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Thailand's coup leader and 'democratic front' face off in long-awaited election

12:28pm GMT

BANGKOK Thais voted on Sunday in a long-delayed election following a 2014 military coup, a race that pitted the country's junta chief seeking to retain power against a "democratic front" led by the populist party he ousted.

Thailand's Siam bank in talks again with FWD for insurance unit sale

22 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB) has entered into exclusive talks with Hong Kong-based insurer FWD Group for the sale of its life insurance business, nearly two years after previous talks broke off.

Thais flock to early voting in first election since 2014 coup

17 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Many Thais queued on Sunday, some for hours, to vote early in parliamentary elections scheduled for March 24, the country's first since a 2014 military coup.

'Ice is nice': Blind Thai teacher wins royal recognition

15 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Damkerng Mungthanya is a 26-year-old Thai who wakes up at 5 each morning for his mother to walk him to a train station for the commute into downtown Bangkok, where a student accompanies him to the high school where he works.

Some 2,000 travellers still stranded in Bangkok after flights disrupted

01 Mar 2019

BANGKOK About 2,000 travellers were still stranded in the Thai capital Bangkok on Friday and it will take a few more days to get them home after flights were disrupted by the latest conflict between Pakistan and India, airline officials said.

Some 2,000 travelers still stranded in Bangkok after flights disrupted

01 Mar 2019

BANGKOK About 2,000 travelers were still stranded in the Thai capital Bangkok on Friday and it will take a few more days to get them home after flights were disrupted by the latest conflict between Pakistan and India, airline officials said.

Some 2,000 travellers still stranded in Bangkok after flights disrupted

01 Mar 2019

BANGKOK About 2,000 travellers were still stranded in the Thai capital Bangkok on Friday and it will take a few more days to get them home after flights were disrupted by the latest conflict between Pakistan and India, airline officials said.

Some 2,000 travellers still stranded in Bangkok after flights disrupted

01 Mar 2019

BANGKOK, March 1 About 2,000 travellers were still stranded in the Thai capital Bangkok on Friday and it will take a few more days to get them home after flights were disrupted by the latest conflict between Pakistan and India, airline officials said.

Thai-based chemical firm Indorama targets higher revenue, plans $5.5 bln investment

27 Feb 2019

* Plans $4 bln investment in packaging, chemicals, olefin business Investment to be spread over four years

Party that nominated Thai princess for PM faces ban after king's rebuke

10 Feb 2019

BANGKOK The Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate for prime minister could be banned from a general election in March after an activist said on Sunday he would file a petition seeking its dissolution.

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U.S. lawmakers await details of Mueller's Russia report

U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over Donald Trump's presidency and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow.