ECONOMY & POLITICS
Thailand Forges New Path for Food Exports to China Amid Pandemic
Thailand is turning to a less-traveled path to bypass supply-chain roadblocks and deliver perishables to China, its biggest customer in Asia.
Thailand Turns to Satellite Images for Economic Recovery Signs
Thailand is turning to satellite images for faster updates on the economy than official data can provide — and the signs suggest a nascent recovery is underway.
Thailand Looks Past Pandemic to Build $9 Billion Airport City
Thailand is looking past the pandemic and pushing ahead with a $9.4 billion “airport city” aimed at creating a destination for travel and manufacturing.
SUVs Take Center Stage at NY Auto Show
An SUV was once again named the world’s best car at the New York International Auto Show this year and many carmakers unveiled an array of SUVs.
Jan Job Growth Could be 88th Straight Month
A report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday could show that January is the 88th consecutive month that more people were hired than fired.
Target to Open First Midtown Location
Retailer Target will open its first Midtown store on 34th Street near Herald Square on October 20, and has plans to have six locations in Manhattan by 2019.
Amazon Opens Another Bookstore in New York
Amazon opened its second New York retail bookstore, across the street from the Empire State Building, amid declining e-book sales in recent years.
Work to Transform Penn Station Begins
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the start of construction on the James A. Farley Post Office Building, to transform it into “a state-of-art transit hub”.
Thailand Aims For EU Insects Export
In Thailand, insects have long been a valuable source of nutrition. With recent changes in regulations, these bugs could soon land on more menus in the EU.