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Thai coup raises fears for ‘sick’ economy

Thai soldiers walk after being deployed to guard in Bangkok's Victory Monument, Thailand, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Markets have largely taken May's military takeover in their stride, but there is still nervousness about a regime that has put the air force chief in charge of the economy and appointed the navy commander to oversee tourism.  AP

The last time Thailand had a coup, the stock market crashed when the kingdom imposed draconian capital controls. This time around, investors hope the generals have learned their lesson.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Thai stocks sink as martial law declared

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Thailand’s stock market and currency fell Tuesday after the military declared martial law in what it called an attempt to stabilize the country’s precarious political situation.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Trickier than water

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The tricky issue of water rates in Metro Manila, seen to be a deal breaker in the PPP projects of the Aquino (Part II) administration, just added to the problems confronting our dear leader, Benigno Simeon, aka BS.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Oil down as Obama seeks Congress approval on Syria

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Oil prices fell in Asian trade Monday after US President Barack Obama’s announcement that he would seek approval from lawmakers for military action against Syria eased prospects of an imminent strike, analysts said.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Unarmed forces

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Wait a minute here; just wait a freaking minute!

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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