The epic orange electric train dispute causes maintenance costs and opportunity costs to reach 100 billion.


In the past week The Supreme Administrative Court reads the verdict on the dispute in the Western Orange Line case. In dismissing the case, the court pointed out that the respondent had used its discretion in determining the qualifications of the bidder. appropriate and necessary for the benefit of the state But many people may not know that. The epic cost of time in the dispute Create costs and opportunity costs of hundreds of billions of baht .

Source: Thai News Agency

Reporting good news: Saudi Arabia has given the green light to import cows, sheep, and goats from Thailand.


Nonthaburi, Minister of Commerce Informing good news to Thai exporters Saudi Arabia has given the green light to import cattle, sheep, and goats from Thailand after Thai chickens were able to be exported earlier. Give orders to relevant agencies Inform exporters to prepare comply with regulations Increase export opportunities quickly

Mr. Phumtham Wechayachai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce, revealed that the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Good news has been communicated through the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. and the Royal Thai Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to the Thai government that Saudi Arabia has allowed the importation of live livestock (cows, sheep, goats) for slaughter and raising from Thailand. Animal health certificates are to be used for live livestock exports approved in consultation between the two countries. Importers and exporters can apply for live livestock import permits through the NAAMA platform of the Saudi Ministr
y of Environment, Water and Agriculture. Or you can request information at the National Center for the Prevention and Control of Pests and Animal Diseases. Saudi Arabia

However, this is good news. Continuing the export of Thai cattle, sheep and goats to the Saudi market. after the previous Saudi Arabian Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) or Saudi Arabian FDA has allowed a Thai chicken factory Able to export fresh chicken, processed chicken, cooked chicken into Saudi Arabia completely. Every checkpoint across the country. and ordered the Department of International Trade Promotion and related agencies Notify to Thai entrepreneurs and exporters. Let’s prepare. and comply with the regulations set by Saudi Arabia To increase the opportunity to export Thai cattle, sheep, and goats to the Saudi market quickly.

For Thai-Saudi Arabia trade in 2023, total trade is valued at 8,796.44 million US dollars. Separated into exports worth 2,667.68 million US dollars, imports valued at 6,128.76 million US dollars, and in th
e 4 months of 2024 (Jan.-Apr.), total trade was worth 2,588.76 million US dollars, a reduction of 17.42%, separated into exports. Valued at 926.07 million US dollars, an increase of 11.71% and imports worth 1,662.69 million US dollars, a decrease of 27.89%, etc.

Source: Thai News Agency

Inviting entrepreneurs to buy “southern mangosteen”, helping farmers more than 31,000 tons


Nakhon Si Thammarat, Deputy Minister of Commerce joins the Department of Internal Trade activities linking the purchase of mangosteen. Nakhon Si Thammarat Bring wholesale and retail stores, collectors, exporters, processing factories, fuel service stations. 16 local entrepreneurs joined in making a contract to buy mangosteen in advance from more than 40 groups of farmers, 7 provinces, 21 districts, 30 sub-districts, quantity of more than 31,000 tons, building confidence among farmers. The produce is for sale. and get a good price to buy

Mr. Naphinthorn Srisangphan, Deputy Minister of Commerce, said after leading a team to visit a large community enterprise in Thon Hong Subdistrict. Phrom Khiri District Nakhon Si Thammarat Province To be the chairman of the event ‘The Department of Internal Trade links with the purchase of mangosteen. @Nakhon Si Thammarat’ by bringing 16 entrepreneurs to enter into mangosteen trading contracts with the Agricultural Institute, mangosteen growers in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Chumph
on, Surat Thani, Phang Nga and 3 southern border provinces, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat.

The Ministry of Commerce is concerned about farmers. Especially the price of agricultural products in Thailand The southern region has many products such as rubber, palm oil, vegetables and fruits. As for the price of rubber, you probably don’t have to worry. The price is considered to be good. But the Ministry of Commerce continues to search for more foreign markets to increase product value through processing, such as parts for electric vehicles. to prevent the price of rubber from falling And in the southern fruit section, there are many different types. The Ministry of Commerce has several measures to raise the price of agricultural products and is not worried about durian because the price has only continued to improve.

