Thailand’s political transformation

The state’s violent response to mass protests in Bangkok takes Thailand’s deep polarisation to an even more dangerous level. But a new Thailand is also struggling to be born, says Tyrell Haberkorn.

Wireless broadband licences to be granted in 10 months

The National Telecommunications Commission plans to grant licences to provide wireless broadband…

Number of dead in Thailand’s clashes rises to 23

The number of fatalities from last Saturday’s violent clashes between the government’s…

Hotels reservation in Bangkok impacted from bloodshed

The hotel reservation rate in Bangkok has dwindled dramatically after the recent…

73% of Thais want third round of talks to end bloodshed

73 per cent of respondents in a public opinion poll want a…

Several countries call for peaceful exit for Thai political rift

Singapore expresses condolences for yesterday incident and urges for a peaceful resolution…

19 dead, over 800 injured in clashes between troops and protesters

The death toll in Saturday’s clashes between government troops and anti-government protesters officially…

World Bank forecasts Thailand’s GDP growth to 6.2 per cent in 2010

All in all, a more favorable external environment should help boost real GDP growth to 6.2 percent in 2010. After this year, slower growth in developed countries, emerging capacity constraints as capacity idled during the crisis is quickly put to use, and the weight of the ongoing political turmoil on new investment, should likely keep growth below Thailand’s historical average of 5.1 percent