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    By Boris Sullivan On Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Freelance journalist dies in Burmese army custody

    Journalist Aung Kyaw Naing, also known by the pseudonym Par Gyi, had been arrested while reporting on growing tensions between the regular Burmese army and the Democratic Buddhist Karen Army in southern Mon state. More...

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    By Boris Sullivan On Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Concerns Grow Over Severe Slump in Rice Prices

    RANGOON — Rice prices and exports have experienced a sharp drop this year as a result of a tightening of import restrictions by China, Myanmar Rice Federation Chairman Chit Khaing said on Thursday.  More...

    By Boris Sullivan On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

    Thailand ranks 7th best in HSBC global expat survey

    It is not easy to learn Thai and to make friends in Thailand, but the cost of living and the culture is still a strong magnet for the expat community in Asia. Among other Asian countries, only Singapore (2nd best) More...

    By Boris Sullivan On Monday, October 20th, 2014

    Burmese Migrant Workers in Thailand : photo essay

    An estimated two million Burmese are working inside Thailand, some documented and others there illegally, escaping decades of war back home. Apart from the lack of job opportunities in their own country, many are More...

    By Boris Sullivan On Thursday, July 10th, 2014

    Expats get more for they dollars in Bangkok

    Bangkok has become a cheaper city for expatriates to live on a dollar benchmark basis, in the past year according to Mercer LLC’s list of the world’s most-expensive cities.   More...

    Clear view on Quiet dead end soi
    By Boris Sullivan On Sunday, July 6th, 2014

    Thonglor Appartment for rent in Thonglor8 Sukhumvit Bangkok

    Fully furnished Brand new upscale one bedroom condo for rent in Thonglor, walking distance to Thonglor bustling nightlife, restaurants, bars, and shopping center.  More...

    By Boris Sullivan On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

    Panel Discussion in Bangkok: Is There a Coup Dividend?

    During months of political unrest in the run-up to the successful putsch on 22 May 2014, Thailand’s historically buoyant economy was dipping into negative territory, alarming businessmen, investors and ordinary More...

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will make a one-day official visit to the Philippines on Thursday, 19 January 2012, to introduce himself after assuming office as the Prime Minister of Thailand.
    By Boris Sullivan On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

    Bank of Thailand keeps rate at 2%

    Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to maintain its policy interest rate at 2% per annum, citing positive economic recovery and reduction of political uncertainties.  More...