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GENERAL

NSTDA reveals crucial future technologies

Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 24/07/2024

» Artificial muscles, engineered microbes and security robotics are among the top 10 technological advances to watch out for this year, as they will make an impact over the next 5-10 years, according to the National Science Technology and Development Agency (NSTDA).

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GENERAL

Power bills capped for the rest of the year

Business, Published on 24/07/2024

» The cabinet has approved the capping of power bills at 4.18 baht per unit until the end of the year and set the diesel price ceiling at 33 baht per litre until Oct 31.

GENERAL

Cabinet okays draft on public sector procurement

Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 24/07/2024

» The cabinet has approved the draft ministerial regulations regarding public sector procurement by state enterprises and government agencies.

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GENERAL

Finance Ministry to divest from 25 companies

Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 24/07/2024

» The State Enterprise Policy Office (Sepo) looks set to divest Finance Ministry shares in 25 non-listed firms, with a total estimated value of 20 billion baht.

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THAILAND

PM to reveal more handout details on Wednesday

Mongkol Bangprapa, Published on 23/07/2024

» Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin on Wednesday will outline more details of the government’s flagship digital money handout, in which more than one million shops and vendors are registering to participate, the government said on Tuesday.

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GENERAL

Questions over digital wallet funding

Published on 23/07/2024

» The Finance Ministry has not ruled out using funds under Section 28 of the State Fiscal and Financial Discipline Act for the digital wallet handout scheme, says Finance Permanent Secretary Lavaron Sangsnit.

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GENERAL

Thai ESG Fund expected to receive cabinet green light on Tuesday

Business, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 23/07/2024

» The cabinet is expected to endorse the new Thai ESG Fund on Tuesday, with analysts hoping the revised conditions of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) focused fund will boost trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) by 40-50 billion baht a year.

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GENERAL

Bad debt spike blamed on drop in spending

Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 22/07/2024

» An increase in non-performing loans (NPLs) during the first seven months of this year primarily stems from wholesale and retail businesses, according to the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand (SME D Bank).

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INVESTMENT

Scandal stalks stocks

Published on 22/07/2024

» The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) was recently hit by an accounting and embezzlement scandal at Stark Corporation, which is estimated to have cost at least 14.7 billion baht in damages to shareholders and stock investors.

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INVESTMENT

Seeking new engines of growth

Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 22/07/2024

» About 40 years ago, natural gas was discovered in the Gulf of Thailand, creating excitement across the country. This period marked the dawn of Thailand's golden era. Following this discovery, the Eastern Seaboard Development Project was initiated to develop the eastern coastal region. Foreign investment poured in, enabling the economy to expand at a double-digit rate while raising hopes that Thailand would become Asia's fifth tiger.