As for mangosteen, this year’s production volume is more than 320,000 tons, considered an increase from last year, with an increase in production in the eastern region. In the southern region, the
quantity was 141,000 tons, accounting for approximately 46%, considered not higher than last year. and overall Nakhon Si Thammarat Province Productivity increased by 5%, so the Ministry of Commerce So he thought about how to keep the price of mangosteen from falling and prepared measures by bringing in large retail-wholesale stores to make agreements to buy and sell mangosteen in advance, amounting to 32,000 tons, or approximately 22% of the quantity of mangosteen in the southern region released. Compared to last year there were only 27,000 tons, this year an increase of 6% and the Ministry of Commerce will speed up action to allow mangosteen to be exported. The price per kilogram is not less than 65 – 70 baht. As for mangosteen, low grade, small fruit, black fruit, for farmers to sell at a price of not less than 30 baht per kilogram.

Source: Thai News Agency

SET in the City 2024 brings together investors to create opportunities in the stock market.


Bangkok, The Stock Exchange invites you to participate in the SET in the City 2024 event, bringing together investors to create opportunities in the stock market. Chairman of the Stock Exchange Board Advising the new generation to pay attention to investing Long-term savings, emphasizing 6 months to 1 year, intensive stock market supervision measures

Mr. Kitipong Urapeepattanapong Chairman of the Board of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), along with Mr. Phakorn Peetathawatchai, Director and Manager of the Stock Exchange of Thailand. and the executive team joined in opening the SET in the City 2024 event, this year organized with the theme ‘Look for opportunities in the stock market. Choose to invest to create a growing portfolio,’ therefore wanting to encourage the new generation Accumulate long-term savings today. Because Thai society has problems Retired and have no savings. No money to spend in old age

Therefore, investing through mutual funds or investing through various channels, the new generatio
n must practice training at the Stock Exchange Therefore, we want to promote financial knowledge from childhood, saving money, investing. In the past, children in the past deposited money into savings banks. Children these days have to deposit with mutual funds. Government Debt Fund Keep collecting continuously. Therefore, we are preparing to propose to the government to encourage saving through the fund. same as japan Accumulate for health Collect for your children When due, sell investment units with tax deduction rights. Saving money is therefore important.

Mr. Kitipong added that Investing in the Thai stock market now requires raising the level of listed companies. Because the company is good Lots of potential Because income has grown more than expected, many companies, such as travel groups, food groups, and integrated doctors, must continue to disseminate this information to investors. Or stocks whose prices are lower than their true potential, there are a lot of high dividend stocks. Investors should
pay more attention to speculative stocks based on rumors. Because stocks with good fundamentals have low risk.

foreign investors Waiting to see Thailand and concerned about political uncertainty If many factors are clear Foreigners will return to invest. Therefore, it is considered that the new manager of the Stock Exchange will come to work in the next 1-2 months. To continue building confidence in the capital market To cooperate with all relevant agencies both speeding up important cases Stock market corruption Keeping an eye on abnormalities and send information to relevant agencies for management quickly, 6 months to 1 year, measures to take care of the Thai stock market will be more concentrated To build confidence in the Thai capital market

Ms. Rinjai Chakornpipat, deputy manager of the Stock Exchange, said that although the investment situation is not in an uptrend period, But investors can create opportunities in their own investment portfolios. To invest in dividend stocks Stocks underpriced in the
stock exchange There are also various products such as DR-DRX to invest in famous stocks on international stock markets. By knowledge in every aspect Come be included in the SET in the City 2024 event this Saturday-Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on the 5th floor, Samyan Mitr Town Hall. (Easy to travel with MRT Samyan Station) Come to one event, complete with investment matters. Many options, including Thai stocks, foreign stocks, mutual funds, TFEX, and Digital Token, increase investment knowledge.

