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Mass Unemployment Looms for Thai Tourism Sector: UN

BANGKOK — Up to 6 million people are expected to lose their jobs in the tourism sector as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a report said.

Treasure-Hunt a Trove of Bikes Shipped from Japan and Rebuilt in This Shophouse

BANGKOK — Gabriel Camelin needed to get from an evening meeting downtown to King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi late last month, so he locked up his Doppelganger DG832 Shadow under BTS Ratchathewi.

BOI’ S Productivity Improvement Measures

Five measures under the productivity improvement measures: Energy conservation, alternative energy utilization, or environmental impact reduction Machinery upgrade Research and development, or engineering design ...

Sustainability Expo ‘SX 2022’ Highlights New Dimension of Collaborative Mission, Promotes Balance for Planet

Five leading enterprises committed to international sustainability have jointly upgraded their expo to make it the biggest such event in ASEAN, thus creating a...

'Thaksinomics' Return as Junta Rethinks Revival Strategy

BANGKOK — The generals battling to revive Thailand's economy have been loath to employ anything resembling populism, having lambasted their predecessors for policies they say hemorrhaged billions of dollars and left Thais saddled with record household debt.
Photo : Vincent Thian / Associated Press

Asian Markets Rising After Corporate Gains Boost Wall Street

BEIJING — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday after Wall Street gained on strong corporate earnings amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.   Keeping Score Thailand's SET on Wednesday afternoon...
A woman walks Friday past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong. Photo: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

Asian Shares Mostly Higher, Defying Facebook-Led Tech Slump

BANGKOK — Asian shares were mostly higher early Friday as investors shrugged off Facebook's nearly USD$120 billion overnight plunge in market value, the biggest-ever...

20 Mil. Thais to Spend On Domestic Tourism in Rest of 2020

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — One-third of Thailand's population, accounting for no less than 20 million Thais, is forecast to take leisure trips within the country during the second half of this year, said an executive academic on Sunday.

Business As Usual For Khaosarn Road Despite Protests

(13 November) The rhythm of Bangkok′s backpacker street remains unaffected by the raging anti-government protests that occupied the entire southern stretch of Ratchadamnoen Avenue just few blocks away.

‘Pokemon Go’ More Than Doubles Nintendo’s Stock Price

TOKYO — For Nintendo, "Pokemon Go" just keeps on giving.


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