Anti-government protesters entered the grounds of the Thai prime minister’s office and Bangkok’s police headquarters without facing resistance from the police, easing tensions after more than two days of street clashes.
Thai floods severed global supply chains for companies such as Apple Inc. and Toyota Motor Corp. in 2011. The country is debating whether to spend $75 billion on its roads, rails and waterways to avoid another disruption.
On Sunday March 8, 2009, fund manager Edouard Carmignac was wandering in a paddy field near Chiang Mai, Thailand as equity markets were tumbling to their lowest point in 13 years when he decided to bet on stocks again.
Sino Biopharmaceutical Ltd., a Chinese drug developer and producer, said it’s investigating mainland media reports of bribery at a unit and said neither board members nor senior managers were involved.