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  1. 1. learning | 24 May 2012

    World Bank: Slow down govt spending

    About government

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With world export economy near crisis & a Greek govt spending disaster, caution in Thai govt spending a safe choice.

  2. 2. learning | 17 Sep 2013

    Extort money out of tourists, go to jail

    About tourist safety

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Vendor sells tourist flowers, sticks something else in tourist's hand, later vendor demands more money, threatens, surrounds tourist, until they pay....

  3. 3. learning | 04 Jan 2013

    Gun control: After shooting of tourist

    About tourist safety

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Southern tourist province of Surat Thani (Koh Phangan, Koh Samui) makes plans for gun control after fatal shooting of tourist on Koh Phangan island.

  4. 4. news | 25 Feb 2015

    South Africa hikes taxes, scales back spending as economy slows

    By AFP

    » CAPE TOWN - The South African government raised taxes and scaled back spending plans in its annual budget Wednesday as Africa's most developed economy wrestles with stalling growth, rising debt, power blackouts and ...

  5. 5. business | 24 Feb 2015

    IT spending set to skyrocket


    By Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Newspaper section: Business

    » Information technology (IT) spending among local businesses should return to normal double-digit growth this year as they take greater advantage of the digital economy, says a global data management firm.

  6. 6. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Singapore raises taxes on rich to fund rising social spending

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Singapore on Monday announced income tax rises for the top five percent of the population to fund rising social spending targeted at the poor and elderly in the rapidly ageing city-state.

  7. 7. business | 18 Feb 2015

    Ministries told to speed up spending

    By Online Reporters

    » All ministries are being told to speed up the budgeted spending on planned projects in March to help drive the economy faster during the second half.

  8. 8. news | 13 Feb 2015

    German growth surges on higher consumer spending

    By AFP

    » The German economy, Europe's biggest, expanded surprisingly strongly in the fourth quarter of 2014, driven primarily by robust consumer spending, official data showed on Friday.

  9. 9. news | 30 Jan 2015

    Obama backs spending increase, hits Republicans

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - A combative US President Barack Obama unveiled plans to increase government spending, in defiance of his Republican opponents controlling Congress.

  10. 10. news | 29 Jan 2015

    Russia cuts spending, bails out banks in 'anti-crisis' plan

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Russia promised government spending cuts but more money for retirees and billions of dollars worth of support for banks as it detailed Wednesday a plan to support its economy battered by low oil prices and sanct...

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