Legal implications of COVID-19 disruption for employers in Thailand

As the COVID-19 situation escalates, governments worldwide are imposing travel restrictions, mandatory quarantine procedures, and curfews and lockdowns in an attempt to slow the transmission of the virus. The Thai government has announced many measures to deal with the COVID-19 outbreaks, including ordering the postponement of the Songkran holidays and …

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BAAC to revise loan goal as farm sector stagnant

The state-owned Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) is poised to revise its new lending target of 101 billion baht for this financial year, starting from April 1, because of knock-on effects from the Covid-19 outbreak on the farming sector. Source: Business

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Analysts predict earnings backslide

Aggregate earnings per share (EPS) of SET-listed companies are expected to fall by as much as 25% this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic and plunging oil prices, says the Investment Analysts Association (IAA). Source: Business

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Don Mueang uses hiatus to upgrade

Don Mueang airport is turning the Covid-19 crisis into an opportunity by improving the interior of its international terminal while there are no passengers, airport director Sampan Khuntranont says. Source: Business

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