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Thai Commerce Min. reduces prices of 3,025 items to ease people’s cost of living

(right) Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit, Minister of Commerce.

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Commerce has continuously reduced commodity prices, to help reduce Thai citizens’ cost of living during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce said the commodity price reductions are a form of continuous aid from the ministry, in collaboration with major manufacturers and wholesalers, which the ministry launched on 16th of April.

The price reductions will help to control people’s costs of living during the outbreak.

This 2nd round of price reductions continues to focus mainly on 6 groups of basic necessities, comprising food and drink, frozen food, condiments, daily necessities, sanitary goods and household care products. 72 items have been added to the list, extending it to 3,025 items with up to 68 percent discounts.

The price reductions are available from now until June 30, 2020.

People can find discounted items at 13 retail stores, including Big C, Tesco Lotus, Makro, Foodland, CJ Express, Lawson, CP All, The Mall, Max Value, Tops, Gourmet Market, Home Fresh Mart and Family Mart.(NNT)


Electrical appliances shops reopen in Nan, North Thailand

Electrical Appliances operators, shop staff and customers must wear face masks, and follow health precautionary measures very strictly.

NAN – Disease control authorities in Nan province allow shops of electrical appliances to reopen because the products facilitate every life of people.

Nan governor Worakitti Sritippakorn said Nan’s communicable disease committee made the decision on Tuesday after receiving reopening requests from local department stores, shopping centers and major retail shops. The committee recognized that electrical appliances were necessary facilities for people’s everyday life.

The resolution for the reopening of electrical appliance shops and zones of such products at department stores and shopping centers took effect on April 24.

However, the provincial committee required such shops to daily clean their premises and dispose of waste. Operators, shop staff and customers must wear face masks, have their body temperatures checked and clean their hands with soap, alcohol or disinfectant. Large-scaled shops must provide such hand sanitizer products for use free of charge.

Besides, operators must limit the number of their visiting customers at a time to prevent crowd gatherings, Mr Worakitti said. (TNA)

 


Thai Industries Sentiment Index at 28-Month Low in March

Car production in March decreased by 26 percent year-on-year, most likely to plunge to 1.4 million units, missing its target of 1.9 millionthis year.

BANGKOK - Thai industries sentiment index dropped to a 28-month low in March because of weak demands amid the coronavirus outbreak, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).

FTI Chairman Supant Mongkolsuthree said Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) decreased from 90.2 in February to 88 in March.

The TISI survey also found that manufacturers and companies in 45 sectors were concerned over the effects of Covid-19 in the next three months, creating grim prospect for recovery, he said.

Auto industry was among the hardest hit sectors, Surapong Paisitpatanapong, the FTI’s automotive industry club spokesman, said.

Car production in March decreased by 26 percent year-on-year, down to 146,000 units, he noted.

The FTI expected car production this year to plunge to 1.4 million units, missing its target of 1.9 million. If the crisis dragged on until June, the production could sink further to around 1 million units, Surapong added. 

The FTI's automotive industry club had lowered its projections for car exports and domestic sales earlier this year. (TNA)


Reopening expected for barbers and low risks businesses in Thailand

Dr Kamnuan Ungchusak, COVID-19 advisor to the Public Health Minister.

NONTHABURI- The Public Health Ministry considers reopening some businesses and places that pose low and medium risks of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) transmission such as barbers and hairdressers’ shops, public parks and department stores while entertainment places and boxing stadiums will remain closed.

Dr Kamnuan Ungchusak, COVID-19 advisor to the public health minister, said Deputy Prime Minister/Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul discussed the possibility of easing disease control measures with doctors from institutions. The meeting agreed to relax restrictions to restore everyday life of people and businesses.

Despite relaxation, officials would continue to screen people arriving from other countries and they would be quarantined for 14 days. Besides, COVID-19 case finding would continue in crowded areas and serious laboratory tests for COVID-19 would go on, he said.

Dr Kamnuan said people should continue to wear face masks, keep distance from one another, and refrain from gatherings to curb the number of new COVID-19 patients.

