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7 Jul 2020

Thailand’s economic outlook ‘worst in Asia’: analysts

Thailand has been cited as a success story in containing the coronavirus outbreak, having gone more than 40 days without any local transmission of Covid-19. Yet its economic outlook is the darkest in Asia.

7 Jul 2020 28
Thailand’s economic outlook ‘worst in Asia’: analysts
1 Jul 2018

Thailand skips crypto debate

Securities, or not securities. That is the crypto question - except in Thailand.

1 Jul 2018 4
Thailand skips crypto debate
9 Apr 2017

Currency manipulation

The BoT governor said that the bank is not trying to weaken the currency and that it is intervening in the foreign-exchange market following a surge in capital inflows.

9 Apr 2017 3
Currency manipulation
19 Jul 2016

Brexit panic

Ireland must confront its "biggest foreign crisis in 50 years" as the dire consequences of the British divorce from the EU begin.

19 Jul 2016
Brexit panic
16 Jun 2016

Ghost of Marcos

Family dynasties have been the rule across post-colonial Asia, but outsiders are in power in India, Indonesia and the Philippines, shifting the scene.

16 Jun 2016
Ghost of Marcos
11 May 2016

Wrong time, wrong man

What Filipinos need isn't brute strength but consistency and pragmatism. What they got is the unknown, unsettling loose cannon, known as The Punisher.

11 May 2016 2
Wrong time, wrong man
5 May 2016

Nostalgia, English nationalism are confusing the Brexit debate

Nationalism is irrational, bizarre and threatening. Unless it's your own, in which case it's natural and reasonable.

5 May 2016
4 Apr 2016

Garbage vigilantes

Concerned Indians are taking photos of garbage and uploading them to a WhatsApp channel to shame residents and vendors into cleaning up.

4 Apr 2016 1
25 Mar 2016

Outpost of loneliness

Itu Aba, or Taiping Island, is where 200 residents hold Taiwan's claim to China's claim to the Spratly Islands and the South China Sea.

25 Mar 2016
Outpost of loneliness
24 Mar 2016

Plea for secrecy

When Indonesia confronted a Chinese coastguard ship in disputed waters, Beijing pleaded to keep the incident secret - and Jakarta refused.

24 Mar 2016
Plea for secrecy