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Seminar on Thai economy under new government

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Seminar on Thai economy under new government

Thai Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana has disclosed urgent policies which are to be implemented during the first three months of the new government in Thailand with a focus on economic issues, including taxes which need to be restructured promptly.

Thailand to expand infrastructure investment fund

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Thailand to expand infrastructure investment fund

Expanding the Thailand Future Fund (TFF) and tax reform are two priority policies that will boost development and help to reduce income inequality, Thai Minister of Finance Uttama Savanayana told the Bangkok Post Forum 2019 on August 5.

Thailand’s surging baht hurts exporters

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Thailand’s surging baht hurts exporters

Thailand’s exporters are estimated to lose as much as 500 billion baht (nearly 17 billion USD) worth of income from the strong baht this year, with small-scale entrepreneurs hit the hardest, according to Visit Limlurcha, Vice Chairman of the Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC).

Vietnam to help raise ASEAN position in UN: Thai media

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Vietnam to help raise ASEAN position in UN: Thai media

Vietnam will continue to raise ASEAN's position at the United Nations (UN), particularly after being voted to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for the second time, according to an article published on June 11 by Thailand’s Bangkok Post newspaper.

Thailand promotes solar power production by households

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Thailand promotes solar power production by households

The Energy Ministry of Thailand expects the solar power project for household rooftops to achieve its projection of 15,000 participants by year-end thanks to the popularity of the trend and declining investment costs in the sector, according to local media.

Thailand calls on ASEAN to join in eradicating IUU

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Thailand calls on ASEAN to join in eradicating IUU

As Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2019, Thailand will mae eradicating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing a priority, said Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Prawit Wongsuwon.

Thailand Post improves air mail security

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Thailand Post improves air mail security

Thailand Post allocated 50 million THB (1.57 million USD) to enhance its air mail delivery system and launch a regulated postal authority that screens for unsafe and prohibited items at Suvarnabhumi airport.