Businesses would be allowed to resume as about 7-10 million people were jobless. However, service stoppage would remain with entertainment places including pubs, bars, karaoke shops, massage parlours and boxing stadiums where people would shout. Those places proved to spread the disease, he said.

According to Dr Kamnuan, the reopening will start early next month in 32 provinces where the disease did not spread in the past two weeks. They are Nan, Kamphaeng Phet, Phichit, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Chai Nat, Bung Kan, Trat, Ranong, Chanthaburi, Phetchabun, Phrae, MahaSarakam, Mukdahan, Yasothn, Roi Et, Sukhothai, Uthai Thani, Kalasin, Chaiyaphum, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Phanom, Phangnga, Sakhon Nakhon, Satun, Nong Bua Lam Phu, Amnat Charoen, Udon Thani, Phitsanulok, Mae Hong Son, Lop Buri and Saraburi.

The relaxation would follow in 38 other provinces mid next month. They are Chachoengsao, Pathum Thani, Chiang Mai, Narathiwat, Krabi, Kanchanaburi, KhonKaen, Chumphon, Chiang Rai, Trang, Tak, Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Nakhon Sawan, Buri Ram, Prachuap Khiri Khan, PrachinBuri, Ayutthaya, Phayao, Phatthalung, Phetchaburi, Rayong, Ratchaburi, Lampang, Lamphun, Loei, Si Sa Ket, Songkhla, Samut Songkhram, Samut Sakhon, Sa Kaeo, SuphanBuri, Surat Thani, Surin, Nong Khai, Uttaradit and UbonRatchathani.

Bangkok and six other provinces will be the last group because the disease is spreading there. Reopening in the provinces could happen in early June if new infections stopped, Dr Kamnuan said. Apart from Bangkok, the provinces are Chon Buri, Nonthaburi, Phuket, Samut Prakan, Pattani and Yala.

“Reopening must be careful to prevent the second and third rounds of spreading,” Dr Kamnuan said.

Public parks could reopen first but visitors would not be allowed to exercise in groups or gather. Schools might reopen in July but those with air-conditioned classrooms would set desks apart from one another, he said.

Tables would be located apart from one another at restaurants. Customers would not be allowed to wait at barbers and hairdressers’ shops but would make appointments in advance. Department stores would limit the number of visitors at a time and refrain from promotional campaigns, he said.

Dr Kamnuan also said future lockdowns would be specific instead of across the board. (TNA)

 


Thai PM assures lockdown relaxation to let people make a living

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha wants the Public Health Ministry to consider relaxing some disease control measures to let people make their livings.

BANGKOK- Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the Public Health Ministry to consider relaxing some disease control measures to let people make their livings as long as some necessary measures including social distancing remain in effect.

Gen Prayut made the order during a meeting of the government’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration. He assigned the Public Health Ministry to consider statistics and see if and where some earlier suspended activities could resume. Necessary disease control measures would remain there and relevant organizations would consider the extents of retained measures, he said.

The prime minister stressed that social distancing would have to continue and working from home would also remain but could be adjusted to suit present circumstances. He ordered officials to seriously look for infected people in risk groups including vendors.

For returnees, Gen Prayut ordered Thai embassies and consulates-general to explain that they would have to be quarantined. He said screenings at airports should be quick but safe and the number of returnees through the southern border was limited at 350 a day.

The government would simultaneously implement economic solutions and apply big data to work them out, he said. (TNA)


Free calls offered to mobile users amid Covid-19 crisis in Thailand

NBTC announces after negotiations with the mobile services operators that they agreed to offer 100 minutes of calls for 45 days to the users for free.

BANGKOK– Mobile operators agree to give 100 minutes of free calls to users, starting on May1 to relieve their customers’ financial burden and support the government’s social distancing and stay-at-home measures.

The Digital Economy and Society, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) and five telecom operators – AWN Advanced Wireless Network Company Limited, DTAC, True Move, TOT and CAT Telecom told a press briefing on the newly-issued measure to relieve burden on mobile uses during the Covid-19 crisis.

NBTC secretary-general, Thakorn Tanthasit said after negotiations in three meetings, they agree to offer 100 minutes of calls for 45 days to mobile users.

