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German teenagers shoot at Thai king with rubber pellets

German teenagers shoot at Thai king with rubber pellets

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s king was targeted by two teenagers firing rubber pellets while he was cycling in southern Germany’s Bavaria, prosecutors told AFP on Wednesday. [...]
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Thailand failing to live up to its Asean goals: The Nation columnist

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Kudos must go to prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. He understands very well the importance of Thailand’s integration with Asean and its implications for the future and [...]
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Thailand King Vajiralongkorn shot at with air pistol

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The authorities in Germany say the King of Thailand was unhurt when two teenage boys shot at him in the dark with an air pistol. King Maha Vajiralongkornwho spends much of [...]
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Thailand’s bad-loan ratio seen nearing peak

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Nonperforming loans at Thailand’s banks are set to peak toward the end of 2017, according to Fitch Ratings, an outlook that may salve investor sentiment in one of [...]
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Australian dies of rare mosquito-borne disease after visiting Thailand

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

An Australian man returned from Thailand has died from the rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease, Japanese encephalitis. It is understood to be only the 10th case [...]
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Boy, 14, investigated after Thai king shot with plastic bullets in Germany

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling [...]
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Fast Asia Open: Thailand trade data, Taiwan and Philippines rates decisions

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump’s trade tsar has fired a warning shot at both Beijing and the World Trade Organisation, cautioning that any decision to label China a “market [...]
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Man stopped on Thai border with orangutans, tortoises, raccoons

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai wildlife officers have arrested a Malaysian man attempting to smuggle two baby orangutans, 51 tortoises and six raccoons into the kingdom across its southern border, [...]
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Brits and Thais race to close stolen supercar pipeline

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of supercars including Lamborghinis, Porsches and BMWs have been stolen from the streets of Britain and shipped to Thailand in a complex scam that police from both [...]
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Thailand Says $44 Billion Project Can Link to Xi’s Belt and Road

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand said a $44 billion plan to add infrastructure and upgrade industry on its eastern seaboard can link up with China’s Belt and Road Initiative, as part of a push [...]
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Thailand’s Worse-Than-China Bad-Loan Ratio Seen Nearing Peak

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Nonperforming loans at Thailand’s banks are set to peak toward the end of 2017, according to Fitch Ratings, an outlook that may salve investor sentiment in one of [...]
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Thai man says he bombed army hospital in revenge for coup

Thai man says he bombed army hospital in revenge for coup

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai man publicly confessed Tuesday to planting a bomb inside an army-run hospital last month, saying he was motivated by a loathing for the military and their frequent [...]
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Thailand’s Bad Loan Ratio Is Worse Than China’s

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Nonperforming loans at Thailand’s banks are set to peak toward the end of 2017, according to Fitch Ratings, an outlook that may salve investor sentiment in one of [...]
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Thai Firms Bypass Military government to Invest a Record $13 Billion Abroad

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Bogged down by policy uncertainty under military rule, companies in Thailand are spreading out. Thai businesses invested a record $13 billion abroad in 2016, dwarfing inflows [...]
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Abusive Treatment of Refugees a Blot on Thailand’s Rights Record

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Forced Repatriation, Inhumane Detention Adds Misery to Asylum Seekers Once again, World Refugee Day has arrived with no improvement in Thailand’s abysmal treatment of [...]
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