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Facebook takes $2 billion dive into virtual reality

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook on Tuesday announced a $ 2-billion deal to buy a startup behind virtual reality headgear that promises to let people truly dive into their friends’ lives. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Food exporter takes products to Dubai, Tokyo

Theppadungporn Coconut Co, a producer and exporter of processed agricultural products, aims to expand into the Middle East after participating in “Gulfood 2014″ last month, hoping for overall sales growth of at least 7 per cent year on year. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Real estate investment takes stronger role in shaping cities’ role on the global stage

As business and political leaders gather to discuss global challenges at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, there is a greater appreciation for the importance of real estate in reshaping cities and, therefore, the world’s commercial geography, Jones Lang LaSalle said. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Britain takes on Asia: McLaren opens dealership in Thailand

McLaren Automotive is continuing to grow and strengthen its global retailer network with the appointment of the latest retail partner in Thailand. Motortrades Insight McLaren Bangkok is the eighth location in Asia for the British high performance sports car brand, and marks the 30th market worldwide. McLaren Bangkok will be operated by Niche Cars Co. […]

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‘American Hustle’ takes home top SAG award

Crime caper “American Hustle” won the top film prize at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Saturday, earning another big boost in Hollywood’s all-important Oscars race. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Open season: EC chief takes swipe at Thai PM’s personal life

Instead of focusing on arranging the February 2 election which the EC are reluctant to hold, EC Chairman Somchai  Srisuthiyakorn has taken a different tack as reported by Khao Sod (YouTube clip although only with relevant audio starting at 10:18 onwards):  Somchai said (…) “if she [PM Yingluck] doesn’t come, we’ll still send out invites, keep changing […]

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Thailand starting to lag behind its neighbours’ as crisis takes hold

Before today’s “Bangkok shutdown” by anti-government forces, The Nation’s Petchanet Pratruangkrai talked with Stanley Kang, chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, about foreign investors’ views on the crisis and how they would like the country to move on. He warned that the conflict had made Thailand less attractive to investors, and […]

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Mr Vipop (left)

Star Fashion takes a hit from politics

Star Fashion Co, a distributor of lifestyle fashion shoe brands, expects slow sales this year as revenue is expected to decline to 2.5 billion baht, lower than its earlier projection of 3 billion. Bangkok Post The sluggish economy and political tensions are major obstacles, said managing director Vipop Tatiyamaneekul. Sales in the first half of […]

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Technological advances can inspire new designs, but implementation takes courage

Residential design through the ages has been inspired and influenced by the environment, topography, lifestyles, social conditions, culture, and economic factors. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Nationalist group takes stand against ICJ and its ruling on Preah Vihear

Nationalist groups said yesterday they will take a stand against the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict on Preah Vihear Temple, as they do not trust the Pheu Thai government – which they say is ready to cede territory to Cambodia. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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CP takes aim at next frontier

Agro-industrial conglomerate Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group has announced plans to continue looking for new retail and food-processing investments in Belgium, Britain and the US. Bangkok Post The goal is to list future subsidiaries on the local bourses of host countries. The group is moving ahead with plans to acquire retail businesses and food-processing plants in […]

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Kasikornbank takes cautious approach on property loans

Kasikornbank has refrained from jumping into property financing for next year as consumers’ purchasing power is not yet recovering strongly. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Mr Somphop and Mrs Cathleen with other TSE executives

TSE takes to the rooftops

Thai Solar Energy Co (TSE), the solar-farm operator controlled by Channel 3′s Maleenont family, is expanding into the increasingly popular solar rooftop business. Bangkok Post TSE aims to install solar rooftops at 15 branches of the Mall Group and Home Product Center Plc, the operator of HomePro hardware stores, at a total cost of 975 […]

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HK takes risk measures on treasury bills used as collateral

Financial centre Hong Kong is taking steps to protect itself in the event of a US default – in one of the first cautionary measures by regulators to hedge against the possibility. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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It’s been reported that so far the man has stolen from five shops

Foreigner Takes off with Expensive Rental Bikes in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai – Reward Offered for his Capture

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