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Friday, 11 October 2013 14:20

Thai PM attends ASEAN+3 Summit

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Oct 10 -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday attended the 16th ASEAN+3 Summit which included the leaders of China, Japan and South Korea Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

SONGKHLA, Oct 11 - Security measures have been tightened in Thailand's restive southern region ahead of the anniversary of establishment of an insurgent militant Pattani United Liberation Organisation (PULO).

PATTANI, Oct 10 - Unidentified persons attempted to burn down a mobile phone signal transmission pole in this southern province's Yarang district last night, but fire emergency personnel doused the fire before it completed its intended task. 

A leading Thai academic has objected to a proposal to withdraw money from the international reserves to create a national wealth fund to finance the government’s investment in mega projects.

Thailand’s economic index declined from -2 in August to -7 in September, reflecting the country’s sharp economic downturn, according to a survey jointly conducted by Dhurakij Pundit University and Krungthep Turakij newspaper.

Tambon Tam Malang has become a popular new attraction in the Thai South, where tourists enjoy the opportunity to feed eagles, the incredible birds of prey up close.

BANGKOK, Oct 11 – Thailand is collaborating with a Geneva-based science laboratory to set up Southeast Asia’s first centre on computing grid, it was announced yesterday.

BANGKOK, Oct 10 – Former central bank governor Pridiyathorn Devekula has thrown his support to a move to partially transfer Thailand’s international reserves to set up the national wealth fund for investment in the government's Bt2 trillion infrastructure development.

BANGKOK, Oct 10 – Thailand’s economic index declined from -2 in August to -7 in September, reflecting the country’s sharp economic downturn, according to a survey jointly conducted by Dhurakij Pundit University and Krungthep Turakij newspaper.

BANGKOK, Oct 9 – The Thai government’s rice pledging scheme has not contributed to income distribution to farmers, but instead weakened the country’s financial sustainability given its loss of Bt410 billion in two years, former finance minister Pridiyathorn Devakula said today.

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