Thai parliament urged to pass record 1.9 trillion baht ($59.6 billion) stimulus bill

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Wednesday urged parliament to approve the kingdom’s biggest-ever stimulus package to revive an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Silver Lining : Asia sees unexpected gains in virus lockdowns

This year Thailand saw a 60 percent decrease nationwide in traffic accidents, with the death toll dropping to 167 from 386 people the year before.

Asian equities climb as countries slowly reopen

Asian markets rose Monday as a further easing of lockdowns around the world offset another round of data highlighting the sharp economic pain being inflicted by the virus.

Asian equities turn negative as virus economic reality bites

Thailand SET was down 0.82%, or 1265 as Investors are growing increasingly worried about rising tensions between China and the United States

Hong Kong economy shrinks record 8.9% in first quarter

The financial hub is now experiencing its third-straight quarter of negative growth — its longest financial downturn since the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crash.

Asian markets surge on hopes for virus treatment

Asian markets rallied again and oil prices built on the previous day’s surge as investors began to see a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel in the fight against coronavirus

Asia Covid-19 latest: Back to school in China, Thai cases drop to single digits

Thailand recorded nine new infections — the first time the number of new cases has dropped to single digits since the government declared a nationwide state of emergency over a month ago.

US oil down more than 9% in Asian trade

Prices have collapsed in recent weeks as demand for the commodity evaporated owing to lockdowns and travel restrictions imposed worldwide to fight the virus.