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Royal Enfield: Royal Enfield opens CKD assembly plant in Nepal, this is the company’s plan

Blitz 03 Jun 2023
Two-wheeler maker Royal Enfield has started operations of its assembly unit in Nepal ... Royal Enfield said in a statement that the ‘Complete Knocked Down’ (CKD) assembly plant has a capacity to produce 20,000 units annually.

FINEXPO Brings FinTech Industry Leaders and Enthusiasts Together at FinTech Festival Asia 2023

Cryptopolitan 02 Jun 2023
Bangkok, 3 April 2023 – FINEXPO, the world’s leading event organiser, announced today that it is hosting its first-ever FinTech Festival Asia (FTF Asia) on 27 and 28 September 2023 at the Royal Paragon Hall in Bangkok, Thailand ... organising its first event in Thailand.

Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to visit China from June 1 to 6

ECNS 01 Jun 2023
(ECNS) -- At the invitation of the Chinese government, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of the Kingdom of Thailand will visit China from June 1 to 6 and this will be Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn’s 50th visit to ...

Can the Philippines do what Thailand did?

The Manila Times 31 May 2023
THE result of the recently held elections in Thailand is nothing short of an affirmation of the power of resistance, breathing some hope in the prospects of democratization and the rise of new blood in Southeast Asian politics ... The political history of Thailand is one that has seen democratic space being punctured by frequent military takeovers.

Avocados Australia welcomes Thailand market access

Fresh Plaza 26 May 2023
Once the gazette notice is published on the royal gazette, and verification is successfully conducted by Thailand, Hass avocado from Western Australia can be imported into Thailand. Western Australian avocado growers and packers who applied in April to export to Thailand, will be ...

The castle where future queens drop the royal act

Indian Express 25 May 2023
Donat\u2019s by the royal families of Spain and the Netherlands was the graduation of their daughters from UWC Atlantic College, a high school housed in a remote castle once owned by newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst ... has become the school of choice for many young royals.


Malaysian National News Agency 23 May 2023
THAILAND SENDS HUMANITARIAN AID FOR CYCLONE-HIT MYANMAR ... Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thailand ... Ambassador of Thailand to Myanmar, Mongkol Visitstump handed over the royal donation of humanitarian assistance to Myanmar’s Foreign Minister U Than Swe and Yangon Region Social Welfare Minister U Aung Win Thein and other representatives.

Thailand: Time for democracy

The Manila Times 23 May 2023
Thailand's voters have spoken ... Thailand's powerful military. Over the past century, Thailand has had 13 military coups, most recently in 2014 ... Now Thailand stands at a fork in the road ... Royal reform has historically been kept off the political agenda ... Its proposals include reform of the lèse majesté law and closer scrutiny of royal spending.

Royal-favourite gem for centuries – here’s the low-down on sapphires

Metro UK 22 May 2023
And as proposal season gets under way, here's the low-down on all you need to know about sapphires - in pink, yellow and royal blue A whistle-stop history ... The gemstones were prized by the powerful and wealthy, often set in crowns and other royal regalia ... royals across Europe.

Thailand releases 15-year-old royal defamation detainee

Jurist 19 May 2023
Section 112 of Thailand’s Criminal Code stipulates that “hoever defames, insults, or threatens the King, the Queen, the Heir-apparent or the Regent, shall be punished with imprisonment of three to fifteen years.” The law serves as Thailand’s royal defamation–or lèse-majesté–law.

Thai opposition parties form coalition to take on military establishment

CNN 18 May 2023
Move Forward had gained a huge following among young Thais for its reformist platform, which included radical plans to amend the country’s strict lese majeste laws despite the taboo surrounding any discussion of the royal family in Thailand ... On Tuesday, Pita told CNN he will work to “demilitarize, demonopolize and decentralize” Thailand.

The humiliation of Thailand’s regime is a boost for Asian democracy

Economist 18 May 2023
... like the generals’ nemesis.\nLed by a 42-year-old former tech executive and Harvard graduate, Pita Limjaroenrat, the party vows to shrink the army and curb lèse-majesté laws that make it a serious offence merely to retweet an objective critique of Thailand’s overweening royals.

Move Forward Party leader Pita Limjaroenrat says he will ‘demilitarize’ Thailand

CNN 17 May 2023
Move Forward had gained a huge following among young Thais for its reformist platform, which included radical plans to amend the country’s strict lese majeste laws despite the taboo surrounding any discussion of the royal family in Thailand ... Thailand has witnessed a dozen successful coups since 1932, including two in the past 17 years.

Thailand Election Process 'Improved,' Monitoring Group Says

Voa News 17 May 2023
An international election monitoring group says Thailand's general election voting process was "much improved" compared with the last ballot the country held in 2019 ... Both parties defeated military and royal-backed rivals, signaling a wish for change in Thailand's governance.

Thailand’s opposition won a landslide in elections. But will the military elite let them rule?

Egypt Independent 16 May 2023
Youth-led protests erupted across Thailand in 2020 after Future Forward was dissolved and a whole new generation of young political leaders were born, some of whom were willing to debate a previously taboo topic – royal reform ... any discussion of the royal family in Thailand.

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