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Thai DPM Somkid meets with Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Thai government is pushing forward projects such as the Thailand 4.0 development model and the Eastern Economic Corridor without any changes in key policies, reaffirming the coalition government will ensure a unified economic direction through economic ministers meetings.

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JCC Bangkok president meets DPM Somkid

BANGKOK, 5th August 2019 (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has given an assurance to JCC Bangkok president, that Thailand is pursuing key policies including Thailand 4.0 and the EEC project, while the JCC president says Japanese investors are more confident with the Thai economy in H2 2019

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak revealed after his meeting with the President of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok (JCC) Shinji Nakano that he had assured the group that the Thai government is pushing forward projects such as the Thailand 4.0 development model and the Eastern Economic Corridor without any changes in key policies, reaffirming the coalition government will ensure a unified economic direction through economic ministers meetings.

He said the JCC Bangkok president had not expressed any concerns regarding wage adjustments in Thailand, but has asked for a full consideration.

The DPM clarified that the rise in wages will require consideration from a trilateral committee, while the JCC president has reflected on the low confidence among Japanese investors in the Thai economy in the first half of this year due to the consequences resulting from the trade war affecting the export sector, along with the stronger Thai baht, and political uncertainties

However Japanese businesspersons believe the Thai economy in the second half of this year is improving.

The DPM said it is normal for international investors to be skeptical of the Thai economy because of the trade war and the delay in forming a government, thus cooperation from everyone in the country is required.

Regarding criticism from the opposition regarding the Prime Minister’s role as the chair of the economic ministers meeting, DPM Somkid said the country will only move forward in a clear and powerful direction, adding that each policy cannot be pursued without the support of the Prime Minister.

On the preparations for a motion of no-confidence filed by the opposition before the consideration of 2020 fiscal year budget, DPM Somkid said everyone must help another and proceed with actions beneficial to the general public, stressing that the country will move forward with help from all sides.

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Advance booking for Thailand national park visits extended to 60 days

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Bangkok, 23 November, 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to advise that tourists can now preregister for visiting national parks in Thailand up to 60 days in advance via the mobile application QueQ, from the previous 15-day advance limit.

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) instigated the change as of 22 November, 2021, to better facilitate visitors in their travel planning. For those who want to book accommodation in the parks, there is already advance preregistration required of up to 60 days.

The QueQ app can be downloaded from Play Store or App Store.

As well as helping visitors plan their travels, the advance booking system allows park officials to limit the number of visitors to each park.

There is a total of 155 national parks nationwide. At present, nearly all of Thailand’s national parks have reopened in the Central, Eastern, Northern, Northeastern and Southern regions, following temporary closure due to COVID-19 measures and the annual rainy season closure.

The latest to reopen was Doi Inthanon National Park in Chiang Mai on 10 November, 2021; home to the country’s highest peak the 2,565-metre Doi Inthanon, this park 90 minutes’ drive from Chiang Mai city is a popular place for viewing the so-called ‘sea of mist’ foggy morning weather of the current cooler months.

A list of the opening status of national parks can be seen at the National Park’s Office via this link, or its Facebook page: National Parks of Thailand. The TAT Newsroom (www.tatnews.org) is also providing a regular update on the latest opening and closing status of Thailand’s national parks.

When visiting national parks, tourists are advised to arrive at the park ahead of their preregistered schedule for screening and checking in with the government’s Thai Chana app. It is also important they observe social distancing rules and wear a face mask at all times while in national parks.

They are also advised to abide by the D-M-H-T-T-A precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19: D – Distancing, M – Mask wearing, H – Handwashing, T – Temperature check, T – Testing for COVID-19, and A – alert application.

Visitors to national parks are also asked to respect the natural environment and not litter, and to bear in mind that there is a ban on single-use plastic; such as, cups and eating utensils in national parks nationwide.

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China Sustains Huge Ecommerce Development Investment Flows into ASEAN

What Asia Investment Research showed us that there were China outbound investments into several ASEAN markets, led by Singapore, and followed by Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Collectively, these markets saw circa 30 investments n Q3, or about 15 percent of total Chinese outbound volume. 

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ASEAN Inbound Investments from China show strong trends in developing digital trade infrastructure.

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