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Thailand not on US currency watch list but strong baht remains a problem

Thailand was not included on the latest list of “currency manipulators” released by the United States’ Department of Treasury. In its semi-annual report released on Monday, the Department cited ten countries that they believe are using their exchange rates to...

Mixed economic outlook for 2020

If you want to know the economic condition of any country, the best way to find out is not by looking at its total GDP growth. The best way to see a clear picture is to talk to the...

Corruption cases will now be digitized in Thailand

The Office of the Attorney General and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday to electronically share data of corruption cases, news reports said.Sawit Boonprasit, Deputy Attorney General told reporters that the new...

Thailand prepares for ‘disruptive’ tech

The Office of the National Digital Economy and Society Commission (ONDE) held a seminar in Bangkok on Tuesday to prepare the government to deal with disruptive technology.Theerawut Thongpak, Director of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society told the audience that...

E-Sports is big business in Thailand

E-Sports have never been more popular in Thailand and businesses are cashing in with sponsorship and technical support.No longer a pastime or a nerd activity, videogaming is serious business with large corporations devoting time and money into developing cohesive teams...

Slowing residential markets see developers invest in commercial real estate

With the residential market facing headwinds, Thai property developers are diversifying their portfolios into commercial real estate holdings, with investments of over 290 billion baht.The developers are investing the capital into hotels and serviced apartments, offices, healthcare, and logistic...

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