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  • Mr Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, who was executive vice-president of his family conglomerate Thai Summit Group until recently, has been a rising political star since the start of the year. He has criticised the military's role in Thai politics, espe
When Mr Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit went to Thailand's north-eastern Isan provinces during the Songkran festival in mid-April, locals took turns to shake hands and take selfies with the new hope of Thai politics.

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In just one year, Ms Sohailah Usman lost everything - her large, two-storey house and an assortment of small businesses she used to run in this city.
  • Garena World's Realm of Valor Pro League Season 1 in Bangkok in March was billed as the biggest eSports event in South-east Asia. It drew 236,000 people over two days and more than 10.6 million streaming viewers. A member of American team VGJ.Storm,
Say "Thailand" and "sport" and what comes to mind is muay thai - the country's national sport.
  • Mrs Karen Pence, the wife of US Vice-President Mike Pence, strolling with Ms Kim Jung Sook, the wife of South Korean President Moon Jae In, after a luncheon at Decatur House in Washington on Tuesday.
Ahead of crucial mid-term congressional elections in November and at a time when he is getting flak for withdrawing the United States from the Iranian nuclear deal, an agreement to rid North Korea of its nuclear weapons will be a major foreign policy coup for US President Donald Trump.
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