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Manufacturing ticks up again in August

Thailand’s manufacturing production index (MPI) in August rose for the fourth consecutive month, increasing by 4.8% from July to 91.43 points, reaffirming the reeling industrial sector has made it through its lowest point. Source: Business

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BJC cuts back on investment into 2023

In keeping with projections that the economy will take about three years to fully recover from the impact of the pandemic, Berli Jucker (BJC) has lowered its retail investment for the next three years. Source: Business

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TCT says 10% of firms have closed

The tourism index plunged for two consecutive quarters, with 10% of operators already throwing in the towel and 537,280 employees laid off, according to the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT). Source: Business

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Lower power bills to continue

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has decided to continue charging medium-sized and large businesses based on their actual electricity usage for the three months to Dec 31 as a relief measure, instead of applying the more expensive “minimum charge” rate. Source: Business

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10 of the most exciting superyacht concepts

A number of new and innovative superyacht concepts have been unveiled over the last few years, including a vessel that transforms into a submarine, a game changing Trimonoran design and a yacht designed to look like a huge swan. Source: Travel

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