Thailand morning news for December 6

Thailand morning news for December 6

Election Commission to decide fate of Future Forward Party leader next Wednesday, could face five years in jail Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) will decide the fate of Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit next Wednesday, in the case involving money he allegedly lent to the party. — The Pattaya News Opposition threatens action against ten […]

Thailand morning news for December 5

Thailand morning news for December 5

MP facing arrest on sight is seen in House chamber today as part of the quorum Palang Pracharat MP Waipote Arpornrat appears to have won a game of hide and seek with parliament police, for now. He managed to enter the House chamber unnoticed this afternoon, to help the Government secure a quorum for a […]

Thailand morning news for December 4

Thailand morning news for December 4

Private sector lowers annual projected export figure for Thailand by 2.5 to 3 percent The October 2019 export figure has been recorded at 20.757 billion U.S. dollar, which is a 4.5 percent decline. This leaves overall export growth in 10 months at a negative 2.3 percent. — The Pattaya News Suriya claims PM agreed with […]

Thailand morning news for December 3

Thailand morning news for December 3

Analysts predict strength of baht to continue well into 2020, concerns increase Source: Bangkok Post More than two decades ago, the baht suffered heavy devaluation as a result of speculation, forcing Thailand’s central bank to de-link the local currency from the US dollar and adopt a managed floating exchange rate. — The Pattaya News Prayut […]

Thailand morning news for December 2

Thailand morning news for December 2

Dr. Somkid insists Thai economy remains good but growing slowly The Thai economy is not bad, just slowing down, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak today as he urged the private sector to join hands to drive the economy. — Thai PBS News Rayong Police continue crackdown on vaping and vaping equipment At 7:30 PM […]

Thailand morning news for November 29

Thailand morning news for November 29

Chemicals ban derailed by ‘4 forces’ BioThai, an anti-farm chemical pressure group, has alleged that four major forces” were behind the decision to scrap the ban on the herbicide glyphosate and delay the prohibitions against the herbicide paraquat and pesticide chlorpyrifos. — Bangkok Post Prayut calls for unity after defeat Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has […]

Thailand morning news for November 28

Thailand morning news for November 28

Factory output falls 8.45% y/y, worse than forecast Thailand’s manufacturing production index (MPI) in October fell 8.45% from a year earlier, dragged down by lower production of cars, petroleum and steel, the industry ministry said on Wednesday. — Bangkok Post Anutin and Mananya claim ban on three farm chemicals remains intact Public Health Minister Anutin […]

Thailand morning news for November 27

Thailand morning news for November 27

Thailand to export additional 1 million tonnes of rice to China The Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister says he aims to increase exports of Thai rice to China by another 1 million tonnes. — The Thaiger Oct factory output seen falling 4.95% y-o-y Thailand’s annual manufacturing output in October is expected to have dropped at a […]

Thailand morning news for November 26

Thailand morning news for November 26

Thai air pollution crisis spiralling out of control Leading academics say the Thai government is simply not equipped to prevent the air pollution crisis “spinning out of control”. — The Thaiger Health minister says no further delay to Dec 1st ban on farm chemicals Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul reiterated today that there will […]

Thailand morning news for November 25

Thailand morning news for November 25

Govt preps B50bn for stimulus The Finance Ministry will on Tuesday put forward for cabinet consideration a fresh economic stimulus package to inject at least 50 billion baht into the economy in the final quarter of the year to boost full-year economic growth after a poor third quarter. — Bangkok Post Child porn website based […]

30th SEA Games: Asean’s elite athletes abandoned at Manila airport (video)

#SEAGames2019 football coaches raise problems on food, accommodation and practice schedules. @angelmovido reports. #ANCRecap pic.twitter.com/0YAzVHpeQD — ABS-CBN News Channel (@ANCALERTS) November 24, 2019 The 2019 SEA Games are getting off to a less than stellar start with incomplete venues, arrangements for volunteers in disarray, and three national Asean football teams left stranded on arrival at […]

Thailand morning news for November 22

Thailand morning news for November 22

Future Forward sails into heavier storms As many analysts, detractors, opponents and insiders say, the Constitution Court’s Wednesday verdict against Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, stripping him of his MP status, is just the beginning. — Thai PBS News Exports down 4.5% in October Exports dropped by 4.5% year-on-year in October to US$20.8 billion, bringing the contraction in […]

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