Business

Thailand’s retail market in 2021 is expected to contract by 12%

THE Thai Retailers Association (TRA) has expected Thailand’s retail market to contract by 12% this year if the government does not accelerate the provision of financial aid measures to operators as well as offer domestic consumption stimulus, NNT said today (August 8). Association vice-president Chatrchai Toungratanaphan said up to 270 billion baht in retail sales

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Coronavirus

Thailand denies coronavirus pandemic started at Chatuchak market

SENIOR Thai officials came out to deny a foreign media report that the global coronavirus pandemic may have spread from Chatuchak market before doing so from China’s Wuhan city pointing out that Thailand had for two decades now been regularly researching diseases transmitted by bats and cross species transmission, Thai Rath newspaper said this afternoon

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Property

Hit by virus, Bangkok condo market plummets in Q2

THE NUMBER of condominiums launched in the Bangkok market dropped sharply in the second quarter with the plunge being 73.2% year-on-year and 35.6% compared to the first quarter, latest research by Knight Frank Thailand Company released today (July 21, 2020) shows. Ms. Risinee Sarikaputra, director of research and consultancy at this real estate agency, said

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