Click for Bangkok, Thailand Forecast

Category: ThailandSubscribe via RSS Feed

Thailand attempts to revive weakening economy

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Sea-globe.com | 6:00 AM

The military junta is spending $5.3 billion to appease the rural population and boost the country’s economic fortunes Thailand’s government plans to allocate an [...]
» More

Cambodia: Rail link to Thailand on schedule

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

Cambodia and Thailand will be linked by railway by the end of 2016 as planned, according to a senior official, but some sections of track from Phnom Penh to Banteay Meanchey [...]
» More

South Thailand Islamic insurgency: The new king’s nightmare

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Ejinsight.com | 6:00 AM

Now that Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has been officially proclaimed the new king of Thailand, one of his most urgent tasks is to give immediate attention not only to the [...]
» More

Alibaba Targets Thailand With Latest International Expansion Push

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Street | 6:00 AM

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA) just made another move towards global expansion. Thailand’s deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak stopped by Alibaba’s [...]
» More

Alibaba agrees to support Thai SMEs

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

The government yesterday clinched a letter of intent with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on the cooperation, expansion and promotion of Thai small and medium-sized [...]
» More

Thailand ranks 55th out of 70 countries in PISA 2015 results

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 6:00 AM

Thailand was placed at the 55th ranking out of a total of 70 countries in the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA) 2015 results, said deputy Education [...]
» More

The BBC’s in trouble for a story it ran on the new king of Thailand

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

The BBC is in trouble in Bangkok, after the broadcaster ran a profile piece on the new king, that authorities found objectionable. The profile piece was published on Friday [...]
» More

Thailand orders Buddhist temple’s TV channel off air as 72-year-old monk evades arrest

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s national telecom regulator has been ordered by authorities to suspend the 24-hour satellite TV channel of the controversial Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Wat [...]
» More

Thai energy panel approves PTT’s 15-yr LNG deal with Petronas

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s energy policy committee has approved a proposal for state-owned PTT Pcl to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Malaysia’s Petronas over a 15-year [...]
» More

Trial of ousted Thai PM Yingluck to end in July 2017 – lawyer

Trial of ousted Thai PM Yingluck to end in July 2017 – lawyer

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A criminal negligence trial against ousted former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s first female premier, will end in July 2017, with a verdict [...]
» More

Alibaba, Thailand government join forces to build the country’s e-commerce

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

There are four key areas that the government and the internet giant will work on The Thailand government and Chinese internet giant Alibaba today signed a Letter of Intent [...]
» More

Thai alms collectors believed to be from syndicate

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Police believe the Thais arrested in a mosque on Tuesday are part of a syndicate preying on the kindness of people for donations. A source said the group, comprising five men [...]
» More

Thailand’s Central Bank Stands Ready for Global Risks

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Boomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s central bank is keeping enough ammunition in store to respond to a downturn in world trade amid a wave of anti-globalisation sentiment that’s swept [...]
» More

Thailand stands by crackdown on ‘illegal’ news

Thailand stands by crackdown on ‘illegal’ news

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

After furore over BBC piece, official said any news deemed harmful to new King will be considered criminal. Thailand’s government will not back down from prosecuting [...]
» More

Russia, India and Thailand Rank as the World’s Most Unequal Nations

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nextshark | 6:00 AM

Russia, India and Thailand are the most unequal nations in the world in terms of wealth distribution, a recent study has revealed. According to Credit Suisse’s Global [...]
» More