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Thailand pushes Asean trade unity

17-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian nations should prioritise regional integration over the interests of their individual countries, Thai vice Commerce minister Winichai Chaemchaeng said Friday. [...]
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Thailand to check monks’ bad habits with ‘smart ID cards’

17-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Buddhist monks could soon be issued “smart ID cards” flagging any drug or criminal records, in the latest move by the junta to restore the [...]
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Seiko turns to Thailand as base for Southeast Asian marketing push

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Seiko Watch Corp. is hoping to attract more customers in Thailand, particularly young people, as it seeks to increase sales in the Southeast Asian market, according to senior [...]
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Australian chief executive falls 70m to death in Thailand parasailing accident

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

An Australian pensioner has fallen 100 ft to his death in a parasailing accident in Phuket, Thailand. Roger Hussey, a 70-year-old businessperson, died at 2pm on Wednesday, [...]
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Thailand’s top diplomat: Ties between Bangkok and Moscow become highly dynamic

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | TASS | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Foreign minister Don Pramudwinai has spoken to TASS about Bangkok’s growing trade with Moscow and prospects for future cooperation – Your [...]
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Ford Thailand’s second quarter sales jump 34pct

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Ford Thailand today announced second quarter retail sales that increased 34 per cent year-over-year to 12,575 vehicles, driven by continued growth in demand for the Ranger [...]
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Voices from the border

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Americans living close to the Mexico border voice opposition to policies that falsely conflate immigration and security. On Wednesday, John F Kelly, the head of the US [...]
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Thailand Eyes New Korea Fighter Jets

14-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Cabinet approves purchase of eight T-50 advanced planes. On Tuesday, Thailand’s cabinet approved the purchase of eight T-50 advanced jets from South Korea. If [...]
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Thailand foreign tourist arrivals said up 4-5pct in H1 2017

14-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The number of foreign tourists visiting Thailand rose by up to 5 percent in the period January to June 2017, the country’s tourism minister said on Wednesday, compared [...]
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Thailand Approves $5.5 Billion Bullet Train Project With China

14-Jul-2017 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:00 AM

China has received the first overseas order to export its bullet train technology as Thailand approved a US $5.5 billion high-speed railway project aimed at linking Bangkok [...]
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Chinese tourists head to Thailand for preventative HIV drug

14-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Thailand, which has for years been a hot destination for Chinese tourists, has now also become a draw for those seeking to buy cheap drugs to prevent HIV. Pre-exposure [...]
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Thitinan Pongsudhirak: Thailand wastes 30 years standing up and falling down

14-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

With the military calling the shots, the country risks yet another lost decade As Thailand marks the 20th anniversary of being the epicenter of the Asian financial crisis, [...]
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Thai seafood giant commits to major fishing reforms

13-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai Union, one of the world’s largest seafood conglomerates, said Tuesday it will overhaul its fishing practices to protect against labour abuses and unsustainable [...]
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Gunmen kill eight in Thailand over ‘personal conflict’

13-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eight relatives, including three children, were killed by gunmen posing as government officials in Thailand’s Krabi province, police said Tuesday, a mass slaying [...]
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Thailand approves $5.2b for delayed China rail project

13-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government on Tuesday (July 11) approved $5.2 billion to build the first stretch of a high-speed railway that will ultimately link Bangkok to [...]
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