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  • Talk to the cardboard cutout: Thai prime minister won't be taking any ...
  • Thai prime minister tells journalists to ask their questions to ...
  • This week in odd news: Chase & embrace and 'Amazing Grace'
  • Democrats Must Not Only Denounce Trump's Racist Agenda ...
  • Fake news: military raided Obama's compound in Thailand with ...
  • Foreign funds drive baht
  • Talk to the cardboard cutout: Thai prime minister won't be taking any ...
  • Thai prime minister tells journalists to ask their questions to ...
  • This week in odd news: Chase & embrace and 'Amazing Grace'
  • Talk to the cardboard cutout: Thai prime minister won't be taking any ...
  • Thai prime minister tells journalists to ask their questions to ...
  • Thailand PM defers media questions to cardboard cutout of himself
  • Thailand's Prime Minister Trolls Reporters By Leaving Cutout of ...
  • This May Be as Good as It Gets for Thailand's Economic Growth
  • Thailand Holds Key Rate as Economic Growth Forecasts Raised
  • Thai junta's key economic project draws $9 billion investment
  • Thailand should take advantage of the 'Asian Century': The Nation
  • Economic growth still below 'potential' - BoT minutes
  • Somkid: Full-year growth for 2017 projected at 4%
  • Thailand keen to retain border trade growth with Myanmar
  • Thai junta's key economic project draws $9 billion investment
  • Foreign buyers boosts Thai property market growth in 2017, says ...
  • Thailand expects 12% rise in investment pledges this year
  • Thailand's economic growth seen waning in 2018
  • Thailand should take advantage of the 'Asian Century': The Nation
  • SET reaches all-time high of 1802.80
  • Migrants a catalyst for Thailand 4.0
  • Population growth drives Australia's economy
  • Thai junta stakes legacy on industrial plan
  • Australia's economy to be world's 11th biggest as population grows
  • New Thai instant noodle plant on the horizon
  • Roadmap on Thai high-speed railway
  • CEO in the news: Thailand's M&A king lives up to his reputation with ...
  • UPDATE 1-Thai exports seen rising 5.5 pct in 2018 - shippers' council
  • Brisk business on the cards for Thai exports despite risks
  • Thailand's economic growth seen waning in 2018
  • Poll: Thailand November export growth seen slowing to 6.4 percent ...
  • A mostly sunny Thai forecast
  • Bank of Thailand raises 2017 GDP forecast
  • How much it costs to go to Thailand
  • The Truth About Thailand's 2017 Defense Budget 'Hike'
  • Thai junta boosts spending on defense, education in draft budget
  • The Asian Financial Crisis (AFC), Part One. Thailand
  • Thailand's budget 2013: Where will the money go?
  • Thai stewardesses score sexy parody of 'Toxic' (VIDEO)
  • How Low Oil Prices Will Impact Southeast Asia
  • How much it costs to go to Thailand
  • The Truth About Thailand's 2017 Defense Budget 'Hike'
  • Foreign investment in Thai bonds hit record; baht near 3-1/2 yr high
  • 'Here's some fruit: now pay up,' say Thai debt collectors
  • Thailand's debt 43% of GDP at Bt6 trillion
  • Heavy debt load in Laos
  • Thailand's corporate bond issuers hope for perpetual motion
  • Is the game up for China's much emulated growth model?
  • How does Thai public debt compare to other countries?
  • Indonesia considers lowering bond tax to reduce borrowing costs

    Thailand Leaders


    President


  • Talk to the cardboard cutout: Thai prime minister won't be taking any ...
  • Fake news: military raided Obama's compound in Thailand with ...
  • Thailand should take advantage of the 'Asian Century': The Nation

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Surin Pitsuwan: remembering a good and great man
  • Mauritania president receives Muslim World League secretary-general
  • Yearender: Belt and Road reaches out to more peoples, lands

