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    A question of discipline

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 09/03/2015

    » The Thai economy expanded by just 0.7% last year, the slowest pace in three years, while household debt rose the most in Asia and will continue to rise further to 88% of gross domestic product (GDP) this year, according to the Bank of Thailand.

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    Owe what a feeling

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 09/03/2015

    » The rapid accumulation of household debt seen in Asia over the past five years has triggered concerns about the prospect of a financial crisis similar to the one in 2007 caused by the bursting of the housing bubble in the United States.

  • BUSINESS

    Serving for Success

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 23/02/2015

    » Tennis legend Vijay Amritraj enters the room in stylish business attire with a bright, welcoming smile. A small Indian flag pin in the left lapel of his jacket catches the light, glinting along with a pair of rings on his left hand.

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    Taking flight

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 02/02/2015

    » You can spot them instantly by their colours: yellow in New York, black in London, and the bright jellybean hues of taxi cabs in Bangkok. When you go to hail a taxi in Jakarta, it’s highly likely to be blue.

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    Behind the boom

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 09/02/2015

    » 'Mingalaba!" hollered the 29-year-old Burmese tour guide standing in the front of the small bus packed with Thai tourists. He was wearing the traditional attire — a buttoned-up long-sleeved jacket, checked-pattern longyi and a pair of flip-flops — as he led the group through Yangon.

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    Selling for less

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 09/02/2015

    » The broad-based weakness in key commodity prices will extend throughout this year as the modest recovery in oil prices, ample supplies, weak demand, and the strengthening US dollar all exert further downward pressure. Industrial and agricultural commodity prices have been on a downward trend for three years and are expected to decline further throughout 2015 before a modest turnaround in 2016.

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