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Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand Discuss About Halal Products

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The trilateral partnership forum of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, is currently discussing on strengthening the services of halal products in the ASEAN region and a mutually beneficial economic improvement. Minister of Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim Saifuddin said that the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand growth triangle (IMT-GT) forum is a strategic moment to build an alliance between three countries in […]

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Thailand 4.0 may see 23m redundant

Some 23 million unskilled and semi-skilled labourers in the agricultural and industrial sectors are at risk of becoming unemployed once implementation of high technology and innovation in production hit their stride. Thanit Sorat, vice-chairman of the National Labour Development Advisory Council, said the government’s ambitious Thailand 4.0 scheme, which focuses on high-tech industries and innovation, will […]

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GMS ministers to meet in Siem Reap

The second Greater Mekong Subregion Agriculture Ministers Meeting will be held in Siem Reap province early next month, with agro-food products, exploring new markets for agricultural products and solving issues in the sector expected to be high on the agenda. The meeting of agriculture ministers will be held from September 6 to 8 in Siem […]

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Thailand: Fast train linking 3 airports awaits bids

The latest feasibility study on building a high-speed train to link the three airports of Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U-tapao in nearby Rayong province has been completed. The 280-billion- baht project is due to open for bidding later this year or in early 2018. Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary-general of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Office, said the project […]

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Thailand: ThaiBev becomes final KFC franchisee

Yum Restaurant International Thailand has fulfilled its goal of having all KFC outlets operate as franchises, with Thai Beverage Plc (ThaiBev) being the third and last franchisee in Thailand.  Yum on Tuesday signed a franchise agreement worth about 11.3 billion baht, with The QSR of Asia (QSA) (an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of ThaiBev), to operate […]

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