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The price of opposition in Thailand

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:02 AM

“They create an atmosphere of fear by attacking us, even in broad daylight in the streets.” Sirawith Seritiwat, aka. ‘Ja New’, is not new to [...]
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Why Thailand stuck with a military government

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aspistrategist | 6:02 AM

Last week, a new Thai government, which had been in the making since the 24 March election, swore an oath of allegiance to King Vajiralongkorn. The new government looks a lot [...]
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Thailand faces worst drought in decade

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Eight provinces in Thailand’s north, northeast and central part have been suffering severe drought as there is no signs of rain at all. The Meteorological Department [...]
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Thai army vows probe after rebel suspect left unconscious

Thai army vows probe after rebel suspect left unconscious

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s army is investigating how a detained suspected insurgent in the Muslim-majority south was left unconscious hours after being taken to a notorious military [...]
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IMF urges Thailand to adopt fiscal reforms, monetary easing to support growth

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:02 AM

Thailand should adopt an expansionary policy mix, including fiscal reforms and monetary easing to help support growth, which has slowed amid rising global trade tensions, the [...]
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Calm before the chaos in democratic Thailand

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Prayut Chan-ocha’s elected government is now up and running four months after general elections. But for how long? Coup leader Prayut Chan-ocha ended his military [...]
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Khao San footpaths to be levelled, repaved

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Footpaths on the famous tourist strip of Khao San Road will be revamped, with clear vendor zoning established to ensure orderliness and safety, according to City Hall. The [...]
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Rescued human trafficking victims in Thailand nears record high

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The number of human trafficking victims rescued in Thailand is set to hit a record high this year, according to government data, with demand for cheap labour in neighbouring [...]
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Exports dip for fourth straight month in June

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s exports dropped for the fourth straight month in June, attributed to weak global demand because of the world’s economic slowdown, ongoing international [...]
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Mekong River drops to lowest level in a century around Thai, Lao, Burma border

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Water levels in the Mekong River are now at the lowest point in a century as of July 19, lower than a record set in April 1973. South East Asia’s Stimson Centre claims [...]
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Prized Thai buffaloes show off speed in muddy race

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Sloshing across a muddy field with men sprinting behind them, prized water buffaloes blow past cheering spectators in eastern Thailand on Sunday in a rare display of bovine [...]
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Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand’s new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement. [...]
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TMB strong baht hits foreign investment funds

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

TMB Bank are reporting that the strong baht has cut the value of the foreign investment fund under fund management, falling by 27 billion baht from 1.2 trillion baht at the [...]
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Airports of Thailand to launch app

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Airports of Thailand Plc will on August 6 launch a smartphone app to provide travellers with check-in and baggage information, product discounts and hotel and taxi [...]
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Surge in baht a big headache for Thailand’s tourism

22-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s tourism minister has blamed a surge in the baht for sapping tourist arrivals into South-East Asia’s second-largest economy and says he’ll take up [...]
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