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Thailand's June foreign tourist arrivals rise 0.89% y/y - ministry

 

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BANGKOK, July 22 (Reuters) -

 

* Thailand saw a rise of 0.89% in tourist arrivals in June from a year earlier, after a drop of 1.03% in May, the tourism ministry said in a statement on Monday.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113366-thailands-june-foreign-tourist-arrivals-rise-089-yy-ministry/

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Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government

 

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FILE PHOTO: Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives for a photo session with the new government cabinet in Bangkok, Thailand July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File Photo

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand’s new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113327-cannabis-among-top-priorities-for-new-thai-government/

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Khon Kaen politician pleads guilty in forced stripping case

By Krissameth Loho
The Nation

 

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Veteran Khon Kaen politician Premsak Piayura and his secretary submitted guilty pleas with the Court of Appeals to the charges related to their roles in the alleged forced stripping of a Daily News reporter to his underwear in front of others during an interview session in 2016, the reporter’s lawyer Pakan Noppasr revealed on Monday.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113335-khon-kaen-politician-pleads-guilty-in-forced-stripping-case/

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Thai economy in crisis: Japanese engineering firm to shut at end of the month

 

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Thai caption: No more hiring

 
77kaoded reported that Sanyo Engineering in the Pin Thong Industrial Park in Sri Racha was shutting down and laying off all staff at the end of this month. 
 
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IMF urges Thailand to adopt fiscal reforms, monetary easing to support growth

 

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FILE PHOTO: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, U.S., September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand should adopt an expansionary policy mix, including fiscal reforms and monetary easing to help support growth, which has slowed amid rising global trade tensions, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113382-imf-urges thailand to-adopt-fiscal-reforms-monetary-easing-to-support-growth/

 

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Thai exports could fall as much as 3.1% this year: economists

By Somluck Srimalee
The Nation

 

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Thailand’s exports will drop by up to 3.1 per cent this year, economists forecast on Monday, after June figures fell on the same period last year amid a strengthening baht.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113383-thai-exports-could-fall-as-much-as-31-this-year-economists/

 

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Airbnb welcomes Thai tourism minister’s pro-growth agenda

By THE NATION

 

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Airbnb has welcomed new Tourism and Sports Minister Pipat Ratchakitprakan’s commitment to grow tourism and support short-term accommodation in Thailand.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113384-airbnb-welcomes-thai-tourism-minister’s-pro-growth-agenda/

 

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Industry minister offers Thai haven for China’s trade war victims

By The Nation

 

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Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit on Monday issued what he called urgent policy on four aspects of his ministerial duties.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113385-industry-minister-offers-thai-haven-for-china’s-trade-war-victims/

 

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Rights panel urged to mull transgender teacher assistant’s lament

By The Nation

 

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An LGBT-rights group on Monday asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to determine whether a transgender teacher’s assistant in Buri Ram is the victim of discrimination affecting her welfare and career.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113386-rights-panel-urged-to-mull-transgender-teacher-assistant’s-lament/

 

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Dip in earnings growth seen for banking

By THE NATION

 

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Analysts have revised downward the earnings growth forecast for Bangkok bank (BBL) from 6 per cent to 2.5 per cent this year. Despite better-than-expected results in the second quarter, the bank recorded lower profit from assets, with slow growth rate pushing down net interest margins.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113387-dip-in-earnings-growth-seen-for-banking/

 

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Bomb attack injures four rangers in South

By The Nation

 

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Four paramilitary rangers were slightly injured in a roadside bomb attack on Monday afternoon in the southern border province of Yala, prompting Fourth Army Region commander Lt-General Pornsak Poolsawat to order that those responsible be swiftly found and punished.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113390-bomb-attack-injures-four-rangers-in-south/

 

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Ex- Deputy PM stunned by the words ‘intelligent country’ in government policy

 

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(Photo) Korbsak Sabhavasu’s Facebook page

 

Former deputy prime minister Korbsak Sabhavasu said today (Monday) that he was stunned that the government dared to use the words ‘intelligent country’ in the policy statement to be presented to parliament on July 25th and 26th by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1113392-ex-deputy-pm-stunned-by-the-words-‘intelligent-country’-in-government-policy/

 

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