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About exports Thai factories moving to Myanmar
20 May 2013 : For years Europe stopped textile & garment exports from Myanmar. Now with democratic change, Europe will give Myanmar textiles a tariff advantage.
About banking Rising baht: Dollar borrowing by Thai banks
20 May 2013 : Interest rates lower in other countries, so Thai banks borrow there in dollars causing baht to rise in value making Thai exports less competitive.
About hobbies & business
01 Mar 2013 : 50,000 dolls from around the world: clowns, wizards, frightening warriors, from hilltribes to Thai Khon dance & Asean neighbours in traditional dress.
01 Mar 2013 : Creating a "superbrain" of connected minds, scientists on Thursday said they had enabled a rat to help a fellow rodent while the animals were a continent apart.
28 Feb 2013 : Eight-time Dutch world champion Ramon Dekkers (186 wins, 95 knockouts) dies at age 43.
About government & economics
28 Feb 2013 : Big promises to spend money made by politicians in elections now, may not be what is best for the country in the future.
28 Feb 2013 : The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has gathered 500,000 signatures to back its latest demand for the government to take tougher action on the ivory trade.
27 Feb 2013 : Cooking gas on govt price control list but some still fear shortages & higher prices even though it does not come from Myanmar.
27 Feb 2013 : State bank restructuring will focus on loan approval standards & transparency, accounting practices & getting loans to small businesses that need them.
27 Feb 2013 : Thailand and Cambodia have agreed to replace border troops with police ahead of the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) oral hearings on the two countries’ territorial dispute.
26 Feb 2013 : To build electric trains some people will lose their land. Rumours swirl about who it will be & possible huge payoffs from govt.
26 Feb 2013 : M67 grenade leaves metre deep hole in ground, kills 4, injures 50. Police tried to grab the grenade but it bounced & exploded.