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Patpicha Tanakasempipat

New Thai government faces major test in first budget debate

17 Oct 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's parliament on Thursday began debate on a budget bill that is set to test the strength of a new civilian coalition government headed by a former military junta leader.

Thai opposition accuses army chief of meddling in politics, instigating hatred

12 Oct 2019

BANGKOK A Thai opposition party accused Thailand's army chief on Saturday of meddling in politics and instigating hatred, hitting back at his attack on opposition politicians and academics a day earlier.

China denounces Thai politicians for show of support to Hong Kong activists

11 Oct 2019

BANGKOK The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support for Hong Kong activists involved in anti-government protests, saying it could harm the relationship between the two countries.

Thai army chief decries opposition, hints at threat to monarchy

11 Oct 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's army chief lashed out at opposition figures on Friday in an emotional speech in which he portrayed politicians and academics as threats to national security and even the monarchy.

Thai army chief decries opposition, hints at threat to monarchy

11 Oct 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's army chief lashed out at opposition figures on Friday in an emotional speech in which he portrayed politicians and academics as threats to national security and even the monarchy.

China denounces Thai politicians for show of support to Hong Kong activists

11 Oct 2019

BANGKOK The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support to Hong Kong activists amid mass anti-Beijing protests, saying that such move could harm the relationship between the two countries.

Thai energy ministry sets March target to resolve Chevron dispute

08 Oct 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's energy ministry said on Tuesday it had set a March target to resolve a $2 billion dispute with U.S. oil and gas major Chevron Corp and would make the "utmost effort" to reach a deal after the company halted arbitration.

Thailand welcomes Chevron's resumption of talks to resolve energy dispute

29 Sep 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's energy minister on Sunday welcomed a decision by U.S. energy company Chevron to continue negotiations rather than seek arbitration to resolve a dispute over who should pay for removing offshore oil and gas platforms.

Battle to woo trade war's corporate refugees intensifies

27 Sep 2019

CHONBURI, Thailand When trade war tariffs jolted Chinese tyre-maker Prinx Chengshan into speeding up foreign investment plans, the company wound up in Thailand, thanks to that country's relentless courtship.

Chevron says no arbitration for now over Thai energy dispute

27 Sep 2019

BANGKOK U.S. energy major Chevron Corp has opted to continue negotiations with Thailand rather than seek arbitration to resolve a dispute over who should pay for removing offshore oil and gas platforms, the company told Reuters on Wednesday.

World News

White House acknowledges strings attached in Trump withholding Ukraine aid

President Donald Trump's withholding of $391 million in military aid to Ukraine was linked to his request that the Ukrainians look into a claim - debunked as a conspiracy theory - about the 2016 U.S. election, a senior presidential aide said on Thursday, the first time the White House acknowledged such a connection.