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Go-Jek to expand financial services, food delivery in Thailand

11 Jul 2019

BANGKOK Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek will offer more financial services and expand its Thai food delivery business following an investment from Thailand's top lender, an executive said on Thursday.

RPT-FEATURE-From shrimp to fake eyelashes, social media sales soar in Facebook-friendly Thailand

01 Jul 2019

* Such sales accounted for 44% of Thai e-commerce, up from 21%

FWD buys Thai insurance unit for $3 billion, in top SE Asian sector deal

01 Jul 2019

BANGKOK FWD Group is acquiring the life insurance business of Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) for 92.7 billion baht ($3 billion) in Southeast Asia's biggest insurance M&A deal, broadening a rapid Asian expansion by the Hong Kong-based firm.

From shrimp to fake eyelashes, social media sales soar in Facebook-friendly Thailand

01 Jul 2019

SATUN, Thailand The son of a Thai fisherman, Anurak Saruethai never really took to life at sea. But seafood has been good to him. | Video

Thailand's King Power wins duty-free retailer auction for major airports

19 Jun 2019

BANGKOK Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) on Wednesday approved King Power Group's $494 million (£393.3 million) bids for duty-free retailing at its major airports over rival contenders, including a group of South Korea's Lotte and Bangkok Airways Pcl.

Thailand's King Power wins duty-free retailer auction for major airports

19 Jun 2019

BANGKOK, June 19 Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) on Wednesday approved King Power Group's $494 million bids for duty-free retailing at its major airports over rival contenders, including a group of South Korea's Lotte and Bangkok Airways Pcl.

Thailand's pro-army party invites opponents to join new government

27 May 2019

BANGKOK Two Thai political parties have been invited to join a new government led by military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister, a pro-army party said on Monday, more than two months after a disputed election.

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.

World News

Britain's new leader Boris Johnson vows to get Brexit done

Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday.