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Thai unrest

Japan “gravely concerned” about developments in Thailand

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Thailand's biggest investor, Japan, expressed "grave concerns" after the Thai army imposed martial law on May 20. After several months of anti-government protests, generals...
Thai economy heading towards recession

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Thailand's economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter of 2014 as exports remained weak and domestic activity was battered by months of...
Thailand: 30,000 auto workers lost jobs

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Thailand’s auto sector, Southeast Asia’s biggest, has fired more than 30,000 subcontracted workers this year and slashed production, as sales plunge after months of...
New clashes feared in Thailand after PM’s ouster

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Thailand braces for fresh clashes after the Constitutional Court on May 7 ordered caretaker Prime Minister YIngluck Shinawatra and with her 9 ministers to...
Thailand to lift state of emergency in Bangkok

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The Thai National Security Council is expected to lift a state of emergency in Bangkok, almost two months after it was imposed to quell...
Thai farmers to lay siege to Bangkok’s main airport

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Tens of thousands of farmers, traveling on more than 1,000 farm tractors in a long convoy from the upper northern and central provinces, on...
Thailand: Rice warehouses could go up in flames

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A fire which broke out at a rice warehouse in Chai Badan district of Lop Buri province in the morning of February 11 was...
Thai credit rating under scrutiny by Fitch

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The February 2 election in Thailand has failed to ease political tension and if the five-month political stand-off worsens, it could raise the risk...
Pattaya tourism down 80% as Thai protests continue

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Pattaya tourist levels have dropped 80 per cent from last year as political protests in Bangkok scare away the world’s visitors, the Pattaya Mail...
State of emergency announced in Bangkok

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The Thai caretaker cabinet on January 21 announced the state of emergency for Bangkok and some parts of nearby provinces, which will come into...
Sixteen countries issue travel warnings for Thailand

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As much as 16 countries have issued warnings that their citizens visiting Thailand should avoid areas near the anti-government rallies in Bangkok. The latest...