Thai tourists set to shun Hong Kong

Thailand’s outbound tourism is expected to grow at a slower pace to 10 million travellers this year, about 1 million lower than earlier projected, due to economic hardship and prolonged protests in Hong Kong, a favoured destination of Thais. Source: Business

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State to tackle host of prices

The government is pledging to tackle the prices of oil palm, coconut, fertiliser and private hospitals’ services as it tries to improve farmers’ income and ease consumers’ costs of living. Source: Business

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No property stimulus in the pipeline

A property stimulus package is absent from the government’s plans because developers can adapt to changes such as the central bank’s loan-to-value (LTV) ratio requirements, which are deemed appropriate for the current circumstances, says Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana. Source: Business

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The challenge of high land prices

Sky-high selling prices for land plots in the most sought-after areas of Bangkok always make headlines. When the time comes to develop that land, many people wonder how the purchaser can make a profit. Source: Business

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