Thailand’s digital competitiveness ranking 3rd best in Asean

Thailand ranked third among other ASEAN nations, following Singapore and Malaysia. On a global scale, Singapore secured the third position, while Malaysia ranked 33rd, and Thailand 35th.

Thailand to strengthen regulations on multiple SIM cards owners

Under the new rule, mobile phone users who possess more than five SIM cards must identify themselves to their service providers or face suspension of phone and internet services.

Digital Wallet Scheme Aimed at Boosting Businesses and Stimulating the Economy

The scheme is expected to create job opportunities and directly benefit 2.4 million SMEs. The implementation of the digital wallet scheme is advised to begin in April to maximize its impact.

Asia-Pacific region records highest growth in real salaries worldwide in 2023

The survey found that real salary increases in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region outperformed the rest of the world in 2023. In ASEAN, Vietnam had the highest salary growth of 3.6% in real terms, followed by Thailand at 3.5%.

Moody’s maintains PTT’s Baa1 ratings with stable outlook

Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed the Baa1 long-term issuer and senior unsecured rating of PTT Public Company Limited (PTT), a Thai oil and gas company.

Thailand’s inflation for September drops to 0.30%

Thailand’s inflation rate for September has dropped to 0.30% due to reductions in energy and food prices.

Chinese tourist killed in Bangkok shopping mall shooting

The shooting is expected to negatively impact tourism, particularly from Chinese visitors who already have concerns about their safety in Thailand.

Thailand’s exports show signs of recovery after 11-month decline

Thai exports in August showed signs of recovery, with a 2.6% year-on-year increase after 11 consecutive months of decline.