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As foreign investors exit bond market Thai government faces fund raising challenge

Thai government faces higher borrowing costs as foreign investors sell government bonds, causing capital outflows. Weak baht, US rate differences, and competition with private...

Tourists Unfazed by Air Pollution in Chiang Mai Hotels 70% Booked

Chiang Mai hotels are 70% booked by foreign tourists despite PM2.5 pollution. Revenue during Songkran festival expected to reach 1.2 billion baht. Officials address...

Diesel price increase 50 satang per litre Saturday

Fuel Fund raises diesel price by 50 satang to 30.44 baht/litre, with subsidy increase to 4.77 baht/litre. Global price fluctuations cited as reason, aiming...

Cabinet approves Bt400 minimum wage for hotel employees in selected areas

The Cabinet approved an increase in minimum wage to 400 baht/day for employees of 4-star hotels in 10 tourist provinces, effective April 13. Some...

Positive outlook for Thai tourism after mutual visa exemption with China came intoforce

Thailand and China's visa exemption agreement is one month old, with positive outlooks and increased tourism interest. The agreement aims to boost trade and...

Good news about digital wallet scheme in April Srettha

Prime Minister announced good news about the digital wallet scheme, schedule meeting for April 10 to consider reports for final approval in April, injecting...

Lower court ordered to accept petition challenging True-DTAC merger

Supreme Administrative Court orders lower court to consider petition from consumers seeking to revoke telecom merger. Concerns raised about higher charges, limited competition, and...

Sluggish business in Bangkoks New Chinatown

Pracharat Bamphen Road in Bangkok, known as the "New Chinatown", is facing slow business with the closure of Chinese restaurants due to competition, fewer...

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