Nukemap: What if North Korea Drops a Nuke on (insert your Asean city)?

Nukemap: What if North Korea Drops a Nuke on (insert your Asean city)?

The ramping up of the war of words between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK – North Korea) has left many people wondering what happens if Kim Jong-un (or US President Donald Trump) drops a nuclear missile on their city? No need to worry any longer. Nukemap from the Stevens […]

Thailand Morning News For September 22

Thailand Morning News For September 22

Thai Aug exports jump 13.2 pct y/y, far above forecast Thailand’s customs-cleared annual exports rose for a sixth straight month in August, far better than expected and the fastest growth in 55 months, as demand from major markets increased. — Reuters Thai activists ordered to pay $16 million for occupying airports Thirteen activists were ordered […]

Thailand Morning News For September 21

Thailand Morning News For September 21

Auto exports rise in August, outlook rosy The country’s automotive exports increased for the first time in 14 months in August as the recovering global economy helped spur demand, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI). —Bangkok Post Muddled trade policies hold back the country, researchers say RESEARCHERS have criticised the government for a lack […]

Thailand Morning News For September 20

Thailand Morning News For September 20

Thailand approves law to speed up $45-billion development plan Thailand’s cabinet on Tuesday approved a measure to accelerate a $45-billion plan to develop the industrial east and attract foreign investors, as the ruling junta seeks to boost long-term economic growth, a government official said. — Reuters Thailand’s Central Bank Has a Major Dilemma: Its Currency […]

Thailand Morning News For September 19

Thailand Morning News For September 19

Thai c.bank chief says it acted on baht speculation Thailand’s central bank said on Monday it had taken action against what it said was “periodic speculation” in the baht as the currency hovered at more than 28-month highs against the U.S. dollar. — Reuters BoT chief puts focus on stability Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai […]

Thailand Morning News For September 18

Thailand Morning News For September 18

Inside the Royal Crematorium of King Bhumibol The Great (Photo Special) King Bhumibol the Great. A title previously only bestowed upon six former Thai kings. A title which, due to there being no other word, fails to adequately describe the life and rule of the ninth monarch of Thailand’s Chakri dynasty, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, also […]

Inside the Royal Crematorium of King Bhumibol The Great (Photo Special)

King Bhumibol the Great. A title previously only bestowed upon six former Thai kings. A title which, due to there being no other word, fails to adequately describe the life and rule of the ninth monarch of Thailand’s Chakri dynasty, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, also known as King Rama IX. His name, chosen by Thailand’s King […]

Thailand Morning News For September 15

Thailand Morning News For September 15

Digital Economy and Society Ministry promotes Digital Thailand 2017 Recently, our NBT World correspondent, Neeranuit Traijakvanich had a chance to talk to Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj, the Minister for Digital Economy and Society, about the ministry’s strategies to promote the “Digital Thailand 2017” concept, in compliance with Thailand 4.0 initiative. Let’s have a look. — NBT […]

Thailand Morning News For September 14

Thailand Morning News For September 14

Fitch: Thailand’s Economic & Banking Outlook Challenging Despite Modest Economic Recovery Thailand’s medium-term growth outlook continues to be challenged by high household debt and adverse demographic trends even though the economy has picked up in 2017, while the prospects for Thai banks’ operating environment and sector performance remains negative, albeit with modest improvements in growth, […]

Thailand Morning News For September 13

Thailand Morning News For September 13

Japan, Thailand sign 7 deals to strengthen economic ties THE THAI GOVERNMENT and its Japanese trade counterpart yesterday signed seven formal agreements covering industrial upgrades, investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), human development, and support for small and medium-sized enterprises. — The Nation Thailand suspends international flights by some Thai airlines Thailand’s military government […]

Thailand Morning News For September 12

Thailand Morning News For September 12

Thai junta tells Japan investors $45-billion development plan to go ahead A $45-billion plan to redevelop Thailand’s industrial east will go ahead regardless of whoever takes power after elections, the military government told hundreds of Japanese investors on Monday. — Reuters PM courts Japanese investors Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged Japan to ramp up […]

Thailand Morning News For September 11

Thailand Morning News For September 11

Government eyes 3.03 trillion baht revenue from tourism next year The government has set a target to earn as much as 3.03 trillion baht from tourism industry for 2017 with emphasis on “quality” tourists instead of quantity, said government spokesman Lt-Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd on Sunday. — Thai PBS B600-700 minimum wage not possible: Labour spokesman […]

Thailand Morning News For September 7

Thailand Morning News For September 7

Thailand signs deals with Chinese state firms for high-speed railway Thailand have signed two contracts, worth 5.2 billion baht ($157 million), with Chinese state enterprises for a high-speed rail project with China, Anon Luengboriboon, acting governor of the State Railway of Thailand, told Reuters on Wednesday. — Reuters 2018 election not guaranteed: Deputy Prime Minister […]

Thailand Morning News For September 6

Thailand Morning News For September 6

Finance to speed up law to promote joint venture startups The National Start Up Committee says it is speedily drafting a legislation that will exempt capital gain tax for start-up business that is jointly invested by Thai and foreign investors. — Thai PBS Thai people’s quality of life improves, employments increase in Q2: NESDB The […]

Thailand Morning News For September 5

Thailand Morning News For September 5

16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments SIXTEEN airlines registered in Thailand have failed safety and related regulatory assessments conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT), requiring them to suspend operations until they get new Air Operator’s Certificates (AOCs), as authorities enforce stricter rules in accordance with requirements of the […]

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