Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week

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The Hunger Games proves too threatening in China and Thailand. The release of the third installment of the franchise, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,” in China was postponed until January, reportedly More...

by Council Foreign Relations | Published 5 days ago

The Best Business Leaders Are Visible At The Front

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True leaders realize that, by definition, the word "leader" places the leader at the front, and not the rear. Yet many, many executives try to lead through fear and More...

BOI admits a 10% decline in Foreign Investment


Thailand’s Board of Investment (BoI) admits that foreign investment is declining : foreign investment in the first 10 months of this year dropped by 10 per cent compared More...

Indonesia’s carmakers are catching up with Thailand


Indonesia carmakers are slowly making up with Thailand, as their production should reach 1.6 million units in 2014, when Thailand should produce around 2 mln unit in 2014 due More...


TAT’s unbranded video “I Hate Thailand” goes viral on YouTube

“I hate Thailand” is a 5mn video clip depicting the adventure of “James” in Thailand. In the beginning he gets robbed of all his valuables, but then he More...

Bangkok and Chiang Mai in Top 25 Cities (Conde Nast Traveller)

Thailand has once again been recognised as a premier travel destination by Condé Nast Traveller’s readers, who voted Bangkok and Chiang Mai among the Top 25 Cities in the More...

Thailand’s Solar Power Company gets UN’s award


Wandee Khunchornyakong, a retired solar panel manufacturing executive, saw potential in Thailand’s solar power market. More...

FGB’s strategic direction mirroring the UAE’s economic growth and diversification


FGB is the leading bank in the UAE by net profits. The Prospect Group spoke with FGB’s André Sayegh (CEO), Hana More...

apecchina United States and China are racing to achieve a FTA in the Pacific rim

The race is on between the United States and China to dominate the rules-setting game for...

aec Why the AEC Will Struggle beyond 2015 deadline

This is not the first time that AEC faces a probable delay: In 2012, the commencement...

asean ASEAN and AEC : look beyond 2015

ASEAN member states are confident that by end-2015, at least 95 percent of the measures under...

Uncertainty at home brings calm to the Thai–Cambodian border

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Domestic uncertainties in Thailand and Cambodia have hindered progress along the heavily militarised border More...

Thailand promises peace “within a year” in Muslim south

Thailand's military government vowed to bring peace to the Muslim-dominated south within a year, despite stalled peace talks aimed at ending..

The End of History in Thailand ? Not yet

It seems that in Thailand the road to the "end of history" is a little bit more complicated and tortuous..

Thonglor area tipped as new property hotspot in Bangkok


The Thonglor area is tipped to become the new property hotspot as demand soars for new and used condos and apartments, More...

Land prices in Phuket have tripled in ten years

Land prices in Phuket have tripled the past ten years with the land price along Patong beach the highest estimated at..

Martial law hits condominium markets at tourist locations

Condominium markets at major tourist destinations have shrunk, with Pattaya and Chiang Mai faring the worst after foreign demand shriveled following..
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Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week

Asia update. In Thailand, the connection between the film and revolution is much more overt—several student protesters have been detained for..

U.S. firms keen to invest in Thailand

Leading U.S. firms have expressed interest to expand their investment in Thailand as the government is stepping up efforts to fight..

Japanese Investors shift Investment to Indonesia

Indonesia has become an increasingly important investment hub for foreign companies, especially from Japan, although various issues in the fields of..