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  • Dubai expects Expo 2020 to draw 25m visitors
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: It rises out of what were once rolling sand dunes stretching toward the horizon, a feverish construction site by tempo and temperature that has tens of thousands of workers building what looks like a new city in the desert of Dubai.
    18 October 2019,
  • Longest non-stop flight to test affects on passengers, crew
    SYDNEY: A plane and its passengers are set to test the mental and physical limits of long-haul aviation when Qantas operates the first direct flight by a commercial airline from New York to Sydney this weekend.
    18 October 2019,
  • Industry sentiment hits 12-month low
    The Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) in September hit its lowest level in 12 months, dropping to 92.1, wilting under pressure from the continuing US-China trade war, which largely impacted the export sector, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) reported on Friday.
    18 October 2019,
  • Car production figures down
    The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has lowered its projection for automobile production in 2019 from 2.15 million units to 2 million, blaming a bearish sentiment in both local sales and exports.
    18 October 2019,
  • US imposes tariffs on EU goods, targeting Airbus, wine and whisky
    WASHINGTON: The United States imposed tariffs on a record US$7.5-billion worth of European Union goods on Friday, despite threats of retaliation, with Airbus, French wine and Scottish whiskies among the high-profile targets.
    18 October 2019,
  • 'Billionaire' groom who left bride with wedding debt arrested
    The self-professed billionaire groom who fled, leaving his Buri Ram bride with a huge wedding party debt, was arrested at Bangkok's Don Mueang airport upon returning from Hong Kong on Thursday night.
    18 October 2019,
  • KBank eyes B100bn in digital loans
    Kasikornbank (KBank), the country's largest mobile banking service provider by users, aims for 100 billion baht in digital loans next year, significantly up from 20 billion baht expected for this year.
    18 October 2019,
  • Somkid leads China trip
    Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak is scheduled to lead economic ministers to China next week to tie up economic relations, focusing mainly on the Greater Bay Area (GBA).
    18 October 2019,
  • Road 4 years in making
    The 5.5-billion baht Srinakarin-Rom Klao Road -- a 12-kilometre long road which links Hua Mak Road to Rom Klao Road in eastern Bangkok -- opened to the public on Thursday, four years after construction began.
    18 October 2019,
  • Drug lord's gunmen battle army, police in El Chapo's bastion
    CULIACáN, Mexico: Heavily armed gunmen in four-by-four trucks fought an intense battle with Mexican security forces Thursday in the city of Culiacan, capital of jailed kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's home state of Sinaloa.
    18 October 2019,