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Satawasin Staporncharnchai

UPDATE 1-Thai economy seen back to 'normal levels' within two years-deputy PM

25 Sep 2020

* Public debt to rise, but still manageable - planning agency

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

14 Sep 2020

* Worries about economy remains plus delays in stimulus measures

Thai economy to shrink 7%-9% this yr, protests a worry: business groups

09 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's economy is expected to contract between 7% and 9% this year from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, while frequent anti-government protests are a concern, a group of the country's top business associations said on Wednesday.

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.

UPDATE 1-Thai fin minister says economic fundamentals remain solid amid pandemic

26 Aug 2020

* Says fiscal position healthy despite record stimulus measures

UPDATE 1-Thai govt should use fiscal policy more to help economy -c.bank

21 Aug 2020

* Monetary policy room limited as key rate at record low 0.50% (Adds detail)

Thai investor mood dips for first time in four months, politics weigh

13 Aug 2020

BANGKOK Investor confidence in Thailand's capital markets over the next three months dropped for the first time in four months, unsettled by recent anti-government protests, a capital market association said on Thursday.

Thai king approves banking executive Predee Daochai as finance minister

06 Aug 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's king has approved veteran banking executive Predee Daochai as new finance minister, the official Royal Gazette said, handing him the task of navigating Southeast Asia's worst performing economy through the coronavirus pandemic.

Investors urge Thai government to avoid protracted economic policy vacuum

21 Jul 2020

BANGKOK Business leaders and investors are urging Thailand's government to pick a new economic team as soon as possible to help steer Southeast Asia's second-biggest economy through the coronavirus crisis.

Thai finance minister resigns amid economic team shake-up

16 Jul 2020

BANGKOK Thai Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana resigned on Thursday in a move that adds uncertainty to policy-making as Southeast Asia's worst-performing economy struggles to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

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