Thailand Finance

Broad loan support

The government is ready to take on more debt in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, by issuing an executive decree authorizing the finance ministry to borrow an additional 500 billion baht until September of next year to protect health public and revitalize the economy. While new funds are generally …

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Happiest countries in Asia 2021

Some of these countries have handled the pandemic well, others not. It made almost no difference in the way people rated their satisfaction with life. INTRODUCTION The 2021 edition of the World Happiness Report specifically explored how some Asian countries such as China and South Korea have managed to withstand …

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Thailand reports daily record of 41 new COVID-19 deaths

Bloomberg Hong Kong’s old-school tycoons lose to Chinese bosses (Bloomberg) – The prediction was vintage Jack Ma, as provocative as it is prescient. “It’s the internet age,” proclaimed the Chinese billionaire in October 2013, just weeks after his intention to go public with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. in Hong Kong …

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