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No more “foreign garbage” imports to Thailand

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Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an Environment Ministry official said on August 16, the latest country...
Myanmar set to turn into major gold exporter

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Myanmar`s Ministry of Commerce is in the process of officially removing a regulation that prevented traders to export gold for more than five decades,...
Trump backs boycott of Thai-made Harley-Davidson bikes

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In what is probably a first in US history, an acting president publicly supported calls for a boycott of a US product, and, with...
Thailand opens “VIP” immigration lanes exclusively for Chinese visitors

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Thailand’s authorities introduced special immigration lanes at five international airports in the country just for Chinese visitors, saying it was for their “ease and...
Tata Motors calls it quits in Thailand and moves production away

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India’s Tata Motors in a press release issued on August 1 said that it decided to stop manufacturing operations in Thailand citing viability issues...
Dam collapse dents Laos’ “battery of Asia” ambitions

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The collapse of a hydropower dam under construction by a South Korean company in southeastern Laos in the evening of July 23 is a...
Thailand seeks to develop secondary tourism destinations

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Thailand’s government in its effort to broaden the variety of touristic destinations in the country has set its sight on less-known regions that, nevertheless,...
Google launches free public high-speed WiFi in Thailand

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Google’s Thailand unit on July 18 announced a number of initiatives in the country, among them free high-speed public Wi-Fi, in an effort to...
The dragon pots of Rat-Jar-buri, Thailand

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Thailand’s Ratchaburi province, situated a convenient two-hour drive southwest of Bangkok, is not only full of pleasant  geographical features such as the fertile land...
Foreign arrivals to the Philippines at all-time high

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Foreign visitor arrivals in the Philippines reached an all-time high of 3.7 million in the first half of 2018, the country’s Department of Tourism...
Water colours: Experiencing ASEAN’s largest ornamental fish market

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Aficionados of ornamental fish in Asia don't need to look further than Thailand: Here, in Ratchaburi province some 100 kilometers west of Bangkok, the...
Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam with highest consumer confidence in Southeast Asia

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The Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, just behind India, rank within the top four in the latest international consumer confidence survey compiled by US-based research...
Hollywood directors plan movie about Thailand’s cave rescue drama

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Hollywood movie director Jon M. Chu, best known for movies such as the Step Up series, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Jem and the...
Elon Musk team sent to Thailand to help boys trapped in cave

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The first two members of the engineering team dispatched by US billionaire Elon Musk are due to arrive in Thailand late on July 7...
Cambodia restores  rail connection to Thailand after 45 years

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Cambodia on July 4 reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital Phnom Penh to the border with neighbouring Thailand in...
Go-Jek reveals new brands for Thailand and Vietnam

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Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek revealed the names and branding for the separate units it is establishing in Thailand and Vietnam, two countries which are...
Harley Davidson’s new Thailand plant comes at the right moment

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Harley Davidson, the US motorcycle maker which will open a new plant in Thailand later this year, retrospectively has made the right decision at...
Thailand only ASEAN country that improved digital competitiveness

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Thailand is placed comparatively well on this year’s World Digital Competitiveness Ranking compiled by Lausanne, Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) which issues...