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2014-02-26 12:30:35

BANGKOK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than a decade, Thailand's government has been committed to positioning the country as a world leader in the technology industry, through infrastructure improvements, growing its high-tech talent pool and providing a superior business climate for multinational tech companies. Today, Thailand is considered a leader in providing Information Technology (IT) products and services. In recent years, Thailand's IT sector has experienced a...

2011-08-18 13:51:00

BANGKOK, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans love dining at Thai restaurants, but few realize that many of their meals at home may also be Thai. One of the world's top exporters of processed food, Thailand leads the market for canned tuna, frozen seafood, canned pineapple, rice and chicken. Over 10,000 companies--including Nestle, Cargill, Unilever, Jelly Belly and Dole--currently enjoy Thailand's competitive advantage in food-processing, sourcing some 80 percent of raw materials...

2011-07-18 15:05:00

BANGKOK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From its position as the world's No. 1 producer of one-ton pickup trucks, Thailand is quickly emerging as a global hub for fuel efficient, eco-friendly car manufacturing, with EURO-4 emission standards and a fuel economy of nearly 50 miles per gallon. Six of the world's top auto producers have based their fuel efficient car production in Thailand in recent years. Boding well for the country's eco-car future is the Obama administration's plan to...

2011-04-03 23:38:00

BANGKOK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs. Atchaka Sibunruang, Secretary General of the Thailand Board of Investment, has revealed that emphasis is being given by the BOI to promoting investment conducive to sustainable development that allows industry to coexist harmoniously with the community and with the natural environment. This approach will enable Thailand to develop in a sustainable way on into the future. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/NY76393 ) Last year, the...

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