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  • *The Aug. 17 bomb in Bangkok killed 20 people. BANGKOK, Aug 29- Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a foreign man on Saturday they said fitted the description of a suspect seen leaving a rucksack at the site of the Bangkok blast nearly two weeks ago. Among the dead were 14 foreigners, including seven from mainland China and...

  • BANGKOK, Aug 29- A suspect arrested in Thailand's capital on Saturday in connection with a bombing that killed 20 in Bangkok 12 days ago was a foreign national, a police spokesman said. Several television channels showed an image of a passport they said was found at the apartment in the northern Bangkok suburb where the man was arrested during a police raid.

  • BANGKOK, Aug 29- Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a suspect on Saturday they said fitted the description of a man seen on security cameras leaving a rucksack at the site of the Aug. 17 Bangkok blast. Police raided an apartment in a northern suburb of the capital on Saturday afternoon and discovered possible...

  • BANGKOK, Aug 28- Thai factory output fell less than expected in July on strong growth in the auto sector, but a fifth month of persistently weak production will be a challenge for the new economic team tasked with revitalising Thailand's economy. With exports and domestic demand sluggish, Southeast Asia's second-largest economy has failed to emerge from a...

  • US stocks open higher after Chinese market surges Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 3:29 AM ET

    BEIJING— China's main stock index surged 5.3 percent Thursday, its biggest gain in eight weeks, as markets across Asia advanced in the wake of Wall Street's rebound, giving investors some relief after gut-wrenching global losses. Elsewhere in Asia, Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 2.9 percent to 21,697.31 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added 1.1 percent to 18,574.44.

  • BANGKOK— Thailand's prime minister has reshuffled his Cabinet, responding to concerns that the military-installed government has failed to revive the badly lagging economy. Thailand's exports and economy remain weak, and the baht is among the region's worst performers. The new appointments became effective Thursday with their publication in the Royal...

  • Approach Thai stocks cautiously: Aberdeen Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 11:16 PM ET
    Approach Thai stocks cautiously: Aberdeen

    Adithep Vanabriksha, chief investment officer for Thailand at Aberdeen Asset Management, expects the deadly bomb attack to be a big hit on Thailand's tourism industry and consumer confidence.

  • Bomb attack has unified Thailand: Politician Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 10:31 PM ET
    Bomb attack has unified Thailand: Politician

    Korn Chatikavanij, deputy leader of the Democrat Party of Thailand, says the deadly explosion has "brought the Thai people together in a way that haven't been seen in years."

  • After Bangkok blast, apprehensiveness lurks Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 8:32 PM ET
    After Bangkok blast, apprehensiveness lurks

    Thitinan Pongsudhirak, director of the institute of security and international studies at the Chulalongkorn University, analyzes the possible ramifications of this week's deadly explosion in Bangkok.

  • 'Foreigner' identified as suspect for Bangkok blast Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 8:30 PM ET
    'Foreigner' identified as suspect for Bangkok blast

    Thai police are hunting for a "foreigner" and at least two other men suspected of carrying out the deadly bombing in central Bangkok. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • Bangkok blast was a 'well-calculated' attack: CLSA Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Bangkok blast was a 'well-calculated' attack: CLSA

    Apart from happening during the peak hour, the attack was carried out one day after the Mother's Day celebrations, catching the police off guard, says Prinn Panitchpakdi, country head, Thailand at CLSA Securities.

  • Deadly bombing may worsen Thai economy: Pro Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 11:04 PM ET
    Deadly bombing may worsen Thai economy: Pro

    Adrian Dunn, CIO at Brooker Dunn Asset Advisory, says the deadly bomb attack is one of the many economic and political problems that Thailand is currently facing.

  • Will Bangkok blast dent the tourism sector? Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 10:49 PM ET
    Will Bangkok blast dent the tourism sector?

    Roy Teo, senior FX strategist at ABN AMRO Bank, says Thailand's tourism industry will likely be impacted in the near term, thereby raising the risk for more fiscal and monetary stimulus.

  • How Thai authorities are carrying out investigations Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 10:07 PM ET
    How Thai authorities are carrying out investigations

    Kim McQuay, Country Representative for Thailand at The Asia Foundation, says Thai authorities seem determined to conduct the investigations in a "methodical" and "mature" manner.

  • How the SET is assuring investors in Thailand Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 9:44 PM ET
    How the SET is assuring investors in Thailand

    Pakorn Peetathawatchai, head of corporate strategy & finance division, Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), outlines the importance for the stock market to remain open despite Monday's deadly explosion.

  • Minor Hotel: Seeing cancellations after Bangkok blast Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 9:22 PM ET
    Minor Hotel: Seeing cancellations after Bangkok blast

    While the deadly explosion has resulted in short-term cancellations, Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotel Group, believes that Thailand's tourism industry can recover as it has done previously.

  • AmCham: Investor commitment to Thailand stays strong Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 9:07 PM ET
    AmCham: Investor commitment to Thailand stays strong

    Darren Buckley, president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Thailand, says the deadly bomb blast in central Bangkok on Monday won't sway investor sentiment.

  • Nok Air: Tourists not shunning Thailand, for now Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 8:22 PM ET
    Nok Air: Tourists not shunning Thailand, for now

    While the deadly bomb attack will likely impact tourist confidence, tourist arrivals, in particular from China, have not been affected at the moment, says Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air.

  • The political context behind Bangkok bombing Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    The political context behind Bangkok bombing

    The site of Monday's deadly bomb blast is an important location which exemplifies political struggles in Thailand, says Aim Sinpeng, lecturer in comparative politics at The University of Sydney.

  • Tracking the aftermath of Bangkok bombing Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 6:14 PM ET
    Tracking the aftermath of Bangkok bombing

    Some economists are warning that Monday's deadly bomb blast could tip Thailand's economy into a crisis. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Bangkok.