Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

Thailand takes hatchet to rubber trees in plan to cut output 30%

BANGKOK • Thailand, the world’s largest rubber exporter, plans to cut production by a third over the next five years in an attempt to lift prices that are ...

One dead in Thailand as tropical storm uproots trees, blows off roofs

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat and Panarat Thepgumpanat / REUTERS Photo
BANGKOK – Thailand’s first tropical storm in three decades killed ...

Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

BANGKOK – Thailand’s first tropical storm in three decades, packing winds of up to 80 kph (50 mph), is expected to make landfall on ...

Weatherman warns of strong winds, rough seas

The Meteorological Department has forecast bad weather for the areas from northern Peninsular Malaysia up to southern Thailand over the next two days.
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Tropical storm make landfall in South Thailand Friday

Tropical storm Pabuk is moving into the Gulf of Thailand Thursday and will make landfall at the border of Chumphon province and Surat Thani province ...

Coronation of Thai King Vajiralongkorn set for May

By AFP
BANGKOK • An elaborate three-day coronation ceremony for Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn (picture) will be held in early May, more than ...

Medical marijuana coming to Thailand as it breaks the taboo

By BLOOMBERG
BANGKOK • Thailand is taking steps to become the first country in South-East Asia to legalise medical marijuana and is considering ...

Thailand hikes rates in dovish move as SE Asian nations diverge on policy

The policy decisions come against the backdrop of rising US rates, a rebound in EMs and weaker growth prospects
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Top Glove’s 1QFY19 profit rises on higher sales to RM110m

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Top Glove Corp Bhd’s net profit for the first quarter ended Nov 30, 2018 (1QFY19), increased by 4.37% ...

Malaysia through to final on night of drama

There was drama aplenty – four goals, two fightbacks, a red card and a penalty – at the Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok tonight as Malaysia qualified ...

Chinese producers fleeing trade war buoy leading Thai developer

By BLOOMBERG
BANGKOK • The upheaval in global supply chains triggered by the trade dispute between the US and China is benefitting the largest ...

Thai economic outlook cloudy as tourist numbers drop

BANGKOK • Thailand suffered a rare drop in tourist arrivals in October as Chinese stayed away, keeping the country’s economic outlook cloudy.
Overall ...