Thailand's economy shrank 2.2 percent in the three months to March from the previous quarter -- the first contraction in more than a year -- as manufacturing output fell, official data showed Monday.
Thailand will forge closer ties with Mongolia for trade, investment and service businesses during the visit to that country by Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra this weekend.
Thailand's Commerce Ministry aims to release another 6 million to 7 million tons of rice this year to reduce its stockpiles under its continuing price-pledging policy.
Thailand's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.75 percent on Wednesday, with policymakers citing the ongoing strength of the kingdom's economy.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. and the Taipei City Government unveiled a project Tuesday that will make cloud services accessible to citizens and businesses in Taipei.