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  • NEWS

    Thai coup draws swift condemnation

    Published on 23/05/2014

    » The military takeover in Thailand draws swift international condemnation, with the United States saying it is reviewing its military aid and other dealings with its closest ally in Southeast Asia. Sarah Toms reports. - REUTERS

  • NEWS

    Out with the old

    Bangkok Post, Published on 23/05/2014

    » On May 23, armed military officers are the only individuals at protest sites of both the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) and the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) after the National Peace and Order Maintaining Council (NPOMC) told all protesters to go home. Meanwhile, 155 key figures involved with the current political conflict have been summoned by Gen Prayuth Chan-Ocha, the junta leader and head of the NPOMC. Elsewhere, a small group made up mostly of university students took to the streets to protest against the coup. (Video by Jetjaras na Ranong, Chumporn Sangvilert and Nattawat Watanasuwan)

  • NEWS

    Industries: Business as usual

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 23/05/2014

    » Thai business leaders last night reacted calmly to the coup and did not foresee the Thai economy becoming much more gravely affected than it already has been over the past seven months.


    SME credit guarantee boost eyed

    Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 23/05/2014

    » The Finance Ministry is in talks with an international institution about coming together to provide additional credit guarantees covering up to half the value of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) loans in a bid to dispel lender concerns about bad loans and encourage them to extend new ones.

  • NEWS

    Army move set to deal blow to foreign investment

    Business, Published on 23/05/2014

    » Direct investment in Thailand will take a big hit after the army declared a coup just two days after foreign investors were relieved when martial law was declared with the stated aim of easing the political conflict, says a foreign business leader.

  • TECH

    True posts turnaround in Q1 figures

    Business, Published on 23/05/2014

    » True Corporation beat expectations with its first-quarter net profit thanks to a strong improvement in profits from its 3G mobile operation and infrastructure investment fund.


    FTI cuts domestic car sales forecast

    Business, Piyachart Maikaew, Published on 23/05/2014

    » The domestic car market is likely to stay below 1 million units this year as political tensions continue and economic prospects look dim.


    AIA looks overseas as investment lags

    Business, Charoen Kittikanya, Published on 23/05/2014

    » AIA Thailand, the country’s biggest life insurer by total premiums, is revving up its foreign property investments to offset limited bond supply and an unfavourable domestic investment market at home.


    Lack of funds hinders trade

    Business, Nop Tephaval, Published on 23/05/2014

    » Manila: Lack of investment in transportation connectivity is hindering the region from realising the full potential of Asean trade but this could be solved through partnerships between public and private sectors as a bloc, said panelists on trade connectivity at the 2014 World Economic Forum on East Asia.


    Gunkul grows through partnerships

    Business, ShareInvestor, Published on 23/05/2014

    » Gunkul Engineering Plc is one of Thailand’s top producers and traders of electrical equipment and has expanded into electric power production, mainly from renewable energy, both solar and wind. Chief executive officer Sopacha Dhumrongpiyawut discusses the company’s strategy and outlook.

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