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News Thailand: Disbanded Thailand Party Alleges Government Collusion in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal

Published on: Sunday 23 February 2020
Disbanded Thailand Party Alleges Government Collusion in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2020/02/disbanded-thailand-party-alleges-government-collusion-in-malaysias-1mdb-scandal/

The Future Forward Party has attacked the Thai government for allegedly colluding with Malaysia’s former prime minister to cover up the 1MDB financial scandal. Thailand’s disbanded opposition Future ...

News Thailand: British boy, three, dies at water park in Phuket, Thailand

Published on: Monday 24 February 2020
British boy, three, dies at water park in Phuket, Thailand
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51618658

A British boy has died after falling into a pool at a water park in Thailand, local police have confirmed. Lifeguards tried to resuscitate the three-year-old after he stumbled into a waterslide ...

News Thailand: Thailand prepares tough measures to control spread of virus

Published on: Monday 24 February 2020
Thailand prepares tough measures to control spread of virus
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/thailand-prepares-tough-measures-control-spread-virus-69176647

The endorsement is expected to be quickly implemented. Thailand has 35 confirmed cases of the virus, about half of whom have recovered. The measure would authorize disease control officials to issue ...

News Thailand: GM plans to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

Published on: Sunday 16 February 2020
GM plans to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/gm-plans-pull-australia-zealand-thailand-69023837

General Motors says it's pulling out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand as part of a strategy to exit markets that don't produce adequate returns on investments, dismaying officials concerned over job losses

News Thailand: Thailand shooting: Buddhist monks lead prayer vigils for victims

Published on: Friday 14 February 2020
Thailand shooting: Buddhist monks lead prayer vigils for victims
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-51513882

Thousands of Buddhist monks in Thailand have gathered for prayer ceremonies to honour the 29 people killed in the country's deadliest mass shooting. Public prayer ceremonies were held on Saturday, a ...

News Thailand: Thailand struggles to come to terms with first mass shooting

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Thailand struggles to come to terms with first mass shooting
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-51470359

When the news first broke of a man shooting randomly at bystanders in a provincial shopping mall, it was greeted with disbelief by many in Thailand. Thailand has more than its share of gun crime; gun ...

News Thailand: Coronavirus Hits Thailand Hard

Published on: Thursday 13 February 2020
Coronavirus Hits Thailand Hard
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2020/02/coronavirus-hits-thailand-hard/

A Buddhist monk wearing a face mask to protect himself from coronavirus at a skytrain station in Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 7, 2020. The latest strain of coronavirus, the cause of an outbreak devastating ...

News Thailand: Gunman Fires Shots in Bangkok, Rattling Thailand After a Massacre

Published on: Thursday 13 February 2020
Gunman Fires Shots in Bangkok, Rattling Thailand After a Massacre
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/world/asia/shooting-bangkok-gunman.html

No one was hurt by the shots, which led to a six-hour standoff with the police. But it raised anxieties, with Thailand still on edge after a rare mass shooting.

News Thailand: Thailand's IPO pipeline remains 'consistent' with up to 40 companies listing each year

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
Thailand's IPO pipeline remains 'consistent' with up to 40 companies listing each year
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2020/02/07/thailands-ipo-pipeline-consistent-with-up-to-40-annual-listings.html

Pakorn Peetathawatchai, president of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, discusses the outlook for the initial public offering pipeline in the country amid the current market environment.

News Thailand: Cambodia and Thailand: A Story of Swapping Transitions, or Something Else?

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Cambodia and Thailand: A Story of Swapping Transitions, or Something Else?
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2020/02/cambodia-and-thailand-a-story-of-swapping-transitions-or-something-else/

Soon after, in 2019, its western neighbor Thailand held its first election since a 2014 coup reverted the country to a military dictatorship. While citizens were allowed to vote for the first time in ...

News Thailand: Tourists Dwindle as Thailand Readies for Coronavirus Threat

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Tourists Dwindle as Thailand Readies for Coronavirus Threat
News source: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/02/07/bangkok-virus-wuhan-china-tourists-dwindle-thailand/

BANGKOK—As more Chinese cities lock down their populations out of fear of the coronavirus, China’s neighbors are stirring uneasily. One of the most fraught is Thailand, which sees 11 million Chinese ...

News Thailand: Coronavirus: first human transmission in Thailand as death toll hits 258

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Coronavirus: first human transmission in Thailand as death toll hits 258
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/31/coronavirus-thailand-confirms-first-human-to-human-transmission

Suspected infection of taxi driver by traveller raises fears virus could reach tourist hotspots ...

News Thailand: Coronavirus: first human transmission in Thailand as Russia and UK confirm cases

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Coronavirus: first human transmission in Thailand as Russia and UK confirm cases
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/31/coronavirus-thailand-confirms-first-human-to-human-transmission

Suspected infection of taxi driver by traveller raises fears virus could reach tourist hotspots ...

News Thailand: Thailand: Officials Hold Meeting with Southern Insurgent Group

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Thailand: Officials Hold Meeting with Southern Insurgent Group
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2020/01/thailand-officials-hold-meeting-with-southern-insurgent-group/

Officials from Thailand have held their first formal meeting in recent years with Muslim separatists from southern Thailand belonging to the Barisan Revolusi Nasional Melayu Patani, or BRN, the major ...

News Thailand: School headmaster charged in fatal gold robbery in Thailand

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
School headmaster charged in fatal gold robbery in Thailand
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/school-headmaster-charged-fatal-gold-robbery-thailand-68471914

BANGKOK -- An elementary school headmaster said Thursday he planned a gold shop robbery in Thailand due to personal and financial problems and apologized to the families of the three people who were ...

News Thailand: Belgium escapee sends 'Greetings from Thailand' postcard to prison directors

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
Belgium escapee sends 'Greetings from Thailand' postcard to prison directors
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/belgium-prison-escapee-sends-postcard-to-directors

Oualid Sekkaki, the only inmate who hasn’t been captured yet out of a group of five that escaped Turnhout prison last December, is believed to have sent a “Greetings from Thailand” postcard that ...

News Thailand: Phuket & Thailand In 1 Week - A Winter’s Digital Detox

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Phuket & Thailand In 1 Week - A Winter’s Digital Detox
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/petercsathy/2020/01/21/phuket--thailand-in-1-weeka-winters-digital-detox/

Phuket and Bangkok, Thailand in 1 week - here's the perfect authentic, luxury experience (with a budget in mind). Bonus Shanghai, China coverage as well ...

News Thailand: Thailand's protesters run against 'dictatorship'

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Thailand's protesters run against 'dictatorship'
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/01/thailands-protesters-run-dictatorship-200112130411376.html

Thailand has seen its biggest political protest in years in the form of what activists are calling a "run against dictatorship". Al Jazeera's Leah Harding reports on the group wanting Prime Minister ...