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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.

Thailand reports first domestic coronavirus case in 100 days

03 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thailand reported its first domestic coronavirus transmission in more than 100 days on Thursday, after a man recently jailed and with no overseas travel history tested positive in a Bangkok prison during a routine check for new inmates.

Thai PM says finance minister's surprise exit won't impact policy

02 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's prime minister said on Wednesday there would be no impact on economic policies and plans from the sudden resignation of the finance minister, whose replacement will be made at an appropriate time.

UPDATE 2-Thai PM says finance minister's surprise exit won't impact policy

02 Sep 2020

* Investors urge policy continuity, quick appointment (Adds business comments, new stimulus measures, market reaction)

Thailand's new finance minister resigns amid economic crisis

01 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's recently appointed finance minister, Predee Daochai, has resigned as the government struggles to pull Southeast Asia's second-largest economy out of a slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Thai July economy improves but foreign tourist ban a big drag

31 Aug 2020

BANGKOK Thailand's economy improved in July, helped by public spending and an easing of coronavirus containment measures, but tourism suffered from a continued border closure, the central bank said on Monday.

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