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Elon Musk team sent to Thailand to help boys trapped in cave

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The first two members of the engineering team dispatched by US billionaire Elon Musk are due to arrive in Thailand late on July 7...
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...
Investments into Thailand’s industrial east expected to flood in

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The Thai government has just approved 168 infrastructure development projects worth a combined $31.4 billion for its flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme. The EEC...
Listing of Thailand Future Fund faces next delay

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The Thai government once again postponed the initial public offering of its long-awaited Thailand Future Fund which was due to list in the second...
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...
New Year message to Thais: No elections in 2017?

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Democratic elections initially planned for this year will not happen until at least mid-2018 because the necessary legislation has to be passed first, a...
Thai government earmarks $3.6 billion for rice support scheme

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The Thai military government will use a total of 127 billion baht ($3.62 billion) for loans and subsidies for rice farmers suffering from the...
Thai Airways expects turnaround this year

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Back in January there were talks of the possibility of Thailand's national carrier Thai Airways International going bankrupt, but now things seemed to have...
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...
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...
ASEAN countries increase leasehold tenures to boost investment

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Countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are taking steps to extend leasehold periods granted for foreign individual or companies for land...
Thai gov’t asks for more troops in Bangkok in anticipation of violence erupting

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The Thai government is to ask the army to deploy more troops in Bangkok as fears mount that the country's lengthy political crisis could...
Myanmar’s Dawei project hanging by a thread

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The ambitious project of the Thai-backed industrial free zone of Dawei in Myanmar will prove difficult to develop if the Myanmar and Thai governments...
Thailand lifts emergency decree

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The Thai government agreed to end a state of emergency in Bangkok to help lure tourists back to the capital following months of anti-government...
Thai bank customers withdraw 30 billion baht

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On Monday, February 17 - one day after the announcement that the state-owned Government Savings Bank (GSB) will assist the Thai government to pay...
Thai rice farmer draw Feb 15 deadline for government

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Hundreds of Thai farmers have gathered in a protest in Bangkok over the past days to set a deadline for the government to pay...
Massive withdrawals from Thai banks reported

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Local media reports in Thailand on February 5 said that bank customers withdrew about 9 billion baht ($273 million) from their accounts at two...
Thai government defaults on paying off rice farmers

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The caretaker government in Thailand is unable to pay off rice farmers as promised by the end of January because it was unable to...