Bangkok loses “best city for travel” award to Kyoto

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Bangkok is no longer the world’s best city for travel and leisure in 2014 : Kyoto is, according to the readers votes gathered by the US magazine Travel & Leisure.  More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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US raps Thailand on coup, cuts military aid

The United States has suspended more assistance to Thailand in response to the military intervention, and is considering moving a major regional military exercise (Cobra Gold) out of the kingdom.  More...

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By Daniel Lorenzzo On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Thailand’s GDP growth at 1.5%, central bank says

Thailand’s gross domestic product GDP growth this year is expected to rise to 1.5%, according to the Bank of Thailand latest statement. That is 50% less than the 3% previous forecast of the BOT in February 2014. More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Tough Economic Challenge awaits Thai Military

Months of political discord, street violence and widespread demonstrations,  have inflicted serious damages to Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy. But for now most businessmen agree the army takeover could More...

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By Boris Sullivan On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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Thai economy picks up after military coup

Generals are ramping up efforts to boost the Thai economy dragged down by 8 months of political conflict. Their first move being handling long overdue cash payment to the rice farmers to regain consumer confidence. More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Should I cancel my trip to Thailand ?

This is not the first time the question arises in Thailand, and as usual the answer depends largely on the person asking the question.  More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Sunday, May 18th, 2014
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Six Strategies to Fight Corruption Thailand should consider

Not surprisingly, corruption is often cited as one of the biggest problem in Thailand. Thai governments, regardless of their shirt color, regularly put “fight against corruption” on their agenda. But More...

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By Oxford Business Group On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Power hungry Thailand is looking for alternatives

A return to economic growth in Thailand is expected to drive greater demand for electricity, hastening efforts to look for alternative sources of energy, although continued political uncertainty could slow public More...