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Thai luxury hotel group to launch resort in Qatar

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Thailand's Minor Hotel Group, best known for its luxury hotel brand Anantara, has said it will be venturing into Qatar and launch its first...
Thailand’s PTT readies massive Myanmar energy investment

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PTT, Thailand’s largest energy firm, is readying billions of US dollars to invest further into the rapidly opening Myanmar economy, President and CEO Pailin...
Thailand promotes investment in southern Muslim region

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Thailand's Board of Investment (BOI) has announced new investment promotion measures that are targeted at the southern border provinces which are predominantly Muslim. The new...
Thais prefer internet over telly, study says

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Google Thailand found out in a study that Thais spend more time on the internet than watching TV. They are spending around 16 hours...
Thai luxury property developer on track with IPO

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Pace Development, a Bangkok-based developer of luxury properties and builder of the country's tallest skyscraper, MahaNakhon Tower, said it is on track with its...
Thailand expects $2.8b from business travellers

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In line with a continuous growth in tourists visiting Thailand, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) said it expects 940,000 business travellers in...
Vietnam’s VietJet to take off in Thailand

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Thailand's airspace is increasingly getting crowded with low-cost carriers. The newest addition will be a subsidiary of Vietnam's Vietjet that is expected to take...
Vietnam tourism industry in need for a push

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Vietnam's tourism numbers are hovering around 6 million per year as compared to Thailand and Malaysia with 22 million and 24 million respectively, and...
Thailand’s Bank of Ayudhya in $4.1b stake sale

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Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire a majority stake of Thailand's fifth largest bank, Bank of Ayudhya...
Laos gets hydraulic machinery factory

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In what is seen as a boost for Laos' idling industrial sector, a joint-venture has been set up between Thailand-based TMC Industrial and Laotian...
Philippines, Thailand boost ties with new agreements

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The Philippines and Thailand on June 21 signed three cooperation agreements aimed at boosting economic ties between the two Southeast Asian countries. Philippine Foreign Secretary...
Thailand to buy US army helicopters for $77 million

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The Thai armed forces will buy six Lakota military helicopters worth an estimated $77 million, the Pentagon announced on June 21. “This proposed sale will...
ASEAN Economic Community behind schedule: Report

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The hope for a timely launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by end-2015, which has long been trumpeted by former ASEAN Secretary General...
Thailand falls for e-commerce through tablets

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Launched as a classifieds site 14 years ago, today Tarad is Thailand’s largest e-commerce portal, acting as a platform for countless SMEs in the...
Thailand falls for e-commerce through tablets

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A new generation of Thais is increasingly being turned on to online shopping through the use of mobile tablets. No, not precocious primary school...
Thai farmers threaten government with march on Bangkok

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Farmers from 22 Thai provinces have issued the government in Bangkok an ultimatum of seven days to to reconsider its decision to slash the...
Nok Air raises $118m, shares climb 1.9% on debut

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Thailand's low-cost carrier Nok Air began trading its shares in an initial public offering on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on June 20, raising...
Thai cabinet approves bidders for water management

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The Thai Cabinet has approved the selection of four bidders for the design and construction of sustainable water resource management and flood prevention systems...