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Thailand to improve its embarrassing education ranking

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The improvement of Thailand's education system, one of the worst in the developed world, stands high on the agenda of the country's new education...
Travel: Koh Lanta – Thailand’s hidden treasure

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Thailand is well-worn territory for international travelers. From the bustling hive of Bangkok to the crystal beaches of Phuket, it’s all been done before....
Japan yakuza: How about your mafia magazines, ASEAN?

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Every business needs to have a handle on communication with their employees, even organized crime syndicates, it now appears. Japanese media has reported that...
Thailand to pump more money into rice scheme

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Despite all bad news and the fiscal trouble it has caused, the Thai government said its controversial rice pledging scheme will "continue until rice...
Japan’s Mitsui asked to invest in Dawei

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On the search for investment partner for the Dawei industrial zone development in Myanmar spearheaded by Thailand, the Thai government has now urged Japanese...
Thai media and entertainment industry in spending spree

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The entertainment and media industry in Thailand expects a significant rise in spending by $5 billion to $14.8 billion by 2017, fueled by surging...
Pattaya wants to host Formula 1 race

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The popular Thai beach town of Pattaya wants to be the stage for the Grand Prix of Thailand 2015 after Bangkok residents and environmentalists...
Cheapest place to buy Apple gadgets in Asia: Malaysia!

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A price comparison between popular Apple gadgets in Asia brought to light that almost all of them are cheapest to purchase in Malaysia at...
Liberalisation bodes well for ASEAN capital markets

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The liberalisation of ASEAN capital markets is making great strides this year. This bodes well for companies throughout the region and, consequently, for ASEAN's...
Southeast Asia’s emerging retirement destinations

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Retiring in Southeast Asia has become a viable option for Westerners hitting the 50 plus age bracket. In 2010, the New York Times estimated...
UNCTAD: Thailand needs to improve 10 areas

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The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has recommended that Thailand develop 10 areas to improve it position in ASEAN, after several...
Thailand expects 28 million tourists in 2014

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) forecast foreign arrivals to the country to hit 28 million by 2014, a 7 per cent jump from...
Thailand’s Hitler restaurant now called ‘H-ler’

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A chicken takeaway restaurant in Thailand that used to call itself "Hitler" and displayed the German Nazi leader's portrait in a way resembling the...
Tata looks at Indonesia as biggest export market

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India's car maker Tata Motors drives into Indonesia and will introduce 6 new models in September 2013, aiming at making the 240-million people country...
Bank of Thailand concernced about growing private debt

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Financial authorities in Thailand are getting increasingly concerned about rising household debts in the nation, a regional evelopment that has already led Singapore and...
Thai opposition stokes fears of coup, ‘civil war’

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Thailand's opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva, head of the Democrat Party, in his recent speeches warned the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra "not to...
ASEAN’s southern grouping gets active

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An effective force in ASEAN has recently been making headlines. As opposed to the their counterpart in the Mekong region (a union defined by...
Thailand’s high-speed train tickets ‘too expensive’

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The Thai government's ambitious plan to construct a high-speed train network in the country will be a big failure, critics claim, as ticket prices...