Asian markets stumble on stimulus timing and size

Asian markets sank into the red Tuesday following the previous day’s healthy run-up, with sentiment jolted by the prospect that Joe Biden’s huge stimulus could be watered down and not even be passed for several weeks. Investors have been on a buying spree since November, when Biden won the presidency and vaccinations began to be […]

Thailand to sell $2 billion of savings bonds to finance stimulus measures

Thailand will sell 60 billion baht ($2 billion) of government savings bonds next month to help finance stimulus measures to mitigate the impact of its latest coronavirus outbreak, the finance ministry said in a statement on Monday, Trend reports citing The bonds are part of a larger 1 trillion baht borrowing plan to cope with the epidemic. […]

Thailand to sell $2 billion savings bonds to finance stimulus measures

Thailand will sell 60 billion baht ($2 billion) of government savings bonds next month to help finance stimulus measures to mitigate the impact of its latest coronavirus outbreak, the finance ministry said on Monday, Trend reports with reference to The government last week announced new stimulus worth $7 billion to support domestic activity hit by the spread […]

Thai farmers to be told to stop burning farm waste or face legal action

All provincial governors in Thailand have been told to stop the burning of agricultural waste in their provinces. The burning is being blamed for the current air pollution in Bangkok and its suburbs, and in several northern and central provinces. The accumulation of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, mainly caused by outdoor burning of waste, […]

Efforts to Increase Thailand’s Score in the Corruption Perceptions Index

The Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has worked actively with the public and private sectors, as well as civil society, in carrying out various projects in an effort to increase Thailand’s score in the Corruption Perceptions Index. NACC Deputy Secretary-General Niwatchai Kasemmongkol, in his capacity as NACC Spokesperson, stated that NACC had integrated […]

Thailand Calls for Cooperation in Health Security and BCG Economy

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has highlighted health security through the promotion of 3H-society, namely healthy, high standards, and hygienic, as well as Bio, Circular and Green Economy (BCG economy) during the virtual 17th Ministerial Meeting of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) on 21 January 2021.   According to a report from the […]