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Thailand’s $11b water management project stalled

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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...
Ten reasons why Thailand may lose out in the ASEAN race

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Thailand will have to address certain issues that affect investors' confidence in order to keep pace with the rapidly changing business environment in ASEAN....
Angry Thai rice farmers rushing to Bangkok for rally

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Thousands of upset rice farmers from up to 40 Thai provinces are expected to storm Bangkok on June 25 and hold a massive rally...
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...
Thailand, Maldives sign trade deal

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Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during her state visit to the Maldives has signed a trade deal with the island nation that aims to...
Thailand, Sri Lanka to push trade to $1b

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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse on May 31 agreed to forge closer economic ties and double bilateral trade...
India’s Singh on Thailand visit

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Thailand on May 30 from Japan to conduct a two-day visit in the Southeast Asian nation where...
Thailand: 8 million left in the dark

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The largest power blackout ever in Thailand's history left 8 million people in 14 southern provinces without energy supply, including the popular tourist spots...
Thailand worried over Laos railway delay

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Delays on the Laos side of the China-ASEAN high-speed rail line have pressured the Thai government to take matters into their own hands. During a...
Thai rice industry under heavy pressure

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The steadily appreciating baht, a farmer subsidy scheme that is distorting competition and a build-up of the biggest-ever stockpiles have put Thailand's formerly flourishing...
Thailand worried about strong baht

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The Thai government, domestic economists and export associations have expressed deep concern about the continued appreciation of the country's currency, which is now predicted...
Thailand, Laos mull high-speed train link

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Thailand will go ahead with a cross-border project on the development of a new high speed train system linking with that of neighbouring Laos,...
Surin heads new think tank in Thailand

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Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan has been made head of a new institute in Thailand that aims to provide what it says are alternatives...
Thailand strikes gas deal with PNG

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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra clinched a deal for gas concessions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) during her two-day tour that started on March...

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Thailand's economy enjoyed record growth in the fourth quarter of 2012 as industry recovered from the impact of the kingdom's worst floods in decades,...
TPP: Blessing for corporate US, drawback for others?

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement shrouded in mystery behind the closed doors of US Congress, could serve as a catalyst for the development of Southeast Asian countries. But don't count on China.
Pitsuwan aims at role in Thai government

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Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan, who handed over his post to Vietnamese diplomat Le Luong Minh on January 1, 2013, is openly pitching for...
Thailand, Pakistan to sign trade pact

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Thailand is set to ink a free trade agreement with Pakistan to further boost trade and economic cooperation with the Middle East country. Thai...