Each eligible individual can receive a relief package from each telecom operator. 

It is estimated that users of 50 million numbers will register for the free service. The registration can be submitted by pressing * 170 * followed by id card number (13 digits) #call from May 1-15. (TNA) 

 


Deputy Transport Min visits THAI cargo and catering

HAI Catering Department will become a company that flexibly serves growing demand. With quality control, it will use domestic agricultural produce and equipment, says Mr. Thaworn Senneam, Deputy Transport Minister (center).

Mr. Thaworn Senneam, Deputy Transport Minister, and Mr. Jua Ratchasri, Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Mr. Peraphon Thawornsupacharoen, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Pol. Lt. Gen. Chanthep Sesavej, Working Team Attached to the Deputy Transport Minister, and entourage visited Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI)’s Cargo & Mail Commercial Department and Catering Department to provide policies.

Mr. Wiwat Piyawiroj, THAI Executive Vice President, Commercial, and Acting Executive Vice President, Aviation Business Unit, Sqn. Ldr. Soradej Namruangsri, THAI Executive Vice President, Operations, and Sqn. Ldr. Anirute Sangrit, THAI Mission Commander, Flight Operations Department, were present. Mr. Suvadhana  Sibunruang, THAI Vice President, Aviation Business Unit, and Acting Managing Director, Cargo & Mail Commercial, and Mrs. Varangkana Luerojvong, THAI Managing Director, Catering, presented a report on THAI’s significant projects and operational results.

Mr. Thaworn Senneam, Deputy Transport Minister, provided policies to the THAI Cargo & Mail Commercial Department and THAI Catering Department, stating that in a volatile global economy, THAI should rely on employees and external partners to improve the ticketing and reservation system, promotions, and marketing. He also placed emphasis on delivery of agricultural produce to assist farmers and fly stranded Thais home following the COVID-19 outbreak. THAI Cargo has prepared a network expansion plan for the increasing demand for agricultural produce delivery.

THAI Catering Department will become a company that flexibly serves growing demand. With quality control, it will use domestic agricultural produce and equipment.

Mr. Suvadhana  Sibunruang, THAI Vice President, Aviation Business Unit, and Acting Managing Director, Cargo & Mail Commercial Department, said that the department is serving over 60 customer airlines following the Government policy to increase import and export goods during temporary flight suspension. Also, it operated 16 chartered flights per week to destinations such as Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, and Chengdu to generate revenue.

Mrs. Varangkana Luerojvong, THAI Managing Director, Catering Department, said that the department produces inflight meals for THAI and customer airlines, bakery and ready meals at the THAI Catering Department, Don Mueang Airport for over 40 Puff&Pie branches in Bangkok and its vicinity, delivered via LINE MAN, and soon through other food delivery applications. It is increasing the menu to serve customers following the Government policy requesting Thais to stay home, with online sales points at Puff&Pie branches such as Rakkhuntaofah Building, THAI Headquarters, and Chulalongkorn Hospital. For information and promotions, visit Facebook page: Thai Catering. (Thaiairways.com)

 


Thai hospital uses computed tomography chest scan to detect COVID-19

The Digital Economy and Society Minister, Buddhipongse Punnakanta.

Thai Digital Economy Min, private firm offer AI-powered CT chest scan

BANGKOK-The Ministry of a Digital Economy and Society and a private firm have provided an artificial intelligence (AI) imaging solution that uses a computed tomography (CT) chest scan to detect the presence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to Siriraj Hospital.

The Digital Economy and Society Minister, Buddhipongse Punnakanta, said today his ministry and Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Company Limited had presented the CT chest scan for detection of COVID-19 to Siriraj Hospital. The medical equipment is an effective tool in detecting and analyzing diseases, and uses the fifth generation (5G) of wireless communications technology. As the current situation remains uncertain, the equipment will support the work of health care providers.

With the AI-powered CT chest scan, physicians can look for ground-glass opacities (GGOs) with or without consolidations of the lungs. The equipment will provide analytical data within two minutes and can precisely evaluate the severity of the infection. It uses information and images from some 4,000 COVID-19 patients’ lungs in China for comparison. The equipment’s diagnostic accuracy is 96 percent, and it greatly decreases the risk of medical personnel coming into contact with infected patients.

