Tough Economic Challenge awaits Thai Military

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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 help the country rebound to the economic potential it wields.   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...

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By Olivier Languepin On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Thailand growth to remain at 2.6%

The Fiscal Policy Office had slashed its 2014 economic growth projection to 2.6% from 4% in Mach provided that a new government is formed by the third quarter.  More...

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By Carlos Fuitzer On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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South East Asia tops region of expected economic growth (Nikkei)

Nikkei Asian Review recently reported trends of both Eastern and Western leaders today in the Asian market. It reviews Asia as the top region of expected economic growth, especially South East Asia.  More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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ADB sees Asia growth at 6.2%, but Thailand below 3%

Developing Asia will extend its steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a More...