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Economy May 26, 2018 01:00

By The Nation

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TV VIEWING FIGURES PUT CH7 ON TOP



Channel 7's high-definition (HD) terrestrial digital TV enjoyed the highest viewer rating in April, followed by Channel 3 HD in second place and Mono 29 third, according to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), which cited the survey of a global information company Nielsen.

Workpoint channel came fourth, RS Channel 8 fifth, GMM Grammy's One HD sixth, Thairath TV seventh, Amarin TV HD eight, Channel 3's standard definition ninth and MCOT HD 10th.

The April rating of Mono 2, Workpoint, Channel 8 of RS, One channel and Channel 3 SD moved up from March’s figures.

PHUKET HOUSING SEEN RISING 

According to Knight Frank Thailand’s research, the Phuket condominium market is expected to perform better in line with the brighter economic situation and the growing population of the island.

Increasing supply and higher selling prices will be the key drivers, while demand is forecast to improve slightly. 

The number of launches in Phuket is predicted to mount continuously and Thai developers as well as joint venture developments will be key players in the market. 

According to research, demand across the market will continue to be driven by international homebuyers, investors and expatriates, especially those from China, 

“Average asking prices per sqm are anticipated to rise in all areas,”Knight Frank said.