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  • Thailand to investigate disappearance of Vietnamese asylum-seeker
  • Al-Araibi imprisonment: Australia cancels Thailand training camp
  • Thailand Board of Investment Helps Promote Medical Robotics
  • Thaksin-Linked Party Is Talk of Thailand on Prime Minister Rumor
  • Consecutive exercises in Thailand kick off new twist for Army's ...

    Finance


  • Thailand Auto Finance Credit Disbursed is Expected to Reach over ...
  • Thailand's Finance Ministry Grants Licenses to Three Crypto ...
  • There's no stopping Thailand's baht
  • Bank of Thailand keeps rate on hold
  • Stock Exchange of Thailand Seeks Approval for Security Token ...

    Celebrities


  • Drace Race Thailand Winner To Run For Congress
  • Best eats on the street
  • Amanda du-Pont and fiancé Shawn Rodriques on baecation in ...
  • Elsa Pataky on life in Australia with Chris Hemsworth and their three ...
  • How Thai food took over America

    Culture


  • Culture Ministry gears up for Thailand 4.0 with 'M-Culture Big Data'
  • Thailand declares 2019 Year of ASEAN Culture
  • Prayut launches 'Asean Cultural Year' with Thailand at helm
  • [Herald Interview] Netmarble eyes growing business in Thailand
  • In Thailand and loving it

    Criminal


  • Pressure builds on Thailand to release footballer
  • Thailand Criminal Court to hear Bahrain extradition request for ...
  • Thailand blames Australia for arrest of refugee Bahraini footballer
  • Hakeem al-Araibi faces further 60 days in Thai jail after extradition ...

    Religion


  • UN says Saudi woman in Thailand is refugee, refers her to Australia ...
  • Thai government to protect Buddhist monks under attack
  • Rahaf al-Qunun: Unpicking the tweets that may have saved her life
  • China's disdain for religious freedoms
  • Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada

    Politics


  • Al-Araibi imprisonment: Australia cancels Thailand training camp
  • Stocks tipped to rise on MSCI rejig
  • Nissan shares its vision for electrification in Thailand
  • Tyson Foods to acquire BRF poultry operations in Thailand, Europe
  • 'We are hero': Thai election hopefuls give themselves a Hollywood ...
  • John Coates lends AOC weight to Hakeem al-Araibi fight
  • Thai PM Prayut, Bangkok governor to face court over air pollution
  • Thaksin-Linked Party Is Talk of Thailand on Prime Minister Rumor
  • Thai PM Prayut, Bangkok governor to face court over air pollution
  • Shackled Bahraini footballer in Thailand 'upsetting': Australia Prime ...
  • Key Thai Political Parties Select Prime Minister Candidates
  • Thaksin-Linked Party Is Talk of Thailand on Prime Minister Rumor
  • Thai PM Prayut, Bangkok governor to face court over air pollution
  • Shackled Bahraini footballer in Thailand 'upsetting': Australia Prime ...
  • Key Thai Political Parties Select Prime Minister Candidates

  • Thailand's growth in 2019 likely to ease; central bank leaves key ...
  • World Bank trims Thailand 2019 GDP growth to 3.8%
  • Bank of Thailand Keeps Key Rate on Hold as Inflation Dives
  • Economists warn that strong baht stifling Thai economic growth and ...
  • 'Election a key factor' in 2019 growth
  • FPO expects 4% economic growth in 2019
  • Southeast Asia's internet needs a light touch
  • Stocks tipped to rise on MSCI rejig
  • Why Thailand Shines as a Chinese Investment Destination
  • Thailand Mobile Travel Booking Market Size & Forecast, Retail ...
  • BOSA Launches Thailand-Based MRO Joint Venture
  • Thai real estate firms recast their future in property technology
  • Stocks tipped to rise on MSCI rejig
  • Economists warn that strong baht stifling Thai economic growth and ...
  • Thai investment view undimmed by strains of world economic tensions
  • Horizon Announces 10 Years Of Success In Thailand
  • Thailand TNE potential “strong”, as country bids to become ...
  • Think Taco Bell Is Spicy? An Even Hotter Version Is Coming to ...
  • Southeast Asian auto sales climb 6% to new heights in 2018
  • Thailand in need of 'Energy 4.0'
  • Debate over creation of new districts ahead of elections
  • Thailand just can't quit populism
  • Vietnamese blogger has vanishes in Thailand – Radio Free Asia
  • Thai shippers fear exports may not grow this year
  • Thai Dec exports unexpectedly fall 1.72% yoy
  • Economists warn that strong baht stifling Thai economic growth and ...
  • Stocks tipped to rise on MSCI rejig
  • World-Beating Baht Adds to Thai Challenges as Exports Fall
  • Experts call for more trade within Asean to offset US-China trade war
  • Thailand joins contraction club of Asian exporters
  • 'Overshooting' baht raises fears of Thailand's sluggish growth ...
  • Thai Airways losses narrow on asset sales, eyes maintenance ...
  • Thai Vietjet plans to add 10 jets to its fleet per year - parent exec
  • Thai junta boosts spending on defense, education in draft budget
  • PDMO PLANS BT1.12 TN IN LOANS THIS YEAR
  • The Truth About Thailand's 2017 Defense Budget 'Hike'
  • Thailand's budget 2013: Where will the money go?
  • Why Are Asia's Planes Crashing All Over?
  • Thai stewardesses score sexy parody of 'Toxic' (VIDEO)
  • 'Here's some fruit: now pay up,' say Thai debt collectors
  • Extortion and abuse: Myanmar workers arrive debt-laden in Thailand
  • India Sees Worst Foreign Fund Outflow Among Emerging Asian Peers
  • Household debt rising across Southeast Asia
  • Thailand's corporate bond issuers hope for perpetual motion
  • Election wild card for credit rating
  • Foreign investment in Thai bonds hit record; baht near 3-1/2 yr high
  • Laos offers dam bonds
  • How does Thai public debt compare to other countries?

