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Thai Government and Southern Separatists Agree to New Plan to End Conflict

Thai Government and Southern Separatists Agree to New Plan to End Conflict

By Sebastian Strangio
After a hiatus in peace talks due to last year's Thai election, the two sides "are willing to put pen on paper," the Malaysian mediator said yesterday.

New Cambodian PM to Depart on First State Visit to Thailand

New Cambodian PM to Depart on First State Visit to Thailand

By Sebastian Strangio
Hun Manet's scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin will focus on economic cooperation and border issues, according to the two governments.
Thailand’s New Government Rebalances Its Relationship With China

Thailand’s New Government Rebalances Its Relationship With China

By Tommy Walker
While relations between Bangkok and Beijing remain warm, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is pursuing a more diversified foreign policy.

Debt-stricken Sri Lanka Signs a Free Trade Pact With Thailand

Debt-stricken Sri Lanka Signs a Free Trade Pact With Thailand

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
The two countries have agreed to promote investment in areas such as fisheries, food processing, tourism, and green energy.

Thailand-China Railway Project Should Be Expedited, Chinese FM Says

Thailand-China Railway Project Should Be Expedited, Chinese FM Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The high-speed rail line, which would connect Bangkok to a recently completed line in Laos, has been hampered by delays.

Reviewing Thailand-Germany Ties in Light of President Steinmeier’s Visit

Reviewing Thailand-Germany Ties in Light of President Steinmeier’s Visit

By Tita Sanglee
While relations have developed in a low key manner, the two nations share more than a little in common.

Cannabis Crunch: Thailand’s Sudden Reversal on Marijuana Legalization

Cannabis Crunch: Thailand’s Sudden Reversal on Marijuana Legalization

By Prem Singh Gill
The country is tightening its laws on marijuana use, just 18 months after becoming the first Southeast Asian nation to legalize the drug.
Thailand Extends Hospital Stay of Jailed Former PM Thaksin

Thailand Extends Hospital Stay of Jailed Former PM Thaksin

By Sebastian Strangio
The former leader has been in hospital since returning from self-exile and beginning a prison term for abuse of power in August.

Thailand’s Stimulus Program on Schedule for May Launch, PM Says

Thailand’s Stimulus Program on Schedule for May Launch, PM Says

By Sebastian Strangio
There is still a lack of clarity about the government's plans to take out foreign loans to fund the $14.3 billion scheme.

Thailand and China to Introduce Visa-Free Travel From March

Thailand and China to Introduce Visa-Free Travel From March

By Sebastian Strangio
The move extends makes and permanent a temporary visa waiver that the Thai government introduced in September.

Thailand’s Wage Battle: Economic Boost or Competitiveness Concern?

Thailand’s Wage Battle: Economic Boost or Competitiveness Concern?

By Prem Singh Gill
Deliberation over incremental increases to Thailand's minimum wage underscores a delicate balance between the imperative for fair compensation and the necessity to preserve economic competitiveness. 
Thailand Takes Another Step Toward Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Thailand Takes Another Step Toward Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

By Sebastian Strangio
The lower house overwhelmingly passed a package of four laws that would redefine marriage as a union between any two individuals.

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