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One dead in shooting at Thai protest site

One dead in shooting at Thai protest site

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One person was shot dead on Tuesday at the site of an anti-government rally in the Thai capital Bangkok, emergency services said, in the latest in a string of violent [...]
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Bats Help Thailand Rice Farmers Save Bahts

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Orysa | 6:00 AM

They’ve got a bit of a bad reputation – they’re associated with diseases like rabies, often classified as flying rodents, and even share a special [...]
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Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand’s top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists. [...]
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THAILAND PRESS-Four Seasons luxury hotel operator looks for property in Phuket – The Nation

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Four Seasons Hotels Ltd, a Canadian-based management operator of luxury hotels, is looking to penetrate the Phuket market to tap Thailand’s growing tourism industry [...]
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The erosion of democracy and the rise of Thailand’s juristocracy

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Asian Correspondent | 6:00 AM

Academic Paul Chambers has some analysis of the situation and on the rise of Thailand’s juristocracy. Below are some brief excerpts (read the whole thing for the full [...]
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60 Thailand fishermen to be deported from Aceh

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Antara News | 6:00 AM

At least 60 fishermen from Thailand, have reportedly been arrested in the West Aceh waters, Aceh province and will be deported after the trial over illegal fishing. [...]
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Hezbollah members arrested in Thailand: report

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

A Hezbollah ring of three was arrested in Thailand, according to a report published by a specialised website in the country. The Thai website dedicated to gathering [...]
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Sibley soybean grower calls Thailand trade trip a ‘success’

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | KTIV | 6:00 AM

A Sibley, Iowa farmer is back on Iowa’s frozen soil, after a whirlwind trade mission to Thailand. Brian Kemp, president of the Iowa Soybean Association was part of a [...]
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161 killed during Songkran festival celebration in Thailand

161 killed during Songkran festival celebration in Thailand

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

At least 161 people have been killed and 1,640 others injured in a number of accidents caused by drunk driving and speeding during Thailand’s Songkran festival that [...]
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BoI enthusiastic about upcoming Subcon Thailand exhibition

15-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Narucha Ruchuphan, director of the BOI’s Business Unit for Industrial Linkage Development (BUILD), said Subcon aimed to strengthen Thailand’s manufacturing sector [...]
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Thailand’s ethnic melting pot curdles amid regional political divisions

15-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Today Online | 6:00 AM

Each time Muean Chimoon leaves his wooden house in northern Thailand, he pays homage to a portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a father figure and long a symbol of national [...]
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Thailand’s ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of the Songkran Festival

15-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Global Voices Online | 6:00 AM

Songkran Festival, Thailand’s traditional New Year celebrated every April, is popularly associated with water events, family reunions, and various festivities across [...]
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Thailand to benefit from growing world rice demand, market monitors say

15-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

And in terms of exports, Thailand is expected to capture much of the expected expansion in world demand and remain the world’s No.2 exporter after India in 2014. As [...]
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts organises Starwood Careers Day 2014 for Thailand

15-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Travel weeklyweb | 6:00 AM

The annual Starwood Careers Day, an Asia Pacific-wide effort by Starwood Hotels & Resorts, aimed at attracting passionate individuals to explore a range of employment [...]
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Thai forces shoot dead seven drug suspects

15-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai security forces shot dead seven suspected drug smugglers and seized hundreds of thousands of methamphetamine pills after a firefight in the Golden Triangle border [...]
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