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Old powers try to bring back ‘dysfunctional state’

General Prayuth, the NCPO chief, said Friday that there were still efforts by “old powers and influence groups” to “bring us back to the dysfunctional state we were in”. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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FTI to urge govt to back soft loans to support bioplastics

The Federation of Thai Industries will meet with the Finance Ministry and other authorities today to consider a soft-loan programme to help jump-start a Bt100-billion bioplastics industry in Thailand, said a petrochemical-industry executive. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Hotel association believes junta’s beach crackdown will lure tourists back

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is encouraged to continue improving the public image of attractions across the country in a bid to draw more tourists in the coming high season. The Nation “More major tourist destinations such as Pattaya and Bang Saen in Chon Buri, the city of Chiang Mai, Koh Samui […]

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Labor rights activist Andy Hall, center, with members of the Migrant Worker Rights Network. Pic: AP.

International Rights Groups Back Labor Activist Andy Hall ahead of Thailand Trial

Labor rights activist Andy Hall, center, with members of the Migrant Worker Rights Network. Pic: AP.   BANGKOK – Members of the international human rights community have affirmed their support for labor activist Andy Hall, who will face trial in Thailand next month. Nearly 100 organizations submitted a joint letter to the Thai Pineapple Industry […]

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Kittipong denies seeking transfer back to Office of Attorney General

PM’s advisor Kittipong Kittayarak Tuesday denied he has sought his transfer back to become Deputy Attorney General, saying he is still satisfied with his current post as an adviser to the Prime Minister. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Tennis stars Djokovic, Williams look to bounce back in Cincinnati

Tennis stars Djokovic, Williams look to bounce back in Cincinnati Tennis stars Djokovic, Williams look to bounce back in Cincinnati | Bangkok Post: news. Home · Help · Lite Version · Log in · Sign up · Member benefit · E – Paper · SMS · Print Front Page · Newswire · Print subscription · […]

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Thailand MICE United launch

Initiative aims to lure MICE travellers back to Bangkok

A new initiative, “Thailand MICE United”, was launched yesterday in a bid to restore confidence in the country’s tourism sector and lure business and leisure tourists. The Nation Sek Wannamethee, director-general of the Foreign Ministry’s Department of Information, said it was implementing a confidence-rebuilding road map – especially targeting the United States, Australia and Europe. […]

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Thitinan on turning back the clock in Thailand

Thitinan with an op-ed in the Straits Times. Key exceprt: AS THAILAND’S putsch on 22 May is being converted into a military government in civilian clothes, at issue is how far the Thai clock can be turned back. Domestic constraints and international parameters are now crucial in setting a tone and direction that will keep […]

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Slovenian Man Swims Back to Cambodia after Being Deported

Sorrnman Gorzd swam his way back into the Kingdom after being deported     KOH KONG – While many Cambodian migrant workers are going to great lengths to return to employment in Thailand, one Slovenian man has allegedly chosen to go the other way – by swimming his way back into the Kingdom after being […]

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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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‘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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