Incumbent Aswin may join Bangkok gubernatorial race

Current and unelected Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang hinted today (Thursday) that he may quit his post to contest the Bangkok gubernatorial election, set for May 22nd, as an independent candidate.   A rumour is making the rounds at City Hall that the incumbent governor, appointed by the military junta’s National Council for Peace and Order, […]

Thailand’s liquor vendors want 2-5pm alcohol sales ban revoked

Sixteen entertainment establishments are calling on the government to scrap a law, introduced by a military junta in 1972, which bans the sale of alcoholic beverages between 2pm and 5pm.   Former president of the Thai Alcohol Beverage Business Association and an executive of a liquor company, Thanakorn Kuptajit, said today (Thursday) that the 50-year-0ld […]

TFEX posts 2021 strong performance, charting a path for further growth

BANGKOK, Thailand Futures Exchange PCL (TFEX) delivered continuous growth in 2021 with a 13-percent increase in total trading volume to 135,117,308 contracts or 560,653 contracts per day, and a 25-percent surge in the number of total trading accounts to 270,494. Overall, Stock Futures was the most active product, dominating 52 percent of the total trading […]