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Thailand’s Military Puts High-Speed Trains Back on Agenda

  BANGKOK – Thai military junta, or the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has approved two high- speed train projects intended to link Thailand and southern China, local media reported Wednesday. A 737-km route from northeastern Nong Khai province to Map Ta Phut in eastern Rayong province and a 655-km one from Chiang […]

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Thailand’s Military Puts High-Speed Trains Back on Agenda

  BANGKOK – Thai military junta, or the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has approved two high- speed train projects intended to link Thailand and southern China, local media reported Wednesday. A 737-km route from northeastern Nong Khai province to Map Ta Phut in eastern Rayong province and a 655-km one from Chiang […]

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Surakiart Sathirathai

‘Back in business’

Thailand is back to work and business after months of political impasse, but there are challenges to be addressed to ensure sustainable growth, an international business conference heard yesterday. The Nation Inclusive political reform will be of utmost importance in sustaining the country’s long-term development, Surakiart Sathirathai, former deputy prime minister and ex-minister of foreign […]

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Vests: Back to orange – with a little green (updated)

Vests: Back to orange – with a little green (updated) Maj Gen Apirat Kongsompong, the 1st Division commander who is responsible for regulating motorcycle taxi services, on Sunday said all licensed orange vests issued under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's registration system would be scrapped … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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No Curfew: Saturday Night Bangkok-Style Is Back

No Curfew: Saturday Night Bangkok-Style Is Back The generals who seized power in Thailand disrupted one of the country's most lucrative industries — the go-go bars that were forced to close early because of a curfew. Now the junta has lifted the curfew, giving a green light for Bangkok's red-light … Full News here – […]

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Don’t worry the Cambodians are coming back to Thailand… Or are they? UPDATE: More stories

Via a reader, MCOT on June 19: After the recent exodus of more than 100,000 Cambodian labourers has continued for days, the flow has now been reversed and the number of workers in Thailand has climbed back to normal, as Thailand has clarified the situation to its neighbouring country. …. Cambodian labourers were now seen working […]

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The European Union has voiced "extreme concern" about political detentions and censorship in Thailand,

EU Scales Back Ties With Thailand

The European Union has voiced “extreme concern” about political detentions and censorship in Thailand, LUXEMBOURG – The European Union will scale back political ties with Thailand following the recent coup, putting on hold the signing of a political pact and suspending official visits, the bloc said Monday. At a meeting of foreign ministers in Luxembourg, […]

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A ceremony for the Mekong held outside Thailand

Justice for the Mekong – Thai Villagers Back to Court

A ceremony for the Mekong held outside Thailand’s Administrative Court in August 2012   BANGKOK – Two years ago a group of around 100 villagers from provinces in the north and northeast of Thailand arrived outside the Thai Administrative Court in Bangkok carrying signs that read “Justice for the Mekong,” “Fish Yes, Dams No” and […]

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Wu Huan with the MG6

MG drives back into Thailand

MG6 sedan, fastback launched in Bangkok yesterday, set to duel Civic, Altis, Focus, Mazda3 Thai-Chinese relations are on the road to becoming even stronger with the launch of the MG6 in Bangkok yesterday. The Nation Although the MG brand has been around for 90 years, the British marque – well-known in Thailand for its compact […]

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Junta brings back Pornthip as director of CIFS

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has ordered the Justice Ministry to reinstate forensics expert Khunying Pornthip Rojanasunand as director of the Central Institute of Forensic Science (CIFS). Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Panthongtae’s Voice TV back on air minus some shows, but Sonthi’s ASTV hangs in limbo

More stations are being allowed to go back on air after the military imposed a blanket news blackout right after the May 22 coup. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Bangkok takes back the night, as a city known for its evening activities

Bangkok takes back the night, as a city known for its evening activities … Tourists and locals eat and drink at a restaurant in Bangkok's Khaosan road, Thailand, Saturday June 14, 2014. The generals who seized power in Thailand have lifted a nationwide curfew, giving a green light for the capital's red-light districts … Full […]

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Digital TV channels to be allowed back on air… as long they don’t talk about politics

The Bangkok Post: The digital TV channel owned by the Shinawatra family may be seeing a light at the end of tunnel after the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) said it could be allowed to broadcast again once the general political situation stabilises. “Voice TV is likely to be allowed to broadcast again […]

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Foreign investors get back on board

Thailand’s credit default swap (CDS) level has moved towards a declining trend, indicating that foreign investors’ concerns have eased over the latest political developments, says a senior Bank of Thailand official. Bangkok Post Spokeswoman Roong Mallikamas said the CDS level on Wednesday had bounced back to a similar level to mid-May at 122 basis points, […]

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Yingluck Shinawatra is facing a wave of opposition protests after her government pushed through an amnesty that would have lifted a conviction against her brother, Thaksin

Thailand Slipping Back into Political Chaos

Yingluck Shinawatra is facing a wave of opposition protests after her government pushed through an amnesty that would have lifted a conviction against her brother, Thaksin   BANGKOK - Political tensions are on the rise again in Thailand with the anti-government movement marching through the capital while the prime minister makes final preparations to counter the dereliction of duty charges […]

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