New Covid infection thwarts Thailand’s reopening plan – Tourism

The government’s plan to reopen the resort island of Phuket as a model to welcome back foreign visitors has been shelved, as the country...
34,185,386
Confirmed cases
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1,019,165
Total deaths
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25,226,898
Total recovered
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7,939,323
Total active cases
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MDES to close another 220 online gambling sites

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Ministry of a Digital...

AMLO is investigating four Thai banks’ alleged role in suspicious transactions

The ICIJ’s report refers to files leaked from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in the US. They allegedly indicate that many commercial banks worldwide...

Thailand extends visa amnesty for foreigners until 31 October 2020

Bangkok, 1 October, 2020 – The Royal Thai Government has extended visa amnesty for foreigners, who are unable to leave Thailand due to the...

International tourist arrivals were down 72% in Asia-Pacific from January to June – Tourism

Earlier this year, the UN’s World Tourism Organization published estimates on how big the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on international tourist arrivals could...

MOF to Reassess Thai GDP After Seeing Good Signal in Economy

BANGKOK (NNT) - Ministry of Finance is going to reassess Thai GDP growth...

Great Wall Motors (China) to Start Production in Thailand Next Year

According to Thailand’s Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit, the company will have an annual production capacity of 80,000 vehicles and will begin producing sports utility...

TGO announces success of climate change campaign

BANGKOK(NNT)-Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization has revealed the successful outcome of its technical...

Thailand approves Special Tourist Visa (STV) for long-staying visitors – Tourism

The Thai Cabinet has approved a special tourist visa (STV) for long-staying visitors (90 days) in a bid to revive the tourism sector in...

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COVID-19 increased global demand and export for medical gloves in Thailand and Malaysia

As one of Thailand’s leading export products, rubber glove generated approximately USD 1,200 million per annum. COVID-19 global pandemic...

Deputy Agriculture Minister visits Nakhon Phanom

BANGKOK(NNT)-A Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives has...

Thai exports fall 7.94% in August

Thai exports fell by 7.94 per cent to US$20.21 billion in August from a year earlier, the Commerce Ministry...

How long is the path to recovery for Thailand’s economy?

At first glance, it appears as though the Southeast Asian country of Thailand has not been too adversely affected...

TAT photographs on the theme of “A Beautiful Bond” wins PATA Gold Award 2020

Bangkok, 25 September, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has won a PATA Gold Award for a...

How COVID-19 is boosting digital twins in office buildings – Real Estate

The 65-story skyscraper at 311 South Wacker Drive in Chicago boasts magnificent views of the Chicago River, Grant Park...

Consumer confidence in August up for four straight months

The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Economic and Business Forecasting has reported that the country’s...

Thai economy continued to improve in July, says Bank of Thailand

In July 2020, the Thai economy continued to improve, driven by public spending and the relaxation of lockdown measures...

Thailand Business News

Developing Asia’s Economy to Contract 0.7% in 2020 (ADB)

The Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 Update forecasts -0.7% gross domestic product (GDP) growth for developing Asia this year—marking its first negative economic growth since the early 1960s.  Growth will rally to 6.8% in 2021, in part because...

Asian refiners EBITDA will decline by around 30% says Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Service says in a new report that the aggregate EBITDA of Asian refiners will decline by around 30% Aggregate EBITDA will decline around...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) put together exclusive travel deals for expats – Tourism

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in collaboration with relevant tourism units, has put together a special fair for expats and...

Thai economy improved in June says Bank of Thailand

In June 2020, the Thai economy improved from the previous month due to the gradual relaxation of lockdown measures both in Thailand and abroad,...

Kioxia Corporation announces launch of new brand consumer product portfolio

Energized look and feel reflects the high quality, performance and reliability consumers have come to know and trust Tokyo – Kioxia Corporation, the world leader in...

Consumer confidence up in June, but still lowest in 21 years

BANGKOK (NNT) – Aid measures, and the fifth phase easing of COVID-19 restrictions, allowed consumer confidence to improve last month, the third month in...

Cabinet approves long-stay visitor proposal starting next month

BANGKOK(NNT) - The Cabinet has approved a Special Tourist Visa proposal to to...

MNRE to Secure Sustainable Food Supply

BANGKOK (NNT) - Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has created a network...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in Thailand as of 15 September 2020, 11.30 Hrs.

The post Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in Thailand as of 15 September 2020, 11.30 Hrs. appeared first on TAT Newsroom. Read the complete story...

GLO holds seminar on overpriced lottery tickets

BANGKOK(NNT)- The Government Lottery Office (GLO) held a seminar for lottery ticket vendor...

DIT opens Thamma Khakhai Village Project to stimulate local…

BANGKOK(NNT) - The COVID-19 outbreak still affects the income of many in the...

ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement

JAKARTA, 10 September 2020  – Today, ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi and US Agency for International Development (USAID) Principal Officer to ASEAN Ryan...

Asian refiners EBITDA will decline by around 30% says Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Service says in a new report that the aggregate EBITDA of Asian refiners will decline by around 30% Aggregate EBITDA will decline around...

Explanation of land and building tax

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Ministry of Finance and the Department of Local Administration...

Commerce Ministry adopts market-led approach to rice farming

BANGKOK(NNT) - The Ministry of Commerce has joined private firms to create a...

Government continues helping fishing sector; PM open to suggestions

BANGKOK(NNT) - Since the National Fisheries Association of Thailand asked the government to...

Phuket designated as pilot province to welcome foreign tourists – Tourism

PHUKET(NNT) – The government has designated Phuket as a pilot province for the welcoming of foreign tourists again, to help stimulate the country’s economy,...

New motorway opens more tourism destinations, attractions in Thailand’s Eastern Corridor

Bangkok, 31 August, 2020 – A 32-kilometre motorway opening in Thailand’s rapidly developing Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will significantly enhance access to a broad...

Industry Ministry wants electric vehicle roadmap

BANGKOK (NNT) - From now on, the Thai automotive industry will move towards...

ASEAN holds virtual consultation on ASEAN Identity narrative

JAKARTA, 31 August 2020 – Today, ASEAN held a Cross Sectoral and Cross Pillar Consultation on the Narrative of ASEAN Identity. Secretary-General of ASEAN...