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Indonesia bids to woo auto makers away from Thailand

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Honda opened its second car-manufacturing factory in Indonesia this month, and Datsun, Nissan’s newly reintroduced low-cost brand, is set to follow suit in April. [...]
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Thai northeast vows poll payback to Shinawatra clan

Thai northeast vows poll payback to Shinawatra clan

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In Thailand’s wealthy capital, embattled prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra rarely ventures out in public because of fears for her safety. But in much of the vast rural [...]
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Questions, answers about futile polls in Thailand

Questions, answers about futile polls in Thailand

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s general election is on Sunday, but the main opposition Democrat Party is boycotting it and protesters are seeking to scuttle the vote by blocking access to [...]
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Thai polling stations might close if violence mars election

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities might close polling booths if violence erupts during Sunday’s disputed election, which would further undermine the credibility of a vote that is deemed [...]
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Thai protesters make up for lack of Bangkok pre-election buzz

Thai protesters make up for lack of Bangkok pre-election buzz

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand goes to the polls on Sunday, but the usual pre-election buzz, banners and loud-hailers on the backs of trucks are noticeable by their absence in the capital, [...]
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Election tensions in Thailand as protesters vow to keep up pressure

Election tensions in Thailand as protesters vow to keep up pressure

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Thai anti-government demonstrators say they will keep up protests in Bangkok ahead of a controversial national election in a nation gripped by a bitter, protracted political [...]
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Tourist Diving Boat Sinks In Thailand

Tourist Diving Boat Sinks In Thailand

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

Footage has emerged of a tourist boat in Thailand sinking off the coast within minutes. All 13 people on board the dive boat Aladdin, which sank in the Similan islands, were [...]
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Continuing Unrest Could Undermine Thailand’s Economy

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy tends to bounce back vigorously from the coups, street protests and natural disasters that trouble it every few years. This time, however, could be [...]
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Thailand’s Democratic Way Out

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Thai people will go to the ballot box on Sunday, but there is little chance that the voting will break the political deadlock that is crippling the country. Bangkok has [...]
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Thai government forced to beg access to offices

Thai government forced to beg access to offices

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The protest leader, a monk in flowing orange robes, sat sternly at the head of a long hardwood table, his newfound authority in this patch of Bangkok plain for all to see. [...]
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No deal behind Thailand’s polls

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

In the run-up to Thailand’s mid-2011 elections, speculation was rife that the military would stage a coup if self-exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra’s [...]
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Thai army to deploy more troops amid warning of poll violence

Thai army to deploy more troops amid warning of poll violence

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s army will increase the number of troops in the capital ahead of Sunday’s election, it said on Thursday, as the government warned it might not be able [...]
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Thais Clash While the Factories Keep Humming

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

It’s hard to tell which is the real Thailand: Is it the country whose politics are so divisive and violent that an army coup is possible? Or the country that hosts one [...]
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Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra raises the stakes in election test of wills

Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra raises the stakes in election test of wills

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

When Yingluck Shinawatra inherited her older brother’s job as prime minister of Thailand just over two years ago, many thought she was just his puppet. Indeed, few [...]
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Continuing Unrest Could Undermine Thailand’s Economy

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy tends to bounce back vigorously from the coups, street protests and natural disasters that trouble it every few years. This time, however, could be [...]
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