    Prime Minister


  • SEE IT: Prime Minister of Thailand tells press to talk to his cardboard ...
  • Thailand PM defers media questions to cardboard cutout of himself
  • Thai prime minister tells journalists to ask their questions to ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Thai DPM warns officials to find Yingluck or face prosecution
  • Thailand's DPM Prawit Wongsuwan warns officials face ...
  • Thailand's “Luxury Watch Deputy PM” Warn Officials they Rick ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Thailand's digital ministry plans cybersecurity agency
  • Thailand should take advantage of the 'Asian Century': The Nation
  • Trump's woes may affect Thai economy

    Minister of Agriculture


  • INFOGRAPHICS: Thailand's rice export to Nigeria drops ...
  • ASEAN, India face similar challenges such as climate change ...
  • Thailand English-language News for January 8 (HD video)

    Minister of Culture


  • Dek Thai 4.0
  • Thai Foreign Minister Says Fugitive Former PM Yingluck in London
  • 'Ask this guy': Rights group criticises Thai PM's cardboard cutout ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Thailand: will they stay or will they go?
  • Turkey steps up arms sales to South and Southeast Asia
  • Japan-Thailand ties in a new era of uncertainty

    Minister of Education


  • 'Ask this guy': Thai officials set up a cardboard cutout of the prime ...
  • Thailand's digital ministry plans cybersecurity agency
  • Thai Finance Ministry Promotes Crypto Education Over Prohibition

    Minister of Energy


  • Egat market quota to end
  • Fake news: military raided Obama's compound in Thailand with ...
  • Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand ready to retaliate on EU palm oil ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Thai Finance Ministry Promotes Crypto Education Over Prohibition
  • Bitcoin speculation allowed for Thais
  • Thai commercial banks may get incentives to merge - finance minister

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Sushma Swaraj, Thai Foreign Affairs minister discuss bilateral issues
  • Visit of External Affairs Minister to Thailand, Indonesia and ...
  • Thailand set to lead ASEAN in '19

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Travel shows join anime as export content of TV broadcasters
  • 2nd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation leaders' meeting kicks off
  • President calls for strong cooperation to eradicate poverty

    Minister of Justice


  • Foreign Minister confirms Yingluck in London since Sept
  • Find Yingluck and bring her to justice, PM orders
  • Thai prime minister leaves cardboard cut-out of himself at press ...

    Minister of Health


  • Dek Thai 4.0
  • Co-payments near reality as universal healthcare system reformed ...
  • Thai rock star turns national hero after two-month run

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Thailand should take advantage of the 'Asian Century': The Nation
  • Thai junta stakes legacy on industrial plan
  • Thailand's infrastructure plans are good for trade with Myanmar

    Minister of Sports


  • Thai fans will see Fifa World Cup matches live: Prawit
  • Five things to look for in Thai sports this year
  • Thailand English-language News for January 12 (HD video)

    Director of State Security Service


  • US seeks to build military service depot
  • Massage parlour raid hits human trafficking
  • Notes From Kazakhstan's Mission to the UN

    Chairman National Bank


  • Private sector warming to wage hike
  • Woman threatens to sue seven banks over fraud case linked to ...
  • PromptPay 'Y2 18' glitch delays cash transfers

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Notes From Kazakhstan's Mission to the UN
  • Ambassador Susan E. Rice and Raptors Head, Masai Ujiri amongst ...
  • Kazakh Press Law Called Repressive, But UN Correspondents ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • President Akufo-Addo Swears In High Commissioner To Malaysia
  • Paputi ng ari patok sa Thailand
  • Akufo-Addo swears-in High Commissioner to Malaysia

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Friday Interview: Mainstream CEO Andy Kinsella
  • IACC strikes new partnership, Shenzhen sets up IP court, and US ...
  • Wishes for 2018

    Opposition


  • Thailand's opposition challenges military executive in court ahead of ...
  • Will Thailand return to electoral democracy in 2018?
  • Thai junta leader manoeuvres to stay in power

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Bank of Thailand raises 2017 GDP forecast
  • Thailand should take advantage of the 'Asian Century': The Nation
  • Global trade to lift Thai GDP
  • Thailand English-language News for January 12 (HD video)
  • Thailand: The Land Of Smiles Is Still Smiling After All These Years
  • Thailand's place in the 'Asian Century'
  • ADB, Escap raise GDP outlook
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    Investment

