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Businesses want normalcy restored fast in Bangkok

April 9th, 2010 · No Comments

By GREG LOWE IN BANGKOK THE Thai government’s declaration of a state of emergency in Bangkok and surrounding provinces will not significantly affect investor confidence in the country, says Thailand Trade Representative president Kiat Sittheeamorn. The business community supports the government’s efforts to clear so-called Red-Shirt anti- government protesters from their rally point at Ratchaprasong […]

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Thai govt hampering country’s 3G adoption

June 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

BANGKOK–Thailand launched its first 3G commercial trial last month, but government regulations and limited hardware continue to hamper the technology’s rollout in the kingdom, industry observers said. Thailand’s biggest mobile service operator Advanced Info Services (AIS), launched on May 6 its 600 million baht (US$5.3 million) digital 3GSM service along with a commercial trial in […]

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Hotel chain to go high-tech in SEA

April 30th, 2008 · No Comments

BANGKOK–Swiss-based hotel chain, Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, on Monday announced plans to pump US$1.56 billion over the next four years to expand its operations in Southeast Asia, which include building high-tech guest rooms. The company, which currently operates 324 hotels in 54 countries, is targeting to open 50 hotels in the region by 2012 and […]

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