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SET halts trading one minute after the market opened

Trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand was halted within seconds after the market opened up on Friday as the SET Index fell by 10% which triggered the 2nd circuit breaker shut down for the 2nd time in as...

Coronavirus is causing monkey wars in Thailand

Coronavirus has affected many people around the world and across many walks of life but the animal kingdom had so far been spared.Until now.The drop in tourism in Thailand has not only shuttered small and large businesses...

Thais living in Italy reflect on the country’s lockdown

Emergency coronavirus measures, such as travel restrictions and bans on public gatherings, have been extended across the country. The death toll jumped 36% from 168 to 631, the highest one-day toll since the virus caught national attention. Prisoners are...

Thai Airways president resigns

The president of Thai Airways International has resigned, according to an official letter the company sent to the Stock of Exchange of Thailand on Thursday.The letter, seen by Thai Enquirer, said that Company President Sumeth Damrongchaitham would leave...

[UPDATE-1] SET drops 10 per cent triggering automatic circuit breakers

Thailand's stock exchange (SET) dropped by over 10 per cent from the previous day's trading triggering the bourse's automatic circuit breaker.The SET’s circuit breaker system has been put in place to curb any excessive volatility in the market...

OPINION: Coronavirus is here and it’s time to stop partying, Thailand

On Thursday, the Ministry of Public Health announced that it had discovered 11 more cases of coronavirus.The 11 new patients were revealed to be a group of friends entertaining a visiting friend from Hong Kong.The group partied hard and...

Market Watch: SET down after WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO)’s announcement of the coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic added negative sentiment to the Thai capital market on Thursday. Following the news, the Dow Jones dropped by more than 1400 points on Wednesday while President Donald...

Thailand confirms 11 new cases of coronavirus; total rises to 70

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health said on Thursday that it had learned of 11 more cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 70.The 11 new cases were a group of friends who had welcomed another friend...

Hotels face potential closure amid coronavirus outbreak

Another popular hotel in Thailand is showing signs that it might not make it through the outbreak of the coronavirus. Owner of Thepnakorn Hotel and Alvarez Hotel in Buriram Province, Wasan Thepnakorn, said on Wednesday that his hotel business...

Recapping Thamanat’s bad week and the whole mask fiasco

It has not been a good couple of weeks for Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thamanat Prompao.First, he was grilled in the censure debate for alleged corruption and a past criminal conviction in Australia. Then he claimed the...

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