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Thai central bank says to monitor speculation amid rapid baht gains

 

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FILE PHOTO: A view of the Bank of Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's baht has risen faster and more than regional peers over the past two weeks, driven by domestic and external factors, a central bank official said on Thursday, as the baht hit its highest level in nearly six years against the U.S. dollar.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107487-thai-central-bank-says-to-monitor-speculation-amid-rapid-baht-gains/

 

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Fed pushes baht to 6-year high

By The Nation

 

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THE baht has hit a six-year high, propelled to 31.05 to the US dollar yesterday after the US Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rates cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the rest of this year.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107489-fed-pushes-baht-to-6-year-high/

 

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Thailand's May foreign tourist arrivals fall 1.03% y/y - ministry

 

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BANGKOK, June 20 (Reuters) -

 

* Thailand saw a 1.03% drop in tourist arrivals in May from a year earlier, after a 3.31% increase in April, the tourism ministry said on Thursday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107403-thailands-may-foreign-tourist-arrivals-fall-103-yy-ministry/

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Phalang Pracharat seeks injunction on suspension of MPs over media shares 

By THE NATION

 

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File photo : Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit

 

PHALANG Pracharat Party yesterday asked the Constitutional Court for an injunction on the possible suspension of its 27 MPs for holding shares in media companies, arguing that these cases were different from the one faced by Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107492-phalang-pracharat-seeks-injunction-on-suspension-of-mps-over-media-shares/

 

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'Trash plastic waste trade'

By PRATCH RUJIVANAROM 
THE NATION

 

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Greenpeace activists dump garbage and hold placards calling for a halt to international waste dumping, in front of the Foreign Ministry in Bangkok yesterday. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

 

Campaigners want Asean to target more than just marine plastic pollution

 

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have called on Asean member states to go beyond a narrow focus in solving the problem of marine plastic pollution to also address the plastic waste trade, as the region continues to be inundated with imported trash.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107494-trash-plastic-waste-trade/

 

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Phalang Pracharat considers having ministers resign from MPs 

By The Nation

 

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Coalition leader Phalang Pracharat Party is considering having successful ministerial candidates who are list MPs leave the House of Representatives to prevent work overload.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107495-phalang-pracharat-considers-having-ministers-resign-from-mps/

 

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Ethnic Thai community fights to preserve its cultural identity

By Pratch Rujivanarom 
The Nation 
Myeik, Myanmar 

 

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A monk studies a Buddhist manuscript |at Wat Singkhon in Myanmar’s Myeik province.

 

Forgotten by their homeland and unwelcome in Myanmar, ethnic Thais in Tanintharyi region call for help

 

FORGOTTEN BY their homeland, members of the Thai diaspora living in Myanmar’s Tanintharyi region are calling on their kin across the border for help, as they struggle to preserve their heritage and identity. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107496-ethnic-thai-community-fights-to-preserve-its-cultural-identity/

 

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Playing like champions: Thai pair just two off pace in Pattaya

By Lerpong Amsa-ngiam 
The Nation 

 

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Teenager Atthaya Thitikul has mixed feelings, despite making a fine start to the tournament she won in 2017. / Photo by Jirawat Srikong

 

Pattaya - Thailand’s two past winners, Kanyalak Preedasuttijit and 16-year-old Atthaya Thitikul, opened their campaigns in fine style at the Ladies European Thailand Championship yesterday, carding three-under-par 69s to be just two shots off the pace at the Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107498-playing-like-champions-thai-pair-just-two-off-pace-in-pattaya/

 

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The promise to be found in Facebook’s Libra

By The Nation

 

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If it is not to be left behind, Thailand should take note of ground-shaking developments like this
 

Facebook has unveiled plans to launch a new cryptocurrency called Libra, seeking to expand the world’s largest social-media platform into a much bigger ecosystem that, if it had its way, will roil global financial waves in a big way.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107499-the-promise-to-be-found-in-facebook’s-libra/

 

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Will Korean peace be achieved in Thailand?

By Chaiyong Satjitpanon 
Special to The Nation

 

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If there is another summit between the United States and North Korea, there is a high possibility that Thailand will be the venue chosen to breathe life back into the peace process following the collapse of talks in Vietnam in February.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107500-will-korean-peace-be-achieved-in-thailand/

 

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Sharp, BTS and VGI team up to bring fresh air to BTS SkyTrain

By THE NATION

 

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Sharp Thai Co Ltd has signed a deal with the Bangkok Mass Transit System PCL (BTS), the mass transit provider, and VGI Global Media PCL, a Thai offline-to-online (“O2O”) solutions provider across advertising, payment and logistics platforms, to introduce its Plasmacluster technology on the BTS SkyTrains with installations set to be completed on two trains this month.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107501-sharp-bts-and-vgi-team-up-to-bring-fresh-air-to-bts-skytrain/

 

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LG rolls out 2019 TV lineup

By THE NATION

 

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LG Electronics Thailand Co Ltd has unveiled the latest premium TV lineup for 2019 powered by deep-learning technology and optimised artificial intelligence (AI) to offer the highest level of intelligence across every dimension.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1107502-lg-rolls-out-2019-tv-lineup/

 

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