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    Govt gives B10m to ease Rakhine strife

    News, Patpon Sabpaitoon, Published on 06/10/2017

    » The government has given 10 million baht as humanitarian aid to assist civilians in Myanmar and Bangladesh affected by the violent situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state, Thai Foreign Affairs Ministry spokeswoman Busadee Santipitaks said.


    Five nabbed for courier currency grab

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 06/10/2017

    » Five suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with the robbery of 196 million yen (60 million baht) from money couriers at a condominium in Bangkok earlier this week, while police are hunting for two more suspects.


    The unanswered questions about banks that are 'too big to fail'

    Business, Teera Phutrakul, Published on 06/10/2017

    » The recent announcement by the Bank of Thailand instructing the country's five biggest banks to beef up their capital reserves caused a minor panic among some of my elderly relatives. Who can blame them when regulators use jargon that sounds like ancient Greek to most people? Basel III, D-SIBs, Tier-1 capital ratio, just to name a few.


    PF plans launch of 25 projects next year

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 06/10/2017

    » SET-listed developer Property Perfect Plc (PF) is bullish about its prospects next year, predicting consolidated revenue growth of 24% from an estimated 19 billion baht this year.


    Peradol steals limelight

    Sports, Published on 06/10/2017

    » Taipei: Peradol Panyathanasedh of Thailand and Johannes Veerman of the United States shared the first round lead at five-under-par 67 in the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) yesterday.

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    The inciting incident

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 06/10/2017

    » On Sept 24, 1976, two electricians were beaten and hanged to death from the top of a gate somewhere in Nakhon Pathom, victims of an escalating right-wing terror in Thai politics of that heady decade. Two weeks later, as protests against the return to the Kingdom of former dictator Gen Thanom Kittikajorn gathered steam, students at Thammasat University staged a play about the hanging of the two men. Soon the photographs of the play were used by nationalists to whip up anger and fear of communism, which led to the massacre on the morning of Oct 6 as police and militias laid siege to the university, killing, maiming and brutalising scores of people in one of the worst incidents of bloodshed in modern Thai history.


    ASP mulls derivative warrant products

    Business, Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Published on 06/10/2017

    » Asia Plus Securities (ASP) is studying launching derivative warrant (DW) products, which have underlying assets from global stock market indices and global stocks, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) also considering such a move.


    KTD caves over B3bn drinks plant

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 06/10/2017

    » KTD Property Development Co will cancel a 3-billion-baht beverage project in Khon Kaen due to local opposition, the company said yesterday.


    TFEX rises, signals investor confidence

    Business, Published on 06/10/2017

    » Average daily trade volume on the Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX) rose significantly last month, in line with an uptick in the Thai bourse and rising investor confidence, says the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).


    TCG projects B100bn in new credit guarantees

    Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 06/10/2017

    » The state-owned Thai Credit Guarantee Corporation (TCG) expects its new credit guarantees will exceed this year's target by 16% to 100 billion baht, mainly because of the portfolio guarantee scheme 6 (PGS6), which increases bad loan coverage to 30%.

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