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Thailand cuts rice subsidies

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The Thai government under much criticism agreed on June 19 to cut the fixed price for its rice subsidy scheme from 15,000 to 12,000...
Thai farmers want less for their rice

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Thailand's rice farmers, or at least their organisation Thai Farmers Association, have suggested the government cut the ceiling prices of the highly disputed rice...
Thailand fails with World Expo 2020 bid

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Thailand's bid to host the World Expo 2020 has been rejected by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) after the Thai government failed to...
Losses from Thai rice subsidies exploding

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The Thai government is increasingly coming under pressure for its farming subsidy scheme that is now reportedly causing far more losses than earlier official...
Moody’s threatens to downgrade Thailand

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Global rating agency Moody's Investor Service has warned Thailand that accumulated losses from its rice pledging scheme could result in a credit rating downgrade...
Thailand to renew disputed rice scheme

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Thailand's rice exporters are expected to face harder times as the country's government has pledged to renew its controversial rice-buying scheme for a third...
Thailand: 8 million left in the dark

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The largest power blackout ever in Thailand's history left 8 million people in 14 southern provinces without energy supply, including the popular tourist spots...
Thailand worried over Laos railway delay

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Delays on the Laos side of the China-ASEAN high-speed rail line have pressured the Thai government to take matters into their own hands. During a...
Thailand worried about strong baht

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The Thai government, domestic economists and export associations have expressed deep concern about the continued appreciation of the country's currency, which is now predicted...
Raising financial literacy a dire need for ASEAN

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People in ASEAN are in dire need for improved financial literacy to avoid pitfalls of growing wealth and increased consumer spending. Awareness in dealing with financial issues is not at the level as it should be.
Thailand starts $76b infrastructure plan

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In 2013, Thailand will see the start of a massive infrastructure investment programme designed to enhance international connectivity and competitiveness and boost regional development...
Pitsuwan aims at role in Thai government

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Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan, who handed over his post to Vietnamese diplomat Le Luong Minh on January 1, 2013, is openly pitching for...
Costs of Dawei project exploding

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The huge industrial zone planned in Myanmar's southern district of Dawei are expected to be significantly higher than estimated two years ago and reach...
Bad bank plans stock listing in Thailand

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A Thai government-owned restructuring fund of non-performing assets is preparing for a $300 million IPO at the Stock Exchange of Thailand, in a first...
Thailand to invest heavily in railways

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The lion's share of Thailand's infrastructure investment will flow into the upgrade of the country's overburdened railway network, according to the Thai finance ministry.A...
Thailand ponders launch of Buddhist bank

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The Thai government is in the initial stages of drafting a bank after Buddhist principles as a special-purpose financial institution similar to the Islamic...
India beats Thailand as top rice exporter

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India has emerged as the world’s largest rice exporter in 2012 beating its Asian counterpart Thailand with shipment of 9.75 million tonnes, according to...
Rice

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Thailand's 30-year reign as the world's top rice exporter could come to an end very soon as Vietnam and India threathen the Kingdom in...