With many special promotions under the theme ‘Find opportunities in the stock market Build your investment portfolio to grow’ inviting you to update investment trends from experts. Packed with activities, meet 50 gurus, 50 seminars, 50 booths from securities companies, mutual funds companies and the stock exchange group. that are ready to give advice and plan investments immediately within the event, such as a session to break the wall of thinking to win a million, create a Growth Mindset, what kind of investm
ent to make the portfolio grow/’Passive Income: Invest in a way that creates income.

‘Scan mutual funds, popular trends, top charts,’ Showcase stage, demonstrating trading tools Increase the opportunity to make a profit with 24 brokers. There is a workshop on tools for trading including trading in TFEX – gold – tools to help select stocks / can’t miss SET in the City 2024 this Saturday-Sunday.

Source: Thai News Agency

BAAC opens loan applications via BAAC Mobile LINE Official : BAAC Family


Bangkok, BAAC opens loan applications through BAAC Mobile LINE Official : BAAC Family and the BAAC website starting 17 June.

BAAC adds a service channel to register for loans in various projects by yourself through the BAAC Mobile LINE Official system: BAAC Family and the BAAC website, answering modern financial needs. Ready to launch the money bag lottery deposit service, 100 baht per unit, with a chance to win 100,000 baht, 900 prizes every month. Starting from June 17th onwards.

Mr. Chatchai Sirilai, Manager of the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), revealed that BAAC has developed a Digital Service system where customers can access to withdraw, transfer, top up, pay, buy lottery tickets, and check BAAC lottery tickets. Checking account information, deposits, and loans is easy, convenient, and fast, which responds to lifestyles in the digital age. Ready to facilitate loan applications in various projects, such as Kasetsukjai cards, occupational rehabilitation loans for debt repay
ment customers. payday loan Loan for you Loans for developing water resources for agriculture to support drought situations Loans for emergency expenses for farmers affected by natural disasters, disasters, and loans for the bioeconomy (Bio Economy Credit), etc., through applications via BAAC Mobile LINE Official: BAAC Family and the BAAC website as well. yourself from June 17, 2024 onwards

Those registering for loans must be individuals aged 20 years and above. or are a loan customer Bank deposit customers and must not be bankrupt If a customer is found to be bankrupt, he/she will not be able to express his/her intention to apply for a loan through this system. Customers can register and fill out loan application information completely using the above channels. which has been successfully registered The system will send the customer’s desired loan request to the appointment system. for branch loan staff to contact to make a contract In the event that registration is not successful Customers can contact to a
pply for a loan at a branch near you. Or contact for more details at Call Center 0 2555 0555

To meet the needs of providing services through the digital system, BAAC is still accepting lottery deposits. BAAC money bag set, 100 baht per unit, total credit limit 100,000 million baht, with a chance to win a prize worth 100,000 baht, 900 prizes every month, a total of 36 times, and a special prize of 1 million baht every year, total prize value 3,243 million baht, deposit 3 year, receive interest immediately at 1.90 baht per unit, open through the BAAC Mobile application from 17 June .

Source: Thai News Agency

The government is ready to support equal marriage along with tourism in secondary cities.


Nonthaburi, The government moves forward to support equal marriage. Along with developing tourist attractions in secondary cities Hoping to increase money into the country, join in celebrating Pride Month to grow the economy in every aspect.

Mr. Phumtham Wechayachai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce, said: After the government joined forces with the public and private sectors to celebrate Pride Month to attract quality LGBTQIAN+ tourists throughout the month of June. This will help increase the ability to compete in trade. Opportunity to expand business for SME entrepreneurs and create additional trade value by using soft power as well. Recently received a report from Mr. Poonphong Naiyanaphakorn, Director of the Office of Trade Policy and Strategy ( Ministry of Commerce has analyzed the Pride Month event that will help support the growth of tourism and trade businesses. and achieving the goal of being the tourism center of the region (Tourism Hub) under the IGNITE TOURISM THAILAND policy

