Thailand’s Consumer Confidence Index Drops for the First Time in Four Months

The index for consumers' confidence in the overall economy fell from 70.2 in August to 69.4 in September.

Thailand’s Consumer Confidence Index Drops for the First Time in Four Months

BANGKOK – Thailand’s consumer confidence index dropped for the first time in four months to 82.3 in September from 83.2 in August on rising oil prices and the trade war, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce. The index for consumers’ confidence in the overall economy fell from 70.2 in August to […]

Philippine Central Bank to Take Steps to Curb Speculators as Peso Continues to Weaken

The Philippine peso touched 53.975 to the dollar on Friday's trading, its lowest since June 2006.

Philippine Central Bank to Take Steps to Curb Speculators as Peso Continues to Weaken

  MANILA –  The Philippine central bank will take all actions necessary to deal with speculative activity to prevent sharp swings in the foreign exchange market, its governor said on Friday, as the peso hit a more than 12-year low against the dollar. Consumer prices have been under pressure due in part to the peso’s […]

Chiang Rai Governor Steps in to Help Local Pineapple Farmers

Some of the farmers have been forced to leave their pineapples to ripen and rot in the fields, as they were unable to make enough money to hire workers for harvesting.

Chiang Rai Governor Steps in to Help Local Pineapple Farmers

  CHIANG RAI – Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn and local authorities in Chiang Rai Province have held a meeting with a group of local pineapple farmers to address a price slump affecting their product. According to the farmers, the price of Pattawia pineapples has fallen to 80 satang per kilogram, well below the minimum 4 baht […]