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Democracy not Dictatorship: #ไม่เอาควายแดง (#NoRedBuffalo) trends on social media

The hashtag #ไม่เอาควายแดง (#NoRedBuffalo) was trending on social media on Tuesday as Thai netizens worried about yet another coup d’état. This news came after the backlash against Deputy Agricultural Minister Thamanat Prompow and his alleged association with an...

Investor confidence continues to be bearish says FETCO

Investor confidence over the next three months will continue to decline from concerns over the slowdown of the economy, according to the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO).They are also expecting the...

Thamanat files complaint against online media outlets

Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thamanat Prompow is back in the headlines for all the wrong reasons again. He is now threatening online media that have shared videos showing one of his political aides selling facemasks to...

No real consumer usage for 5G in Thailand, for now

Now that it is arriving, does Thailand really need a fifth generation (5G) mobile internet network? Yes, the data speeds – up to 100 times faster than 4G – would enable us to download things faster, for...

Thai Airways says medical certificate will be needed to board in at-risk countries

Thai Airways said on Monday that it will comply with the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand's guideline that all boardings in at-risk countries must be accompanied by a health certificate due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Oh My Codcast! Episode 4 – Patee Sarasin

Today, former Nok Air CEO Patee Sarasin joins the team at Oh My Codcast! to reminisce on the aviation industry and the challenges that he faced.Among the topics that we talk about...

Prime Minister puts cash hand-outs on hold

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha announced to reporters on Monday that a cash hand-outs scheme, which was set to be announced at the cabinet on Tuesday, would be put on hold, after receiving heavy criticism over the scheme.

Minister’s aide found to be hoarding over 200 million face masks amid severe shortage

Pithinant Rakeiad, an assistant to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Thamanat Prompow, is rumoured to have been found hoarding over 200 million face masks used for export and profit, according to a number of posts made...

Consumer confidence at lowest level in 27 months

Thailand’s consumer confidence continued to drop in February from the concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, with the tourism sector and related industries heavily affected by the declining number of visitors. The University of the...

Market Watch: Oil down, SET down

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) may be pressured by energy shares as Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, mainly Russia, failed to agree on production cuts. In response, Saudi...

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