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A temple that encapsulates the culture of a kingdom

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More than 10,000 visitors a day flock to experience the uniquely Thai ambience of Wat Pho. Read full story at https://www.bangkokpost.com/travel/in-thailand/1561818

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Germany urges global minimum tax for digital giants

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FRANKFURT: German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said in an interview for publication Sunday he backed a global minimum fiscal regime for multinationals as Europe looks to levy tax notably on US tech giants.

Saturday, Oct 20

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THAI pilots told to keep mum about Zurich delay

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Thai Airways International has ordered four pilots involved in a flight delay in Zurich last week not to discuss the matter in public.

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Gold prices unchanged at B18,950

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The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 18,510.36 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments, and 18,850 baht per baht-weight for gold bars.

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Listed banks see Q3 net profit rise

Eleven SET-listed commercial banks delivered a 14.7% year-on-year increase in unreviewed aggregated net profit for the three months through September, largely boosted by lower loan-loss provisions, higher net interest income and TMB Bank's…

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Board of the Year award tweaked

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The Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) has adjusted its criteria for the Board of the Year award to reflect more on good governance and shareholder returns.

Rice shipment prospects rosy

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Thailand's rice export prospects for next year remain promising, with a group of rice exporters predicting that shipments will stay at 10 million tonnes in 2019.

Specialist argues for LTF deductions

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A move to end the tax deductions for long-term equity funds (LTFs) could severely affect Thailand's stock market as the global stock market bull run is poised to dissipate in 2020, says a mutual fund specialist.

Millennial priorities highlighted

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Most Thai millennials find money the best measure of success, according to a survey conducted by marketing agency FleishmanHillard.

Facebook poll reveals middle-class clout

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An emerging Thai middle class has grown to 49 million people because of digital connectivity and higher purchasing power, according to a Facebook study.

TFFIF draws hordes of retail investors in IPO debut

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The IPO for the Thailand Future Fund (TFFIF) received an overwhelming welcome from investors, with the portion allocated to retail investors oversubscribed by 60%, says the State Enterprise Policy Office (Sepo).

Sugar-cane exports to nosedive in 2019

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The country's sugar exports are expected to decline sharply by 40-50% in 2019 as cane crops have been promised to the government's new biochemical industry plan, says the Office of Cane and Sugar Board (OCSB).

Thai AirAsia seeks face scans in Krabi

Thai AirAsia (TAA), Thailand's largest low-cost carrier, plans to provide a facial recognition system at check-in for volunteer passengers on a trial basis at Krabi airport.

New firms drop again

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The number of new business registrations fell for the fourth consecutive month in September, leading the Commerce Ministry's Business Development Department to admit the total may not reach 80,000 this year as earlier projected.

GPSC opts to appeal ERC ruling

SET-listed Global Power Synergy Plc (GPSC), a power-generating arm of PTT Plc, has decided to appeal the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) decision to block its takeover deal of SET-listed Glow Energy Plc.

Friday, Oct 19

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Crypto failures 'worse than we thought'

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NEW YORK: Almost a third of all cryptocurrencies that were financed through online fundraisers last year have lost “substantially all value”, while the vast majority are trading below their listing price, according to a report published on…

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Most Southeast Asia stocks slip, Philippine shares climb

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Most Southeast Asian stock markets closed lower on Friday, as weak economic data from China added to concerns over trade tensions, hurting investor sentiment.

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Introducing The Estelle, Sukhumvit Soi 26, Bangkok

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Located off the fast developing and fashionable Sukhumvit Road in the heart of Bangkok, The Estelle Phrom Phong is an ultimate luxury condominium project developed by Raimon Land Plc., a leading of premium real estate developer in Thailand…

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THAI 'sorry' passengers forced to vacate seats for crew

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The Thai Airways International president has apologised to two passengers forced to give up their first-class seats for two off-duty pilots deadheading from Zurich to Bangkok.

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Japan Airlines' traffic tumbles in wake of natural disasters

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JEJU, South Korea: Japan Airlines Co Ltd's international traffic slid around 20% in September and domestic traffic fell about 10% in the wake of natural disasters, its president said on Friday.

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Gold prices up B50 to B18,950

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The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 18,510.36 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 18,850.00 baht per baht-weight for gold bars.

04

Poor service quality affects airport ranking

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Inferior service quality and poor management means that Suvarnabhumi airport is unlikely to be placed among the world's top airports, a seminar was told Thursday.

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Ministry backtracks on visa fee waiver plan

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The government's plans to exempt tourists from visa-on-arrival fees to attract foreign travellers is unlikely to happen this year, according to Tourism and Sports Minister Weerasak Kowsurat.

REIC: New rules to hinder city supply

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The new residential supply being launched in Greater Bangkok next year is expected to shrink by 20% if the new requirements on mortgage lending proposed by the Bank of Thailand on Oct 4 remain unchanged, says the Real Estate Information…

TAT eyes big data platform

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to launch a big data analytics platform for tourism next month, created to address the changes in global and local tourism industries.

Q3 net profit hikes for SCB, BAY

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SET-listed Siam Commercial Bank's (SCB) unreviewed consolidated net profit for the July-to-September quarter rose 3.7% year-on-year as a sharp decline in impairment charges for loan losses cancelled out the impact from digital banking fee…

8% export rise eyed for 2019

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The government has set a lofty export growth target of 8% for next year, while the private sector believes the increase will be 5% at best, citing negative momentum from the prolonged US-China trade dispute.

Revenue aces 2018 target

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The Revenue Department managed to collect more tax revenue than targeted for fiscal 2018, thanks mainly to more efficient inspection of large companies with understated tax bills.

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TCEB develops Mice strategy for EEC

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The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has created an "EMC3 Model" to pave the way for an Eastern Mice Corridor (EMC).

Thammasat programme to furnish EEC with workers

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Thammasat University is keen on raising undergraduate student quality to prepare graduates for work in the government's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme.