Starbucks Thailand introduces paper straws from next Monday

Starbucks Thailand introduces paper straws from next Monday The Thai operators of Starbucks Coffee says it will provide paper straws to customers at all stores across Thailand starting next Monday, January 6. The announcement is most likely in response to the national mood to reduce usage of single-use plastic items although the local Starbucks franchise…

Thai Cabinet approves new economic stimulus measures

Thai Cabinet approves new economic stimulus measures

Thai Cabinet approves new economic stimulus measures The Thai government has rolled out new stimulus measures intended to boost full-year economic growth to 2.8% The Thai Cabinet today approved three new stimulus packages to prop up the softening economy, said Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana. The government expects the measures to propel full-year economic growth to…

Thai exports down 4.5% in October

Thai exports down 4.5% in October

Thai exports down 4.5% in October Thai Exports dropped by 4.5% year-on-year in October to US$20.8 billion, bringing the contraction in first 10 months of 2019 to 2.35% Logistics and transportation of Container Cargo ship and Cargo plane with working crane bridge in shipyard at sunset, logistic import export and transport industry backgroundBANGKOK (NNT) –…

Digital technology is drastically reshaping Thai media

Digital technology is drastically reshaping Thai media

Digital technology is drastically reshaping Thai media “…journalism has never died despite the disruption. It’s just that media organisations and reporters are unable to survive because they cannot adjust to changes.” The Thaiger is a news and information portal, just one of a growing number of ‘disruptive media’ replacing traditional media and news outlets. It…

Thai advertisers deserting Print, but love Cinema and Transit ads

Thai advertisers deserting Print, but love Cinema and Transit ads

Thai advertisers deserting Print, but love Cinema and Transit ads Thai businesses are shunning newspapers and magazines for advertising, but still support cinema advertising and ‘transit’ media. Newspaper advertising spend dropped nearly 28%. Magazine spending wasn’t far behind dropping nearly 25%, year on year. Thailand’s advertising spend dropped 0.42% year on year in July to…