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US urges quick end to Thai state of emergency

US urges quick end to Thai state of emergency

19-Jul-2010 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

A senior US envoy urged Thailand Friday to lift a state of emergency imposed in parts of the country since April in response to mass street protests “as soon as [...]
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Bangkok Bank raises deposit rates 10-50 bps

Bangkok Bank raises deposit rates 10-50 bps

19-Jul-2010 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Bangkok Bank Pcl BBL.BK, Thailand’s largest lender, has raised deposit rates by 10-50 basis points, effective Monday, the latest bank to adjust rates after the central [...]
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Shootout with Thai govt forces kills insurgent

17-Jul-2010 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s military says a suspected Muslim insurgent was killed and another turned himself in during a raid in the country’s restive south. Lt. Col. Prathan [...]
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Thailand’s 10-year bond yield to decline to 3.30pct, ING predicts

17-Jul-2010 Intellasia | Washington Post | 7:01 AM

The yield on the 5.375 percent notes due December 2019 climbed to 3.65 percent yesterday, from 3.29 percent at the end of June, amid concern borrowing costs would be raised. [...]
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Thailand hikes interest rates for first time since 2008

Thailand hikes interest rates for first time since 2008

16-Jul-2010 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Foreign investment in Myanmar, one of the world’s poorest and most authoritarian countries, dropped more than two thirds last fiscal year as Chinese investment tailed [...]
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State of emergency extended in restive Thai south

15-Jul-2010 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Thailand has extended a state of emergency in its three southernmost provinces for three months amid continuing violence in the region. The Cabinet approved the extension [...]
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Prosecutors want Thailand’s ruling party dissolved

15-Jul-2010 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Prosecutors recommended Tuesday that Thailand’s ruling party be dissolved and about 40 of its executives _ including the prime minister _ be banned from politics for [...]
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Thailand buys sugar for first time in 30 years

15-Jul-2010 Intellasia | FT | 7:01 AM

At Big C in Bang Na, a Bangkok suburb, no sugar has been on the shelves for a week. Montree Thamnuwat, the manager, says the supermarket tried to save its dwindling supplies [...]
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Thailand in sights of Chinese insurer expanding overseas

14-Jul-2010 Intellasia | The Nation | 7:01 AM

Taiping Life Insurance Co is planning to expand overseas, focusing on Thailand, Malaysia, and India, in a bid to achieve first-year premium (FYP) of 100 billion yuan (Bt478 [...]
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Thailand among most restrictive for foreign ownership

10-Jul-2010 Intellasia | Asia News Network | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s restrictions on foreign equity ownership are among the most stringent in 87 countries, according to a World Bank report. The Investing Across Borders 2010 [...]
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Thai PM says monarchy, army should stay out of politics

Thai PM says monarchy, army should stay out of politics

10-Jul-2010 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s prime minister said the nation’s powerful military and its revered monarchy should stay removed from politics as the country moves on from its worst [...]
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Thailand: Exports boom despite tourism collapse

10-Jul-2010 Intellasia | Business Week | 7:01 AM

Here’s a conundrum: While Thailand’s famous tourist industry is flat on its back, the economy is headed for 6 percent growth this year, according to analysts at [...]
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Thailand extends state of emergency in capital

Thailand extends state of emergency in capital

08-Jul-2010 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

The Thai government on Tuesday unexpectedly extended a state of emergency in the capital and 18 provinces in the wake of bloody, anti-government demonstrations that pushed [...]
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Malaysia’s CIMB sees Thai listing before year end

08-Jul-2010 Intellasia | Reuters | Asia One | 7:01 AM

Malaysia’s second-largest lender CIMB expects to be listed on the Thai bourse before year end, its chief executive Nazir Razak said on Wednesday. The Stock Exchange of [...]
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Thailand seeks extension to emergency rule

Thailand seeks extension to emergency rule

07-Jul-2010 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Thai security officials on Monday proposed extending a state of emergency imposed across about a third of the country, including Bangkok, in response to opposition protests [...]
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