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A candidate from the Pheu Thai Party, Pongsapat Pongcharoen, walks past his portrait after registering as a candidate for Bangkok governor at the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration January 21, 2013

Bangkok Election could Herald New Chapter in Turbulent Thai Politics

A candidate from the Pheu Thai Party, Pongsapat Pongcharoen, walks past his portrait after registering as a candidate for Bangkok governor at the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration January 21, 2013   BANGKOK – For years, Thailand’s turbulent and sometimes violent politics have had a familiar narrative: the poor in the country’s rural northern and eastern regions […]

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Asia stocks fall as China manufacturing slows – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — Asian stock markets mostly fell Wednesday after four days of gains as China’s manufacturing slowed despite government stimulus efforts. Global markets have been buoyant since last Thursday on hopes that policymakers will back powerful … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Oil falls to near $89 as ECB moves awaited – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — Oil fell to near $ 89 a barrel Tuesday in Asia as investors wait to see if European finance chiefs deliver on bold talk of saving the euro. Benchmark crude was down 32 cents at $ 89.46 a barrel at midafternoon Bangkok time in electronic … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing […]

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Oil hovers near $90 amid Europe action hopes – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — The price of oil hovered near $ 90 a barrel on Monday, holding onto most of the previous week’s gains, as expectations remain elevated that the European Central Bank would act to prevent Spain’s financial woes from deepening. Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Asia stocks rise on continued hopes for ECB action – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — Asian stock markets are gaining as expectations remain high for strong European Central Bank action to stem the continent’s chronic debt crisis. Sentiment was also helped by U.S. second quarter growth not slowing as much as feared. Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Oil extends rise after ECB head vows to save euro – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — The price of oil extended gains Friday after the European Central Bank chief promised to do what it takes to keep the euro currency union intact and China stepped up stimulus efforts to counter its economic slowdown. By early … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Thai royal motorcades get new rules to cut traffic – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — The king of Thailand wants to help ease Bangkok’s legendary traffic jams and other inconveniences – and that means a few changes to the treatment of royals on the roads. On Friday, authorities distributed 25,000 handbooks to police … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Oil down as US supplies swell, SKorea growth slows – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — Oil prices fell Thursday in Asia after U.S. crude inventories swelled and a slowdown in South Korea’s economy underlined that growth in demand for fuel could remain subdued. Benchmark crude for September delivery was down 60 cents at … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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World stocks ebb as Europe crisis clouds outlook – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — World stock markets continued to ebb Wednesday amid fears Europe’s debt crisis is about to get much worse and deal a new blow to the global economy. Global markets have been roiled by a sudden surge in Spain’s borrowing costs to well … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Bangkok is great for shopping, sightseeing – Calgary Herald

What’s it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Suzanne Nam, 38, moved to Bangkok, Thailand, about six years ago to be a reporter … Full News here – Bangkok […]

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Oil near $88 ahead of US inventory figures – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — Oil was little changed near $ 88 a barrel Wednesday in Asia ahead of weekly U.S. crude inventory figures that give a reading on the state of near-term demand for fuel. Benchmark crude for September delivery was down 20 cents at $ 88.30 … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Thai inquest probes Italian photographer’s death – Miami Herald

BANGKOK — An inquest began Monday into the death of an Italian photographer killed two years ago as troops quashed a protest by anti-government “Red Shirts” who had occupied a central Bangkok intersection for several weeks. The sister of slain … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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