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US and ‘like-minded’ partners will keep security in Asia admiral

14-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A partnership between the United States and “like-minded nations” will keep Asian countries secure in the face of competition from a rising China, the commander [...]
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Thai opposition leader asks supporters to mobilise in Bangkok on Saturday

Thai opposition leader asks supporters to mobilise in Bangkok on Saturday

14-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thai opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit called on supporters to mobilise in Bangkok on Saturday, days after the country’s election body called for [...]
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Government plans to lure Chinese tourists back by easing visa procedures

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

“The scheme is due to run from New Year until Chinese New Year on January 25, into early February.” The Thai Sports and Tourism minister says the government is [...]
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Bangkok Bank vies with SMFG for StanChart Indonesia Bank

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Bangkok Bank Plc is emerging as a leading bidder for control of Standard Chartered Plc’s Indonesian bank, according to people familiar with the matter. The Thai lender [...]
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Bangkok jumps up cost-of-living table

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Bangkok has leapt 43 places and entered the top 50 most expensive locations in the world for the first time, largely because of the strong baht, according a survey by ECA [...]
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Will the Constitutional Court dissolve Future Forward Party?

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

“The party’s 80 elected MPs would be then be free to join other parties.” The Election Commission is poised to approach the Constitutional Court to disband [...]
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Mexican drug cartels eyeing ‘Thai market’

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Mexican drug syndicates are trafficking methamphetamine into Thailand and other Asian countries, according to Earl Hampton, deputy director of the United States’ Joint [...]
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Thai rice farmers shun ‘big agribusiness’ and fight climate change

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Battling drought, debt and ailments blamed on pesticides, rice farmers in northern Thailand have turned to eco-friendly growing methods despite powerful agribusiness [...]
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Thai economy not desperate, just a bit slow Finance minister

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Finance minister says the economy is not in a critical situation, it’s just on a bit of a “go-slow” right now. Uttama Savanayana adds that [...]
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WHO lauds Thailand for strong tobacco control policy

13-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

The Thai Ministry of Public Health said on Wednesday that the World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded Thailand for its strong tobacco control policy following the rollout [...]
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Thai election body rules loan to opposition party illegal

Thai election body rules loan to opposition party illegal

12-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission ruled Wednesday that a popular opposition party broke the law by accepting an illegal loan from its head, a decision that could lead to [...]
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Future Forward dissolution request sent to court

12-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Election Commission (EC) has voted to ask the Constitutional Court to disband the Future Forward Party on the grounds that its executives accepted cash or donations from [...]
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Free train, bus travel for royal barge procession

12-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Travel will be free on all mass transit rail services and selected BMTA bus routes on Thursday, when the royal barge procession is presided over by His Majesty the King. The [...]
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Fresh calls for bridge to Samui

12-Dec-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Local tourism and health figures are calling for the construction of a bridge to link Koh Samui with the mainland, in a bid to boost tourism and speed up hospital transfers [...]
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Recycled laptops triggering toxic fumes in Thailand

12-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Independent | 6:02 AM

Crouched on the ground in a dimly lit factory, women picked through the discarded innards of the modern world: batteries, circuit boards and bundles of wires. They broke down [...]
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