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By Somchai Sakayathya On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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ASEAN Corner : New Bus Route Linking Thailand and Laos

With the ASEAN Economic Community AEC on the horizon, Thailand and Lao PDR have jointly opened a new bus route, linking both countries.The two countries have already opened four bridges along their transportation More...

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By Somchai Sakayathya On Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
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Thai Tourism Products Score High in new Travel Poll

Thai tourism destinations, airlines, airports, hotels and spa resorts scored high marks in the Best in Travel 2012 Poll announced by the popular website Smart Travel Asia 2012.  More...

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By Somchai Sakayathya On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Tourism Council of Thailand : confidence index drops 8%

Tourism Council of Thailand reported, Wednesday, its tourism confidence index for April to June 2012 dropped eight points to 92. Research was compared to a normal confidence benchmark of 100. The index gained data More...

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By Somchai Sakayathya On Thursday, April 5th, 2012
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Thailand cuts taxes to boost investment in flooded areas

BOI gave a green light to the latest measure to encourage new investment projects in flood-affected districts. The new measure is aimed at attracting new investors as well as urging the current ones to expand their More...

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By Somchai Sakayathya On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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United States has begun easing sanctions on Burma

The United States has begun easing sanctions on Burma, allowing it improved access to institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in response to a raft of reforms announced by the country’s President More...

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By Somchai Sakayathya On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
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Thailand’s ruling Pheu Thai Party to propose charter amendment

Thailand’s ruling Pheu Thai Party has finished its drafting on the charter amendment and will submit the draft for consideration of the government whip on Monday, said the party spokesman Prompong Nopparit More...

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By Somchai Sakayathya On Friday, February 3rd, 2012
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Yingluck needs to restore Thailand’s role in ASEAN

Thailand has elected female prime minister for the first time in its history.Yingluck Shinawatra and her Pheu Thai Party formed a coalition government of 300 seats in parliament.  More...

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By Somchai Sakayathya On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
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Thai economy bottomed out in November, to rebound from Decembre (FPO)

The Thai economy bottomed out in November last year when the country was hit by the cumulative impact of severe flooding, but it is now likely to grow 5 per cent this year, said Somchai Sujjapongse, director-general More...