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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm on Monday in Tokyo. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

Asian Stocks Mixed on US-China Fears at Start of Quiet Week

Asian markets were mixed Monday amid speculation over next steps in the dispute between the U.S. and China over technology development and trade following meetings in Washington last week.

13,300 Flights Loaded With Tourists Inbound to Bangkok for CNY

BANGKOK — Thailand is expected to receive a large influx of visitors for Chinese New Year, raising hope among officials that a rebound in mainland arrivals is underway.

Central Group Invests USD$200M in Grab

BANGKOK — One of the country’s largest conglomerates announced Thursday it will invest more than 6.2 billion baht (USD$200 million), in Southeast Asia’s largest  ride-hailing service.

Alternatives to Chinese Money Sought For High-Speed Rail

BANGKOK — Foreign loans for the Thai-Chinese, high-speed rail project will be minimal and not bound to China’s whims, officials said.
An investor walks in front of private stock trading boards in November at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Yam G-Jun / Associated Press

Asian Shares Mixed Ahead of Fed Meeting, US-China Talks

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders await the conclusion of a Federal Reserve policy meeting and U.S.-China talks.   Keeping Score Thailand's SET...
A visitor stands in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery Thursday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Yam G-Jun / Associated Press

Asian Stocks Slip on Huawei Charges as Trade Talks Loom

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were lower on Tuesday after the U.S. Justice Department unsealed criminal charges against China's Huawei, its subsidiaries and a top...
Gary Coughlan stands between two police officers Jan. 16 on Koh Samui after police accused him of cooking tom yum goong with cannabis.

Thai Law: Foreigners and the Medical Marijuana Law, Explained

What's known about the law so far, including how foreigners can and can't get involved.
A visitor stands in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery Thursday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Yam G-Jun / Associated Press

Asian Shares Meander on Worries Over US-China Trade Talks

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were flat in subdued trading Wednesday as Japan reported weak export data and news surfaced of possible hiccups in China-U.S....

Bangkok’s Marvel Theme Park Goes Bust After 7 Months

SAMUT PRAKAN — Southeast Asia’s first Marvel Entertainment theme park is going out of business just seven months after opening.
An investor walks in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery Thursday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Yam G-Jun / Associated Press

Stocks Slip on Worries Over Chinese Outlook, Huawei Probe

SINGAPORE — World markets were mostly lower Thursday on renewed concern over the outlook for China's economy after some provinces lowered their growth targets...

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