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Coronation plans threaten poll delay in junta-ruled Thailand

Coronation plans threaten poll delay in junta-ruled Thailand

21-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s prime minister said Tuesday his military government will hold elections only after a coronation ceremony for the new Thai king, casting fresh doubt on [...]
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Thailand banks on tech to end slavery at sea as workers push for rights

21-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation)Enslaved on a Thai fishing vessel for 11 years, Tun Lin saw his fellow workers lose their minds one after another, with one fisherman [...]
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Thailand will wait for Malaysia’s decision on Southern Thailand peace talks

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Thailand will have to wait for a decision by the new Malaysian government regarding the future of the southern Thailand peace process following the defeat of the Barisan [...]
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Thailand: Southeast Asia’s Forgotten Human Rights Crisis

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

In May, Thailand marked the fourth anniversary of the 2014 coup that wrested control from its democratically elected government and installed a military regime. Four years [...]
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Australia’s IAG to sell Thai, Indonesia units to Tokio Marine for $390 million

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Insurance Australia Group (IAG) (IAG.AX) said on Tuesday it will sell its Thai and Indonesian operations to Japanese insurer Tokio Marine Holdings (8766.T) for A$525 million [...]
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What’s Next for China-Thailand Defense Ties?

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Bangkok and Beijing continue to look for further opportunities to advance the security side of their relationship. Last week, Chalermchai Sitthisart, the head of the Thai [...]
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Amnesty International condemns execution in Thailand

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Amnesty International on Tuesday condemned the execution of a 26-year-old murderer in Thailand. “This is a deplorable violation of the right to life. Thailand is [...]
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Thailand executes first prisoner by lethal injection since 2009

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Thailand has executed its first prisoner since 2009, the Department of Corrections said on Tuesday, a move the human rights group Amnesty International condemned as a [...]
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Thailand carries out first execution since 2009

20-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, putting a 26-year-old convicted murderer to death by lethal injection in a move condemned by Amnesty International as [...]
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Thirty sex offenders arrested at Thailand airports since the start of the year

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Daily News | 6:02 AM

Thirty sex offenders arrested at Thailand airports since the start of the year Immigration has reported that 30 sex offenders have been arrested at five Thai airports since [...]
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Thai king signs Crown’s $30bn assets over to himself

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

King Maha Vajiralongkorn has formally inherited notable real estate assets in Bangkok, including Siam Commercial Bank. Thailand’s royal family has formally turned over [...]
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Richest monarchy in the world assumes personal control of RE assets

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The RealDeal | 6:02 AM

Richest monarchy in the world assumes personal control of RE assets Thailand’s new king now has corporate and real estate holdings in his own name Thailand’s king [...]
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UK, France should press Thai PM on rights, to end military rule  group

UK, France should press Thai PM on rights, to end military rule group

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Britain and France should highlight deteriorating human rights in Thailand when its prime minister visits this month and they should make clear there will be no [...]
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Thailand: three airport policy for Bangkok towards 200m passengers

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Centre Foraviation | 6:02 AM

Thailand has adopted a three-airport policy for Bangkok to meet an expected doubling in passenger traffic over the next 10 years. Thailand is also investing in airspace [...]
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Thailand to buy Airbus satellite as junta chief visits France: source

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s junta chief will secure the purchase of a $215 million observation satellite from Airbus during his trip to France this month, a diplomatic source said [...]
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