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Post-electoral Confusion In Thailand

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The outcome of Thailand's first post-coup election was still unclear on March 26 with no party taking...
Thai Election: Pheu Thai Leads In Early Counts

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Early counts in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, held on March 24, indicated populist-liberal Pheu...
Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan dies at 68

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Surin Pitsuwan, veteran Thai politician, diplomat and former secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), died in Bangkok on November 30 from...
Thailand’s ex-PM Yingluck said to have fled to Dubai

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Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is said to have fled Thailand before a scheduled court verdict on August 25 that could have led...
Wealth of Thailand’s richest got another boost

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The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest persons is out, and - lo and behold - it shows that their collective net worth...
Former Thai PM Yingluck slapped with $1-billion fine

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Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been presented a whopping 35.7-billion baht (around $1 billion) bill by the ruling military government as reparation...
Thailand’s richest earned a few more billions in 2016

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The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest is out, and it shows that most of those who already possess a considerable fortune added...
Wealth of Thailand’s 50 richest crosses $100b

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The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest people is out, and it seems that the sluggish economy and the political uncertainty in the...
Thai junta’s biggest task: Reviving the economy

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Now that it has been announced by the Thai army leadership that democratic elections will not take place for at least another 15 months,...
Morgan Stanley cuts Thai growth forecast to 0%

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Analysts of US bank Morgan Stanley chopped the 2014 economic forecast for Thailand from 3 per cent to zero per cent. The 2015 forecast...
Moody’s: Thailand coup makes economic woes worse

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The May 22 coup d'etat in Thailand will neither restore investor confidence nor help its economy to avoid a cut in its growth forecast...
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...
Thai PM removed from office

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court on May 7 has ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down after finding her guilty in an abuse of power...
Thailand’s Feb 2 general elections declared void

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Thailand's Constitutional Court on March 21 nullified February 2's election that was disrupted by protesters, further delaying the formation of a new government after...
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 protesters target Shinawatra firms, shares drop

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In a strategy to hurt the rich Shinawatra family where is probably hurts most, anti-government protesters in Thailand have resorted to rally at buildings...
Thai unrest thwarts Temasek’s business plans

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The plan of Singapore's state investment holding Temasek to sell its shares in Thailand's Shin Corporation, which has been acquired from the family of...
Thai protesters disregard poll, still want Yingluck out

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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok planned to forge ahead on February 3 with efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a day after a disrupted...