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    Google trial's secrecy seen as dangerous

    Oped, Published on 08/12/2023

    » The largest antitrust trial of the modern internet era, which wrapped up last month, has pitted the world's most popular search engine, Google, against the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). The case hearkens back to the DOJ's landmark lawsuit against Microsoft in the 1990s but with a critical difference: most of it was held behind closed doors. This unprecedented secrecy meant that only journalists and observers who were physically in the courtroom had access -- albeit limited -- to the proceedings.


    UN: Hundreds of refugees adrift in Andaman

    Published on 06/12/2023

    » About 400 people are believed to be stranded on two boats adrift in the Andaman Sea, the United Nations refugee agency says, calling on nearby governments to help rescue them.


    ICONSIAM Announces Spectacular "Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024" Event

    Published on 28/11/2023

    » Mr. Supoj Chaiwatsirikul, Managing Director of ICONSIAM Company Limited, announced, "The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), in collaboration with ICONSIAM Company Limited, The ICONSIAM Superlux Residence Corporation Company Limited, Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Company Limited, True Digital Group Company Limited, Coca-Cola (Thailand) Company Limited, CardEx, Thailand Privilege Card Company Limited, and Toyota Motor Thailand Company Limited, along with private sectors and communities along the Chao Phraya River, have come together to organise the upcoming event, 'Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024 at ICONSIAM.' This event is themed 'The Unrivaled Phenomenon of SIAM' and aims to support the tourism industry, promote Chao Phraya and Thailand as a Global Countdown Destination, and provide an extraordinary New Year's Eve experience. This remarkable collaboration among government agencies, the private sector, and communities along the Chao Phraya River comes with a total investment of 300 million baht, transforming the River Park area at ICONSIAM into a magnificent celebration venue. Our goal is to offer an unparalleled New Year's Eve experience, exceeding the expectations of both Thai people and global tourists. Anticipating a crowd of more than 11 million attendees, including event participants, viewers of the fireworks along the Chao Phraya River, and those tuning in from around the country and the world, we are confident that this event will leave a lasting impression, enhance the country's image, attract more tourists, and stimulate the tourism economy in Thailand.


    Asian markets tread water, waiting for US cues

    Business, Published on 25/11/2023

    » RECAP: Asian currencies and equities were largely subdued on Friday, with the baht and South Korean won leading declines, as increasing scepticism over whether the Federal Reserve is done with interest rate hikes kept risk appetite in check.


    Experts see residential recovery next year

    Kanana Katharangsiporn, Published on 22/11/2023

    » The residential market won't recover until 2024 due to mortgage loan approval issues, particularly in the mass market which has been affected by higher interest rates, according to property experts.


    Asian shares fall as Fed talks tough on rates

    Business, Published on 11/11/2023

    » RECAP: Shares in Asia fell yesterday after the head of the US Federal Reserve warned interest rates may have to climb further, stunting a rally in stocks and bonds and sending investors back to the dollar.


    AP keen on demand as it unveils condos

    Business, Kanana Katharangsiporn, Published on 07/11/2023

    » SET-listed developer AP Thailand plans to launch two new condo projects near Iconsiam and Victory Monument worth a combined 7.3 billion baht this month, aiming to secure its presales target of 13 billion baht by year-end.


    Asian equities rise amid expected rate relief

    Business, Published on 04/11/2023

    » RECAP: Stocks and currencies in Asia gained in line with a weakening of the US dollar, as traders embraced riskier assets on prospects the Federal Reserve's tightening cycle is nearing an end.


    Transformative vision

    Business, Kanana Katharangsiporn, Published on 30/10/2023

    » In 2022, SET-listed residential developer AP Thailand set a record for presales at 50.4 billion baht, the largest total since its establishment in 1991 and the highest tally in the residential market.


    Asian equities track Wall Street higher

    Business, Published on 28/10/2023

    » RECAP: Asian shares tracked Wall Street futures higher on Friday as provided welcome earnings relief, while Treasury yields fell on signs of easing inflation, underscoring expectations that the US central bank is done raising rates.

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