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Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared - rights groups

10 May 2019

BANGKOK Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday, months after two exiled critics of the military and monarchy turned up dead.

Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared - rights groups

10 May 2019

BANGKOK, May 10 Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday, months after two exiled critics of the military and monarchy turned up dead.

'Very pleased and delighted' - Thai king wraps up three-day coronation events

06 May 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn greeted thousands of his subjects from a balcony of his Grand Palace on Monday, the third and final day of coronation ceremonies.

Thailand set to be Southeast Asia's hottest IPO market with $5 billion of planned second half floats

25 Apr 2019

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE Thailand is set to see the most funds raised from IPOs in Southeast Asia this year, with more than $5 billion expected to be garnered in the second half, sources said, as a tourist boost to the economy trumps jitters stoked by inconclusive elections.

Thailand collects sacred waters for king's coronation rituals

06 Apr 2019

BANGKOK Thailand began rituals on Saturday for the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn next month, with officials collecting water in ceremonies across the country for use in purification rites.

Thailand's coup maker could face tough transition to civilian leadership

26 Mar 2019

BANGKOK For five years, Thailand's Prayuth Chan-ocha ruled undisputed as the head of a junta that had grabbed power from a democratically elected government - now, he looks poised to become a civilian prime minister himself.

RPT-Shares linked to Thai billionaire politician jump on poll results

25 Mar 2019

BANGKOK, March 25 Shares of companies linked to a billionaire politician who campaigned in Thailand's election on a pledge to legalise marijuana leapt on Monday after partial results suggested his party could be a key part of a coalition government.

Shares linked to Thai billionaire politician jump on poll results

25 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Shares of companies linked to a billionaire politician who campaigned in Thailand's election on a pledge to legalize marijuana leapt on Monday after partial results suggested his party could be a key part of a coalition government.

Shares linked to Thai billionaire politician jump on poll results

25 Mar 2019

BANGKOK, March 25 Shares of companies linked to a billionaire politician who campaigned in Thailand's election on a pledge to legalise marijuana leapt on Monday after partial results suggested his party could be a key part of a coalition government.

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.

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