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Thailand sees first trickle of tourists in October as curbs ease

12:39am EST

BANGKOK Thailand recorded its first 1,201 foreign tourists in October since a ban in April aimed at averting coronavirus outbreaks, as the country gradually opens up to a select number of visitors to help its struggling, tourism-reliant economy.

UPDATE 1-Thai finmin sees economy up 4% next yr, to focus on revival

Nov 23 2020

* Central bank should take more action on baht rise (Adds detail, baht)

UPDATE 1-Thai cenbank announces series of measures to contain baht rise

Nov 20 2020

* Thais will be able to directly invest more in foreign securities

UPDATE 2-Thai c.bank keeps rates at record low to support 'fragile' recovery

Nov 18 2020

* Says economy has recovered, but outlook uncertain (Updates with MPC comments, details, economist quote)

UPDATE 1-Thai c.bank keeps key rate at record low but says economic recovery fragile

Nov 18 2020

* Says economy has recovered, but outlook uncertain (Adds details, analysts' comments)

Thai economy shrinks less than expected, outlook raised

Nov 15 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's economy shrank more slowly in the third quarter, with the contraction limited to 6.4% thanks to a recovery in domestic activity after coronavirus restrictions were eased but an ongoing travel ban has kept most foreign tourists away.

POLL-Thai Q3 GDP contraction seen slowing to 8.6% y/y, slow recovery ahead

Nov 13 2020

* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/econ-polls?RIC=THGDPQ%3DECI poll data

Thai PM Prayuth vows to carry on despite calls to quit

Oct 27 2020

BANGKOK Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Tuesday dismissed calls from opposition parties to resign at a parliament session he had called to discuss months of protests demanding his departure and reforms to the powerful monarchy.

Thai protesters say they will petition Germany over king

Oct 25 2020

BANGKOK Thai demonstrators said on Sunday they would petition Germany to investigate King Maha Vajiralongkorn's use of his powers while he has been staying in the European country, as thousands of people again took to the streets of Bangkok.

Thai protesters plan action after PM ignores deadline to quit

Oct 24 2020

BANGKOK Anti-government protesters in Thailand said on Saturday they would hold demonstrations on Sunday and Monday after Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha ignored their 10 p.m. (0300 GMT) deadline to resign.

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