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Monday, September 24, 2018

Misprinted 1 Baht Coins 40,000% More Valuable

BANGKOK — Search your pockets right now. Some of those 1 baht coins might actually be worth 400 times their official value.
Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters Monday in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Asian Markets Mixed as Trade Spat in Focus, Oil Stabilizes

SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stock markets were mixed on Thursday with Chinese stocks outperforming the region, as investors watched the latest developments on...
A currency trader walks by screens showing foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters Monday in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Asian Stocks Rise After Solid US Jobs Report

BEIJING — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, despite a new Chinese threat of tariff hikes on U.S. goods, after Washington reported solid employment...

Thai Law: Good, Bad and Ugly Ways to Wipe Out Corporate Losses

How to wipe out corporate losses? The solutions to restoring shareholder equity are many – but not equally attractive.
A man stands Thursday in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong. Photo: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

Asian Markets Extend Losses on China-US Trade Jitters

BANGKOK — Share benchmarks in Asia are sliding, tracking losses overnight on Wall Street, where investors sold industrial stocks following reports that the Trump...
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Massive Data Breach Hits Two Major Thai Banks

BANGKOK — Hackers have stolen the information of at least 123,000 customers in a massive data breach at two major commercial banks, though they said Tuesday no damages have yet been reported.

Bad Week in Social Media Gets Worse; Twitter Hammered

NEW YORK — Cracking down on hate, abuse and online trolls is also hurting Twitter's standing with investors. The company's stock plunged Friday after it...
A woman walks Friday past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong. Photo: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

Asian Shares Mostly Higher, Defying Facebook-Led Tech Slump

BANGKOK — Asian shares were mostly higher early Friday as investors shrugged off Facebook's nearly USD$120 billion overnight plunge in market value, the biggest-ever...
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Asian Markets Rising After Corporate Gains Boost Wall Street

BEIJING — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday after Wall Street gained on strong corporate earnings amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.   Keeping Score Thailand's SET on Wednesday afternoon...
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Billions Earmarked For Isaan Airports

BANGKOK — During a visit to the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani, the interim cabinet of Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha approved spending over 2 billion baht to expand the airport there and endorsed other projects, an aviation official said Tuesday.

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