    Thailand Leaders


    President


  • Al-Araibi imprisonment: Australia cancels Thailand training camp
  • Nissan shares its vision for electrification in Thailand
  • John Coates lends AOC weight to Hakeem al-Araibi fight

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Order in the House, Mr Speaker
  • Even if Thailand Votes, No Parliament Awaits New Lawmakers
  • Mon State MPs Condemn the Arrest of Civilians with Thai Currency ...

    Prime Minister


  • Thaksin-Linked Party Is Talk of Thailand on Prime Minister Rumor
  • Shackled Bahraini footballer in Thailand 'upsetting': Australia Prime ...
  • Thai PM Prayut, Bangkok governor to face court over air pollution

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Shackled Bahraini footballer in Thailand 'upsetting': Australia Prime ...
  • A royal rumour upends Thai politics
  • Australia's PM 'disturbed' to see Bahrain footballer in shackles in ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Thai PM Prayut, Bangkok governor to face court over air pollution
  • Thaksin-linked party is talk of Thailand on premier rumour
  • Thai PM, Bangkok chief hauled to court over air pollution crisis

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Fervid candidates turn Thai election registration into carnival
  • Wan Azizah arrives in Bangkok for two-day Thailand visit
  • Thailand's 'Or Tor Kor' impressive: Salahuddin

    Minister of Culture


  • Prayut launches 'Asean Cultural Year' with Thailand at helm
  • Children's Day 2019 to promote Thai art, culture
  • Thailand declares 2019 Year of ASEAN Culture

    Minister of Defense


  • Defense Minister Visit Puts Vietnam-Thailand Military Ties into Focus
  • Thailand-Czech Republic Defense Ties in the Headlines With First ...
  • Bahrain soccer player detained in Thailand to spend another two ...

    Minister of Education


  • Toxic air forces Thai officials to close Bangkok schools for rest of week
  • Thailand weather: Is it safe to travel to Bangkok during toxic smog ...
  • Thailand TNE potential “strong”, as country bids to become ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Thailand in need of 'Energy 4.0'
  • Energy Leaders Meet To Discuss Key Issues Of 2019 In Abu Dhabi
  • Ministry targets factories

    Minister of Finance


  • Bank of Thailand Keeps Key Rate on Hold as Inflation Dives
  • Thailand wants rich seniors to help the neediest
  • Finance Ministry weighs costs, benefits of bank merger

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Thailand officials lay blame for Hakeem al-Araibi's arrest on ...
  • Australia denies issuing Interpol red notice against refugee ...
  • Thai PM: Thailand to work closely with Bangladesh

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Thai Interior Affairs ministry confirms memo 'halting election ...
  • Australian PM asks Thailand to free detained soccer player
  • Bahrain soccer player detained in Thailand pleads for help

    Minister of Justice


  • Hakeem al-Araibi: Thailand blames Australia for refugee footballer's ...
  • Australia pressures Thailand over refugee
  • Australian PM asks Thailand to free detained soccer player

    Minister of Health


  • Thai PM Prayut, Bangkok governor to face court over air pollution
  • Bangkok pollution is so bad people are 'sneezing blood'
  • Toxic air forces Thai officials to close Bangkok schools for rest of week

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Internet service for all Thai villages by end of this year, says minister
  • Saifuddin off to Thailand tomorrow for Asean Foreign Ministers' Retreat
  • Thai pro-junta party invites Prayuth to run as premier

    Minister of Sports


  • Thailand: Soccer player must go through extradition hearings
  • Wife of detained refugee soccer player appeals to Thai PM
  • Sports Snippets

    Director of State Security Service


  • 18 Cambodians to be Expelled After Arrests in Thai Deep South
  • DARE: CBP Apologized after an Agent Questioned a Buzzfeed ...
  • China Denies Secret Approach to Jailed Bookseller's Daughter

