Thai bank agrees with cabinet time zone shift idea

THAILAND - The Thai cabinet intends to accelerate economic growth by turning clocks forward one hour, to bring Thai time in line with regional economic powerhouses such as Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong, the Bangkok Post reported Wednesday. Thailand's central bank said that the change would benefit the stock market because foreign investors could invest in the stock market sooner.

The change of time zone was considered as part of an economic stimulus package discussed at the mobile cabinet

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