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Wet massage parlours, concert halls, pubs to reopen

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government is considering measures that would allow the resumption of 12 types of businesses and activitiesincluding pubs and concerts, parlours offering soapy massage, [...] » More

Thais return from Netherlands, Madagascar

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A total of 206 Thais stranded in the Netherlands and Madagascar by Covid-19 lockdowns returned to Thailand on Wednesday afternoon. They were met at Suvarnabhumi airport by [...] » More

17 new Covid-19 cases among returnees from Mideast

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Seventeen new cases of Covid-19 infection were reported on Thursday, all returnees from the Middle East and mostly asymptomatic. “The two-digit figure is very high, but [...] » More

Looters hit Thai shops, businesses amid riots

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A number of Thai businesses in the United States have been affected after nationwide demonstrations over the death of George Floyd escalated out of control. Nakamol Sussman, [...] » More

Thailand allows migrant workers to work in Thailand until July 31

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CambodiaDaily | 6:02 AM

The Thai Cabinet has decided to allow migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar to work in Thailand until July 31, 2020, to help reduce the potential spread of the [...] » More

SET up 20.24 points to 1,394.42 at opening

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thai stocks opened up 1.47 percent at the start of trade this morning. The Stock Exchange of Thailand’s main index opened at 1,394.42 points, up 20.24 points from [...] » More

Thailand’s tourism stimulus packages mulled for business revival

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | PattayaMail | 6:02 AM

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Ministry of Finance plan to launch two tourism stimulus packages to help reeling tourism businesses, reeling from Covid-19 [...] » More

Thailand: Negative inflation gains traction

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Think.ing | 6:02 AM

But the Bank of Thailand’s rate policy has almost reached its limits, which together with the divide among BoT policymakers over the last 25 basis point rate cut in [...] » More

Headline CPI plummets 3.44pct

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The headline consumer price index (CPI) declined by 3.44 percent in May from a year earlier, the biggest contraction in nearly 11 years and more than expected, commerce [...] » More

Conscription delayed until August

05-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Defence Ministry has delayed the annual military draft period until August due to Covid-19, and said young men who received conscription notices should contact [...] » More

Thailand logs 1 new Covid case Wednesday, no deaths

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government reported one new coronavirus case and no new deaths on Wednesday, taking the total number of infections in Thailand to 3,084 and leaving the accumulated death [...] » More

Pattaya, Bang Saen vendors pray for tourists

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

After having had to close their businesses for two months due to Covid-19, vendors along Pattaya and Bang Saen beaches in Chon Buri province are now praying tourists will [...] » More

Thailand approves $9 billion airport project by Bangkok’s skytrain operator

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Cabinet on Tuesday, June 2, approved a $9 billion bid from a consortium led by Bangkok’s billionaire skytrain operator to develop an airport in its [...] » More

Senate nod for B1.9tn Covid splurge

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The three executive decrees designed to alleviate the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on Tuesday sailed through the Senate’s deliberation albeit with concerns raised [...] » More

Thais celebrate Queen’s birthday

04-Jun-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Activities were held on Wednesday for people in all walks of life to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday. Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife, Naraporn, led [...] » More