The
government has plans to distribute tourism to 55 provinces, “Cities to Visit” that have the potential to enhance economic development through being a center for organizing world-class events. Organizing the Pride Month festival will help promote the image of being a tourism destination. It is friendly to consumers in the LGBTQIAN+ group (Pride Friendly Destination), both Thai and foreign, which tends to increase in number and is a group of consumers with high purchasing power. And according to market research firm Ipsos, which surveyed 22,514 people from 30 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia from February to March 2023, 9 percent of the world’s adult population identifies as diverse. sexually and 9 percent of the Thai population also self-identifies as having sexual diversity. However, even though the number of people with sexual diversity

At present, there may not be a small proportion. But it is estimated that people in Gen Z (born after 1997) are more likely to self-identify as gender diverse than
the Millennial, Gen can help promote the Thai economy. In addition, a survey by LGBT Capital, a financial consulting company, found that in 2023, LGBT people around the world have purchasing power of up to 4.7 trillion US dollars. Meanwhile, the LGBT group in Thailand has purchasing power of 26 billion US dollars.

In addition, organizing events also helps generate income for related businesses. Especially the event organizing business Food service business Food and beverage business Through organizing activities within the celebration such as organizing product exhibitions Fashion show, food and beverage sales at the event, including hotel business and transportation service business. Those providing services to support event attendees also benefit. and help distribute income to local communities Thailand began organizing Pride Month celebrations for the first time in 1999, and now the events are widely held in various provinces such as Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Chonburi, resulting in the distribution of inco
me to communities in every region. Generate income from tourism and selling products and services to local areas. In 2024, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects that there will be more than 860,000 people attending Pride Month events, which can create economic circulation of not less than 4,500 million baht

This is to support Thailand’s readiness to host World Pride 2030 and gain maximum economic benefit. Must continue to promote social equality. To demonstrate the acceptance and treatment of persons with diverse genders in an equitable and sustainable manner. Through creating an ecosystem ready to host events Especially the development and upgrading of Thai service businesses to meet standards. To impress and provide a good experience for tourists, including using Thai soft power to attract and design Thai events to stand out. along with the sale of Thai products and services As well as promoting businesses related to entertainment and recreation, such as Thai Y-series and Yuri series that have be
en accepted by foreign markets. To be another way to show openness It is also a voice for creating knowledge and understanding on the issue of promoting equality for people with diverse genders, which goes hand in hand with pushing community products and services to the world market. And the government moves forward and pushes for the Equal Marriage Act to be successful as well.

Source: Thai News Agency

BoT orders UOB to expedite resolution of customer data transfer problem from Citibank


Bangkok, The BoT orders UOB to expedite solutions to the problem of transferring customer data from Citibank, canceling the payment apportionment system. By the end of June, contact center employees will be added.

Miss Suwanee Jesadasak, Assistant Governor Financial Institution Supervision Line The Bank of Thailand (BOT) revealed that the BoT has instructed UOB to closely follow up on progress in resolving problems that arose after the data transfer from Citibank and urged UOB to expedite. Solve problems that occur Both in terms of providing contact center services that are difficult to contact. Problems from using the UOB TMRW App and problems from the automatic payment allocation system of UOB Bank. The bank has hastened to correct this by canceling the payment apportionment system. By the end of June, customers will be able to choose to pay the balance on each card according to their needs. As for the interest incurred from this problem, the bank will waive it for customers. Customers therefore do not ne
ed to take any action. UOB has already started communicating the cancellation of the said system on the bank’s social media platform. and will gradually send direct messages to customers via SMS.

As for the case of the UOB contact center that is difficult to contact, The bank has greatly increased the number of employees. To answer questions and recommend solutions to problems for customers through various channels, the BoT holds weekly meetings to follow up on progress with the bank.

However, if customers still encounter problems, they can file a complaint through the UOB contact center. Or make a complaint through the BoT at number 1213.

Source: Thai News Agency