Category Archives: Business

Uyghur Businessman Remains Jailed Eight Months After ‘Terrorism’ Conviction Reversed on Appeal

One of the wealthiest Uyghur businessmen in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) city, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), remains jailed in poor health more than eight months after…

Pope Francis to Visit Thailand, Japan in November

BANGKOK – Pope Francis will visit Thailand and Japan in November in a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in…

Vietnam Economy Benefits from US-China Trade War Spillover

TAIPEI – Vietnam, a steady economic out performer in Asia, expects another surge in GDP growth this year due to spillover from the Sino-U.S. trade dispute and a discovery that…

Laos, Malaysia and Thailand Agree to Expand a Trilateral Power Deal

Laos, Malaysia and Thailand have agreed to expand a trilateral power deal, under which Lao electricity will be sold to the Malaysians via the Thai grid, Thailand’s minister of energy…

Why the Philippines Is Reporting Record Growth in Retirement Visas

CLARK FIELD, PHILIPPINES – After John Ryder retired from teaching high school, he found himself running short of money to keep living in his apartment along the shores of San…

Myanmar Must Restore Rohingya Citizenship, Abandon Verification Cards, Rights Group Says

The government of Myanmar must restore full citizenship rights to Rohingya Muslims living in Myanmar and in refugee camps in Bangladesh, and abandon the issuing of National Verification Cards (NVCs)…

New Storm To Bring More Rain To Northeastern Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand, The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD), warned on Sunday evening that Thailand’s northeastern region was bracing for more rain until Tuesday (tomorrow), due to the impact of a less…

Thai Palace Shares Photos of King, Newly Named Royal Consort

Thailand’s royal palace has released photos of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and his recently anointed royal consort, though the official website hosting the images became inaccessible within a few hours.The photos…

Queqi Media Culture: China-Thailand Strategic Cooperation Starts Three New Growth Points Following Tourism

After extending landing visa’s free policy, Thailand planned to offer one-year free visa to Chinese tourists.According to Thailand media reports, Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports recently submitted a bill…