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Thailand to Hand Cash to Rubber Farmers

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military-appointed government approved measures to help rubber farmers who have been hit hard by sharp declines in export prices. The decision enables the [...]
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Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Junta-ruled Thailand lost its controversial bid to join the top United Nations body in charge of promoting and protecting human rights. Thailand was among 5 Asian countries [...]
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Thailand officials find bodies of 2 Koreans killed in tourist boat-fishing boat crash

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The bodies of two South Korean tourists were found in waters near Thailand’s southern resort city of Phuket on Tuesday, two days after the tourist boat they were in [...]
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Saddled with weak economy, Thailand lags Asian rivals in wealth building

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

While Thailand’s millionaires increased their wealth by more than 11 percent last year, they’re being blown away by Southeast Asian neighbours who are riding [...]
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Why Is the Obama Administration Planning Cobra Gold 2015 with Thailand?

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CFR | 6:00 AM

Despite the fact that Thai junta leader – turned prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha recently let slip that the current Thai regime might not hold elections until 2016 or [...]
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Thailand tourist murder suspects retract confessions

Thailand tourist murder suspects retract confessions

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two Myanmar men accused of killing two British backpackers on a Thai holiday island have retracted their confessions, their lawyers said on Wednesday, adding further [...]
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Takashimaya to open in Iconsiam, Thailand

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Thailand will gain another glittering jewel in its shopping-paradise crown when Japan’s ultra-high-end department store Takashimaya opens its new global flagship [...]
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Thailand third-favourite Asian destination for expats

23-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand is the third-favourite destination in Asia among the world’s expats and the seventh-best globally, a poll on quality of life for bank HSBC found Wednesday. [...]
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Japan’s envoy tells deputy PM he favours world trade HQ in Thailand

22-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

Japan is eyeing Thailand for use as a trade hub and is happy the Kingdom is changing its regulations to facilitate the setting up of an international trading headquarters in [...]
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Thailand: UN Body Requires Rights Commitment

Thailand: UN Body Requires Rights Commitment

22-Oct-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s credibility as a potential member of the United Nations Human Rights Council depends on the government’s addressing urgent human rights concerns at [...]
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THAILAND PRESS-Yingluck in Japan for holiday with brother Thaksin – Bangkok Post

22-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has left Thailand for a holiday in Japan with her brother, former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Yingluck, her son Supasek [...]
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Thailand’s junta-picked council starts work on reforms

Thailand’s junta-picked council starts work on reforms

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 2:05 PM

A council selected by Thailand’s ruling junta Tuesday started work on reforms to close the nation’s festering political divide, a task critics dismiss as aimed at [...]
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Foundation offers Bt60m to help make Thailand’s roads safer

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

The Safer Roads Foundation (SRF) has earmarked more than Bt60 million on efforts to reduce road deaths in Thailand, where more than 14,000 locals and foreigners are either [...]
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Search resumes for missing Koreans after Thai boat crash

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The search has resumed for two South Korean tourists missing off Thailand’s southern coast after their tour boat crashed into a fishing vessel, police said Monday. The [...]
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Thailand will serve as funding hub

21-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The government plans to make the Thai capital market a Southeast Asian funding hub after the Laotian government became the first regional foreign country to raise capital in [...]
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