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Ministers hope all countries will share responsibility on Rohingya crisis without causing conflicts

29-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister and minister of Foreign Affairs Tanasak Patimaprakorn hoped that the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean on 29 May 2015 in [...]
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Thai police seek local help in people smuggling crackdown

29-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai police are seeking help from villagers living near a recently uncovered network of jungle camps to aid their investigation into people-smuggling and human [...]
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Boat people talks: Key issues and expectations

29-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

In the past month, more than 3,000 desperate, hungry people have landed on the shores of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, drawing international attention to a crisis in [...]
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Between Two Worlds: Thailand’s Coup One Year On

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Asia Foundation | 6:00 AM

The first anniversary of Thailand’s latest coup passed without ceremony or acknowledgment by the military-led National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), which assumed [...]
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Thailand’s hungry cut by half since ’96

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand is among 29 nations that have reduced the number of underfed citizens by at least half since 1996, according to a new United Nation’s Food & Agriculture [...]
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Japan calls for Thai investments

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

After being a key foreign investor in the Kingdom for more than half a century, Japan now hopes to see more direct investment from Thailand and other countries to serve its [...]
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Thailand, Japan sign bullet-train deal

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Thailand and Japan on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on the possible introduction of Japan’s shinkansen bullet-train technology into the [...]
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Thai ex-PM Thaksin under investigation for lese majeste

Thai ex-PM Thaksin under investigation for lese majeste

29-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai police are investigating whether fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra committed royal defamation in a recent interview, authorities said Wednesday as they [...]
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Thailand Mulls New US Aircraft Basing Request

29-May-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Thailand is considering allowing its ally the United States to use its airports as a base for planes assisting in the ongoing migrant crisis in Southeast Asia. The United [...]
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Ufun scheme under scrutiny after arrests in Thailand

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

REGIONAL investment scheme Ufun, which straddles Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, is facing scrutiny after four people were arrested in Bangkok over allegations of running a [...]
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Thailand begins recon missions for stranded migrants

29-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand said Tuesday it had begun air reconnaissance missions looking for stranded migrant boats in the Andaman Sea, following criticism that regional nations were not [...]
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Police seeking access to mass graves from Thailand: IGP

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysian police are working on gaining easier access by land from Thailand to the mass graves of alleged victims of human traffickers in Perlis, Inspector-General of Police [...]
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Pride of Thailand Takes Front Stage at Gourmet Market

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok | 6:00 AM

Do you like to cook – or, for that matter eat – delicious, world-class gourmet food? Of course you do. So you’ve been wondering. Nay, you’ve been [...]
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Thailand revokes populust former PM Thaksin’s passports over comments it says affect national security

Thailand revokes populust former PM Thaksin’s passports over comments it says affect national security

29-May-2015 Intellasia | Nationalpost | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities said Wednesday they revoked two passports belonging to former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra following an interview he gave in South Korea they said could [...]
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Thailand thaws a little on boatpeople plight

28-May-2015 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Thailand has confirmed it will not allow seaborne boatpeople to take refuge on land but will give them “humanitarian assistance” so they can continue on to [...]
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