National News Bureau of Thailand

Thailand Has Never Used Exchange Rate to Gain Unfair Trade Advantage

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has asserted that it has stepped into the market only to curb volatility in the baht, and Thailand has never used the exchange rate as a tool to gain an unfair trade advantage.BoT assistant governor Chantavarn Sucharitakul said the central ...

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Government calls on all sectors to use work-from-home schemes

The government is urging all sectors to comply with the new Covid-19 restrictions by supporting work-from-home schemes where possible.The appeal came as Thailand logged another daily record number of Covid-19 cases at 1,767 on Sunday, bringing the accumulated number of confirmed cases since the pandemic ...

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BoT to Assess Impact of New Round of Covid-19 Infections

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) needs to monitor on the fresh wave of Covid-19 situation, specifically the stringency of the government’s additional measures, as well as people’s consumption behavior in order to assess the impact of the new round of infections.BoT deputy governor Mathee Supapongse ...

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PM orders government sector to create online data platform accessible by public

The Prime Minister has ordered government agencies to create an online platform, collecting government’s missions, services and other works that are beneficial and can be accessed by citizens.Government Deputy Spokesperson Traisulee Traisaranakul revealed that Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-O-Cha has ordered all sectors of the ...

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Most People Support Government’s Travel Incentive Measures

A survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll has found that a majority of people agree with the government’s measures to stimulate domestic travel and the economy.According to the poll conducted online on March 29-April 1 on 1,265 people throughout the country, ...

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Government Expects 2 Million Foreign Tourists to Visit Phuket This Year

The government expects about two million foreign tourists to visit Phuket this year after the island reopens to vaccinated visitors from July 1.Tourism Council of Thailand vice president Vichit Prakobgosol said the holidaymakers may generate about 105 billion baht in revenue in the second half. ...

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Employment Department Offers over 56,000 Full-time Job Vacancies

The Department of Employment has sourced 56,138 full-time job vacancies and 1,255 part-time vacancies from the private sector to help the unemployed during the Covid-19 crisis period.The most recruited full-time positions are industrial workers, assembly workers, couriers, sales agents, customer service workers, shop assistants and ...

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Finance Ministry Seeks More Fund for Co-payment Scheme

The Finance Ministry is preparing to seek the Cabinet’s approval for additional funding for the Rao Chana (We Win) scheme following the better than expected number of registrants.Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) Director-General Kulaya Tantitemit said the number of registrants exceeded the target of 31 million ...

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EEC Expects 300-billion-baht Investment This Year

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) has expected investment to triple to 300 billion baht this year as investment projects previously held by the coronavirus outbreak get pushed forward again.EEC Secretary -General Kanit Sangsubhan said actual investment in the EEC could be up from 96 billion ...

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Energy Ministry Seeks New Power Plants for EEC Need

The Ministry of Energy is seeking acceleration of new power projects to cope with the expected sharp spike in electricity demand with the promotion of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).National Energy Reform Committee Chairman Pornchai Rujiprapa said the latest electricity usage statistics showed that the ...

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