    Chairman National Bank


  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 29
  • Thai Immigration clamps down on requirements for Retirement visas
  • Belarus' Largest Bank Considers Setting up Crypto Exchange, Says ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • A prime minister who modernised Thailand, a diplomat who broke ...
  • Rai to Represent Nepal as Permanent Representative to New York
  • Thailand's war on drugs targets meth from Myanmar

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Thailand hosts memorial service for Dusit victims
  • Southern Thai rebels suspend KL peace talks
  • PM, Bangkok Governor and environment board summoned to court ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Meghalaya Rat-hole Miners' Rescue Operation: All Eyes On SC Now
  • Just 19 countries would accept transgender soldiers if Trump's ban ...
  • Cambodia denies having issued passport to former Thai PM ...

    Opposition


  • Thaksin-Linked Party Is Talk of Thailand on Prime Minister Rumor
  • Talk of Thaksin-linked party's shock PM candidate stirs Thailand
  • Key Thai Political Parties Select Prime Minister Candidates

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • World Bank trims Thailand 2019 GDP growth to 3.8%
  • Thailand's growth in 2019 likely to ease; central bank leaves key ...
  • Fast Asia Open: China GDP, Thailand trade data
  • Thailand: Manufacturing Supports 4Q18 GDP Growth Pick-Up
  • Philippines falls ahead of GDP data, Thailand gains
  • World Bank says domestic demand can cushion Thai GDP growth
  • Thailand: Manufacturing supports 4Q growth pick-up
  • Firms confident about 2019 GDP
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    Investment

  • Why Thailand Shines as a Chinese Investment Destination
  • Thailand Mobile Travel Booking Market Size & Forecast, Retail ...
  • BOSA Launches Thailand-Based MRO Joint Venture
  • Thai real estate firms recast their future in property technology
  • Stocks tipped to rise on MSCI rejig
  • Economists warn that strong baht stifling Thai economic growth and ...
  • Thai investment view undimmed by strains of world economic tensions
  • Horizon Announces 10 Years Of Success In Thailand
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    Demographics

  • Thailand TNE potential “strong”, as country bids to become ...
  • Think Taco Bell Is Spicy? An Even Hotter Version Is Coming to ...
  • Southeast Asian auto sales climb 6% to new heights in 2018
  • Thailand in need of 'Energy 4.0'
  • Debate over creation of new districts ahead of elections
  • Thailand just can't quit populism
  • Vietnamese blogger has vanishes in Thailand – Radio Free Asia
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    Export/Import

  • Thai shippers fear exports may not grow this year
  • Thai Dec exports unexpectedly fall 1.72% yoy
  • Economists warn that strong baht stifling Thai economic growth and ...
  • Stocks tipped to rise on MSCI rejig
  • World-Beating Baht Adds to Thai Challenges as Exports Fall
  • Experts call for more trade within Asean to offset US-China trade war
  • Thailand joins contraction club of Asian exporters
  • 'Overshooting' baht raises fears of Thailand's sluggish growth ...
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    Public Spending

  • Thai Airways losses narrow on asset sales, eyes maintenance ...
  • Thai Vietjet plans to add 10 jets to its fleet per year - parent exec
  • Thai junta boosts spending on defense, education in draft budget
  • PDMO PLANS BT1.12 TN IN LOANS THIS YEAR
  • The Truth About Thailand's 2017 Defense Budget 'Hike'
  • Thailand's budget 2013: Where will the money go?
  • Why Are Asia's Planes Crashing All Over?
  • Thai stewardesses score sexy parody of 'Toxic' (VIDEO)
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    Public Debt

  • 'Here's some fruit: now pay up,' say Thai debt collectors
  • Extortion and abuse: Myanmar workers arrive debt-laden in Thailand
  • India Sees Worst Foreign Fund Outflow Among Emerging Asian Peers
  • Household debt rising across Southeast Asia
  • Thailand's corporate bond issuers hope for perpetual motion
  • Election wild card for credit rating
  • Foreign investment in Thai bonds hit record; baht near 3-1/2 yr high
  • Laos offers dam bonds
  • How does Thai public debt compare to other countries?
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-05-31THIndustrial Production YoY APR2.62%4.18%01
    2018-05-31THPrivate Consumption MoM APR0.20%0.60%01
    2018-05-31THCurrent Account APR$5.75B4908.8101
    2018-05-31THRetail Sales YoY MAR10.49%01
    2018-05-31THCoincident Index APR127.74128.1801
    2018-05-30THUnemployment Rate APR1.20%1.20%01
    2018-05-24THNew Car Sales YoY APR12.12%01
    2018-05-22THExports YoY APR7.06%01
    2018-05-22THImports YoY APR9.47%01
    2018-05-22THBalance of Trade APR$1.27B$ 1.7B01