Household debt levels to rise further

Household debt levels, already at the highest in 17 years, are expected to rise further, the central bank governor said on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic hammers its trade-and tourism-reliant economy. Source: Business

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Foreign visitors hit with more obstacles

Russian and European tourists started booking rooms at Alternative State Local Quarantine (ASLQ) hotels in Pattaya of Chon Buri province, but were then blocked from organising flights to the kingdom after Thai Consulate-Generals said they were only allowed to quarantine in Bangkok and its surrounding areas. Source: Business

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MRTA to roll with rail bid plan

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) says it will go ahead with its plan to open the auction for the construction of the Orange Line electric train next month, despite an injunction that orders the authority to delay enforcement of the amended bidding criteria. Source: Business

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Index sees up to 100,000 job losses

SET-listed event and marketing services firm Index Creative Village Plc expects as many as 100,000 employees in the sector to lose their jobs because of the pandemic and ongoing anti-government demonstrations. Source: Business

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