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Thailand tackles unemployment with million jobs expo

26 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Tens of thousands of Thais on Saturday flocked to a government-organised job expo with more than a million jobs up for grabs as it works to stem mounting unemployment in an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

Thailand says hoping to help 100,000 tourists to stay longer

24 Sep 2020

BANGKOK, Sept 24 Thai immigration authorities said on Thursday they would help more than 100,000 foreign tourists who were facing penalties for staying in the country too long, as a grace period expires six months after border and flight restrictions were imposed.

UPDATE 2-Thai c.bank avoids further stimulus, upgrades 2020 GDP forecast

23 Sep 2020

* Committee votes unanimously to hold rates at record low of 0.50%

Thai central bank to hold key rate at record low as policy room limited: Reuters poll

21 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's central bank is likely to leave its key interest rate unchanged at a record low this week to preserve ammunition and gauge the impact of recent stimulus before providing fresh support to the coronavirus-hit economy, a Reuters poll showed.

POLL-Thai central bank to hold key rate at record low as policy room limited

21 Sep 2020

* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/cb-polls?RIC=THCBIR%3DECI poll data

Thai PM says new fin minister likely to be picked next month

17 Sep 2020

* Former govt official, state bank head among candidates -media Economy expected to shrink by a record 8.5% this year

Thailand stock investor mood at 5-month low, protests a big drag

14 Sep 2020

* Worries about economy remains plus delays in stimulus measures

UPDATE 1-Thai central bank to allow gold trading in dollars soon

10 Sep 2020

* Foreign currency deposits to be relaxed (Adds details throughout)

Thailand plans $956 million projects to boost rural incomes, farm sector

09 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thailand is planning new projects worth about 30 billion baht ($956 million) to support its farm sector and create rural jobs, its planning agency said on Wednesday, as it tries to restore an economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic's global impact.

Thailand hunts for new finance minister to tackle economy in crisis

07 Sep 2020

BANGKOK After its finance minister's surprise exit, Thailand is looking for a new chief to steer its economy through the coronavirus crisis, with the outgoing central bank boss being linked to the job and a deputy minister throwing his hat into the ring.

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