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Thailand’s Baht Now Dog of Asian Currency Markets

The Thai baht has been hit by a sharp decline in tourism numbers due to the Covid-19 pandemic, making the country’s currency the worst-hit...
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Plan to Allow Mall Restaurants to Open for Delivery Helps Only...

No direct orders or delivery allowed, forcing restaurants to pay Foodpanda, Grab up to 45% commissions
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DDC Launches QueQ App for Covid-19 Test Appointments

Thailand’s Department of Disease Control is enabling people to make appointments for Covid-19 tests using the QueQ mobile application. DDC Director-General Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong said...
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Bank of Thailand Crafts Measures to Cut Household Debt

The Bank of Thailand is crafting ways to reduce the country’s household debt burden, including borrowing from financial institutions and other loan sources not...
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Phuket ‘Sandbox’ Tourists Can Now Escape to Nearby Islands After 7...

Fully vaccinated foreign tourists trapped in the Phuket “sandbox” for two weeks can now escape to a handful of southern islands after seven days. The...
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Covid-19 Surge Pops Asia’s ‘Travel Bubbles’

Air-travel corridors have largely been a letdown as nations constantly change rules and close borders to contain outbreaks.
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Thailand Interprovincial Bus Line Halts All Services Through Aug. 2

Thailand’s state-run Transport Co. has suspended all bus services on the northern, northeastern, eastern and southern routes, except parcel deliveries, until Aug. 2. Company President...
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ADB Cuts Thailand GDP Forecast by 1/3; Downgrades Asian Growth

The Asian Development Bank said Asia’s economic growth this year will be slightly lower than previously projected, citing the resurgence of Covid-19 infections. The ADB...
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Phuket Restricts Domestic Tourism to Covid-19 Vaccinated, Recovered Travelers

New and upgraded screening measures have been announced for domestic travelers entering Phuket. The rules, which apply to both Thais and foreigners living in Thailand,...

Gov’t OKs ฿11 Billion for Lockdown-Impacted Businesses, Workers

The Cabinet on Tuesday expanded its economic-relief program for businesses and workers in the Social Security program damaged by coronavirus restrictions to newly designated...
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Thailand Rubber Exports Bounce Back 50% From 2020 Down Year

The Commerce Ministry reported Monday that Thailand’s rubber exports jumped more than 50 percent, year on year, during the first five months of 2021.

Foodpanda blows up business by tweeting vow to help police hunt...

What food delivery giant Foodpanda did Sunday may end up being an example in business-school textbooks of how to blow up your business in 280 characters.
Thailand’s “Samui Plus Model” hopes to draw 1,000 foreign tourists in a month

Samui Plus Handful of Tourists, But Gov’t Says 1,000 Coming by...

Thailand’s “Samui Plus Model” hopes to draw 1,000 foreign tourists in a month.
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Panthera Group Slashes Rents, Provides Loans to Keep Bangkok’s Nightlife Industry...

Panthera Group is using its leadership position to ensure the country’s nightlife industry survives the coronavirus pandemic by slashing rents, offering soft loans to struggling rivals and setting an example other landlords can follow.

Panthera Group Brings Food Aid to Bangkok’s Struggling Nightlife Workers

Panthera Group staff prepare food survival bags for 1,000 Bangkok entertainment industry workers displaced by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Panthera Group Feeds 400 ‘Forgotten’ Bangkok Taxi Drivers

Panthera Group, Thailand’s largest operator of bars, restaurants and nightclubs, came to the rescue of Bangkok’s forgotten taxi drivers, donating hundreds of food bags...
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Panthera Group Donates ฿2.5 Million in Ventilators to Thai Hospitals’ Covid-19...

Panthera Group brought crucial relief to Covid-19 hospital wards with the mechanical ventilators valued at 2.5 million baht. The donation of ten ventilators was funded in equal partnership with Jurassic Mountain Resort & Fishing Park, Thailand’s top luxury resort and fishing park in Cha Am, Phetchaburi.
Pathera Group staff donate 5,000 liters of disinfecting alcohol to Bangkok hospitals and field hospitals caring for Covid-19 patients.

Panthera Group Donates 5,000 L of Coronavirus-Disinfecting Alcohol to Bangkok Hospitals

Panthera Group, Thailand’s leading integrated operator of hospitality, law and marketing businesses, has donated 5000 litres of disinfecting alcohol to Bangkok hospitals. This contribution...
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Panthera Group Donates 2,000+ Full PPE Suits to Covid-19 Hit Bangkok...

Panthera Group, Thailand’s leading integrated operator of hospitality, law and marketing businesses, has donated more than 2,000 full-body personal protection suits to Thailand hospitals...
Khun Tachang, an elderly grandfather who, despite being in poor health, was caring for two grandchildren, ages 7 and 9, when Panthera Group built him a new house.

Panthera Group Builds New Homes for Bangkok’s Slum Residents

Supoj lost his job and is losing his vision. His wife, Wilai, is already blind. Their new home, however, is a sight to see,...
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Even as Cases Fall, SRT Suspends 57 Train Lines to Limit...

Even as coronavirus cases plummet around the country, the State Railway of Thailand said Sunday it will restrict travel that could spread Covid-19 by...
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Tourists to Get Soapbox for Voicing Service Gripes as TAT Launches...

Encourages tourists to provide feedback, recommendation to travel service providers
Thais shop at street carts and outdoor markets in Pattaya in mid-November 2020. Small shops have embraced the government's co-pay scheme to boost business while the public can spend 150 baht a day on small items using government subsidy. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

1.3 Million Co-Pay Subsidy Rights Snapped Up in 9 Minutes

It took only nine minutes for Thais to snap up the 1.34 million subsidy rights offered under the latest phase of the government’s co-pay...
A homeless person begs at the Nana BTS station on Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok in December 2020. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

1.5 Million Thais Fell into Poverty During Pandemic – World Bank

About 1.5 million Thais have fallen below the poverty line during the coronavirus pandemic as the government strangled its vital tourism industry and closed...
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Trump’s Reign of Terror Ended, Thailand Says Biden to Be Good...

The Department of International Trade Promotion said Thursday that the new U.S. President Joseph Biden will be good for Thai-American trade relations, noting that...
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