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 […]

Thailand morning news for November 21

Thailand morning news for November 21

FFP head faces new legal fight The Constitutional Court’s decision to strip Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of his MP status over his controversial media share-holding on Wednesday has raised the prospect of the Election Commission (EC) pursuing a criminal case against the FFP leader. — Bangkok Post Prime Minister of Thailand orders economic […]

Thailand morning news for November 20

Thailand morning news for November 20

Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam may face severe drought Severe to extreme drought is expected to hit the four lower Mekong River Basin countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam from now until January, threatening agricultural production, experts warned Tuesday. — Bangkok Post 15 killed in north China mine blast A coal mine explosion killed 15 […]

Philippines morning news for November 19

Philippines morning news for November 19

IMF keeps 2019 GDP forecast The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has kept its economic growth forecast for the Philippines at 5.7 percent this year and revised upward the 2020 outlook to 6.3 percent — from 6.2 percent previously — on the back of better government spending and easing of monetary policy. — Manila Times Grab […]

Thailand morning news for November 19

Thailand morning news for November 19

B12bn submarine buy ‘still on’ Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon insists the navy will go ahead with its plan to buy a second Chinese-made submarine amid reports of a possible delay. — Bangkok Post ‘Don’t mention the economy’ Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has urged the public not to discuss Thailand’s economic problems too frequently, […]

Philippines morning news for November 18

Philippines morning news for November 18

Energy dep’t releases draft rules for law that will slash electricity rates THE ENERGY DEPARTMENT has released the draft implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the Murang Kuryente Act, the law that allowed the use of the existing and future government share in the Malampaya gas-to-power project as payment for government debt now shouldered by […]

Thailand morning news for November 18

Thailand morning news for November 18

THAI boss insists big losses ‘normal’ Thai Airways International plc (THAI) and subsidiaries reported a net loss of 4.68 billion baht in the third quarter of this year and a 10.91-billion-baht net loss for the first nine months, THAI president Sumeth Damrongchaitham said on Friday. — Bangkok Post Most people expect PM to address economic […]

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