Thailand approves $7 billion cash handouts to mitigate virus impact

20-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM Print This Post

Thailand’s cabinet Tuesday approved about 210 billion baht ($6.99 billion) of cash handouts to boost consumption and help alleviate the impact of a recent spike in coronavirus cases in the country, a deputy government spokeswoman said.

The government will offer 31.1 million people 3,500 baht per month for two months, Rachada Dhnadirek told Reuters.

https://www.reuters.com/article/thailand-economy/thailand-approves-7 billion-cash-handouts-to-mitigate-virus-impact-idUSL4N2JU0WP

 

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