  • Thailand keen to retain border trade growth with Myanmar
  • Thai junta's key economic project draws $9 billion investment
  • Foreign buyers boosts Thai property market growth in 2017, says ...
  • Thailand expects 12% rise in investment pledges this year
  • Thailand's economic growth seen waning in 2018
  • Thailand should take advantage of the 'Asian Century': The Nation
  • SET reaches all-time high of 1802.80
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    Demographics

  • Migrants a catalyst for Thailand 4.0
  • Population growth drives Australia's economy
  • Thai junta stakes legacy on industrial plan
  • Australia's economy to be world's 11th biggest as population grows
  • New Thai instant noodle plant on the horizon
  • Roadmap on Thai high-speed railway
  • CEO in the news: Thailand's M&A king lives up to his reputation with ...
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    Export/Import

  • UPDATE 1-Thai exports seen rising 5.5 pct in 2018 - shippers' council
  • Brisk business on the cards for Thai exports despite risks
  • Thailand's economic growth seen waning in 2018
  • Poll: Thailand November export growth seen slowing to 6.4 percent ...
  • A mostly sunny Thai forecast
  • Bank of Thailand raises 2017 GDP forecast
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    Public Spending

  • How much it costs to go to Thailand
  • The Truth About Thailand's 2017 Defense Budget 'Hike'
  • Thai junta boosts spending on defense, education in draft budget
  • The Asian Financial Crisis (AFC), Part One. Thailand
  • Thailand's budget 2013: Where will the money go?
  • Thai stewardesses score sexy parody of 'Toxic' (VIDEO)
  • How Low Oil Prices Will Impact Southeast Asia
  • How much it costs to go to Thailand
  • The Truth About Thailand's 2017 Defense Budget 'Hike'
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    Public Debt

  • Foreign investment in Thai bonds hit record; baht near 3-1/2 yr high
  • 'Here's some fruit: now pay up,' say Thai debt collectors
  • Thailand's debt 43% of GDP at Bt6 trillion
  • Heavy debt load in Laos
  • Thailand's corporate bond issuers hope for perpetual motion
  • Is the game up for China's much emulated growth model?
  • How does Thai public debt compare to other countries?
  • Indonesia considers lowering bond tax to reduce borrowing costs
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-12-29THIndustrial Production YoY NOV0.48%1.80%
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    2017-12-29THCurrent Account NOV$3.54B$ 3.4B
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  • Thai PM confirms Yingluck fled to Dubai
  • America's 'absence' a blessing in disguise for Thailand: The Nation ...
  • 10
    2017-12-29THPrivate Consumption MoM-0.60%0.28%
  • Chinese vice provincial chief 'forced to shop' after joining cheap ...
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    2017-12-29THRetail Sales YoY OCT10.10%3.30%
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  • Companies like Craftsvilla and Voonik roll out image search feature ...
  • 10
    2017-12-29THCoincident Index NOV129.35131.8
  • SuperNAP International opens Chonburi, Thailand data center
  • Thai government plans cloud data center
  • Internet Thailand to spend another $34.9M on new data center
  • 10
    2017-12-28THUnemployment Rate NOV1.30%1.20%
  • Vatican calls for new efforts to combat trafficking of migrants
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    2017-12-26THNew Car Sales YoY NOV13.10%
  • Is Leo Burnett's Rajdeepak Das India's craziest ad man?
  • Spikes Asia rolls out its jury list
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    2017-12-25THBalance of Trade NOV$0.210B$0.6B
  • Brics member states must find common ground to balance Western ...
  • Pouting at Putin and shooting tweets at Xi won't solve North Korea
  • Exhausted: Courts Reject Restraints On Alienation Of IP
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    2017-12-25THImports YoY NOV13.50%
  • Influential Thais in push for Kra Canal project
  • Asia Fuel Oil Tender-UAE's Adnoc offers four SRFO cargoes for Dec
  • Thailand Kicks Off Sumptuous Funeral of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
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    2017-12-25THExports YoY NOV13.10%
  • Endless OS might be a game-changer for Thai PC users
  • Chechen strongman draws huge crowd over Rohingya plight
  • Thailand Kicks Off Sumptuous Funeral of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
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