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Thai PM in Burma for first overseas foray

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha arrived in Myanmar Thursday in his first overseas foray since grabbing power in a coup, as he seeks to redouble economic ties with the [...]
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Thailand Murder Suspects ‘Retract Confession’ to Killing David Miller and Hannah Witheridge

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Two migrant workers who admitted to killing British tourists David Miller and Hannah Witheridge in Thailand have recanted their confessions following allegations they were [...]
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Thai minister says US ‘more confident’ of military-backed rule

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai deputy prime minister Pridiyathorn Devakula said on Thursday that the United States has more confidence in Thailand’s government, four months after the military [...]
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Thailand backpacker murder suspects retract confessions

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Two migrant workers from Myanmar arrested for the murder of two British backpackers in Thailand have retracted their confessions which they now claim were beaten out of them. [...]
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Thai Unilever will invest B8bn

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Unilever Thailand, the local unit of the Anglo-Dutch consumer products maker, has announced an 8 billion-baht investment plan to cash in on a growing Thai middle class and [...]
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Plea to Thailand to End Death Penalty by Rights Federation

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Phuket Wan | 6:00 AM

Thailand must go beyond words and take rapid and tangible steps to abolish the death penalty, FIDH and its member organisation UCL said one day before the 12th World Day [...]
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Thai king Bhumibol ‘getting better’ after gall bladder operation

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Revered Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-serving monarch, was “getting better” after a gall bladder operation following his emergency [...]
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Thailand, Burma to twin provinces

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand and Myanmar will sign three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to foster a closer relationship between their key bordering provinces when prime minister Prayut [...]
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‘AEC+3 Summit & Expo 2014′ set for November

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 6:00 AM

An Asean Economic Community (AEC) summit and expo will be held in Bangkok early next month, aimed at encouraging Thai businesspeople to invest more in fellow Asean member [...]
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Thailand the latest country without US ambassador

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Thailand is about to join dozens of countries without an American ambassador at a pivotal time for the south-east Asian nation, a close US ally. Ambassador Kristie Kenney has [...]
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Thailand car sales hit by double whammy

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Plunging car sales in Thailand have left carmakers scrambling to revive their fortunes in a market that is both a production centre and a key part of southeast Asian regional [...]
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Pridiyathorn sees stronger trading nation status for Thailand

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Pridiyathorn Devakula on Wednesday set his sights on boosting Thailand as a trading centre in Southeast Asia, spelling out his plans to achieve the [...]
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The two entangled conflicts that are tearing Thailand apart

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

There are few people in Thailand who would publicly admit they’ve read the latest book by journalist Andrew MacGregor Marshall. Were they to do so, they’d [...]
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Challenging Economic Forecast for Thailand

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

New economic data out this week says the Thai economy is recovering after political upheaval disrupted business activity, hurt investment, and depressed consumer confidence. [...]
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Military grade hand grenades used in Bukit Bintang blast; no links to terrorism so far

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Military grade hand grenades were used in a blast at the popular shopping district of Jalan Bukit Bintang in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, but there is no link to terrorism so [...]
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