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Ageing Thailand takes toll on indebted households

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai civil servant Supapan Pullbangyung spends just under half of her salary on caring for her 75-year-old father, who suffers from diabetes and dementia. Hers is one of many [...]
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Thailand rebuffs railway deal with China

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping is so devoted to his Silk Road project for China to deepen economic ties across Asia that he recently had top Communist officials attend a [...]
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Thailand ranked 21st in ATKearney FDI confidence index

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand has re-entered the top-25 list of the A.T.Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index after a two-year absence, being ranked 21st in the 2016 FDI Confidence [...]
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Media workers lament decline in freedom of expression in Thailand

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

ONCE a regional hub of journalism, Thailand has seen the worst decline in the freedom of expression among Asean countries, a media-watchdog campaigner said yesterday. [...]
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Thailand’s TOA Said to Consider IPO for Paint, Chemicals Unit

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

TOA Group, controlled by Thailand’s Tangkaravakoon family, is considering an initial public offering of its paints and chemicals business, people with knowledge of the [...]
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Thailand bans ‘rude’ opinions ahead of crucial referendum

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

From the question of Britain’s place in Europe to the choice of New Zealand’s flag, referendums worldwide are usually preceded by unbridled debate. Not so under [...]
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Thailand: The judicial harassment against 11 activists continues

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Omct | 6:00 AM

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human [...]
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Thailand to help restore Nepal’s quake-hit cultural sites

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

THAILAND PLANS to help restore at least six of the hundreds of cultural sites in Nepal that have been damaged in the 2015 earthquake. “The restoration budget will [...]
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High-speed rail: Japan’s Foreign minister visits Thailand

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Japan to help countries along Mekong river improve infrastructure & bolster development with $7 billion over three years. High-speed rail projects underway. INTERNATIONAL [...]
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Scots gran relives brutal Thailand street attack

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Scotsman | 6:00 AM

A Scottish Gran who was attacked and left unconscious in a Thai street gave evidence in court over the horrific ordeal. Rose Owen, 65, and her family were attacked while on [...]
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Storms damage hundreds of houses in upper Thailand

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Storms hit many provinces in upper Thailand on Tuesday night, with the North taking the brunt of the onslaught, damaging hundreds of houses – and the weatherman warns [...]
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Developers zero-in on Bangkok’s historic Chinatown

05-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For nearly a century Thanuan has watched history sweep through the bustling maze of alleyways that make up Bangkok’s Chinatown, one of the city’s few districts [...]
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Intel aiming to provide service for Digital Thailand

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Kingdom has “smart nation” potential for an efficient public sector and e-govt, say experts MOVING TOWARDS a Digital Thailand, Intel aims to provide the [...]
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A Do-What-We-Want Law in Thailand May Enable New Airport Runway

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In a move that may be cheered by tourists but faulted by democracy campaigners, Thailand’s military junta aims to use a special-powers rule to speed up the approval of [...]
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Thailand Consumer Confidence Weakened Further in April – Update

04-May-2016 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s consumer confidence in April continued its weakening streak for a fourth consecutive month, in part because of concerns about the nation’s drought, [...]
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