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    Allow unions, says ILO chief

    News, Dave Kendall, Published on 29/07/2019

    » One hundred years ago, Thailand was one of the founder members of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), a UN agency with a mandate to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men.

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    Abhisit OK working with military

    News, Dave Kendall, Published on 17/03/2019

    » Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva says he wants "a mandate from the ballot box straight away" to become Thailand's next prime minister, that he would join a no-confidence motion against a future Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha if there were "good reasons" and categorically rules out supporting any future coups -- although he's open to working with pro-military Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) "if the government is not corrupt and will not carry on with non-democratic processes".

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    Sheer happiness for the 1%

    News, Postbag, Published on 09/12/2018

    » Re: "Report: Thailand most unequal country in 2018", (BP, Dec 7).

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    A kerbside view of Thai politics

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 16/07/2017

    » On the day the doors of Phitsanulok Mansion were opened for Chalerm Changthongmadan, he felt his existence was recognised for the first time in his life.

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    Entrepreneurial banker

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 03/10/2016

    » From oilfield engineer to one of Indonesia's most influential bankers, Helman Sitohang is a big believer that instinct is the most powerful driver when it comes to leading a person to where he should be.

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    US elections to strengthen dollar

    Business, Published on 21/09/2016

    » The baht is expected to retreat to 36 to the dollar in the next 6-12 months on anticipation the greenback will strengthen after the US presidential election in November, say strategists at Credit Suisse.

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    The road to 'true democracy'

    Published on 28/03/2015

    » Lt Gen Navin Damrigan, a constitution writer, shares his view on the Thailand the Constitution Drafting Committee has in mind once the new charter takes effect, and how the new highest law can bring about such transformation.

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    Mind the Gap

    Asia focus, Published on 01/12/2014

    » There is no disputing that economic development in Asia has lifted tens of millions of people out of poverty. A huge new middle class is now emerging and will drive prosperity even more. And the number of dollar millionaires and billionaires in Asia is growing faster than in any other region in the world.

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    Home is where the heart is

    Asia focus, Wanant Kerdchuen, Published on 18/05/2015

    » Lippo Group is well positioned to continue expanding across the region as the launch of the Asean Economic Community approaches but it still has strong confidence in its home market of Indonesia.

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    APRC offers roadmap to prosperity

    News, Published on 24/01/2013

    » The Asian Peace and Reconciliation Council (APRC) was founded in Bangkok on Sept 5, 2012 by a group of world statesmen and former policy-makers consisting mainly of former heads of state, heads of government, cabinet ministers such as foreign and finance ministers, businessmen, as well as distinguished academics and peace experts, some of whom are still serving in their respective governments.

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