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BGC in talks to buy Vietnam solar farms

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

BG Container Glass (BGC), Thailand’s largest glass container packaging manufacturer by capacity, is negotiating with investors in Vietnam to buy solar farms worth over [...]
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MCOT ‘not insolvent’ as cash shrinks

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

State-owned broadcaster MCOT is going through a liquidity crunch but is not insolvent, says a source at the finance ministry who requested anonymity. MCOT is not on the State [...]
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AOT considering joint venture with Thai Airways to keep services running

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The company that runs 6 of Thailand’s airports says it wants to work with Thai Airways to ensure airport services can continue while the national carrier goes through a [...]
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Thailand could become the first Southeast Asian country to legalise same-sex civil partnerships

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft bill that will legally recognise same-sex civil partnerships and give greater rights to same-sex couples, a potential [...]
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June hits 30-month trading high for stocks

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Average trading value per day in Thailand’s two stock indices saw a 27.8 percent year-on-year rise in June, a 30-month high, as retail investors returned to capture [...]
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ASP: 15pct Q2 contraction possible

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s economy could contract by 15 percent year-on-year in the second quarter from lockdown measures, with rising contagion risk affecting economic activities on [...]
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Narongpan tipped to be next army chief

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Gen Narongpan Jitkaewthae is expected to replace Gen Apirat Kongsompong as army chief during a military reshuffle at the end of September, according to a source in the armed [...]
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JSCCIB urges deep CPTPP examination

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The unsettled debate on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has prompted the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and [...]
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PM accelerates ‘New Normal’

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is keeping faith with his “New Normal” to steer Thailand foward, prioritising public health safety and tackling the economic [...]
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No US base in Thailand: Apirat

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Army chief Apirat Kongsompong has denied the US is looking to set up a military base on Thai soil. Responding to reporters’ questions on the issue, Gen Apirat said Thai [...]
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Student activists gather in Bangkok to oppose emergency decree

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Members of the Student Union of Thailand have come together to protest the government’s extended emergency decree, gathering outside Pathumwan police station in [...]
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Thailand expects to delay plans for ‘travel bubble’ on virus worries

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | WHBL | 6:02 AM

Thailand expects to delay plans for so-called travel bubbles given a resurgence in coronavirus infections in countries that had managed to contain the initial outbreak, a [...]
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Thailand producing over 4 million face masks a day

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

An increase in production facilities means Thailand is now producing 4.2 million face masks a day, leading to a growing surplus. A report in Nation Thailand says Internal [...]
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Same-sex marriage endorsed

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The cabinet on Wednesday endorsed a bill permitting marriage registration of same-sex couples, along with legal amendments to ensure they have the same rights as [...]
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Net gains: Thai project turns fishing nets into virus protection gear

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | WeForum | 6:02 AM

Thai fisherman Anan Jaitang used to pile tattered nylon fishing nets on the beach after hauls of wriggling crabs tore them beyond repair, but most of the nets wound up in the [...]
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