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Thailand: Countdown to 2019 election begins

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Thailand's military government on September 12 enacted two new laws that set in motion a countdown leading to elections to be held between February...
Foreign press explained the state of the nation in Thailand

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Spokespersons of the Thai government on February 19 called for a rare press conference for a large number of foreign media representatives and diplomats...
Trump tells Prayuth that Thailand should buy more from US

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Thailand's trade surplus with the US was one of the key issues discussed during Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's meeting with US President Donald...
Bangkok mayor suspended by Thailand’s junta

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The governor of Thailand's eight-million-people capital Bangkok, Sukhumbhand Paribatra, has been suspended until further notice without pay amidst an ongoing graft case against him. The country's...
Foreigners drop Thai stocks as patience over junta runs out

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Foreign investors are selling Thai stocks at the fastest pace this year as the nation’s military government struggles to deliver on pledges to revive...
Thailand’s troubled Islamic Bank seeks investors to turn around business

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Thailand’s sole fully-fledged Shariah-compliant financial institution, state-owned Islamic Bank of Thailand, branded as IBank, has become the target of domestic and foreign investors, including...
Thailand changes tourist visa-exempt rules: 30 more days approved

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Effective 29 August 2014, tourists from 49 countries who were permitted to enter Thailand for 30 days on what is called a "visa exempt"...
Junta chief appointed new Thai prime minister, industrial sentiment improves

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Thailand's junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has been named the new prime minister of the country on August 21 in a legislature hand-picked by the...
Thai junta approves $23-billion high-speed rail projects

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Thailand's ruling junta has approved a $23-billion transport project that will see two high-speed railways link up directly with China by 2021, in a...
Thai economy struggles as manufacturing output declines

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Thailand's economy continued to struggle in the second quarter of 2014 amid declining growth and manufacturing activity - underscoring concerns over the junta's ability...
Measures attempted to boost Thailand’s growth to 2% in 2014

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Attempts are being made through several policies to boost Thailand’s GDP to grow by 2 per cent in 2014, said National Council for Peace...
Thailand approves $3.7b of investment in various industries

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Thailand's investment agency Board of Investment (BoI) said on June 18 that it approved applications for 18 projects worth about $3.7 billion, mainly in...
Ruling Thai general to chair country’s Board of Investment

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The ruling general of Thailand's junta which took over power on May 22, Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, will chair a new 18-person Board of Investment...
Thailand’s inflation hits 14-month high

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Thailand's consumer-price index continued an upward trend in May to reach its highest level in 14 months. Inflation rose 2.62 per cent in May,...
Thailand junta presents economic crisis plan

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Thailand's ruling junta has announced a series of measures aimed at averting an economic crisis, two weeks after the generals took power in a...
Foreign investors pull out $2b from Thailand

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Thailand's May 22 military coup prompted global investors to pull about $2 billion from the nation’s stocks and bonds, sending the country's currency downwards. The...
Moody’s: Thailand coup makes economic woes worse

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The May 22 coup d'etat in Thailand will neither restore investor confidence nor help its economy to avoid a cut in its growth forecast...
Thailand’s military takes over power – curfew all over the country

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Thailand's army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha on May 22 announced a military coup two days after putting the country under martial law. Gen Prayuth...