

She's an Oxford Graduate, a Pheu Thai party-list candidate, and someone shaping the party's education policy. We caught up with Tidarat Yingcharoen to talk about politics, education and why she chose to run under the Pheu Thai...

Banks and construction stocks may fall, AIS stocks to take a hit

Wednesday’s decision by the constitutional court to accept a lower house petition to rule on a much-delayed budget bill could adversely affect the market on Thursday.Shares within the banking and construction sector could take a...

Thailand quarantines 96 people for signs of coronavirus; WHO admits mistake in response

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health said late Wednesday that it had quarantined 96 people to monitor for signs of coronavirus.According to the Ministry's press office, 29 of those patients were taken from...

Constitutional Court accepts petition to rule on validity of 2020 fiscal year budget bill

The Constitutional Court on Wednesday accepted a petition from the lower house to rule on the validity of the 2020 budget bill.Parliament passed its long-delayed budget bill earlier this month, but its validity...

Opinion: Polarity over politics means everybody loses

In the latest case of government corruption involving double standards, an MP from a core-coalition party who is currently under investigation by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) for alleged encroachment and illegal building on national park land, managed to get...

Five factors to pull down the economy this year

Asia Plus Securities said Thailand’s GDP growth in 2020 will likely grow less than the 2.8 per cent that they previously estimated, as the economy is surrounded by five negative factors, both in and outside of the...

SET expected to fall further

Brokers expect the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) index to fall again today as the spread of the coronavirus widens. That would be seven straight days that the SET has dropped. While foreign investors have been selling...

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2020 is undoubtedly the year of abnormality. Although Covid-19 has introduced many “new normals” to our lives, Thailand’s political divide remains unbridged...