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The Impact of COVID-19 on Thailand’s economy

Thailand has been successful in stemming the tide of COVID-19 infections over the last three months, but the economy is expected to...
13,224,843
Confirmed cases
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 7:28 am
574,901
Total deaths
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 7:28 am
7,482,868
Total recovered
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 7:28 am
5,167,074
Total active cases
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 7:28 am

Thai exports shrink 22.5 percent in May to a 4-year-low

The export sector reported a 22.5 percent shrinkage in May 2020 to a 4-year-low of 16 billion U.S. dollars,...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in Thailand as of 13 July 2020, 11.30 Hrs.

The post Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in Thailand as of 13 July 2020, 11.30 Hrs. appeared first on TAT Newsroom. Read the complete story...

Thailand’s tourism sector to lose over $47 billion (UN report) – Tourism

The world’s tourism sector could lose at least $1.2 trillion, or 1.5% of the global gross domestic product (GDP), having been placed at a...

Thailand to begin COVID-19 vaccine human trials

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University has been successful in...

Whale Shark Spotted at Koh Tao

SURAT THANI (NNT) - The great variety of ocean resources is growing ever...

DPM Gen Prawit urges maximum benefit from mineral resources management

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Deputy Prime Minister has urged the management of mineral...

Car Makers Ramp Up EV Production Capacity in Thailand, says BOI

Amid the rising adoption of cleaner cars around the globe, the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has already approved 24 projects by car makers...

Siam Premium Outlets Bangkok now open

Bangkok, 08 July, 2020 – Siam Premium Outlets Bangkok, billed as Thailand’s first premium outlet centre, is bringing the world’s most popular brand of...

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How I Started My Online Entertainment Business -Case Study

Creating my own online entertainment business was an experience of a lifetime. The online entertainment industry comprises of series,...

When the Weekend Isn’t Really the Weekend: Is Flexible Working the Future?

It is becoming clear that workers all over the world could benefit from more flexible hours that let them...

Co-Chairs’ Statement of the Special ASEAN-Australia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on COVID-19

1. The Special ASEAN-Australia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on COVID-19 took place via video conference on 30 June 2020...

Thailand’s streak without local infections continues

Now onto the coronavirus pandemic, Thailand has not seen locally-transmitted cases for 41 days, and only 61 cases in...

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Coronavirus will cost global tourism at least $1.2 trillion – Tourism

The UN’s trade and development body warned that the loss could rise to $2.2 trillion or 2.8% of the world’s GDP if the break...

8.3 million Thai workers will lose employment or income in 2020 says World Bank

Thailand’s economy is expected to be impacted severely by the COVID-19 pandemic, shrinking by at least 5 percent in 2020 and taking more than...

Thai Cabinet approves three packages to boost domestic tourism – Tourism

The Cabinet has approved three tourism campaigns, aimed to kick start the recovery of the tourism sector from July to October. Thailand’s Cabinet approved...

Thailand Slumps to 29th Spot in World Competitiveness Rankings

Thailand fell four places from the 25th spot in 2019 to 29th in IMD’s world competitiveness rankings for 2020, dragged down by poor...

Asian economies well positioned to ride out crisis

Social distancing has become the primary tool for protecting public health amid the coronavirus pandemic, and its inevitable impact on economic life has required...

Cabinet approves economy boosting tourism packages – Tourism

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Cabinet today approved in principle three 4-month tourism campaigns worth 22.4 billion baht, aimed at kickstarting the tourism sector running...

Thailand offers eights suggestions for Mekong River protection, dam construction impact mitigation

BANGKOK (NNT) - At the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Joint Committee’s meeting, Thailand...

EXAT waives toll fee on July 5-6

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) said today that motorists...

U.S. Ambassador praises Thailand’s investment potential

BANGKOK(NNT) - The U.S. Ambassador to Thailand has praised the country’s high investment...

Amazing Thailand SHA certification steps up information sharing and outreach

Bangkok, 03 July, 2020 – The Ministry of Tourism and Sports (MoTS), the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Office of National Broadcasting...

Chulalongkorn University vaccine development shows promise

BANGKOK(NNT)-Since scientists from the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, gave a COVID-19 vaccine...

Commerce Ministry holds Back to School sale

BANGKOK(NNT) - To help ease financial burden faced by parents at the beginning...

ASEAN, OECD release policy insight on boosting resilience of MSMEs amidst COVID-19 pandemic

JAKARTA, 27 June 2020 – In commemorating the International MSME Day, the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ACCMSME) and...

Government says farmers won’t lose rights under CPTPP

BANGKOK(NNT)-The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) being studied by a...

DMCR with Chula and CIFS to Identify Sea Creatures for Conservation

BANGKOK(NNT) - The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Chulalongkorn University, and the...

National parks preparing to welcome tourists

BANGKOK(NNT) - Starting July 1st this year, 127 national parks in Thailand will...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in Thailand as of 23 June 2020, 11.30 Hrs.

The post Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in Thailand as of 23 June 2020, 11.30 Hrs. appeared first on TAT Newsroom. Read the complete story...

Thailand aims to start COVID-19 vaccine human trials in October

BANGKOK(NNT) - A trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate in monkeys has been...

CAAT and Airlines discuss International Flights Reopening

BANGKOK (NNT) - To prepare for the reopening of international flights, today The...

Covid-19 puts flexible space markets under strain – Real Estate

The global Covid-19 outbreak has had serious negative effects on commercial real estate, including flexible space. Of late, many operators have experienced the flexible...