Thai Baht (Source: themalaymailonline.com)

Thailand denies Baht manipulation

Thailand’s commerce minister Apiradi Tantraporn on October 18 rejected claims that the country engages in unfair currency practices to gain a trade advantage over partners, particularly the US.
Construction of the first section of the Thailand-China high-speed railway will begin in November (Source: thailandtrains.com)

Work on Thailand-China railway to start in November

Construction of the first section of the Thailand-China high-speed railway will begin in November although there is still a problem with an environmental impact assessment study, Thai Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith confirmed on October 16.
Ireland closes schools as rare hurricane approaches

Ireland closes schools as rare hurricane approaches

Ireland has ordered all schools to close on Monday as the country braces for an "unprecedented storm" with the arrival of Ophelia, the largest hurricane ever recorded so far east in the Atlantic Ocean.