Business

Vietnam exports to EU threaten Thai profits

Thai manufacturers and exporters have been warned to improve their competitiveness in the European market as prospective EU buyers may shift to cheaper goods from Vietnam after the EU-Vietnam free-trade agreement (FTA) became effective in August 2020. The director-general of the Trade Negotiations Department, Auramon Supthaweethum, said EU buyers may consider importing products from Vietnam

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World news

US-China tech tensions ‘won’t go away even if Biden wins election’

By CNBC staff TENSIONS around technology will remain between the US and China, even if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the US election in November, according to an analyst. Ties between the two economic giants have steadily worsened this year, as Washington increasingly targets Chinese tech giants from phone maker Huawei to video-sharing app

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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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