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Thailand displays cash, luxury cars seized in probe into senior police

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police displayed stacks of cash, luxury cars and an extensive collection of antique Buddha statues on Tuesday seized in a probe that has led to the arrest of seven [...]
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Thai police royal defamation probe widens

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A major Thai police corruption probe widened Tuesday with a third high-ranking officer charged under strict royal defamation rules in what analysts say is an attempt by the [...]
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How Thailand’s Solar Power Visionary Built an Industry

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Worldbank | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s solar power market was at a standstill in 2008, with solar energy accounting for less than 2 MW of installed capacity. Technology costs were falling, though, [...]
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Thailand approves investment projects worth $2.4 billion

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s investment agency has approved applications for projects worth 79.2 billion baht, or $2.4 billion (1.53 billion pounds), mainly in the automobile industry, [...]
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Thailand to lose share of China market under Afta, survey suggests

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nationmulti Media | 6:00 AM

Thailand could lose Bt118 billion worth of export opportunities under the Asean-China Free Trade Agreement over the next five years (2015-2019) because of tougher competition [...]
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Cigna Thailand shifts focus to health insurance

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

Cigna Thailand has repositioned its brand with a view to strengthening its business direction and tapping the local health-insurance market. US-based Cigna is known globally [...]
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Ethiopia and Thailand Celebrate Fifty Years of Diplomatic Relations

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Allafrica | 6:00 AM

Commemoration of the 50th year of diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Thailand was celebrated with Ethiopian music and Thai cultural performances at the Ethiopian [...]
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Thai editor sentenced to jail for defaming king

Thai editor sentenced to jail for defaming king

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A military court in junta-ruled Thailand sentenced a Web editor to 4 1/2 years in jail Monday for publishing an article five years ago that it said defamed the nation’s [...]
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Why Thailand’s Junta Is Afraid of The Hunger Games

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s generalissimo, Prayuth Chan-Ocha, has been head of a junta after yet another coup by the Thai military in May. He’s since become prime minister, [...]
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Burma House speaker visits Thailand

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

Myanmar Parliament speaker Khin Aung Myint on Monday started his first of three-day official visit. National Legislative Assembly’s President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai [...]
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How to profit from Thailand’s solar energy boom

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Money Week | 6:00 AM

In December, the temperature in London is set to drop to 7?C with only three hours of sunshine a day. Bangkok, in contrast, will have an average temperature of 26?C, with [...]
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Thailand charges 10 police personnel over illegal activities

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Thailand has charged 10 personnel in a crackdown on the police force over illicit activities. Central Investigation Bureau chief Pongpat Chayapan and other personnel, [...]
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Jica urges more Japan-Thailand cooperation beyond Thai’s Kingdom

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

The Japan International Cooperation Agency is looking to strengthen cooperation between Thailand and Japan in hard and soft infrastructure development while working together [...]
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Thailand’s Human Trafficking Trails: Corrupt CIB Chief May Have the Answers

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Phuketwan | 6:00 AM

Former Central Investigation Bureau Chief Pongpat Chayapan amassed billions of baht from corruption and may be the person who can now most easily explain how Thailand’s [...]
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US returns stolen ancient artifacts to Thailand

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | PBS | 6:00 AM

This week, the United States returned hundreds of ancient artifacts to Thailand that officials say were looted decades ago from a 5,000 year old UNESCO World Heritage [...]
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