The Dean of Mahidol University’s Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Prof. Dr. Prasit Watanapa, said today that CT scanning is one of the best ways to diagnose and treat COVID-19 patients, but it has to be conducted and analyzed many times. With the AI imaging solution, it will improve the accuracy of the diagnosis and expedite the process to 25 seconds per case. This will help ease the burden on medical staff. The 5G technology will increase the efficiency of health care providers. They will be able to respond faster, follow up on the patients and collect more information. It will also improve the allocation of medical resources. (NNT)


Cancelled 2,500 flights a day costs Aeronautical Radio of Thailand 4.2 billion baht at loss

AEROTHAI’s daily expense amounted to about 25 million baht a day or 750 million baht a month. In the 2020 fiscal year, the organization expected to suffer a loss of about 4.2 billion baht.

BANGKOK- The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cuts the daily revenue of Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Co (AEROTHAI) from 35 million baht to zero and the organization expected a loss of 4.2 billion baht in the 2020 fiscal year.

AEROTHAI president Somnuk Rongthong said that normally AEROTHAI collected traffic control fees worth about 35 million baht from about 2,500 flights a day.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he said, it served 263 flights a day and should generate the daily revenue of about 3.1 million baht. However, COVID-19-affectd airlines did not pay the fee and also sought moratoriums and exemption of overdue payment fines. As a result, AEROTHAI did not have daily revenue, Mr Somnuk said.

The civil aviation board ordered AEROTHAI to halve its fee for domestic airlines and cut it by 20% for international airlines. However, airlines refused to pay it, he said.

AEROTHAI’s daily expense amounted to about 25 million baht a day or 750 million baht a month. In the 2020 fiscal year, the organization expected to suffer a loss of about 4.2 billion baht, he said.

To cope, it suspended the recruitment of new staff, cut unnecessary spending and reduced the remunerations of its executives by 30-50%. The measures should decrease its cost by 1.48 billion baht in fiscal 2020, Mr Somnuk said. (TNA)


Thai Cabinet approves 1.9-trillion-baht economic stimulus package

 Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

BANGKOK - The Thai Cabinet approves a 1.9 trillion-baht economic stimulus package to ease the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting on Tuesday to consider phase 3 of stimulus measures to cope with the coronavirus outbreak.

The main part of the package is a decree allowing the government to borrow 1 trillion baht to fund public health improvement efforts and stimulate the economy. 

Other two decrees pave the way for the Bank of Thailand to provide 900 billion baht in soft loans and acquire corporate bonds.

Cabinet ministers also agreed to adjust budget allocations to best suit the current state of the economy and alleviate the Covid-19 impacts.  Each ministry plans to propose more budgets to fight the pandemic and cutback budgets that previously allocated for other areas.

The Ministry of Finance has proposed a tax exemption for imported equipment that will be used for Covid-19 prevention or diagnosis.

As of Tuesday, Thailand records 38 new coronavirus cases, totaling 2,258, and 27 deaths. (TNA) 


Thai exports to fall over 8 %, on-line trade & oil prices positive

Exports & shipments to contract by 8 percent as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

BANGKOK- A Thai shippers’ group expects exports to fall by more than 8 percent this year as an impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Chairwoman of the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) Ghanyapad Tantipipatpong said the council forecasts shipments to contract by 8 percent as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on exports became more evident.

Ghanyapad said the TNSC proposed that the government introduce further aid measures for shippers and business operators such as low-interest loans, credit repayment extension and suspension of debt payments.

Amid Covid-19 crisis, the TNSC viewed growing trade via online platform, baht depreciation and lower oil prices as positive factors, she said. (TNA)


Thailand’s customs offices remain opened nationwide

Further information can be inquired at Customs Hotline 1164 or the Customs Care Center (call: 02-667-6656, or website: ccc.customs.go.th).

