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    Thamanat dismisses 'drug past' report

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 10/09/2019

    » Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Captain Thamanat Prompow has shrugged off a report by an Australian media outlet which challenged his accounts of his role in the smuggling of 3.2 kilogrammes of heroin that landed him in a Sydney jail in 1993.


    Illiterate authorities

    News, Postbag, Published on 23/08/2019

    » Re: "Prayut no 'dictator'", (PostBag, Aug 20).


    Prime Minister Prayut's huge little gaffe

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 09/08/2019

    » While Thailand's flawed 2017 constitution was bound to run into a fundamental dispute at some point, the sudden and brewing charter crisis facing the government of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha stems from an unlikely source. During the oath-taking ceremony presided over by Their Majesties on July 16, the Gen Prayut-led cabinet somehow omitted one-third of a statement which was mandated to be read aloud before officially taking office. What should have been a routine constitutional ritual has become a procedural gaffe that has captured national attention, putting government stability at risk and the prime minister's political longevity in doubt.


    UN study finds businesses funding Myanmar army abuses

    Published on 05/08/2019

    » JAKARTA: United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes.


    Tourism trap

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 22/07/2019

    » Southeast Asia is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, making the region a tourism magnet. But truly unspoiled beaches are getting harder to find outside of Instagram.


    Ecommerce use high among Asian B2B buyers; offline dealing still vital

    Published on 18/07/2019

    » New research commissioned by UPS into industrial buyers finds that despite growth in online business purchases, traditional offline relationships, face-to-face interactions and post-sales support weigh more heavily in purchasing decisions here than in other regions


    With China, possibilities abound for SCB

    Business, Somruedi Banchongduang, Published on 17/07/2019

    » Greater opportunities for Thailand as a destination for China's outbound investment have been spotted as trade diversifies amid the US-China trade dispute, according to a Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) senior executive.


    EEC megaproject draws flak from residents

    News, Sonthanaporn Inchan, Published on 14/07/2019

    » The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is a well-known flagship megaproject of the military government. The project aims to turn most of the land in the three provinces of Chachoengsao, Chon Buri and Rayong into industrial zones.


    Brand loyalty

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 08/07/2019

    » Having worked in the hospitality industry for 35 years and solely with Hilton, Paul Hutton has a lot of lasting memories of his time with one of the world's largest hotel chains, which celebrated its 100th anniversary on May 31. For a start, his three daughters are a constant reminder of his globetrotting career.


    Deutsche Bank says to slash 18,000 jobs by 2022

    AFP, Published on 08/07/2019

    » FRANKFURT AM MAIN - Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank said Sunday it would cut 18,000 jobs by 2022, as the former leading light of the country's financial sector looks to escape years of turmoil.

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