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EXIM Thailand eyes Cambodia market

11-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Export-Import Bank (EXIM Thailand) plans to open representative offices in Cambodia and Laos later this year as part of its plans to expand in the Greater [...]
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Tillerson’s Thai stop spotlights country’s N Korea ties

Tillerson’s Thai stop spotlights country’s N Korea ties

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a pit-stop in Bangkok on Tuesday with a plea to the kingdom to curb business ties with North Korea, as Washington rounds up allies [...]
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India Builds Highway to Thailand to Counter China’s Silk Road

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When prime minister Narendra Modi’s government approved $256 million to upgrade a section of a remote border road last month, few took notice. Yet India’s [...]
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Thailand sentences man to 18 years in prison for insulting monarchy

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai man was jailed for 18 years on Wednesday for posting six video clips deemed insulting to the monarchy, his lawyer said, the latest conviction in junta-ruled Thailand [...]
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Tillerson in Thailand presses for more action on N Korea

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday pressed Thai leaders for more action on North Korea during the highest level visit to Thailand by a US official since a [...]
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Thailand: Drop Charges for Critical Facebook Posts

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Outspoken Journalist, Ex-Ministers Face Baseless Sedition Allegations Thailand’s military government has charged a journalist and two prominent political critics with [...]
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Thailand tells Tillerson trade with N. Korea has fallen sharply

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Don Pramudwinai told visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday that Thailand’s trade with North Korea, which faces UN sanctions over its [...]
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Thailand approves flood relief measures worth $48 million

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s cabinet on Tuesday approved 1.6 billion baht ($48 million) in relief for farmers hit by floods in the north and northeast. Twenty-nine people have been [...]
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Thailand to Upgrade More F-5 Fighter Jets

10-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The Southeast Asian state continues to modernise its aging aircraft. Last week, the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) said that the Thai government had cleared a project to upgrade [...]
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Thailand sees 15pct rise in Indian tourist arrivals

09-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Hindu Business Line | 6:00 AM

Thailand has registered a 15 per cent growth in Indian tourist arrivals in the first half of 2017, thanks to more direct flights from various Indian destinations. India is [...]
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Tillerson in Thailand as US ties improve

09-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Thailand on Tuesday in the highest level visit by a US official since a military coup in 2014 soured relations with the United [...]
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Asean labour ministers back Thailand’s new migrant law

08-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Labour minister Sirichai Distakul joined Asean ministers to sign the CLMVT (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand) Joint Declaration on Safe Migration to strengthen [...]
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Does Thailand’s Middle Class have a Distaste for Democracy

08-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The News Lens | 6:00 AM

The growth of the middle class and civil society plays a pivotal role in the promotion of democracy. They closely monitor a government’s performance and its commitment [...]
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PM seeks hydropower deal with Thailand

08-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:00 AM

The government is to ask Thailand for help to build a hydropower plant in the border province of Koh Kong. Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Friday, prime minister Hun Sen [...]
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Thailand Declares Deadline for Internet Providers to Block ‘Illicit’ Websites

07-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s telecom regulator has reportedly warned Internet Service Providers to remove “illicit content” by Monday, after failing to pressure sites such as [...]
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