Why Vaccine Hesitancy is Rising Among Thailand’s Youth

Since Thailand kicked off its COVID-19 vaccination program for middle and high school students, the country has seen a rise in anti-vax sentiments among its youth. On October 4, Thailand started giving students aged 12 to 17 the mRNA vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech. Approximately 3.6 million out ...

Wichuta Teeratanabodee

Corporate bond sales to hit B1tn this year

The issuance of corporate bonds is expected to hit a trillion baht this year as companies try to avoid higher interest costs if rates rise next year, refinancing their debt to reserve liquidity with commercial banks for future emergencies as the market remains highly volatile, ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Govt targets B882bn in local tourism revenue next year

The government aims to generate at least 882 billion baht in domestic tourism revenue next year from government measures to revive the struggling sector after a major slump in foreign arrivals.The economy suffered its deepest fall in more than two decades last year, with the ...

Economy to improve in fourth quarter on eased curbs

The economy should improve further in the final quarter of this year thanks to government support measures and September’s relaxation of coronavirus curbs to spur activity, a deputy prime minister said on Thursday.The government will ensure the supply of Covid-19 vaccines is boosted to support ...

Inflation forecast revised

The Commerce Ministry has revised its annual headline inflation forecast to a range of 0.8% to 1.2% (with an average of 1%), narrowing from 0.7% to 1.7% (with an average of 1.2%) earlier.The latest projection is based on expected economic growth of 0.7-1.2%, with Dubai ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Pandemic dampens fuel consumption

The Covid-19 outbreak caused fuel consumption in Thailand to decline by 4.4% during the first eight months of 2021 to a daily average of 131 million litres, down from a daily average of 137 million litres during the corresponding period last year, says the Department ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Global Compact, United Nations to accelerate Thailand’s business leadership on climate action

The annual Global Compact Network Thailand (GCNT) Forum 2021 will this year be held online on October 11, 2021.The Global Compact Network in Thailand, in partnership with the United Nations in Thailand is organizing the GCNT Forum, which brings together a broad range of delegates ...

Competition | ASEAN Youth Sustainable Development among ASEAN Countries

We are looking for ASEAN Youth who are willing to promote SustainableDevelopment among ASEAN countriesBy joining ASEANDSE2021 Competition, you can design your own innovative and implementable solution based on data-driven insights to tackle ASEAN socio-economic issues in one or more of these SDGs:SDG 6 – ...

Webinar | Indigenous Peoples forests governance: a fundamental strategy in preserving forests and reducing carbon emissions

April 22nd, 2021 | 8:00PM – 09:30PM (Bangkok Time)Join the Ford Foundation, the Land Portal Foundation, the Tenure Facility and the Thomson Reuters Foundation for a webinar on April 22nd, Earth Day. This webinar will provide an opportunity to review the report “Forest Governance by ...

Open Development Thailand publishes a dashboard on “Essential Information on COVID-19 in Thailand."

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a dashboard on “Essential Information on COVID-19 in Thailand,” which collects useful information on the nationwide measures, capacity of health services and medical workforces, hotline contact, educational videos,  and infection cases over time.   Access to the page>>  ...

Open Development Thailand publishes new pages on COVID-19 Impact on Thai Labor Market and its Dashboard

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a new topic page on “COVID-19 Impact on Thai Labour Market,” which shows that the lockdown measure and other COVID-19 measures significantly affected jobs and workers in Q2/2020. The data dashboard will provide you insights to understand vulnerable informal ...

Open Development Thailand publishes a new topic page on "COVID-19 in Thailand"

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a new topic page on “COVID-19 in Thailand,” which shows the impacts from and measures of the COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand. Like other countries, the COVID-19 has economic, social and environmental impacts. You will learn the key measures implemented ...

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