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  • President Win Myint to pay a State visit to Thailand
  • Myanmar president to visit Thailand, attend regional summits
  • Preparations being made to receive Myanmar President
  • Toastmasters International president coming to Thailand
  • Thailand welcomes Kim-Trump summit outcome
  • Krabi hotelier Wolfgang Grimm elected Skal Thailand President
  • Sunsilk: Hair Talk by J.Walter Thompson Bangkok
  • Thailand rises above G7 trade spat
  • President Win Myint to pay a State visit to Thailand
  • Prime Minister unveils plan for new road along Thai border
  • Computer crime warrant in Thailand out for London-based ...
  • Former Thai PM Chuan Leekpai dashes hope of him following ...
  • Thai ambassador talks migrant affairs
  • Thai junta rushes to keep its plans on track
  • Thai 'billionaire peasant' ready to run as country's next prime minister
  • Thailand welcomes Kim-Trump summit outcome
  • Thailand economic growth surges to 5-year high in Q1 as exports ...
  • Thailand's Economic Outlook in Six Charts
  • Thai elephants kicked off an anti-gambling campaign in Thailand
  • Thailand rises above G7 trade spat
  • World Bank raises Thai growth forecast to 4.1 per cent
  • WB raises Thai growth forecast to 4.1 per cent
  • Nuclear summit viewed as plus for economy
  • Thailand's Economic Outlook in Six Charts
  • SET's New President rolls out four agendas towards Inclusive Growth
  • Fitch affirms Thailand at BBB+, outlook stable
  • Thailand Doesn't Feel Pressure to Join Global Tightening
  • Thailand Morning News For June 13
  • Thai 1Q growth seen quickening to 1.05% qoq, but investment weak
  • Thailand holds rate to boost growth as private investment drops
  • Thai Junta's Slow Investment Spending Could Drag on Growth
  • Thailand's Economic Outlook in Six Charts
  • As Population Growth Slows, Populism Surges
  • Informal workers make cities work for all: 3 stories from Thailand ...
  • For safety and security in Niger, solutions must flow upstream
  • Project Population: Addressing Asia's Ageing Societies
  • Thailand Growth Surges to Five-Year High as Exports Climb
  • 'Population bonus' pushes up Asian growth
  • IMF urges Thailand to deepen reforms
  • Chinese E-commerce has Powered the Thai Durian Export Rapid ...
  • Thailand Growth Surges to Five-Year High as Exports Climb
  • Thailand's Economic Outlook in Six Charts
  • Australia and the US Lead LNG Trade Growth
  • Thailand Morning News For June 13
  • What is behind Thailand's strong first quarter economic growth
  • PDMO PLANS BT1.12 TN IN LOANS THIS YEAR
  • The Truth About Thailand's 2017 Defense Budget 'Hike'
  • Thai junta boosts spending on defense, education in draft budget
  • Thailand's budget 2013: Where will the money go?
  • Thailand Plans $12.7 Billion Budget Deficit for Fiscal 2018
  • Thailand's top 10 beach hotels and places to stay on a budget: part ...
  • The Asian Financial Crisis (AFC), Part One. Thailand
  • How Low Oil Prices Will Impact Southeast Asia
  • PDMO PLANS BT1.12 TN IN LOANS THIS YEAR
  • Spring News to sue MCOT in debt row
  • Thailand's debt 43% of GDP at Bt6 trillion
  • 'Here's some fruit: now pay up,' say Thai debt collectors
  • Foreign investment in Thai bonds hit record; baht near 3-1/2 yr high
  • Thailand's corporate bond issuers hope for perpetual motion
  • Heavy debt load in Laos
  • How does Thai public debt compare to other countries?
  • Money troubles compound Southeast Asia's press woes
  • Laos issues first US$ notes in Thailand

    Thailand Leaders


    President


  • Myanmar president to visit Thailand, attend regional summits
  • President Win Myint to pay a State visit to Thailand
  • Preparations being made to receive Myanmar President

    Speaker of Parliament


  • AFG takes a peek at the future – and is given a sign?
  • Social media put on red alert
  • Asean Morning News For June 4

    Prime Minister


  • Prime Minister unveils plan for new road along Thai border
  • Computer crime warrant in Thailand out for London-based ...
  • Thai 'billionaire peasant' ready to run as country's next prime minister

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Computer crime warrant in Thailand out for London-based ...
  • Thai ambassador talks migrant affairs
  • Thailand Morning News For June 13

    Minister of Economy


  • Computer crime warrant in Thailand out for London-based ...
  • Thai junta rushes to keep its plans on track
  • Postponed Finnish minister visit to Thailand set for August

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Thailand pledges stronger agricultural assistance
  • Agri-business Sima Asean Thailand underway at Impact
  • Thailand Morning News For June 13

    Minister of Culture


  • For Thais, smiling is no laughing matter
  • A historical soap reveals a lot about modern Thai politics
  • SPECIAL REPORT: How the junta misused culture to boost 'Thai-ism'

    Minister of Defense


  • Thailand Morning News For June 11
  • Thailand Morning News For June 12
  • Thai junta seeks $10 billion in new security budget

    Minister of Education


  • Thailand's universities suffering from 'complacency'
  • 'Partnership schools' offer a new independent vision for Thai education
  • Thailand's Ministry of Education to Set Up Ministry for Research and ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Thailand Morning News For June 13
  • Thailand Morning News For June 8
  • Dispatch from Bangkok: Day Three

