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Thailand welcomes 17 million foreign visitors in first half of 2017

BANGKOK – Seventeen million foreign tourists visited Thailand in the first half of 2017, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Pongpanu Svetarundra, the...

Thailand’s consumer confidence reaches 5-month low

BANGKOK - Thailand's consumer confidence index (CCI) has reached a five-month low due to falling prices of agricultural commodities, especially rubber, over the past...

Thai exports to Latin America rise by 4.6%

NONTHABURI – Thailand's exports to Latin America have grown by 4.6 percent in the first five months this year with trade negotiations resulting in...

Tourism revenue rises in first 5 months

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Tourism and Sports revealed that the tourism revenue during the first five months of this year increased by 6.1%...

Thai tourism industry generates over 1 trillion baht so far this...

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Tourism and Sports as disclosed that the tourism industry since the beginning of the year has generated more than...

3.6% economic growth expected this year

BANGKOK – The Thai economy is expected to expand by 3.6 percent this year, especially in the third and fourth quarters. University of the Thai...

Real estate industry begins to slow down

BANGKOK - The Real Estate Information Center of the Government Housing Bank has revealed that the real estate industry has begun to slow down. Director...

Export figures strong with growth rate highest in 6 years

BANGKOK – Thai exports have continued to show strong signs with the sector growing 5.69 percent between January and April, the highest rate of...

Kasikorn Bank says external influences may affect Thai baht this week

BANGKOK - Kasikorn Research Center (KRC) forecast that the Thai currency and the stock market will be susceptible mostly to external factors this week. The...

Pawnshops bustling with cash-strapped parents ahead of new school term

Si SA KET, (NNT) - Government pawnshops across the country have prepared millions of baht in cash as parents need money to buy their...

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Thailand’s flood situations under close monitoring in provinces of Phetchaburi and Ayutthaya

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon separately visited Phetchaburi and Ayutthaya provinces to inspect water situations and order assistance for...

Thailand spends huge budget on social aids, domestic travel, household water and electricity bills

Thailand’s Cabinet has approved a framework for the spending of 170 billion baht to kick-start the economy and alleviate the severe social impacts of...

Thailand to activate ‘Communicable Disease Act’ over expiring ‘Emergency Decree’ in October

The Thai Cabinet has approved a draft amendment to the 2015 Communicable Disease Act, to replace the emergency decree from next month, in Thailand's...

Thailand ramps up health screening of international arrivals

Airports of Thailand (AoT) has revealed that authorities are repurposing the Advance Passenger Processing System (APPS), to check incoming air passengers’ health documentation ahead...

Thailand’s new tobacco tax will raise the price of cigarettes up by 6-8 baht...

Thailand’s Excise Department expects a new tobacco tax to raise the price of a pack of cigarettes by 6-8 baht from next month. Department Director-General...