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Thailand’s Former Leaders Raise Pressure on Ruling Junta

Thailand’s Former Leaders Raise Pressure on Ruling Junta

12-Feb-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Since Thailand’s army ousted Yingluck Shinawatra’s government from office, the former leader has largely kept a low profile, visiting temples and rarely talking [...]
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Thailand ready to halt imports of Australian salad

12-Feb-2016 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

Thailand is ready to halt imports of prepacked salad products from Australia if salmonella bacteria is detected by Thai food safety officials. The Thai Food and Drug [...]
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Pizza order leads to Iranian’s arrest

12-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

An Iranian national, detained on Monday for allegedly running a transnational passport forgery syndicate, had been able to hide his identity until he made a phone call to [...]
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Russians tourists spent almost $2 billion in Thailand in 2015

12-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Thaivisa | 6:00 AM

Russian tourists spent almost $2 billion in Thailand in 2015, Vladimir Sosnov, the chief of the consulate department at the Russian embassy in Bangkok told TASS on Tuesday. [...]
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Russians spent almost $2 billion in Thailand in 2015

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Tass | 6:00 AM

Russian tourists spent almost $2 billion in Thailand in 2015, Vladimir Sosnov, the chief of the consulate department at the Russian embassy in Bangkok told TASS on Tuesday. [...]
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US shows chilly Thai ties via scaled-down role in military drill

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

The largest multilateral military exercise in the Asia-Pacific kicked off yesterday in Thailand, with the United States maintaining a scaled down presence due to a 2014 coup [...]
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Rail plan may serve China’s interests more than Thailand’s

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

IT IS disappointing to know that Thailand has negotiated a railway deal with China without a clear strategy and plan that addresses the national interest. After a trip to [...]
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The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military

The Staying Power of Thailand’s Military

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The ruling junta is likely to remain in power for the foreseeable future. Thailand is currently under the strictest military regime the country has seen since the early [...]
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Bangladesh-Thailand trade to quadruple with direct shipping links

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

February 9 Annual trade between Bangladesh and Thailand could quadruple to $4.8 billion thanks to an agreement on Tuesday to establish direct coastal shipping links between [...]
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Nearly 20 Cambodian workers injured in Thailand truck crash

11-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

At least 19 Cambodians suffered injuries when the truck that was driving them home from their construction jobs in Thailand crashed on Sunday. The workers, 23 in all, were [...]
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Raging seas pound Gulf of Thailand shoreline

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Heavy seas pounded coastal communities and fishing fleets in several provinces along the Gulf of Thailand on Monday with the Meteorological Department warning that stormy [...]
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Thailand halts Australian salad imports

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

Thailand has halted imports of Australian prepacked lettuce after a salmonella outbreak and following a warning from a UN agency. Thailand has ordered a halt to imports of [...]
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India, Thailand Talk Defense During vice President Visit

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Counterterrorism and maritime security key areas of focus during Hamid Ansari’s trip. India and Thailand discussed opportunities to broaden their defense and security [...]
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Prominent Buddhist monk fans anti-Muslim sentiment in Thailand

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Bangkok-based Buddhist monk Maha Aphichat is among a growing group of Thai monks who feel their religion is under threat from Islam. Anti-Islamic sentiment is brewing in [...]
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Thailand joins world condemnation of N. Korea missle launch

10-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Monday joined the international cavalcade of condemnation of North Korea for its launch of a long-range missile as a violation of UN resolutions as the Security [...]
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