The Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) in October fell to 89.0 from 90.7 in September, hitting a 26-month low, due to the country’s flood crisis, according to the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).
The flooded Hi-Tech Industrial Estate in Ayutthaya is expected to resume operations following natural drainage and pumping by Nov 25.
BANGKOK, Nov 23 - Thailand's ongoing flood crisis is forecast to slash 30 per cent of the number of export containers to be shipped overseas in the fourth quarter of this year, posting the deficit of Thai exports during this period, according to Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC) Chairman Paiboon Ponsuwanna.
BANGKOK, Nov 23 -- Dismantling the giant sandbag 'big bag' barrier at Don Meaung's Directorate of Air Operations Control intersection on Phahonyothin Road has not yet impacted inner Bangkok, according to Flood Relief Operations Centre (FROC) Director Pracha Promnog.
BANGKOK, Nov 23 - Thailand's Criminal Court on Wednesday sentenced a 61-year-old man to 20 years in jail for sending text messages deemed insulting the country's revered monarch to a private secretary of former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.
SINGAPORE, Nov 23 -Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Wednesday affirmed its 'BBB+/A-2' foreign currency and 'A-/A-2' local currency sovereign credit ratings on Thailand, according to a statement released by the credit rating agency.
BANGKOK, Nov 23 – Thailand’s auto production in the fourth quarter of this year is projected to shrink by 44-55 per cent year-on-year due to the recent flood crisis, Kasikorn Research Center (KRC) said on Wednesday.
Thai AirAsia will push the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani to become its aviation hub in the region, according to Thai AirAsia Chief Executive Tassapol Bijleveld.
TRANG, Nov 23 - Flooding in Thailand’s southern province of Trang is spreading to cover wider areas because of heavy rain, with some villages under more than one metre of water, and many schools have been forced to close for the second day due to deep flooding.
BANGKOK, Nov 22 – The Cabinet on Tuesday postponed implementation of the Bt300 (US$10) national daily minimum wage policy in seven provinces, scheduled to take effect Jan 1 next year to April 1, according to a deputy government spokesperson.