Analysis

From land of promise to pariah state: Myanmar coup rattles foreign firms

By John Geddie & Joe Brock, Reuters, published by Nasdaq.com Singapore – Shortly after the military seized power, 55 foreign investors in Myanmar from Coca Cola to Facebook signed a statement committing to the country and employees there during developments of “deep concern”. A month on, those pledges are being sorely tested with Myanmar’s economy

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Local news

Immigration police deny barring foreign students from joining rallies

  THE Immigration Bureau police today (March 10) denied having barred foreign students from attending political gatherings as announced by some educational institutes in Pathum Thani province, Thai Rath newspaper said. Pol. Col Phakphong Saiubol, deputy director of Immigration Division 1 and deputy spokesman of the Immigration Bureau, said no such order with a warning

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Coronavirus Local news

Two more coronavirus cases found at same facility as Frenchwoman

TWO additional Covid-19 cases have been found at the same alternative state quarantine (ASQ) facility in Samut Prakan province where the infected 57-year-old Frenchwoman stayed before flying to Koh Samui and found to be infected there last week, Sanook.com reported this afternoon (Oct. 27). Dr Sophon Iamsirithaworn, director of the Department of General Communicable Disease,

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