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Thailand: Lifestyle, virus push e-money trend

Electronic money (e-money) has grown in terms of spending and top-up value, driven by consumers’ financial behaviour in the digital age and social distancing amid the pandemic. According to the Bank of Thailand, e-money spending value has continued to increase for the past five years. In 2020, the value was 310 billion baht, rising from 276 […]

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ASEAN ministers to discuss cooperation with United Kingdom

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Prak Sokhonn will join his ASEAN counterparts online tomorow to discuss with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab how to strengthen cooperation between the 10-nation bloc and Britain. Bilateral trade between the UK and ASEAN was valued at some $46.9 billion in 2019, while bilateral trade between Cambodia and the […]

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Brunei: Experts predict global GDP growth

Experts are forecasting a small growth in the global gross domestic product (GDP) due to the stabilisation of several leading markets such as the United States and Singapore, according to speakers at a seminar organised by Baiduri Bank yesterday. The speakers also said that more economies are slowly opening while business restrictions are gradually being […]

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