Thai Airways drops to 46th position in 2022 Skytrax World Airline Awards

Qatar Airways has been voted the World’s Best Airline for a record seventh time at the 2022 World Airline Awards, winning the prestigious Airline of the Year 2022 title.

Americans and Chinese Lead Applications for New 10-year Visa

The new visa program launched on September 1, 2022 targets three main groups: high-net-worth retirees, remote workers, high-net-worth global citizens and highly skilled professionals

Thailand’s Central Group acquires British retailer Selfridges

Central made the purchase in partnership with Signa Holding of Austria for a reported price of $4.76 billion

Thai Prime Minister suspended by Constitutional Court

Thailand’s constitution drafted by the military and promulgated in 2017 limits the duration of the term of prime minister to eight years: a legal controversy has arisen over the starting date of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s term.

How long can the Bank of Thailand stay dovish?

The BOT is one of the few major Asian central banks to have kept rates at record lows since the pandemic began, but it recently signaled a policy shift as inflation surged to a near 14-year high in May.

Thailand’s inflation rate highest in 14 years

Inflation may accelerate in June as continued increase in fuel prices have raised the costs of transportation and logistics, and a weak baht has driven up the price of imported raw materials and products

Thailand’s durian producers chase sweet smell of success

While durian’s flavor and creamy texture has made it very popular throughout Southeast Asia and China, its strong odor also has gained it many detractors, and many hotels in Thailand ban durians because of its notorious smell.

Bank of Thailand forecasts 19 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2023

The Bank of Thailand predicts 6 million foreign tourist arrivals this year and 19 million in 2023 as pandemic-era curbs ease