Thailand’s food delivery services are booming

Thailand’s food delivery services are booming

Thailand’s food delivery services are booming Whilst most businesses have been turned upside down by the disruptions caused by the Thai government’s reaction to Covid-19, along with enforced closures, at least one business is booming at this crazy time. With restaurants closed to sit-down customers, the delivery services are providing a valuable service getting food…

Bangkok Airways cancels all domestic flights from April 7

Bangkok Airways cancels all domestic flights from April 7 Bangkok Airways has announced today that they will cancel all it domestic flights from April 7 – 30. The company’s vice president, Tresarum Sitakalin says the flights that are being cancelled are… Bangkok – Chiang Mai Bangkok – Phuket Bangkok – Trat Bangkok – Sukhothai Bangkok…

BOT predicts 5.3% contraction in Thai economy for 2020

BOT predicts 5.3% contraction in Thai economy for 2020

BOT predicts 5.3% contraction in Thai economy for 2020 Even the Thai economy, which was still maintaining respectable growth before January, is now spluttering under the siege of the Covid-19 virus. Now the Bank of Thailand has crunched some numbers and believes the Thai economy will sharply contract by 5.3% this year as the virus…

Opportunities for 2020 export growth in Thailand

Opportunities for 2020 export growth in Thailand

Opportunities for 2020 export growth in Thailand Despite the whirlwind of shutdowns, lockdowns and craziness descending on Thailand at the moment, the departments are still churning out numbers and trying to forecast the way ahead. They say that, due to the Thai baht weakening and massive government interventions around the world for both monetary and…

Amazon cafe suspends ‘bring your own cup’ campaign

Amazon cafe suspends ‘bring your own cup’ campaign

Amazon cafe suspends ‘bring your own cup’ campaign Thai coffee shop chain ‘Amazon’ announced today the suspension of their promotional campaign called “Café Amazon for Earth” which was aiming to reduce plastic waste by allowing customers to bring their personal cup when buying a beverage and receive a discount of 5 baht. The company says…

Thai stock exchange pulls 30 minute circuit breaker

Thai stock exchange pulls 30 minute circuit breaker

Thai stock exchange pulls 30 minute circuit breaker The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) had pulled a 30 minute “circuit breaker” to suspend trade between 9:59 and 10:29am leading to a fall at 11am, when the SET fell by 78.95 points, or 7.08%, to 1,035.96. Foreign investors made net sales of 1.929 billion baht in…