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Thailand

Thailand is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Burma. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast and Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea to the southwest.

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Mitsubishi UFJ bids for Bank of Ayudhya

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New Zealand's Largest Snack Food Company Bought for NZ$700 Million

By IBTimes AU

The largest snack food company in New Zealand is sold to the Philippines' Universal Robina Corporation (URC) for NZ$700 million or US$609 million. Griffins, owned by Pacific Equity Partners which is a private equity fund manager in Australia, will be paid NZ$100 immediately. (6:53 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT, CHINA, HSBC

Sony Xperia Z2, T2 Ultra, Surface Pro 3 Firmware Updates Roundup: T2 Ultra Gets “Move Apps to SD Card” Option, MS Fixes Wi-Fi Problem
Sony Xperia Z2, T2 Ultra, Surface Pro 3 Firmware Updates Roundup: T2 Ultra Gets “Move Apps to SD Card” Option, Microsoft Fixes Wi-Fi Problem

By IBTimes AU

Sony has recently rolled out a firmware update to Xperia Z2. The firmware version number in focus is 17.1.2.A.0.314. In addition Sony Xperia T2 Ultra received a software update that brings in the ability to move apps to SD card. Microsoft, on the oth... (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, RUSSIA, BLACKBERRY, SONY, ANDROID, HTC

Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia wait to enter a magistrate's court in Galle
Australia to Face More Asylum Seeker Boats as People Smugglers Remain Active

By IBTimes AU

A regional expert on terrorism has warned Australia that people smugglers were planning to send more asylum seekers from India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka by boat. Reports said the Abbott government may have disrupted the flow of boats attempting to Aus... (Jul 16)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INDIA, UNITED NATIONS

Nokia Lumia 530 Dual-Sim Receives Federal Communications Commission Certification: New Images Leaked Online, Price and Specs Speculations
Nokia Lumia 530 Dual-Sim Receives Federal Communications Commission Certification: New Images Leaked Online, Price and Specs Speculations

By IBTimes AU

The Nokia Lumia 530 Dual-Sim smartphone (RM-1020) has received a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification. It will soon be made available in Asia-Pacific (APAC) including Thailand and Australia. (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, FCC, SMARTPHONE

MasterChef Australia 6 Recap: Episode 47 Asian Street Food Night Market Challenge, 200 Fans Get to Decide Who Wins

By IBTimes AU

"MasterChef Australia" Season 6, Episode 47 aired on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. It featured the Asian Street Food Night Market Challenge wherein 200 fans got to decide who wins among Tracy, Brent, Laura, Renae, Emelia, Amy, Jamie and Ben. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA

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World Cup 2014: Nelly the Elephant Is the Better FIFA Oracle Than Big Head the Turtle, But the Real Victor is Essex Punter Who Won £2,505 on £5 Bet

By IBTimes AU

The heart-breaking loss of host country Brazil on Wednesday to Germany, 7-1, did not only crush the World Cup championship ambition of the crippled soccer team, it also determined which of the two animals deserves the title Oracle of the World Cup 2014. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, ORACLE, ARGENTINA

Microsoft to End Mainstream Support for Windows 7, Server 2003, Office 2010, Windows Phone 7.8 and More
Windows Phone 8.1 New Build Spotted in Benchmark Testing; Lumia Cyan Update With WP 8.1 Rollout Commences

By IBTimes AU

A new build of Windows Phone 8.1 has been spotted in a benchmark testing site named WPBench. (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPHONE, GOLD, IPAD, INDIA, SONY

Mothers stay with their babies at a ward in Jose Fabella maternity  hospital in Manilla September 12, 2012
Surrogate Pregnancies: Destination USA

By IBTimes AU

For their clear and lenient approach towards surrogate pregnancy, USA is becoming extremely popular a destination for foreigners. (Jul 07)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, PORTUGAL, GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, MEXICO

Apple of China: Xiaomi Crosses Shipment of 25 Million Smartphone Units Within First Half of 2014

By IBTimes AU

Xiaomi, also known as 'Apple of China,' has announced that the company shipped a whopping 26.1 million smartphones within Q1 and Q2 of 2014. This phenomenal sales figure means the company clocked a 271% growth over the same period of 2013. In specific, the company had sold 18. (Jul 03)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, BLACKBERRY

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Iraq Crisis: Aussie Teens Aged 17 and 16, Cross the Border to Fight

By IBTimes AU

Australian teens aged 17 and 16 were believed to have crossed the border to fight with the ISIS in Iraq. (Jun 30)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, LAWYER