Bank of Thailand maintains key rate at 0.50 percent

The Committee assessed that the Thai economy would continue to recover, as the Omicron variant would exert limited pressure on the public health system.

SEC revises investment rules for the cross-investing fund

Asset management companies may choose to invest in mutual funds that concentrate on a specific type of assets and require specific expertise of fund managers to ensure economy of scale for such investment management.

Thai banking system remained resilient amid new wave of COVID-19

Thai banking system remained resilient with high levels of capital fund, loan loss provision and liquidity to accommodate loan demand and weather increasing economic uncertainties arising from the new wave of COVID-19, says Bank of Thailand

Thai bank revised up 2020 GDP forecasts to -6.4% and projected 2021 growth at 3.3%

This upward revision reflects the better-than-expected performance 3Q20, which can be attributed to stronger government spending and a rebound in exports

What’s wrong with Thailand?

Five ambassadors urged to open up Thailand to foreign skilled labour, cut red tape on foreign investment to allow Thailand to move in the top 10 of the World’s Bank’s ease of doing business index

Fitch confirms Thailand’s rating at ‘BBB+’ with a Stable Outlook

Thailand’s ratings are supported by strong public and external finances, which have provided buffers to respond to the economic shock and market volatility associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

Thai Army Denies Twitter Claims on Spread of Propaganda

Twitter’s blockage of the 926 accounts came two weeks after Thailand brought police complaints against Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for not fully complying with court orders to take down content on their platforms deemed defamatory to Thailand’s royalty

Thailand approves Special Tourist Visa (STV) for long-staying visitors

Under the STV scheme, long-staying visitors can stay in Thailand for 90 days, which can be extended twice, each for a further 90 days, up to a total length of 270 days.