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, during which several provinces have been locked down and temporarily ban traveling in and out of individuals, vehicles, and goods at permanent crossing points, border trade service centers, and other channels along the border areas, the Customs Department would like to inform that transport, import and export of goods through the border nationwide can be done as normal in accordance with related laws and regulations, and the regulations set by respective provinces.
(thaigov.go.th)


Supermarkets in Thailand asked to drop palm oil price by 2 baht

Palm oil on shelves is two baht too high. Its price is being readjusted by the Commerce Ministry to lower the cost of living of the people during the curfew period in Thailand.

BANGKOK- The Ministry of Commerce has asked retailers and shops to reduce the price of bottled palm oil from 42 to 40 baht per bottle, following a decrease in crude palm oil pricing, to below 30 baht per kilogram.

The Ministry of Commerce’s Spokesman Supapat Ongsangkoon, disclosed today that the Department of Internal Trade has asked for cooperation from retailers, shopping malls, and local shops to reduce the price of bottled palm oil from 42 baht down to 40 baht.

This pricing adjustment is aimed at reflecting reduced costs, following the decline of crude palm oil price which is now below 30 baht per kilogram.

On the issue of chicken egg shortages, the Ministry of Commerce has reported the situation is starting to resolve itself, with expectations now that the supply of eggs will reach a normal level by next week.

The Commerce Ministry has mobilized officials to survey the logistics of chicken egg distribution from farms. They have reported that with more eggs entering the distribution system and for sale in shops, that supply should soon be ample.

The officials have arrested persons found selling overpriced eggs in the past two days, setting an example for sellers to maintain reasonable prices and display the sale price. (NNT)


Thai government mulls phase-3 of Coronavirus relief package

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha discusses urgent relief measures with his cabinet to ease the domino-effect from the coronavirus outbreak.

BANGKOK - The Thai government is mulling phase-3 of Covid-19 relief package to support individuals, small-and-medium enterprises, grass-root economies and financial institutions.

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha chaired a special cabinet meeting on Friday to consider relief measures which had been proposed by the Finance Ministry to ease the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

According to the Finance Ministry, the latest package is aimed at supporting the four groups by providing them more liquidity and incentives.

The Cabinet ministers discussed sources of the funding which is expected to be acquired under an executive decree.  Government sources say it plans to borrow an estimated THB200 billion to implement stimulus measures.

Earlier last month, the government offered the phase 1 of relief package with soft loans worth THB150 billion business operators.  The second phase saw cash handouts to informal employees and self-employed workers who are not covered by the social security scheme. (TNA)

 


Thailand’s Treasury Dept. releases new coins to curb coronavirus

 

The Treasury Department releases 31 billion coins in the country thatare enough for local use. 

PATHUM THANI - The Treasury Department is releasing new coins in the country and collecting old ones for cleanups to help contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Visiting the Rangsit Mint, Yuttana Yimgarund, director-general of the department, said the department focused on releasing new coins for public confidence amid concerns on the virus pandemic.

He said that COVID-19 stayed with old coins for 5-7 days and with banknotes for 9 days. The department collected old coins and banknotes and completely sanitized them with ultraviolet light at 200 degrees Celsius.“After receiving coins from customers, vendors can simply wash them with detergent and dry them in sunlight or clean them with alcohol… Besides, people can make payments through online channels and money transfers,” Mr Yuttana said.

The Treasury Department was releasing 31 billion coins in the country and they were enough for local use, he said. (TNA)

The department collects old coins and banknotes and completely sanitize them with ultraviolet light at 200 degrees Celsius.


Bangkok closes all food shops after midnight on coronavirus

Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang said shops including convenience stores, food shops, restaurants and street food carts must be closed midnight to 5 A.M.

BANGKOK – Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) orders all food shops and convenience stores to close between midnight and 5 A.M, effective Wednesday.

Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang said after the meeting with the Bangkok Communicable Disease Committee that those shops included convenience stores, food shops, restaurants and street food carts.

The BMA will work with the Metropolitan Police to set up checkpoints to prevent violations.

Now, these food operators remain opened for food deliveries and takeaways only. Eating in restaurants and food shops are banned to keep social distancing.

The BMA does not impose a nighttime curfew in the capital but asks for cooperation from people to stay home.