    Minister of Finance


  • Thailand welcomes Chinese investment but is cautious on financing
  • Thailand Morning News For June 13
  • Cryptocurrency Regulation Starts In Thailand

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Thailand first Asian country signing protocol to prevent forced labor
  • Thailand welcomes success of Trump-Kim summit
  • Thailand plans regional alternative to Belt and Road

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Thai junta hounds senior monks but denies internal graft
  • Timeline for May 2018
  • From Khmer Rouge child soldier to Kingdom's top academic

    Minister of Justice


  • In Thailand, No Justice 8 Years After Crackdown
  • Govt: Justice Yet To Run Course On Foreign Minister
  • Germany declines to hand fugitive monk over to Thai police

    Minister of Health


  • Thailand offers technical support and training to Universal Healthcare
  • Prime Minister Prayut's Reforms “Could End Universal Healthcare in ...
  • 'Carebots' could take over from NHS medics to save £13bn a year

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • China, the Mekong River and Thailand's Regional Infrastructure Fund
  • Thailand welcomes Chinese investment but is cautious on financing
  • Thai junta rushes to keep its plans on track

    Minister of Sports


  • Fans have military to thank for live games
  • UN tourism agency keen on 'Thai Riviera' plan, minister says
  • Jamaican cuisine to take centre stage at Gastronomy forum in ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Chilling moment female tourist is kidnapped at packed Thai airport ...
  • What the CIA Could Learn From the UK Government Apology Over a ...
  • Strength Through Peace: A New Blog From the Center for ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • NEW CHAIRMAN FOR BOT
  • Thai e-retailers brace for Jack Ma's 'great durian road'
  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to August 1

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Letters Reveal UN Exchange Over Thai Royal Defamation
  • UN Guterres Bans Press' Livestream to Kenya on Jobs, Angola on ...
  • Tanzania's Restrictions on Bloggers Which the UN Said Are Its Right ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Gina Haspel, Trump's controversial pick for CIA director, has just ...
  • Mitsubishi Motors Thailand Officially Opens Training Facility in ...
  • Trump celebrates 72nd birthday in Singapore

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Don fights for political future
  • Donaco wins freezing order extension against Thai vendors
  • Kachin Activists Charged With Defamation to File Appeal With ...

    Opposition


  • Thailand's junta targets opposition for criticizing election delays
  • Thailand and Cambodia sing the same tune in crackdown on ...
  • Students vs elephant team friendly soccer match

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Fast Asia Open: Thailand GDP, Japan trade data
  • Thailand's GDP Growth Hits 5-Year High Of 4.8% In Q1 2018
  • Fast Asia Open: Japan GDP, Thailand rates decision
  • Thailand rises above G7 trade spat
  • Fitch affirms Thailand at BBB+, outlook stable
  • What a dump!
  • Thailand's Economic Outlook in Six Charts
  • After Maya Bay closure, Thailand approves new Phuket airport for ...
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    Investment

  • Thailand's Economic Outlook in Six Charts
  • SET's New President rolls out four agendas towards Inclusive Growth
  • Fitch affirms Thailand at BBB+, outlook stable
  • Thailand Doesn't Feel Pressure to Join Global Tightening
  • Thailand Morning News For June 13
  • Thai 1Q growth seen quickening to 1.05% qoq, but investment weak
  • Thailand holds rate to boost growth as private investment drops
  • Thai Junta's Slow Investment Spending Could Drag on Growth
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    Demographics

  • Thailand's Economic Outlook in Six Charts
  • As Population Growth Slows, Populism Surges
  • Informal workers make cities work for all: 3 stories from Thailand ...
  • For safety and security in Niger, solutions must flow upstream
  • Project Population: Addressing Asia's Ageing Societies
  • Thailand Growth Surges to Five-Year High as Exports Climb
  • 'Population bonus' pushes up Asian growth
  • IMF urges Thailand to deepen reforms
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    Export/Import

  • Chinese E-commerce has Powered the Thai Durian Export Rapid ...
  • Thailand Growth Surges to Five-Year High as Exports Climb
  • Thailand's Economic Outlook in Six Charts
  • Australia and the US Lead LNG Trade Growth
  • Thailand Morning News For June 13
  • What is behind Thailand's strong first quarter economic growth
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    Public Spending

  • PDMO PLANS BT1.12 TN IN LOANS THIS YEAR
  • The Truth About Thailand's 2017 Defense Budget 'Hike'
  • Thai junta boosts spending on defense, education in draft budget
  • Thailand's budget 2013: Where will the money go?
  • Thailand Plans $12.7 Billion Budget Deficit for Fiscal 2018
  • Thailand's top 10 beach hotels and places to stay on a budget: part ...
  • The Asian Financial Crisis (AFC), Part One. Thailand
  • How Low Oil Prices Will Impact Southeast Asia
  • PDMO PLANS BT1.12 TN IN LOANS THIS YEAR
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    Public Debt

  • Spring News to sue MCOT in debt row
  • Thailand's debt 43% of GDP at Bt6 trillion
  • 'Here's some fruit: now pay up,' say Thai debt collectors
  • Foreign investment in Thai bonds hit record; baht near 3-1/2 yr high
  • Thailand's corporate bond issuers hope for perpetual motion
  • Heavy debt load in Laos
  • How does Thai public debt compare to other countries?
  • Money troubles compound Southeast Asia's press woes
  • Laos issues first US$ notes in Thailand
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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