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Far from being a land of ascetic Buddhist norms, today Thailand is one of the most connected countries in the region. As of July...

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Forbes Asia on July 3 came out with the newest "Top 50 richest list" on Thailand, and it can be seen that the tycoons...

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In light of recent news, the answer is apparently yes. Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines have finally demonstrated the political will necessary to remove...

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The Thai ambassador to Qatar at a cultural event on Thailand recently held in Doha said that both countries will seek "more cultural cooperation"...

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In what is the biggest acquisition by a Japanese bank in Asia ever, Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has launched a bid for a...

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The planned "Rubber City" in Thailand's southern province of Songhkla, an industrial estate focused on rubber production and processing, is hoped to spur investment...

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The day Thailand's reshuffled cabinet approved the reversal of the rice price cut for farmers and reset it to 15,000 baht ($483) per tonne,...

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Myanmar, a country still intimately hinged on agriculture, will become the recipient of investment by Malaysian companies looking to construct palm oil factories, Minister...

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The Thai rice thriller gets an extension: The newly established cabinet of Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on July 1, one day after it...

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The populist rice pledging scheme in Thailand that granted each farmer a fixed price of 15,000 baht ($484) per tonne could lead to a...

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With investors queuing up and pouring billions of dollars into the Myanmar economy prompting a radical socio-economic transition, the question has to be raised:...

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In the Philippines, there is no need to fear committing a faux pas by taking a cigarette from an open pack on a table....

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“I saw others beaten with different instruments, with things like a wooden rod or things like that… the senior crew attacked workers with knives....

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Thailand's state agencies have agreed "in principle" with the Public Health Ministry's proposal to require foreign tourists to buy travel and health insurance before...

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The Thai subsidiary of German car rental company Sixt said it will spend more than $3.2 million to extend its business to Laos, Myanmar...

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Thai health authorities have realised that there is a growing problem with obesity in the nation, with the number of overweight preschool children having...

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Thailand's finance ministry on June 28 signed a contract for loans to finance the $11 billion water and flood management scheme, the country's state...

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In another blow to the ruling coalition in Thailand, a court in Bangkok on June 27  decided that the planned $11 billion flood control...