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B2tn plan to speed up 36 major projects

The Transport Ministry has pledged to speed up 36 mega-infrastructure projects with investments worth 1.98 trillion baht to stimulate economic development this year.Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said the projects, some of which have yet to be approved, are expected to upgrade the country’s logistics and ...

Mongkol Bangprapa

SCB preps with long-term debt rejig

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has prepared long-term debt restructuring for customers to help them survive the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic, in line with the central bank’s requirement.SCB expects applicants for debt relief measures in 2022 to have 500 billion baht in debt outstanding, up from the ...

Somruedi Banchongduang

Omicron outbreak key risk to economic recovery

Thailand’s outbreak of the Omicron coronavirus variant could have a larger and more prolonged impact than expected on an economic recovery, according to minutes of the central bank’s last policy meeting released on Wednesday.Although, under the baseline scenario, the Omicron outbreak would not derail the ...

Thailand entering 5th wave of Covid, experts warn

Thailand has officially entered its fifth wave of Covid-19 infections with record daily cases predicted, according to experts. Department of Medical Services chief Dr Somsak Ankasil announced the epidemic’s new phase on Wednesday after talks with the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA).The Department of ...

The Nation Reporter

Covid may change aviation industry forever

After 2020 marked the onset and early waves of Covid-19, last year saw the full-scale impact of the pandemic crisis and the aviation industry remained one of its biggest casualties.Although some airlines were more impervious to the crisis than others, most would agree last year ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Omicron cases surge in Thailand during New Year break

The number of Omicron cases in Thailand passed the 1,000 mark on New Year’s Day as expected, the Department of Medical Sciences said on Sunday.The department’s director-general Dr Supakit Sirilak said that from November 1 to January 1, the number of Omicron cases in Thailand ...

The Nation Reporter

Tackling household debt high on govt's 2022 agenda

The government has set its sights on hastening the economic recovery and marking 2022 as the year of tackling household debt, said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in his New Year message.In a Facebook post, Gen Prayut said the country has been beset by problems stemming ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Card holders can now use any hospital

Holders of 30-baht universal health care cards are now eligible to seek medical treatment at primary care units nationwide, Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Sunday.There is no need to seek referral documents from the units where patients are registered, ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

B254bn spent on four economic relief schemes in last year

More than 41 million people participated in four popular economic relief programmes with their combined spending exceeding 254 billion baht last year, says the Finance Ministry.The figures were rounded off on Friday. The programmes are the third-phase aid for holders of state welfare cards, aid ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Doubts linger over 2022

Tourism in major tourist destinations has clearly been picking up despite the lingering spread of Covid-19, especially since the country’s reopening on Nov 1. But all of a sudden, there came an unexpected turning point – the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.A ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

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