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20 Thai companies to explore Burma

14-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:30 AM

The Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) will take 20 leading firms to Myanmar to explore trade and investment opportunities in the neighbouring country. The three-day trip [...]
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Experts call for end to death penalty in Thailand

14-Dec-2012 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:30 AM

Thailand is falling behind its neighbours when it comes to abolition of the death penalty, activists and experts said at a seminar yesterday. The event, organised by the [...]
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Thailand must improve approach to water resource management

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:30 AM

With the recent passing of the Loy Kratong festival, Thai people paid their customary respect to the goddess of the waters by floating candlelit offerings along the [...]
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Thai Cabinet backs charter referendum

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:30 AM

Public hearings to be held by govt officials but Bhokin’s coalition continues to push for third reading vote first The Cabinet has resolved to organise public hearings [...]
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Thailand set to deport migrant workers

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 6:30 AM

More than 1 million migrants living in Thailand face deportation unless they get official working papers by this Friday. More than 1 million migrants living in Thailand face [...]
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Thaksin on TV raises opposition ire

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:30 AM

Thailand’s opposition Democrat Party and Green Politics Group threatened to file a lawsuit against the government for allowing former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra [...]
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Abhisit tells BBC murder charge unfair

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:30 AM

Former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has told the BBC that the murder charge against him stemming from the 2010 street protests is unfair. During an interview with BBC [...]
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Sharks may be registered in bid to curb interest rates

Sharks may be registered in bid to curb interest rates

12-Dec-2012 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:30 AM

Loan sharks may be allowed to register with the finance ministry in a bid to bring down the interest rates they charge. “The United States has allowed underground [...]
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Verdict in Abhisit murder case will raise a storm in Thailand

Verdict in Abhisit murder case will raise a storm in Thailand

12-Dec-2012 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:30 AM

Thailand’s former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy Suthep Thaugsuban have been charged with murder in connection with their role in a military crackdown [...]
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Auto orders at Motor Expo hits 80,000 units

Auto orders at Motor Expo hits 80,000 units

12-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Business News | 6:30 AM

The number of advance auto orders at Motor Expo 2012 hit a record high at 80,000 units, with Honda ranking first with over 16,000 units ordered during the 10-day event. Motor [...]
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Thailand besieged by corruption

12-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Presstv | 6:30 AM

The latest Corruption Perceptions Index survey published by Transparency International has shed the light on the rooted problem of corruption in Thailand. The country has [...]
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Ex-Thai PM slams ‘political’ protest murder charge

Ex-Thai PM slams ‘political’ protest murder charge

10-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 6:30 AM

Former Thai premier Abhisit Vejjajiva Friday said the decision to charge him with murder over 2010 “Red Shirt” rallies was “political”, insisting [...]
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Ex-Thai PM slams ‘political’ protest murder charge

Ex-Thai PM slams ‘political’ protest murder charge

08-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:44 AM

Former Thai premier Abhisit Vejjajiva Friday said the decision to charge him with murder over 2010 “Red Shirt” rallies was “political”, insisting [...]
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Thailand slides in graft index

08-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:30 AM

Thailand has slid to 88th place out of 176 in the 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index compiled by Berlin-based Transparency International. The global anti-corruption [...]
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Thailand beckons as a land of opportunities

08-Dec-2012 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:30 AM

Thailand is the most familiar Asian country for most Australians, yet while more than half Japan’s direct investment into Southeast Asia goes there, the kingdom [...]
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