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OPINION

No return visit

Postbag, Published on 21/07/2024

» Re: "Koh Chang bridge likely to cost B10bn", (BP, July 17).

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GENERAL

CP chief’s grandson raises $60m for AI startup

Published on 17/07/2024

» The tech startup Amity Corp, run by the grandson of Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont, has closed an investment round that raised $60 million, and plans to list its Thai unit, Amity Solutions.

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OPINION

A smart shift

Oped, Published on 16/07/2024

» Re: "Auto parts makers nudged towards medical devices", (Business, July 12).

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WORLD

Musk donates to Trump, tapping fortune to swing 2024 race

Bloomberg News, Published on 13/07/2024

» NEW YORK - Billionaire Elon Musk has donated to a super political action committee working to elect Donald Trump to the White House, a major gambit by the world's richest person to make his imprint on the political landscape of the United States.

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GENERAL

Asia's worst stock loser erases Thai founder from billionaire status

Bloomberg News, Published on 10/07/2024

» Somphote Ahunai, whose net worth topped US$4.8 billion two years ago, is no longer a billionaire after a series of unwieldy efforts to diversify one of Thailand's biggest renewable-power producers into a Tesla-like transport specialist. 

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OPINION

The UK's most working-class government

Oped, Published on 09/07/2024

» The United Kingdom has a new Labour government whose class composition are radically different from previous ones. According to our analysis of Labour's shadow cabinet, some 46% of Keir Starmer's cabinet members were raised by parents with "working class" occupations. That figure is well above average in terms of the broader working population, and it stands in stark contrast to the 7% who were of working-class origin in the last Conservative cabinet.

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GENERAL

Red Bull family now richest in Thailand

Online Reporters, Published on 03/07/2024

» Red Bull co-owner Chalerm Yoovidhya heads Thailand's richest family according to the latest Forbes list, surpassing the Chearavanont brothers - but the combined wealth of Thailand's 50 richest fell by 15%.

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GENERAL

Gulf Energy to double data centre capacity

Published on 27/06/2024

» Gulf Energy Development Plc and its partners plan to spend an additional 10 billion baht to double their outlay on a data centre facility in Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan.

OPINION

The sameness of the Modi 3.0 govt is a mirage

News, Andy Mukherjee, Published on 15/06/2024

» The new cabinet of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is much the same as his old. The ministers for finance, defence, home, and foreign affairs have been retained, giving the impression of policy continuity.

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OPINION

The popular decimation of India's democracy

Oped, Pranab Bardhan, Published on 18/05/2024

» India's ongoing parliamentary election, in which nearly a billion people casting their votes over a six-week period, should represent an extraordinary exercise of democracy. The bleak reality, however, is that the election appears poised to consolidate a decade-long process of democratic decay, which has included the decimation of liberal institutions and practices and weakening of political competition. After all, the leader who has presided over this process -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- remains wildly popular.