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TAT proposes measures to stimulate tourism amid coronavirus outbreak

After the news that Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn had proposed Thailand not scrap visas-on-arrival (VOAs) for Chinese travellers, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has also proposed a number of measures to the economic cabinet...

SET yet to recover, baht down, while political pressure rising

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) took a slight hit from the World Health Organization (WHO)’s declaration of the coronavirus as a 'global emergency,' as expected.With 14 cases, Thailand has the largest number...

WHO to upset SET

The market’s concern over the new coronavirus is expected to resurge today as the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency over the global outbreak. The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)...

Thai media is outsourcing much of its coronavirus coverage to Beijing and that’s just the start

Thailand’s media landscape is currently saturated with news about the coronavirus. Just this week, several people have been arrested or warned about spreading misinformation about the disease. The mainstream media itself is an eclectic mixture of fear-mongering...

UTCC says coronavirus outbreak and budget delay could lower GDP by 1.3 per cent

The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has maintained its GDP prediction for 2020 at 2.8 per cent, but said that the chances of less than 2.5 per cent economic growth is higher due to...

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...

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Amid the economic downturn, Thai household debts could rise to 90 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), according to Kasikorn Research.

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Sources: Sethaput front-runner to be Bank of Thailand governor

With the current central bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob due to retire at the end of September, the government has for months been...