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Home loan approvals break target on high economic confidence

BANGKOK – Commercial banks have reported better than targeted growth in home loans during the first half of the year on the back of...

August foreign tourism generates over 163 billion baht

BANGKOK - Thailand reportedly welcomed over three million tourists in August amid growth in global tourism, with Chinese travelers leading other nationalities in arrivals. Permanent...

Ministry of Industry expects to issue 9.9 bil loans this month

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Industry is hoping to issue 9.9 billion baht worth of loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) this month. According...

Officials to look into ‘zero-dollar’ tours

Deputy Prime Minister Thanasak Patimaprakorn said he has not received reports of "zero-dollar" tours - a scam where tourists buy inexpensive package deals but...

Thailand’s tourist arrivals and revenue continues growth in 3rd Quarter of...

Bangkok – Thailand expects to enjoy continued growth both in tourist arrivals and tourism revenue during the 3rd quarter of this year. International visitor arrivals...

ADB says Thai economy could grow 4.2% in next 5 yrs

BANGKOK - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released a report forecasting Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 4.2 percent per year in...

Thai GDP posts 4-year record growth in Q2 2017

BANGKOK– A GDP growth rate of as high as 3.7 percent has been recorded in the second quarter of this year, leading to an...

Thailand voted world’s most Chinese tourist-friendly nation

BANGKOK - Thailand has been voted as the most Chinese tourist-friendly country in the world in a survey conducted by www.Hotel.com among Chinese people...

Efforts to suppress zero-dollar tours

BANGKOK – The Land Transport Department (DLT) has cooperated with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports (MOTS) to suppress zero-dollar tours. DLT Director General Sanit...

Rubber Authority keen to increase rubber demand by 10% a year

BANGKOK – The Rubber Authority of Thailand is hoping to raise domestic consumption of rubber products by 10% per year. Chairing the opening of the...

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New guidelines for the Covid-19treatment, put into effect on November 30 will adjust dispensing of anti-viral drug and increase the use of Long Acting...

Thai Justice Minister wants serial rapist to wear electronic monitoring (EM) bracelet for 10...

Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin wanted the man who raped a woman, 18, in Ubon Ratchathani province to wear an electronic monitoring (EM) bracelet for...

Thailand prohibits pot smoking in shops

Cannabis smoking is not allowed in shops; otherwise, shop owners who violate the law will lose their business licenses, according to the Department of Thai...

Thai Central Bank raises key interest rate by 0.25 percentage point

The Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to raise the policy rate by 0.25 percentage point from 1.00 to 1.25 percent,...

Thailand launches new high-end travel deal for luxury-minded South Korean travellers

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in cooperation with Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, and Asiana Airlines have launched a special...