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Japanese railway companies tap into global markets amid project boom

The public and private sectors have joined forces to sell Shinkansen bullet train technology to India and other countries, while individual companies have made successful bids for railway projects. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Event organisers seek new revenue streams amid continuing slump

AS A result of the economic downturn last year, the Bt13-billion event industry declined by 5 per cent and at least four local organisers were forced to close, according to the chairman of the Event Management Association (EMA). Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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US military scales down Cobra Goldi nvolvement amid ‘challenging times’

A scaled down version of Cobra Gold – an annual regional military drill led by the US – kicked off in Thailand yesterday with fewer American soldiers taking part, as Washington maintains its call for the military government to restore democracy in the Kingdom. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Valentine’s Day spending to see lowest growth in nine years amid economic woes

CONSUMERS ARE EXPECTED to spend 4.52 per cent more this Valentine’s Day than they did last year, at Bt3.51 billion. But that will be the lowest growth in nine years, as people are concerned about the high cost of living, a survey by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce found. Full News here […]

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Amid ‘challenging’ times, Thailand and US start scaled-down drills

The United States said on Monday its relationship with longtime ally Thailand was going through a “challenging” period as the two sides began a major military exercise, scaled down over Washington’s concerns about the junta leadership. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Army vehicles carrying Thai soldiers patrol near the border with Cambodia. Pic: AP.

Thai soldiers accused of ‘burning alive’ 2 Cambodians amid border tensions

Army vehicles carrying Thai soldiers patrol near the border with Cambodia. Pic: AP. Thailand’s military has denied killing two Cambodians citizens by “burning them alive” after they allegedly crossed the border into Thailand illegally last week, following accusations by Cambodian authorities quoted by The Phnom Penh Post: Cambodian officers said their Thai counterparts informed them […]

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Govt plans boost to flagging economy next year amid global risk factors

WITH looming risk factors around the globe, Thailand’s Finance Ministry plans to spend an additional budget worth Bt260 billion next year in an attempt to stimulate its languishing economy. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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AEC expected to be bright spot amid global challenges

BUSINESS leaders expect 2015 to be another challenging year because of the global economic uncertainty, but are quite optimistic about regional prospects under the Asean Economic Community (AEC). The Nation Prapon Chanasenee, managing director of P-Value Co, a manufacturer of skincare products and supplements, said Southeast Asia was at the top of the list of […]

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AEC expected to be bright spot amid global challenges

BUSINESS leaders expect 2015 to be another challenging year because of the global economic uncertainty, but are quite optimistic about regional prospects under the Asean Economic Community (AEC). Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Glimpse of hope for retailing amid challenge from e-commerce

“Merry Christmas and Happy New Year” is the phrase we often hear during this festive month. This time of year usually comes with a spending spree for many around the world, even in Thailand, because it is the season of giving. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Khmer Rouge genocide trail delayed until 2015 amid lawyer boycott | Bangkok

Khmer Rouge genocide trail delayed until 2015 amid lawyer boycott | Bangkok … PHNOM PENH – Cambodia's UN-backed court Monday adjourned the genocide trial of two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders until January 2015 after lawyers for one of the defendants continued to boycott proceedings. Cambodia's UN-backed court has adjourned the … Full News here – Read more […]

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US stocks likely to have bottomed out amid upward rate trend, recovery: Tisco

US stocks are believed to have bottomed out and could move sideways after interest rates rise slowly and there are consistent signs of economic recovery in that country, according to Tisco Securities. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Dengue’s spread flies under the radar amid Ebola scare

One of the most familiar sounds in Malaysia’s capital is the approaching drone of a fumigation fogger spewing thick white plumes of insecticide, part of so-far futile efforts to arrest a spiralling dengue fever outbreak. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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FPO cuts growth forecast to 1.4% amid weak exports

The Finance Ministry’s think tank yesterday trimmed this year’s economic growth forecast to 1.4%, assuming that second-half growth comes in at 2.9%. Bangkok Post However, it predicted the economy would expand by 4.1% next year, underpinned by public spending on infrastructure and improvements in exports and tourism. The lower forecast has taken the recent economic […]

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PTTEP sees low revenue growth amid volatile crude prices

PTT Exploration and Production expects revenue growth of only 8 per cent this year as the volatility in crude oil prices persists this quarter with Libya’s increasing output and Iran planning a possible resumption of crude exports. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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