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Thailand to see more visitors, 'signal' for reopening - tourism chief

Nov 27 2020

BANGKOK Thailand expects to receive 1,200 foreign visitors in both November and December, after a slight easing of travel curbs aimed at generating some income until a ban on mass tourism is lifted, its tourism authority chief said on Friday.

Thailand to see more visitors, 'signal' for reopening - tourism chief

Nov 27 2020

BANGKOK, Nov 27 Thailand expects to receive 1,200 foreign visitors in both November and December, after a slight easing of travel curbs aimed at generating some income until a ban on mass tourism is lifted, its tourism authority chief said on Friday.

Thai economy passed lowest point, to contract less than expected - officials

Nov 11 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's economy has passed its lowest point and is expected to contract less than previously expected this year due to a recovery in consumption, senior officials said.

'All eyes on Tuesday' as even risk-hungry retail traders pause

Nov 02 2020

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK Asia's retail traders are trimming exposure to China before Tuesday's U.S. election, lifting short bets on U.S. stocks and keeping cash on hand, brokerages say, as even some of the most risk-tolerant investors turn cautious.

Buyers of Thai distressed assets plan big purchases as debt payment holiday ends

Oct 22 2020

BANGKOK A pandemic-exacerbated surge in Thai bad loans to nine-year highs and the end of a debt payment holiday are prompting buyers of distressed debt to embark on a shopping spree in Southeast Asia's second-biggest economy.

UPDATE 1-Thai c.bank will not extend debt moratorium, but plans targeted measures

Oct 16 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 16 Thailand's central bank will not extend a broad-based debt moratorium but will introduce targeted measures to help debtors affected by the coronavirus pandemic, an assistant governor said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Thai economic outlook highly uncertain, risks tilted to downside -c.bank

Oct 14 2020

* Says to preserve limited policy room for most effective time

Thai bonds may see more foreign buying in Q4 - market association

Oct 08 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 8 Foreign investors are likely to continue buying Thai bonds in the final quarter of 2020 because of relatively higher returns and the country's strong foreign reserves and fiscal position, an industry body said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Thai king approves new finance minister to tackle economic crisis

Oct 05 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 5 Thailand's king has approved Arkhom Termpittayapaisith as the country's new finance minister, as widely expected, the official Royal Gazette said, handing him the task of steering Southeast Asia's second-largest economy through the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE 1-Thai economy seen back to 'normal levels' within two years-deputy PM

Sep 25 2020

* Public debt to rise, but still manageable - planning agency

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