Governors of Nonthaburi and Samut Prakan, Bangkok’s surrounding provinces have imposed nighttime curfews to contain the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak.

The governor said rent relief would be issued to help sellers at markets, shut down due to the Covid-19 situation.

The markets under its supervision to waive rent fee for all traders from March until the situation eases.

The rent relief was also forwarded to the State Railway of Thailand to waive rent for sellers at the Chutuchak weekend market for nine months. (TNA)


Thailand push online trade for fishermen

The online service will be expanded to all provinces as soon as possible to help farmers who suffer from export bans - the Fisheries Department.

BANGKOK - The Fisheries Department has introduced online trade in aquatic animals to help the fishermen who are affected by export bans and the government’s campaign for people to stay home due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Banjong Jumnong Sittham, deputy director-general of the department, said the online trade started at the https://coastalaqua.fisheries.go.th/preorder/public website of the Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Bureau.

People already bought export-standard black tiger shrimps from Phang-nga province and premium Asian sea bass from Chachoengsao and the lots from the online trade would be delivered for the first time at the Fisheries Department in Bang Khen district, Bangkok, on April 2, he said.

“The online trade helps the farmers who suffer from export bans and consumers will relieve their concerns about possible food shortages,” Mr Banjong said.

According to him, buyers must place their orders at least 15 days in advance and make online payments first. Deliveries are set monthly at the department. The online service will be expanded to all provinces as soon as possible.

“We are working out more measures to help affected growers of aquatic animals,” Mr Banjong said. (TNA)


Thailand’s egg shortage to ease in aweek, ‘Egg2Home’ campaign launched

We will have enough eggs for everyone in a few days, says the Minister.

BANGKOK - Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on is confident ample supplies of eggs will be seen in the market next week, while asking people not to hoard fresh food.

He said his ministry worked with the Commerce Ministry to solve the egg shortage and higher retail prices of chicken eggs.

The Department of Livestock Development has temporarily suspended issuing certification for egg exporters and the Commerce Ministry has extended the ban on egg exports for another 30 days.

If the panic buying eases, the shortage of egg supplies will abate within next week.

The authorities are balancing domestic demand and supply to keep the egg prices stable.  

He warned people not to stockpile fresh food, which spoils easily. The agriculture ministry is working on improvement of the whole system of supply chain management including quality control in the production process and faster transportation. 

To prevent the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak, the ministry supported farmers to sell their farm products online for easy orders and quick delivery to consumers.   

Konjanart Sornmayura, Chief Executive Officer of Kasenchaifarm Group Co., Ltd., the major egg producer said that his company launched the Egg2Home campaign to receive orders from consumers via Facebook - KCF Distribution and Line application @Egg2Home.

The orders can be placed 24 hours and will be delivered to customers at home. Each box, consisting five packs of eggs costs 685 baht or 137 baht a pack on average. (TNA)


HEADLINES [click on headline to view story] : 

Thai Commerce Min. reduces prices of 3,025 items to ease people’s cost of living


Electrical appliances shops reopen in Nan, North Thailand


Thai Industries Sentiment Index at 28-Month Low in March


Reopening expected for barbers and low risks businesses in Thailand

Thai PM assures lockdown relaxation to let people make a living

Free calls offered to mobile users amid Covid-19 crisis in Thailand


Deputy Transport Min visits THAI cargo and catering


Thai hospital uses computed tomography chest scan to detect COVID-19


Cancelled 2,500 flights a day costs Aeronautical Radio of Thailand 4.2 billion baht at loss


Thai Cabinet approves 1.9-trillion-baht economic stimulus package

Thai exports to fall over 8 %, on-line trade & oil prices positive


Thailand’s customs offices remain opened nationwide


Supermarkets in Thailand asked to drop palm oil price by 2 baht

Thai government mulls phase-3 of Coronavirus relief package


Thailand’s Treasury Dept.releases new coins to curb coronavirus

Bangkok closes all food shops after midnight on coronavirus

Thailand push online trade for fishermen


Thailand’s egg shortage to ease in aweek, ‘Egg2Home’ campaign launched