Thailand’s Sriraja Panich hot sauce on the left, and Huy Fong Food’s from the US. Photo: Shutterstock

Thai Sriracha plays it cool in the US and spices it up in China after realising it can take the heat

  • Condiment producer Thaitheparos has been trying to get into the US for years, but better-known Huy Fong Foods has a tight grip on the market
  • The Thai producer now has its eye on Asian taste buds
Topic |   Thailand

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Thailand’s Sriraja Panich hot sauce on the left, and Huy Fong Food’s from the US. Photo: Shutterstock
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Chinese involvement in Thailand’s first high-speed rail project has come under much scrutiny. Photo: EPA

China wants to fund Thailand’s US$12 billion high-speed railway – but is the kingdom on track for more debt than it can handle?

  • The Export-Import Bank of China has offered Thailand a low-interest loan for construction of a belt and road project linking the country with Kunming and Laos
  • But repayment is just one concern, as analysts are uncertain Bangkok will ever turn a profit from the project
Topic |   Belt and Road: 2019 Forum

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Chinese involvement in Thailand’s first high-speed rail project has come under much scrutiny. Photo: EPA
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