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For Thai returnees not looking forward to state quarantine, hotels are now offering a more luxurious option

For many, being stuck in quarantine for two weeks is both psychologically and physically undesirable. While the government is paying for the 14-day mandatory state quarantine for all returning Thai citizens, it comes with limited accommodation and...

New Bank of Thailand governor will have to get creative to stimulate the economy

The incoming Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s governor will have to get creative and come up with unique solutions to help the country recover from the coronavirus pandemic, experts told Thai Enquirer.Tim Leelahaphan,...

Emergency loan is worth 1 trillion baht, not 1.9 trillion, government says

The total amount of emergency loans that will be used to counter the impact of COVID-19 is at 1 trillion baht, not 1.9 trillion baht, as the opposition has quoted in parliament, said the Thai government on...

Thai bankruptcy court accepts THAI’s restructuring filing

Thailand’s Central Bankruptcy Court has accepted Thai Airways International (THAI)’s restructuring filing on Wednesday.Creditors will now be unable to collect debts from THAI while the case is still open. The...

AIS denies leaked records contain sensitive information; journalists and activists possibly at risk

Advance Info Service, Thailand's largest mobile operator, said that a database leak which released 8.3 billion internet records of millions of customers did not contain any sensitive information and that it had shut down the database.

EXCLUSIVE: Up to 300,000 people could lose their jobs if government fails to help automotive industry

The Automotive Industry Club (AIC), part of the Federation of Thai Industries, estimated that around 300,000 people could lose their jobs if the government does not help the sector.The AIC said it...

[Update – 1] Thai Airways could let go as many as 10,000 employees, local media reports

Troubled national carrier Thai Airways (THAI) could let go as many as 10,000 employees according to local media reports this weekend.Thai-language newspaper Prachachat reported that the airline could let go around 50...

Panasonic to close two facilities in Thailand and move them to Vietnam

Panasonic Corporation will shut down its factory in Thailand and move it to a newer and larger one in Vietnam as part of its consolidation plan, a company official told Thai Enquirer on Thursday.

Thai Airways workers’ union receptive to rehabilitation plan but warns employees must be taken care of too

Thai Airway's Workers' Union said that the group were receptive of the company's plan to submit a rehabilitation motion to the bankruptcy court but warned that the employees must also factor in the company and government's decision...

[UPDATE-1] THAI to submit rehabilitation plan to a bankruptcy court; will no longer be state-owned

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the submission of Thai Airways International (THAI)’s rehabilitation plan to a bankruptcy court, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said.Prayut said it was a “tough decision” but it was...

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BOT concerned with the strengthening of the Thai baht

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Palang Pracharat dissolves executive council; triggers automatic leadership vote

Ruling Party Palang Pracharat announced on Monday that 18 members of its executive committee had resigned triggering a leadership vote within 45...

One new coronavirus case discovered in Thailand

Thailand’s government said on Monday that it had discovered only one new coronavirus case in the past 24 hours.