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Kenya bans west Africa travellers amid scramble to fight Ebola

Kenya bans west Africa travellers amid scramble to fight Ebola NAIROBI – Kenya has become the latest country to ban travellers from parts of Ebola-hit west Africa as Nigeria scrambled to stop the deadly disease spreading through the continent's most populous nation. Kenyan health officials take the temperature of … Full News here – Read […]

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9 babies found in Bangkok condo amid fears of misuse of surrogacy for stem cells

9 babies found in Bangkok condo amid fears of misuse of surrogacy for stem cells BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Nine surrogate babies believed to have been fathered by a Japanese man were found during a raid by police at a Bangkok condominium, amid fears that surrogacy may be misused for stem cells. The […]

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MPC holds key rate amid subdued export, tourism growth

THE BANK OF THAILAND is generally upbeat about the country’s economic-recovery prospects in the second half of the year, due to firmer domestic demand and fiscal policy. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Weluree 'Fai' Ditsayabut bows out amid social media criticism | Bangkok Post

Weluree 'Fai' Ditsayabut bows out amid social media criticism | Bangkok Post … A tearful Fai told a press briefing at a Bangkok hotel that she had decided to unconditionally surrender her title. "I've made this decision on my own. I would like to thank all the judges who selected me as well as my […]

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Bangkok office rents rise 1.3 per cent in first quarter amid gradual increases across region

OFFICE RENTAL rates in Bangkok’s main business districts last quarter still increased by 1.3 per cent over the fourth quarter of 2013 and by 8.5 per cent year on year, despite the political turmoil, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Advertisers cut budgets amid political turmoil

The advertising industry is feeling the pinch of political protests as advertisers start cutting or delaying their spending for 2014. Bangkok Post Wannee Ruttanaphon, president of the Media Agency Association of Thailand (MAAT), said some companies and banks have slashed their budgets due to political tensions and a lack of positive signs of economic recovery. […]

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Capital outflows set to continue amid imbroglio

More foreign capital will flow out of Thailand as continued protests exacerbate a situation already under pressure from the United States’ tapering of its quantitative-easing policy. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Social media in overdrive amid dramatic events

SOCIAL MEDIA coverage of events in Thailand, especially Bangkok, yesterday seemed like deja vu, as there were a lot of people with Thai flags flying out on the streets around the capital. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Investment strategy amid a volatile market

Overall investments in different asset classes have fluctuated continuously this year, caused by the recovery of the major economies of the US, Europe and China, and a general recovery in the global economy, amid the uncertainty of fiscal policy in the US – and especially the timing of quantitative-easing (QE) tapering. Full News here – […]

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King Calls for Security and Stability Amid Political Unrest

Thailand’s Revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej urged the nation to work together for “stability” in a speech on Thursday on his 86th birthday   BANGKOK – Thailand put politics aside Thursday to celebrate the 86th birthday of the country’s revered monarch, who used his annual birthday speech to call for stability but made no direct reference […]

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No let-up on anti-amnesty pressure amid uncertainties

The private sector vows it will not drop its guard on the blanket amnesty bill even as government whips and some senators promise to back down in order to ease street protests. Bangkok Post Pramon Sutivong, chairman of the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand, yesterday said the ACT will keep a close watch until the Senate […]

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Avoid excessive forex exposure amid continued US uncertainty, BOT says

The Bank of Thailand has warned investors and business operators to avoid too much foreignexchange exposure and to be cautious with money markets, which could move with higher volatility as US economic figures are released. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Yuan bonds remain alluring amid volatility as China looks inward

It is interesting that the view that the Chinese currency is not going to appreciate further has been gaining traction. I think that for specific reasons, there is no reason to believe that the currency won’t continue its appreciation against the US dollar. The Nation It is part of Chinese economic policy to allow the yuan […]

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Nikon upbeat amid smartphone onslaught

Nikon Corporation, a world leader in imaging technology, is confident of continued revenue growth of 19% this year despite the threat of cameras being replaced by the boom in smartphones. Bangkok Post “We have reaffirmed our competitive position within the consumer electronics industry thanks to our variety of product lines and lower prices,” said Kenji […]

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Jatuporn’s name comes up again amid reshuffle talk

Speculation has intensified that a Cabinet reshuffle is imminent. It would be the third Cabinet reshuffle since the Yingluck Shinawatra government came to power in August 2011. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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