Archive for April 28th, 2020

Emergency decree extended

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Monday decided to extend the Emergency Decree for another month after it expires on April 30. CCSA spokesman [...] » More

THAI loan queries rebuffed by ministry

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The finance ministry has dismissed financially ailing Thai Airways International’s hopes for a loan guarantee, saying the assistance would breach loan guarantee [...] » More

More Thai workers illegally arrive home from Malaysia

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Twenty-five more Thai workers were arrested for illegal border crossing after wading across the Kolok River from Malaysia to Thailand on Sunday morning. They were placed in a [...] » More

Govt sees GDP, investment boost if joins CPTPP trade pact

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand could expect a boost to its economic growth, investment and exports to help offset the negative impact of the new coronavirus pandemic if it participates in an [...] » More

Media ad spending set to drop 15pct

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Spending on media advertising is projected to drop 15 percent to 77 billion baht this year as the coronavirus pandemic causes brands to tighten their budgets amid a weak [...] » More

Incoming flights ban extended to May 31

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) on Monday decided to extend the ban on all incoming flights for another month, on continuing worries about the coronavirus [...] » More

Inbound flight ban continues

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) is planning to extend its inbound flight ban for another 15 days to prevent a possible rapid increase of Covid-19 infections [...] » More

Trade fairs reworked as focus turns to online events

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Commerce Ministry is set to host its first online trade showMultimedia Online Virtual Exhibition (Move)along with a business matching platform for digital content [...] » More

Life on the Covid-19 frontline

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

As people stay home to do their bit to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare workers are vigilant on the frontline, providing treatment and preventing the disease from [...] » More

Thailand to extend coronavirus emergency measures, sees improvement

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand will extend a state of emergency over the coronavirus until the end of May, but will consider easing some restrictions on businesses and public activities as the [...] » More

Thailand turns to China to revive post-Covid tourist economy

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The Covid-19 pandemic has crushed Thailand’s tourism sector, long considered a lifeline for the nation’s already battered economy, as numbers of foreign visitors [...] » More

Thailand loses US free trade benefits worth billions of baht

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Thailand loses duty free access for 42.2 billion baht in exports to the US market from today, 6 months after Washington warned it would pull back on trade privileges unless [...] » More

Govt claims Jakarta, epicenter of Indonesia’s COVID-19 outbreak, has flattened the curve

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The government has claimed that Jakarta, the country’s epicenter of COVID-19, has flattened the curve and experienced a significant slowdown in new cases, hoping to see [...] » More

Indonesian bourse lowers expectations, pins hope on domestic investors amid volatility

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) has set lower targets on daily transaction values and newly listed companies this year while relying more on domestic investors to cushion [...] » More

Limited health facilities leave Papua facing tough COVID-19 fight

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

“I know this might sound harsh for some people but this is the fact; if you do not want to die, do not come to Papua,” Silwanus Sumule, a doctor who works in [...] » More