Thailand, Pakistan, Vietnam among most vulnerable countries to energy shock

Morocco, Thailand, Vietnam and Pakistan are some of the most-affected larger economies, based on energy import and gross domestic product data from the United Nations.

Thailand wins ‘Golden Travel Destination Award 2022’ from Dutch tour operator

Dutch travellers scored Thailand highly in various areas of the Reisgraag.nl survey. ‘Hospitality’ received the highest praise with a score of 8.8, followed by ‘Location’, ‘Attractions’, ‘Culture’, and ‘Restaurants’ each with 8.5, and ‘Going Out’ with 7.8.

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 to post GDP growth of 3.2% in 2022 and 4.5% in 2023 (Fitch)

Thailand’s economic recovery is strengthening, although rising inflationary pressures and slower global growth pose risks to the near-term rebound, according to Fitch Ratings’ analysts at its 2022 Thailand Sovereign and Bank Outlook Webinar.

THAI Airways Forecasts Early Financial Rehab Exit

Following the relaxation of travel restrictions, the airline’s operational losses fell to 3.1 billion baht in the first quarter of this year, down from 6.9 billion baht for the same period last year.
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SET partners with mai-listed Company Association (maiA) on reforestation project

The initiative is to rehabilitate the ecosystem in the upstream forest area, create food sources, and generate income for 390 community households, leading to balanced development and co-exist with communities and environment in a sustainable way.

Vietnam to Build First Hydrogen Plant, Coal to Still be Dominant Power Source

Despite the developments in renewable energy production, Vietnam will continue to rely on fossil fuels, especially coal.

Huobi Thailand shuts down after losing Crypto License

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said last week that it revoked the firm’s crypto-exchange license last month after it failed to set systems and personnel in accordance with rules and regulations

How will US interest rates affect emerging markets?

While the rate hikes were initiated to help the US domestic economy, higher interest rates are nevertheless likely to impact emerging markets.