Negotiations between Thailands polarised political groupings ended inconclusively Sunday evening, but the parties agreed to resume negotiations Monday at 6pm.
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and the core leaders of the anti-government Red Shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship UDD movement ended their landmark negotiations Sunday evening without any concrete solution to the countrys current political crisis with both sides refusing to back down on their positions.
Beginning about 4.30pm, the negotiation was an an attempt by both sides toease rising tensions after the two-week protest turned into an increasingly tense confrontation between security forces and the red-clad protesters.
Bangkok 7th World Most connected city to China
Bangkok also ranks 3rd in terms of the volume of Chinese corporate leasing activity over the last three years, according to a new report from real estate consulting firm JLL.
While China’s biggest corporates are increasingly flexing their global muscle as the country’s economic and geopolitical influence accelerates, Bangkok is the 10th most popular destination for mainland firms expanding overseas. (more…)
Thailand’s Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and new opportunity connected
The SEZ policy was first launched in 2015 based on the government’s belief in the strong potential of the 10 areas to connect with the neighboring countries in terms of trade, economy and investment
With its strategic location in the center of ASEAN with emerging markets, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia and southern China, on its border, Thailand is well position to connect investors to new opportunities arising from the increasing border trade and the region’s rapid economic growth.
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