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Asia Pacific Aug 11, 2018

Thai child bride returns from Malaysia after outcry

An 11-year-old child bride has returned to Thailand after widespread outcry over her marriage to a Malaysian man 30 years her senior, an official told AFP on Saturday. Malaysian Muslims below the age of 16 are allowed to wed with the permission of religious courts ...

Business Aug 7, 2018

Positive sentiment among Japan firms in Thailand at six-year high

Japanese companies operating in Thailand are upbeat about the business climate thanks to recovery in the automobile sector and its spillover effects to other sectors, with a diffusion index for the second half of this year reaching the highest level in six years. The index ...