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Death penalty statistics, country by country

Once a key figure in the North Korean regime, Jang Song-thaek, the uncle of supreme leader Kim Jong-un, has been executed according to an …

Government stands firm on rice price ceiling

26 Jun 2013 at 00:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>The government has refused to promise a review of its decision to slash the paddy pledging …

TAT targets high-end visitors | Bangkok Post: most-recent

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Snowden 'stuck' in Moscow as Ecuador warns on asylum

25 Jun 2013 at 15:49<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden spent a fourth day at a Moscow airport on Wednesday with …

PC sales slump 20% in Q1

26 Jun 2013 at 00:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Personal computer sales in Thailand dropped by 20% year-on-year in the first quarter due to …

Thailand Isn't Too Happy About Switching to Western-Style Toilets

Thailand sued over new cigarette warnings

25 Jun 2013 at 18:58<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Japan Tobacco has sued the Thai government over a plan to increase the size of health warnings …

A hidden paradise with no income tax or property tax…

<i>June 20, 2013<br>Burnt Pine, Norfolk Island</i><b>[Editor’s note: Tim Staermose, Sovereign Man’s Chief Investment Strategist, is filling in for Simon today.]</b>If …

Income Tax

Real power still lies in the hands of the few

18 Jun 2013 at 00:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>For a long time, many commentators in Thailand argued that the massive inequalities in our …

Chula sends its students back to square one

22 Jun 2013 at 00:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Chulalongkorn University is arguably Thailand's most prestigious institution of education. …

Tobacco Monopoly mulls own e-cigarettes | Bangkok Post: lifestyle

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Poll: Rice pledging corruption-plagued

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So where's the green in Thailand's green growth?

21 Jun 2013 at 00:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Yesterday in Bangkok, government officials from Thailand and three of its neighbours wrapped …

White masks rally goes international

23 Jun 2013 at 16:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Anti-government white mask members of the V for Thailand movement on Sunday gathered in front …

Cut can't end rice ills, Nipon says

24 Jun 2013 at 00:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>A 20% cut in the paddy pledging ceiling price is expected to help the government cut losses …

Bangkok cheapest office rent in Asia

24 Jun 2013 at 12:52<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Bangkok is the cheapest city for office space rental in Asia this year, while Hong Kong is the …

Please Share!

Please Share!<p>Even Multi-Billion Dollar Corporations Should Apologize When They Are Wrong: An Open Letter to Adecco to #makeitright<p>by Turner on June 24, 2013 in Blog, Travel Job Tips<p>First of all, I wanted to let everyone know that I am not in open negotiations with Adecco. They have not reached out to me since my last post highlighting this important issue went public last Thursday. Second, I do not support or endorse any of the deeply negative or aggressive comments that are out there about you …

Thaksin tries to placate rice farmers

25 Jun 2013 at 00:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra has assured rice farmers that the government will not leave …

V For Thailand's rapid growth spooks government

25 Jun 2013 at 00:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Government concerns are rising that the fast-growing white-mask movement, known as the V For …

'Gangnam Style' Dance-Off Turns Into Shootout In Thailand

A dance-off took a dangerous turn when two rival teen gangs decided to settle things with bullets in Bangkok on Friday.<p><i>The Bangkok Post</i> reports that the two gangs were dining at the same restaurant when younger members of the groups tried to resolve their differences with a "Gangnam Style" …

Steve Jobs Is Kickin’ It In The Afterlife As A Mid-Level Angel In His Celestial Palace, Says Thai Abbot

Where is Steve Jobs right now? According to the abbot of a Buddhist temple in Thailand, Apple’s iconic co-founder has been re-incarnated as a mid-level angel currently residing in an ethereal six-storey building located not far from his Apple office in a parallel world. He is also a half-giant.<p>The …

Pepsi, The No.1 Soda In Thailand, Just Had Its Market Share Wiped Out By A Lookalike Brand

But all that changed late last year when PepsiCo failed to renew a distribution contract. Pepsi's main retail distributor withdrew all Pepsi products from its shelves and replaced them with "Est," its own Pepsi-lookalike brand.<p>By the end of the year, it became difficult to find Pepsi in Thailand, …

Thailand struggles with teen pregnancy

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Thailand should put an end to ivory trade | Congo

It is no easy thing to tell a friend that he or she has a serious problem. Telling a whole room full of friends while simultaneously enjoying their hospitality is even harder. As a conservationist with strong ties to Thailand, this is the position I find myself in at CITES.<p>My organisation, TRAFFIC, …

Thailand opens peace talks with Muslim separatist rebels

Thai authorities and Muslim separatist leaders have opened peace talks aimed at ending almost a decade of unrest in the country's far south, as a …

VIAPIANA - Custom, Hand-made Denim From Thailand

VIAPIANA – Custom, Hand-made Denim From Thailand<p>Jan 14, 2013 | Brand Profiles | by Sam <br>Comments<p><b>Ben Viapiana</b> is the founder of <i>VIAPIANA</i>, a custom denim …

Thailand cracks down on monks living it up with luxuries

Thailand's national Buddhism body has announced it is monitoring monks for any inappropriate behavior following complaints prompted by a video …