World news

Chinese firms to lose India business in Railways, telecom

AS TENSIONS run high in India after the violent clash in Ladakh that left 20 Indian soldiers dead, a first set of actions have been initiated against Chinese businesses in the country, Indian Express reported today (June 18, 2020). A Chinese engineering major is set to lose a significant contract with the Indian Railways, and

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Real estate

Bangkok housing market likely to drop by 39% year-on-year

THE Greater Bangkok residential market is expected shrink by 39% year-on-year with new launches seen to bring in a total of 72,875 units compared to 118,975 units unveiled in 2019, the independent survey firm Agency for Real Estate Affairs (AREA) said today (June 18, 2020). Dr Sopon Pornchokchai, president of AREA’s Research and Appraisal Information

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Local news

Police bust network selling firearms online

CRIME Suppression Department’s Hanuman unit mounted raids in Bangkok and various other provinces to smash an illegal online firearm trade network but initially only revealed the arrest of the administrator with other details withheld for now, PostToday reported this morning (June 18). At 6 a.m.this morning CSD chief Pol Maj Gen Jiraphop Phuridech sent out

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