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New Rama X Coins Enter Circulation Next Week

BANGKOK — New coins stamped with the likeness of King Rama X will enter public circulation on April 6.

No Obese Flyers in Biz Class on Thai Airways’ 2 New Boeings

BANGKOK — You must be only this wide to ride.

ThaiBev Magnate Now World’s 65th Richest: Forbes

BANGKOK — His wealth swollen to USD$17.9 billion, alcohol and real estate mogul Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is now ...

New Rights For Renters in Thailand to ‘Shock’ Landlords

BANGKOK — New protections for tenants will soon come into effect that include limits on what landlords can charge and a way out of long-term leases.

Officials Insist Fish Imported From Fukushima is Safe

BANGKOK — Health and fishery officials said Tuesday a recent batch of fish imported from a Japanese coastal city struck by nuclear radiation leak seven years ago is perfectly safe for consumption.

General Motors Offers to Rehire Workers on Army Base

BANGKOK — Employees who lost their job in a pay dispute with General Motors Thailand will be rehired, the company said Sunday, with one caveat: they have to sign new contracts on a military base.
An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Mark Schiefelbein / Associated Press

SET, Global Markets Tumble as Wall Street Sees More Losses

LONDON — The Thai exchange and stock markets around the world took a battering Tuesday, following a dramatic sell-off on Wall Street that triggered concerns that ...

Thailand’s Amazing Tourism an Amazing Mess: New Minister

Unlike his predecessor, Weerasak Kowsurat has a no-punches spared assessment of how Thailand is positioned to manage its booming tourism.

Nation Multimedia Taken Over By Far-Right News Corp

BANGKOK — An ultraconservative news agency said Sunday that it has acquired the media conglomerate behind Thailand’s No. 2 English-language newspaper to “rescue” it from insolvency.

Modest Minimum Wage Hike Approved, 1st Since 2013

BANGKOK — The national minimum wage was increased by the military government Wednesday for the first time in nearly five years.

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