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Thailand volunteers to host Trump-Kim summit

26-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Tuesday (April 24) volunteered to host the hotly-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as speculation swirls [...]
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US-Thailand Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Kicks off in Andaman Sea

26-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Development spotlights ongoing defense cooperation between the two allies, despite deeper challenges. This week, the navies from the United States and Thailand kicked off [...]
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Experts worried about lack of digital skills in Thailand

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

The hype over Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s $300mil (RM1.1bil) investment in Thailand, and its huge Tmall online platform has only masked the country’s [...]
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The CIA closed its original ‘black site’ years ago. But its legacy of torture lives on in Thailand

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

In February 2015, security forces in southern Thailand hauled in a 26-year-old Muslim man and demanded he confess to participating in a violent separatist insurgency. [...]
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Thailand commits to ‘long-term partnership’ with Alibaba

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Thailand has entered into a strategic partnership with Alibaba to drive the development of Thailand’s digital economy and the Eastern Economic Corridor under the [...]
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China’s Alibaba Group investing millions in Thailand – signs 4 MOUs

23-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Eturbo News | 6:00 AM

Alibaba Group CoFounder and Executive Chair of the Chinese Digital Conglomerate, Jack Ma outlines an 11 billion baht (US$350.3 million) plan aimed primarily at helping farm [...]
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Islamic State suspect wanted by Malaysia released after questioning: Thai defence ministry

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Thai national wanted by Malaysian police for suspected links to Islamic State (IS) has been released after authorities found no affiliation to the terror group, an official [...]
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to step up investments in Thailand as competition between online retailers heats up in fast-growing Southeast Asia. The [...]
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Alibaba to invest $320 million in Thailand, as rivals boost presence

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Alibaba is investing $320 million in Thailand as the e-commerce giant aims to tap Chinese consumers’ appetite for the Southeast nation’s agricultural goods and [...]
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Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Impatience is growing after multiple delays. Since seizing power in 2014, the Thai junta has dangled the prospect of democratic elections promising the country a chance to [...]
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Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank profits drop as costs rise

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s second largest bank, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), on Thursday reported a 4.6 percent decline in first-quarter net profit due to rise in costs and [...]
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Thailand’s top banks post faster quarterly profit growth, face fee income strains

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two of Thailand’s top banks posted a faster pace of quarterly profit growth as an expanding economy boosted demand for loans and financial services, but intensifying [...]
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Prawit sees possibility of ISIS trying to infiltrate Thailand

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Deputy PM and Defence minister general Prawit Wongsuwan on Wednesday admitted there was a possibility of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) making attempts to set up [...]
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Crypto Enthusiasts Demand Thailand’s finance ministry Revamp Taxation Guidelines

20-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Anarchomofo | 6:00 AM

Capital gains taxes will always remain a controversial topic. This is especially true in Thailand, by the look of things, as the cryptocurrency community wants the [...]
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German police smash Thai forced prostitution ring in ‘biggest’ raids

20-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

German federal police said they carried out the biggest raids in their history Wednesday against an alleged organised crime ring suspected of trafficking hundreds of women [...]
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