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News Thailand Economy: Bank of Thailand Governor Says Iran Tension Is a Major Risk to the Economy

Published on: Wednesday 08 January 2020
Bank of Thailand Governor Says Iran Tension Is a Major Risk to the Economy
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/video/bank-thailand-governor-says-iran-230043065.html

Jan.08 -- Thailand's Central Bank Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob says the central bank is closely watching escalating tension between Iran and the U.S. as the energy-intensive economy is susceptible to a rise in oil prices. Governor Veerathai spoke exclusively with Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin in Bangkok.

News Thailand Economy: Ghana, Thailand meet over economic cooperation

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
Ghana, Thailand meet over economic cooperation
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/Ghana-Thailand-meet-over-economic-cooperation-770605

Senior officials of the governments of Thailand and Ghana have met in the Ghanaian capital, Accra. The Thursday, August 8, 2019, meeting held at Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional ...

News Thailand Economy: Thai Airways Q2 loss more than doubles to $223.7 mn on economic slowdown

Published on: Saturday 10 August 2019
Thai Airways Q2 loss more than doubles to $223.7 mn on economic slowdown
News source: https://www.business-standard.com/article/international/thai-airways-q2-loss-more-than-doubles-to-223-7-mn-on-economic-slowdown-119081001193_1.html

Thai Airways International’s second-quarter loss more than doubled as the global economic slowdown, fierce competition and a strengthened baht took their toll on revenue. The company reported a 6.88 ...

News Thailand Economy: Thailand’s Former Leader, in Exile and Wanted at Home, Gets Serbian Citizenship

Published on: Friday 09 August 2019
Thailand’s Former Leader, in Exile and Wanted at Home, Gets Serbian Citizenship
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/09/world/asia/yingluck-shinawatra-serbia-citizenship.html

BANGKOK — Beloved by Thailand’s rural poor, ousted from office and in exile ... “I don’t see a problem with that, especially if Serbia has economic benefits or other benefits from granting passports,” ...

News Thailand Economy: New Thai government to pursue economic policies championed by junta

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
New Thai government to pursue economic policies championed by junta
News source: http://www.startribune.com/new-thai-government-to-pursue-economic-policies-championed-by-junta/513054862/

Thailand's new government said it plans to pursue a number of economic policies championed by the previous military administration as officials strive to revive the nation's growth. Initiatives such ...

News Thailand Economy: World-Beating Currency Is a Big, Big Headache for Thailand's Tourism

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
World-Beating Currency Is a Big, Big Headache for Thailand's Tourism
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/world-beating-currency-big-big-034710514.html

(Bloomberg) -- Follow Bloomberg on LINE messenger for all the business news and analysis you need.Thailand’s tourism minister has blamed a surge in the baht for sapping tourist arrivals into Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy and says he’ll take up the matter with the central bank, highlighting

News Thailand Economy: Analysis: Thai Baht’s Performance Is Out Of Sync

Published on: Saturday 13 July 2019
Analysis: Thai Baht’s Performance Is Out Of Sync
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/analysis-thai-baht-performance-sync-040557616.html

Top Asian currencies such as the ASEAN region’s best performer the Thai baht (THB), the Korean won (KRW), and Indian rupee (INR) are in a tight position following June’s stronger-than-expected US jobs report. The prospects ...The post Analysis: Thai Baht's Performance Is Out Of Sync appeared first

News Thailand Economy: Thailand's advances in UN SDGs seen boosting investment competitiveness

Published on: Thursday 11 July 2019
Thailand's advances in UN SDGs seen boosting investment competitiveness
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/thailands-advances-un-sdgs-seen-200900873.html

BANGKOK, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand advancing 19 places from last year to rank 40th globally and first in ASEAN in the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report will bolster the country's competitiveness as more investors see sustainability performance as relevant to their

News Thailand Economy: Rail line links Thailand and Cambodia for first time since Vietnam War

Published on: Sunday 07 July 2019
Rail line links Thailand and Cambodia for first time since Vietnam War
News source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/7/rail-line-links-thailand-cambodia-first-time-vietn/

Tourists, gamblers, traders and residents can travel by train from Bangkok right up to the Thai-Cambodian border, the first time since tracks were cut 45 years ago when U.S. and Cambodian allied forces lost out to the Khmer Rouge forces of Pol Pot, who would go on to unleash the country's notorious "killing fields" regime in the late 1970s.

News Thailand Economy: Thai lawmakers elect junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha as PM

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
Thai lawmakers elect junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha as PM
News source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/thai-junta-chief-in-pole-position-as-showdown-vote-on-pm-looms/article/551308

Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies of the conservative, arch-royalist army.

News Thailand Economy: Thailand's Parliament elects coup leader Prayut Chan-ocha as prime minister

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
Thailand's Parliament elects coup leader Prayut Chan-ocha as prime minister
News source: https://www.wionews.com/world/thailands-parliament-elects-coup-leader-prayut-chan-ocha-as-prime-minister-224805

Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-ocha was elected late on Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies of the conservative, arch-royalist army. Prayut swept aside his sole challenger, the charismatic 40-year-old billionaire Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit who led the anti-military bloc, garnering 500 votes to his rival's 244.

News Thailand Economy: Thailand's Slump Is First Test for Junta Leader’s New Government

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Thailand's Slump Is First Test for Junta Leader’s New Government
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/thailand-apos-slump-first-test-044212727.html

"It’s a government of mixed characters with no shared vision" so passing any legislation quickly is going to be difficult, said Prajak Kongkirati, head of the politics department at Thammasat University in Bangkok. The U.S.-China trade war is hurting export-reliant Thailand. Investors also

News Thailand Economy: Thai c.bank stands pat despite seeing economic growth slow

Published on: Tuesday 07 May 2019
News source: https://www.nasdaq.com/article/thai-cbank-stands-pat-despite-seeing-economic-growth-slow-20190508-00127

BANGKOK, May 8 (Reuters) - Thailand's central bank on Wednesday left its benchmark rate where it has been since December, as expected, saying policy is accommodative enough to aid a slowing economy as ...

News Thailand Economy: Thailand on Red Alert in Bid to Stop ‘Pig Ebola’ Crossing Border

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-17/thailand-on-red-alert-in-bid-to-stop-pig-ebola-crossing-border

The Agriculture Ministry has estimated an outbreak may cost the Thai economy more than $1 billion if over 50% of the country’s hogs are infected. That could reach nearly $2 billion if 80% are infected ...

News Thailand Economy: Thai first-quarter GDP growth year-on-year seen at lowest in nearly four years as exports sag: Reuters poll

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-economy-gdp-idUSKCN1SN0QL

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s economic growth likely picked up in January-March from the previous three months but the annual pace likely was the weakest for any quarter in almost four years, a ...