Should it stay or should it go?
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Should it stay or should it go?

City Hall has decided to chop Bangkok’s under-used, billion-baht Bus Rapid Transit service – or maybe not. (Photos by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin) A group of researchers sent by the Bangkok…

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Sangha backs fresh temple search
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Sangha backs fresh temple search

Wat Phra Dhammakaya monks and followers stand guard near Gate 5 of the temple, which has been sealed off for six days in an operation to arrest the…

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Egat told public must get coal say
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Egat told public must get coal say

The government prevented a near-confrontation last week between the army and anti-coal protesters. (Bangkok Post file photo) The government has ordered the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat)…

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Coal no longer an option
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Coal no longer an option

Just when it appeared the dispute over the Krabi coal-fired power plant was on the verge of boiling over, cooler heads prevailed. The commander of the 1st Army,…

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Another crack in China’s financial stability
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Another crack in China’s financial stability

A 100-yuan note sits on the end of a firecracker. (Reuters photo) Last month, China’s foreign exchange reserves just fell below the psychological threshold of $3 trillion. The…

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‘Heroes’ must stick to their principles
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‘Heroes’ must stick to their principles

Wanchai Sornsiri, member of the juntas reform assembly, harsh critic of the absence in parliament of ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra, completely quiet on the absence in parliament of the…

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THAI union disputes reform panel pick
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THAI union disputes reform panel pick

The union says Charamporn Jotikasthira, seen here when he was president of THAI, failed to reform the airline then, and can’t be trusted to do so now. (Bangkok Post…

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Suzuki optimistic about sales
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Suzuki optimistic about sales

Mr Wallop says Suzuki Thailand is satisfied with sales despite falling short of expectations in 2016. Suzuki Motor Thailand is upbeat about sales prospects this year, pointing to…

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AIS cuts dividend payment
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AIS cuts dividend payment

AIS is freeing up cash reserves to prepare for investments related to 5G and the Internet of Things. SEKSAN ROJANAMETHAKUL Advanced Info Service (AIS) will start its revised…

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Brands should go global with local flavour
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Brands should go global with local flavour

What now for rapidly emerging Thai fashion brands? The inevitability of internationalisation has become more and more apparent and more and more likely in the very short term.…

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