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Thailand Finally To Hold Elections On March 24

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Thailand will hold a general election on March 24, 2019 for the first time since the latest military coup in May 2014. The date...
Thailand takes over ASEAN chairmanship

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The chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formally turned over on November 15, with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
Confusion about Thailand’s first legal weed farm

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An announcement last week by the Thai farmers' association that authorities have agreed on building a farm to grow cannabis for medical purposes...
Thailand gives nod to new $5.5b high-speed railway connecting with China

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Thailand's military-backed cabinet on July 11 approved the construction of the first phase of a railway line to link the country's industrial eastern seaboard...
Trump invites Thai, Philippine, Singapore leaders to White House

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US President Donald Trump in calls with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on...
Thailand, Philippines tie up to combat drug trafficking, strengthen defense

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on March 21 during the former's official state visit to Thailand agreed on closer...
Duterte on first presidential visit to Thailand

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will pay an official state visit to Thailand from March 20 to 22, the Thai government announced on March 15. It...
Thailand’s dependence on tourism reaches critical dimensions

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The Thai government in its economic review for 2016 said that travel and tourism accounted for 17.7 per cent of the nation’s income last...
Proposal to decriminalise ‘meth’ stirs controversy in Thailand

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Thailand, a country were methamphetamine, or "meth," is widely consumed under the street retail name of "ya ba," is seeking ways to decriminalise the...
Government poll finds 99% of Thais happy with government

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A new poll released by the Thai National Statistics Office on December 22 found that 99.3 per cent of Thais are happy with the...
Safety downgrade heavy blow for Thai aviation industry

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The downgrading of Thailand's aviation safety ratings by US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on December 1 is feared to cause big headwinds for the...
Thailand’s reform council proposes legalising casinos

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A small group of National Reform Council (NRC) members has called for casinos to be legalised in Thailand, citing the presence of booming casinos...
Singapore names flower in honour of Thai junta leader

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Thailand's junta leader General Prayut Chan-ocha's two-day official visit to Singapore ended on June 12 on a flowery note as the National Orchid Garden...