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CCSA welcomes six groups of foreign travellers, hoping to stimulate Thai economy

The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Monday that it approved reopening the country's borders to welcome foreign visitors, both short and long term, according to local media. Dr Thaweesin Visanuyothin, CCSA’s...

Opinion: Thailand took two and a half years to build 3.5 km of high-speed rail, it might not be a bad thing

It was advertised as the train that will take you from Bangkok to London, then it was the fastest land link to Southern China, now it is one of the slowest ongoing rail constructions in the world. 

The first group of foreign travellers will enter Thailand next week, says the Minister of Tourism and Sports

Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, the minister of Tourism and Sports, said on Friday that the first group of 300 foreign tourists will be allowed to enter Thailand by strictly following the state quarantine measures to prevent the spread of...

GH bank extends debt moratorium as NPLs surpass 9 billion baht

The Government Housing Bank (GHB) approves extending the payment suspension for another three months to the end of January 2021 as NPLs from the debt moratorium scheme stood at around 9 billion baht which ended in July.

AOT shares sink after announcement of assistance measure extensions

Shares of Airports of Thailand (AOT) dropped 4.66 per cent to 56.25 baht per share during the afternoon break on Thursday after the company announced an assistance measure extension.AOT traded as the most...

Charn Issara to sue social media users targeting Sri Panwa for defamation

Charn Issara Development (CI), a parent firm of Sri Panwa resort in Phuket, is reportedly preparing to sue social media users who were leaving negative reviews of the resort on online platforms. The hashtag...

Opinion: A new operating model for the next normal

Despite the salient pain points brought about by the current crisis, many companies – in their shift to “survival minimum” mode in recent months – have experienced significant productivity leaps. The crisis showed us that many organizations made radical changes...

KBANK shares plunges, hitting decade-low

Kasikornbank (KBANK) shares shrank to 75 baht per share or -1.96 per cent on Wednesday at 3:35 p.m. which is its lowest point since October 2009.KBANK was one of four Thai banks implicated...

[UPDATE-1] The central bank’s new GDP forecast sees a 7.8 per cent contraction; MPC maintains policy interest rate at 0.5 per cent

The Bank of Thailand’s has improved its GDP projection for 2020 from a contraction of 8.1 per cent to a recession of 7.8 per cent, they said on Wednesday.The central bank’s Monetary Policy...

MINT says no impact on Thai chain after US Sizzler files for bankruptcy

Minor International PCL (MINT) reported through the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on Tuesday that Sizzler filing for bankruptcy in the United States will not affect the company's business in Thailand as it is under Australian supervision.

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Thailand will be unlivable if protestors topple me, Prayut says

Prime Minister Prayut Chan o-cha said on Monday that he personally does not want a pro-democracy rally to take place...

CCSA welcomes six groups of foreign travellers, hoping to stimulate Thai economy

The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Monday that it approved reopening the country's borders to welcome foreign visitors, both...

Thailand revises monopoly laws to close mergers loopholes

Amendments have been made to the market monopoly law, the Royal Thai Government Gazette announced last week.The revised...

[UPDATE-1] Thailand discovers 22 new cases of coronavirus in on Monday; global death toll now over 1 million

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had discovered 22 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.

Opinion: Thailand’s Patronage Decoupling

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