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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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FTI cuts export growth forecast to 2%, while TISI drops amid slow orders

THE FEDERATION of Thai Industries (FTI) has lowered its export growth projection for this year from 3.5 per cent to 2 per cent because of the sluggish global economic recovery and low crop prices. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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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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