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Thai steelmaker to buy Corus   
Corus Steelworks, Redcar
The Corus steelplant in Redcar.

29 Nov - The Thai Foreign Minister Mr. Kasit Piromiya met local MPs and union representatives from the Corus steel plant in Redcar this weekend to discuss re-opening the giant works.  Earlier this year in August the Thai steelmaker SSI signed a memorandum of understanding to buy the plant for £320m.  If all goes to plan steelmaking should begin again at the plant in 2011.


UK IMMIGRATION RULES CHANGE: From November 29th the UK Government requires non EU partners joining British spouses to pass an English language test.  See our Thai-uk Community pages for more information.


Cannes Palme D'Or Winner
Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Earlier this year Apichatpong Weerasethakul claimed the world's most prestigious film award for his Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives ลุงบุญมีระลึกชาติ , a film that the critics loved and President of the Cannes Jury (Tim Burton) described as 'a beautiful strange dream'.  See the Thai-uk Arts+Culture pages for more  about the film and director.

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Advertising agency Grey London is looking for a Thai speaking dentist as part of its research for an oral care advertisement.  If you know someone who fits the bill call Carmel Wilkinson on 0203 037 3155.


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