Thailand morning news for May 3

Thailand morning news for May 3

Chiang Mai tops list of most polluted cities Chiang Mai returned as the world’s most polluted city again around noon yesterday after the government’s ban on open burning came to an end on Tuesday. — Bangkok Post Royal Coronation – Schedule of events The Coronation of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun will run over three […]

Thailand morning news for May 2

Thailand morning news for May 2

Thailand’s king appoints his consort as queen Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will have his official coronation on Saturday, has appointed his consort as the country’s queen. — AP Future Forward repeats demand for poll re-run in Nakhon Pathom Refusing to accept defeat in Nakhon Pathom’s confused Constituency One election, allegedly caused by vote count […]

Thailand morning news for May 1

Thailand morning news for May 1

Thai private sector lowers 2019 export growth projection to 2.1% The Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade have reduced Thailand’s 2019 export growth projection from 3.1% to 2.1% citing several unfavorable external factors. — Thai PBS News March exports drop 4.2% y-o-y, trade surplus narrows Thailand’s current account surplus was $6.08 billion in […]

Thailand morning news for April 30

Thailand morning news for April  30

Chiang Mai hoteliers damaged by air pollution After suffering from haze blanketing several provinces in the North the past several months, hotel operators in Chiang Mai think it’s unlikely their business will recover over the next few months. — Bangkok Post April inflation, March factory output expected to fall Thailand’s annual headline inflation rate in […]

Thailand morning news for April 29

Thailand morning news for April  29

Maha Sarakham districts have no water at all, Phuket gets first decent rain for the year Tap water has run completely dry in six villages in a Maha Sarakham district, right in the middle of Thailand’s north-east Isaan region, in what’s been described as the worst drought in 40 years. — The Thaiger Interest doubles […]

Thailand morning news for April 26

Thailand morning news for April  26

Drought prevails nationwide Drought has hit nearly all regions of the country, including the North, Northeast and South. Agencies have scrambled to distribute water to villagers to relieve the suffering. — NNT Thailand’s economy is headed for new recession The key difference between a politician and an economist is that a politician establishes a goal, […]

Thailand morning news for April 25

Thailand morning news for April  25

World Bank puts Thailand’s 2019 GDP growth at 3.8 percent The World Bank has cut Thailand’s growth rate projection this year to 3.8% from 3.9% compared to last year’s 4.1% GDP due to export growth slowing to 5.7% from last… — Thai PBS News Thailand says ‘making progress’ with high-speed Thai-Chinese railway Thailand’s government said […]

Power cuts unlikely to stunt Cambodia’s growth… just yet *updated

Power cuts unlikely to stunt Cambodia’s growth… just yet *updated

The Asean Development Bank (ADB) recently forecast Cambodia’s economy to grow by 7 per cent this year and ease slightly to 6.8 per cent in 2020. While the bright forecast would ordinarily be good news, it is likely to only worsen a massive power shortage gripping the country. Said to total some 400 megawatts (MW), […]

Thailand morning news for April 24

Thailand morning news for April  24

Phuket faces water shortage which may become critical in May if there are no rains Thailand’s popular tourist destination of Phuket is now experiencing water shortage, with water in the province’s three reservoirs just enough for the production of tap water until May and the… — Thai PBS News Thaksin given 3-year imprisonment for Exim […]

Thailand morning news for April 23

Thailand morning news for April  23

Hopewell Holding wins final court battle over controversial project The Thai Ministry of Transport and the State Railway of Thailand have been dealt a devastating blow as the Supreme Administrative Court today overturned the Administrative Court’s verdict and ordered… — Thai PBS News EC expected to rule on Thanathorn’s fate on Tuesday The Election Commission […]

Thailand morning news for April 22

Thailand morning news for April  22

Pheu Thai ready to form government after official poll results announced The Pheu Thai party is ready to form a coalition government with its six allies once the Election Commission has announced the official results of the March-24 general election, said party secretary-general Phumtham Wechayachai today. — Thai PBS News Thailand to ban three kinds […]

Thailand morning news for April 19

Thailand morning news for April  19

After Songkran, Phuket water reductions continue to stretch reserves until rains return After 270,000 litres of water being used over the Songkran holidays, Phuket’s three main reservoirs are left with 2.82 million cubic metres (m3) of water, which the island’s Irrigation Office chief is adamant will be enough to see residents through until the annual […]

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