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Thai capital feels pinch from airport shutdown

The orchids given to passengers on Thai Airways have long since wilted on the international runways shut down for a week. Now thousands of Thai families who raise orchids — flown to flower shops around the world — face losing their livelihoods as exporters throw away thousands of the exotic blossoms that symbolize the country's […]

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Thai Central Plaza Hotel cuts spending due to unrest

  Thailand's Central Plaza Hotel CENT.BK (CENTEL) said on Tuesday it had cut its investment budget for the next two years and put an expansion plan on hold as a result of the closure of Bangkok's two airports. The company would cut its investment by more than 1 billion baht ($28 million) from an earlier […]