Pattaya airport set for $5.7bn boost

Thailand is seeking to take on Singapore’s dominance in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul with a US$5.7 billion upgrade of its military-civilian airport near...

Gay couple win Thai surrogate custody battle

A kathoey or transgender Thai on Soi Bangla in Phuket. Thailand is generally extremely tolerant. Source: Flickr A gay couple from the USA have won...

Thai sex trade in spotlight

It took an unguarded remark from a Gambian minister to send Thailand into a bout of soul-searching this week about its reputation as a...

US agrees to sell protest-breaking vehicle to Thailand 

The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Thailand of 60 eight-wheeled Stryker armoured personnel carriers in a deal estimated to be...

ASEAN-5 growth forecast trimmed as exports slow

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) trimmed its growth forecast for five members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members amid their continued...

Thais held after UK millionaire’s body found

Two corpses suspected to be those of a Scottish millionaire and his Thai wife have been found by sniffer dogs buried in the 32-acre...

Asean’s predictable elections could boost growth

Elections are scheduled in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines in the next few months, leading to speculation about how political activity will affect Asean’s...

Junta aims to tax tech giants

Singapore’s low-tax regime has attracted tech firms. Source: Wikimedia The Thai junta is preparing to toughen tax collection rules for internet and tech giants, the...

Thai oil giant eyes rail project

Thailand’s state-owned oil and gas conglomerate PTT is in talks with potential partners about a joint bid for a US$7-billion high-speed train project linking...

Thailand unveils draft charter

Thailand’s military has enshrined its ongoing influence. Source: Wikimedia Thailand's constitutional committee has revealed a new charter draft which calls for a fully appointed senate...

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