Economic recovery in Thailand remains intact but slow, so monetary policy tightening should be gradual to ensure a smooth recovery while fighting surging inflation, Bank of Thailand (BoT) governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput said on Saturday.
Twenty-two charitable foundations received a total of 214 million baht from the auction for 22 royal Leica M10-P cameras. The auction took place at the Sustainability Expo (SX) 2022, held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) on Friday night.
SEOUL: North Korea fired two ballistic missiles early Saturday, South Korea's military said, the nuclear-armed country's fourth such launch this week as Seoul, Tokyo and Washington ramp up joint military drills to counter Pyongyang.
Military officers seized control of Burkina Faso on Friday, claiming to be restoring peace to the jihadist-wracked country as they dismissed a junta leader who had himself come to power in a coup at the start of this year.
Manufacturers want the government to amend laws to allow them to produce and sell electricity from renewable energy sources in order to reduce dependence on expensive fossil fuels, in line with the global clean energy trend, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).
Thailand stayed put at 43rd out of 132 economies in the Global Innovation Index 2022, released by the World Intellectual Property Organization, while the country's gross expenditure on R&D (GERD) financed by business and exports of creative products tops this year's ranking.
The private sector has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling on Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha's eight-year term as prime minister as good for the economy.
The Public Health Ministry has eased the Covid-19 alert level as the situation is stabilising and current variants are considered manageable, according to a director at Bangkok Siriroj Hospital.
The Ministry of Culture has instructed the Fine Arts Department to expedite an inspection in order to restore a 500-year-old pagoda at a temple in Chiang Mai which devastatingly collapsed due to heavy rain on Thursday evening.
KYRYLIVKA (UKRAINE): Ukraine's forces pushed forward their counteroffensive against Russian troops in the Kharkiv region on Friday, as more evidence emerged of violence against civilians in formerly occupied territory.
Pro-democracy protest leaders have called for people to wear black for seven days and to rally at Victory Monument on Saturday to express their rejection of the Constitutional Court ruling that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's term has not reached its eight-year limit.