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Briton dies after speedboat ‘capsizes’ in Thailand

28-May-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A British woman has died after a speedboat capsized near the island of Koh Samui, in Thailand, the Foreign Office says. A British man is also believed to be missing after the [...]
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BoT: Thailand can ride global storm

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

The economy is strong enough to withstand the impact from continuous volatility in the global financial and capital markets because of the country’s limited exposure to [...]
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Three tourists killed, one missing in Thai speed boat accident

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

Three foreign tourists were killed and one other remains missing after a packed speed boat capsized off the popular Thai holiday island of Koh Samui, a police officer said [...]
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Thailand, China Step Up Military Cooperation

28-May-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Recent military agreements between Thailand and China are sparking speculation about the depth of their defense cooperation. Chinese Defense minister and State Councilor [...]
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Thai masseuses hide in ceiling to avoid arrest

27-May-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Five Thai female masseuses tried to evade arrest by state immigration officers by hiding inside the ceiling of the building they were in. However, it was an exercise in [...]
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Thailand considers options for petroleum concession deals

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

Thailand wants to negotiate a better return from its petroleum concessions held by Chevron Corp and Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production, the Energy minister said [...]
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Thai forager who found $6m pill stash ‘gave them away’ to pals

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

A Thai man who says he found 700,000 methamphetamine pills – with a street value of nearly $6 million – in a bush, drove the local price of the drug down after [...]
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Two Years Since Thai Coup No Democracy In Sight – OpEd

27-May-2016 Intellasia | Eurasia Review | 6:00 AM

It has been two years since Thailand’s junta toppled the democratically elected government of Yingluck Shinawatra on May 22, 2014. Headed by general-turned-prime [...]
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Burma army chief visits Thailand

27-May-2016 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s armed forces commander-in-chief Senior general Min Aung Hlaing kicks off his three-day visit to Thailand today, where he will meet Privy Council president Gen [...]
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Thailand ‘aims to re-draw concessions’

27-May-2016 Intellasia | Upstreamonline | 6:00 AM

Chevron and Thai state giant PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) could be drawn to the negotiation table by Thailand’s government as the Bangkok administration [...]
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Thailand most hospitable nation, survey shows

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

Thailand is considered the most hospitable nation among business travellers in a survey by Booking.com. It is also made the top 5 for best food. Booking.com, a leader in [...]
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European crime suspects hiding in Thailand arrested

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

TWO TRANS-NATIONAL criminals – an Italian suspect wanted by Interpol for fraud, embezzlement and monetary document forgery, and a Romanian suspect wanted for stealing [...]
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Thailand still waiting on EU ‘red card’ decision

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

The EU has not made any decision about whether to ban fish exports from Thailand, the Thai foreign ministry said on Monday (23 May), clarifying comments made by its deputy [...]
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Thailand: Press Junta to End Torture, ‘Disappearances’

Thailand: Press Junta to End Torture, ‘Disappearances’

26-May-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Thai government should promptly act on pledges to make torture and enforced disappearance criminal offenses, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 24, 2016, [...]
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Thai girl killed by fire cried for parents until ‘voice was gone’

26-May-2016 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

A nighttime fire at a dormitory of a Christian elementary school in northern Thailand that killed at least 17 girls may have been caused by a faulty light fixture below where [...]
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