• Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Sluggish exports a worry
    The global economic slowdown, the prolonged US-China trade war, lack of clarity on Britain’s exit from the EU and trade sanctions from other countries have led to Thai exports failing to achieve their target in the first quarter of the year, the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said, while urging quick formation of the new government to set an economic stimulus package.
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 10:08
    US sanctions against Venezuela scaring off banks
    As the United States has quickly ratcheted up sanctions against Venezuela to pressure Nicolas Maduro, bankers say they are shying away from doing even legitimate business with the crisis-wracked oil-producing country for fear of getting caught in the crossfire.
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  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    Trump, Kim ‘still friends’ as talks break down over sanctions removal
    US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un decided to walk away as “friends” after failing to reach an agreement on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula yesterday.
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:55
    Bangkok Airways executives resign over SEC sanctions, board to meet
    Bangkok Airways Plc, on Monday acknowledged a January 18 news release from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding civil sanctions related to alleged wrongful trading of the company’s shares.
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:17
    Top BDMS executives resign over SEC sanctions
    Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BDMS) advised the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday that its group chief executive officer and president Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth and director Poramaporn Prasarttong-Osoth had tendered their resignations, effective on January 21.
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  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 07:43
    N. Korea warns US sanctions may 'block path to denuclearisation'
    North Korea has condemned the United States over its latest sanctions measures, warning the policy could "block the path to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula forever".
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  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
    US imperialism laid bare by kidnap of Huawei CFO 
    The arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer for breaking US sanctions on Iran is a demonstration of American imperialism at its peak.
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  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:59
    Huawei exec faces US fraud charges linked to Iran
    Chinese telecom giant Huawei's chief financial officer faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran, a Canadian court heard Friday, a week after she was detained on an American extradition request.
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:52
    Iran seeks regional front against US 'economic terrorism'
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said US sanctions were "economic terrorism", as he sought to foster a united front from visiting regional officials on Saturday.
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  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 16:45
    Iran hails oil-for-goods deal with South Korea
    Iran said Saturday it had finalised a deal with South Korea to trade oil for goods, skirting renewed US sanctions.
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  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 13:40
    UN grants sanctions exemption for Korea railway survey
    The UN Security Council has granted a sanctions exemption for the two Koreas to jointly conduct a survey on reconnecting railways across their border, a spokesman for the South Korean presidency said Saturday.
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  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Opec back in focus with clarity on Iran sanctions waiver
    NOW THAT the fog around the Iran sanctions waivers has lifted, focus will return to supply-demand balances and the Opec and non-Opec meeting in Vienna next month.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:14
    Pence vows tariffs to remain until 'China changes its ways'
    Vice President Mike Pence warned Saturday that US sanctions and pressure on China would remain in place until Beijing reforms its trade practices.
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  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:18
    Saudis issue charges but exonerate crown prince in Khashoggi murder
    The Saudi government exonerated the country's powerful crown prince of involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi Thursday as death-penalty charges were announced against five men and the US placed sanctions on 17 suspected of involvement.
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:22
    US urges sustained sanctions pressure on N. Korea
    Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday took America's "pressure campaign" against North Korea to a summit of world leaders, as concerns mount over Pyongyang's key allies easing sanctions imposed over its nuclear programme.
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