Consumer confidence hit a record low in April, dented by a new wave of COVID-19 infections, which could cost the economy as much as 600 billion baht if it cannot be contained this month, the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTTC) said on Thursday.
HONG KONG: Jailed Hong Kong dissident Joshua Wong was handed an additional 10-month sentence on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to taking part in an "unlawful" protest last year over the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
BEIJING: China said on Thursday it had suspended an economic agreement with Australia, in an apparent tit-for-tat response to Canberra's scrapping a Belt and Road infrastructure pact and threat to undo a deal leasing Darwin Port to a Chinese company.
The Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases on Wednesday accepted a lawsuit filed by BTS Group Holdings against the governor of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) for "illegally" amending the bidding terms and cancelling bidding for the construction of the western extension of the Orange Line.
Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Co's recently-appointed president Chatit Huayhongtong pledges to ensure a smooth transfer of its Erawan gas field, now facing a legal dispute, to new concessionaire PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP).
The hotel sector is urging the government to extend domestic stimulus programmes to cover the high season in the final quarter, after those projects were interrupted by the third outbreak.
LONDON: Chelsea set up an all-English Champions League final against Manchester City as goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount beat Real Madrid 2-0 on Wednesday to seal a 3-1 aggregate victory at Stamford Bridge.