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News Thailand: Alibaba to invest $320 million in Thailand, as rivals boost presence

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-alibaba-thailand/alibaba-to-invest-320-million-in-thailand-as-rivals-boost-presence-idUSKBN1HQ1BI
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alibaba is investing $320 million in Thailand as the e-commerce giant aims to tap Chinese consumers’ appetite for the Southeast nation’s agricultural goods and for its tourism market amid growing competition from rivals. China’s ...

News Thailand: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/chinese-commerce-giant-alibaba-sets-plans-thailand-54577348
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to step up investments in Thailand as competition between online retailers heats up in fast-growing Southeast Asia. The founder of the online shopping giant, Jack Ma, met with Thailand's prime minister ...

News Thailand: Alibaba Signs Up to Help Out Thailand

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/alibaba-signs-up-to-help-out-thailand-1524140928
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

BANGKOK—Thailand’s ruling military junta has turned to China’s Alibaba Group BABA -0.71% to develop new markets for the country’s smaller businesses and help revive a struggling economy. The e-commerce giant’s executive chairman, Jack Ma, signed ...

News Thailand: Someone’s Building a Twitter Bot Army in Thailand

News channel or source: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/featured/2018/04/20/someones-building-a-twitter-bot-army-in-thailand/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

BANGKOK — In ones and twos they trickle in by the minute, new followers in what’s become the familiar rhythm of social media. They have authentic Thai-sounding names such as @Fah12113 or @Thanaphorn_1230. Those few that have profile photos look like ...

News Thailand: Asia news roundup: Alibaba commits $320m to Thailand; True Balance, Triip, and Intrepid funded

News channel or source: https://www.techinasia.com/apac-news-20-04-2018
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

In today’s news, Alibaba contest rivals JD and Tencent with a big investment in Thailand, while Indonesia has been highlighted as making the most progress on financial inclusion among east Asian and Pacific countries. Indonesia ranks first in East Asia ...

News Thailand: Thailand close out AFC Women’s Asian Cup campaign with China loss

News channel or source: http://www.foxsportsasia.com/afc-womens-asian-cup/857839/thailand-close-out-women-asian-cup-campaign-with-china-loss/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Thailand closed out a successful AFC Women’s Asian Cup campaign with a defeat to China PR in the third/fourth placing match. There was nothing to be ashamed of as Thailand went down 3-1 to China PR in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 3 rd /4th placing match ...

News Thailand: Two takes on pampering in Phuket, Thailand

News channel or source: http://www.travelweekly.com/Asia-Travel/Two-takes-pampering-Phuket-Thailand
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Traveling halfway around the world to "go to the beach" is a tough proposition. That's how a friend put it, anyway, when I mentioned I was going to Phuket last December. It's not an unfair point. But it was my inaugural trip to Phuket, and I was trying to ...

News Thailand: BRIEF-Melia To Open New Hotel In Thailand, Expands Asia Portfolio

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-melia-to-open-new-hotel-in-thailan/brief-melia-to-open-new-hotel-in-thailand-expands-asia-portfolio-idUSFWN1RW0JE
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

April 19 (Reuters) - Melia Hotels International SA: * SAYS SIGNS MELIA PHUKET MAI KHAO IN THAILAND, EXPANDING ITS ASIA PORTFOLIO Source text: bit.ly/2HfZBUr Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom) Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

News Thailand: “Know your rights”: Training Migrants and Refugees in Thailand

News channel or source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180420114953-mty3z
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Three million refugees in Thailand are living in limbo - unable to work, and unaware of their rights. With training from International Rescue Committee and free legal assistance from DLA Piper, refugees and migrants found out how to access services and ...

News Thailand: Thailand ‘Not Ready’ for Online Lottery Tickets: Official

News channel or source: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/business/2018/04/19/thailand-not-ready-for-online-lottery-tickets-official/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Worshipers pray to a “sacred tree” trunk in search for lucky lottery number on July 14, 2012, in Prachuap Khiri Khan province BANGKOK — When the first amendments in 40 years come to the national lottery, they won’t immediately include online ticket ...