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Investors shun Thailand, move on

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Three months of political turmoil in Thailand is starting to benefit neighbouring economies, as fund managers pull money from the kingdom, long-term investments are...
Filipinos in Thailand told to prepare for possible evacuation

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The Philippine government has told its approximately 16,000 citizens in Thailand to restrict their movements and prepare for possible evacuation amid intensified anti-government demonstrations....
Emergency law imposed throughout Bangkok

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The Thai government on November 25 has invoked the Internal Security Act (ISA) across the whole of Bangkok and nearby provinces - including the...
Thai rice prices in free fall

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The Thai government's delay in paying farmers for rice as per the disputed pledging scheme has resulted in declining domestic paddy prices, traders say....
Japan keen to invest more in Thailand

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Thailand and Japan have agreed to improve the business environment here by facilitating investments from Japan and removing barriers agreed under the Japan-Thailand Economic...
Bangkok’s Airport Rail Link offers to run high-speed train system

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RT Electrified Train Co, the operator of Bangkok's Airport Rail Link (ARL), is ready to manage Thailand's high-speed trains if the government approves the...
Thailand export growth projection at just 2%

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Thailand's exports will grow a meagre 2 per cent this year, a report by Singapore's DBS bank said. According to DBS, Thailand's total export growth...
India overtakes Thailand to be Singapore’s top rice supplier

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India has overtaken Thailand as the biggest rice supplier to Singapore - the first time this is believed to have happened. Thailand has been the...
Thailand to raise $21b through government bonds

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The Thai government plans to raise more than 700 billion baht ($21 billion) in 2014, mainly by issuing bonds, Chularat Suteethorn, director-general of the...
Ten reasons why Thailand has become a banana republic

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Latest political and economic developments in Thailand have given many observers reason to believe that the country has crossed the line to being a...
Tony Blair greeted by protesters in Thailand

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When Ex-UK Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Bangkok on September 1 to attend a conference on peace and reconciliation in the Thai capital...
Thailand offers $1b to support rubber farmers

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Thailand, the world's largest rubber producer, is offering rubber farmers 30 billion baht (close to $1 billion) to help offset declining world market prices...
Prominent Muslim cleric murdered in Thailand’s south

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On August 5, a leading Muslim cleric was murdered in Thailand’s restive south. This was one of the highest-profile assassinations yet of a Muslim...
Protests in Bangkok to last at least 3-5 days

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Thousands of protesters gathered in Bangkok on August 4 to rally against the government of Yingluck Shinawatra amid worries over the potential for fresh...
Thailand’s soldier monks

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Though it seems like a plot device from a Bruce Lee movie, this is very real – Thailand has an undercover army of “soldier...

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In Thailand's never-ending story of its costly rice subsidy scheme, the country's ministry of finance has now said it needs to cap the loss...
As it stands now, investors should be wary of Thailand

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After successful growth over the past years, the recovery from the 2011 floods, with a thriving capital market and a favourable investment incentive scheme,...
Spotlight: Thailand’s next crucible – A sunshine scenario

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Thailand's center-populist government has received its fair share of public slapping over the past few weeks, for its "brilliant" handling of populist, but extraordinarily...