Thailand: Why the Land of Smiles is Frowning
Barron'sThailand: Why the Land of Smiles is FrowningBarron'sOn the surface, Thailand's economy is holding its own. It grew 3.2% in the first quarter from a year earlier. Below it, the dynamics driving growth - a public-spending binge - mask the air of disapproval consuming the masses. As incomes stagnate and ...and more »
Posted on 31 May 2016 | 5:31 pm
Thailand's way to the future, through
Bangkok PostThailand's way to the future, through technologyBangkok PostMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella used to come to Bangkok from India in the 1960s and 1970s for holidays with his parents. Last week, Nadella, now 49 and running one of the world's most powerful IT companies, returned to Thailand to speak at the event ...and more »
Posted on 31 May 2016 | 4:48 pm
Yingluck Shinawatra steps back into
BBC NewsYingluck Shinawatra steps back into Thailand's political arenaBBC NewsI was curious, partly to see Ms Yingluck interacting with her supporters, as I was not in Thailand when she had campaigned for the 2011 election, and partly to see whether she could avoid provoking the military, which is clearly nervous of her popular ...and more »
Posted on 31 May 2016 | 3:55 pm
Trapped in Thailand, Uyghurs Go On Hunger
Trapped in Thailand, Uyghurs Go On Hunger Strike in Appeal for HelpRadio Free AsiaMore than 70 Uyghurs held in a Thai detention facility have gone on a hunger strike, telling RFA's Uyghur Service in a hand-written letter that they would rather die in Thailand than go back to China. “If we were returned back to China, we will face ...and more »
Posted on 31 May 2016 | 2:41 pm
'Lucky to be alive' British couple reveal
Express.co.uk'Lucky to be alive' British couple reveal horror of Thailand boat crashExpress.co.uk'Lucky to be alive' British couple reveal horror of Thailand boat crash. A BRITISH couple who survived a boat crash in Thailand said they are lucky to be alive. By Joey Millar. PUBLISHED: 19:20, Tue, May 31, 2016 | UPDATED: 20:08, Tue, May 31, 2016 ...
Posted on 31 May 2016 | 11:31 am
Thailand Students Win Grand Prix for
OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Corporation announced that Montfort College of Thailand won the Grand Prix for its video "Blind's Diary" in the Panasonic Kid Witness News (KWN) Global Contest 2015. The students from Montfort College were honored ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:42 am
PHL, Thailand vow to strengthen ties on
THAI Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha (left) and President Aquino gesture following their joint statement on Friday at Malacañan Palace in Manila. Prayuth is on a two-day official visit, aiming at strengthening relations between the two Southeast ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:13 am
Ex Subway Franchisee’s Shocking Claims:
Jared Fogle admit to paying for sex with children in Thailand and off Craigslist, said an-ex Subway franchisee who claims she told a company exec about it in 2008. The former franchisee, Cindy Mills, said she initially met the pitchman at an event, her ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:21 am
Bangkok Bombing Update: Thailand Economy
A government office in Thailand said Friday that the Aug. 17 Erawan shrine bombing that killed 20 people would have little impact on the economy, predicting it would take only 0.05 percent off of the country’s gross domestic product, according to a ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:10 am
For Thailand’s economy, bombs aren’t the
The Hindu holy spot, the site where 20 people died in an Aug. 17 bombing that was Thailand’s worst terrorist attack ever, was quickly re-opened to visitors, hundreds of whom laid flowers as camps of photographers popped pictures. Tourists again crowded ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:23 pm