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Thailand to Take on Singapore With $5.7 Billion Airport Overhaul

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand is seeking to take on Singapore’s dominance in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul with a $5.7 billion upgrade of a Vietnam War-era airport. Lockheed [...]
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Eight deported from Thailand for working illegally

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

Eight Cambodian workers, aged 25 to 32, were deported from Thailand on Saturday after being detained for working there illegally, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said [...]
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UN warns Burma, Thailand for recent deportation of Turkish national

30-May-2017 Intellasia | Turkey Purge | 6:00 AM

The United Nations stated grave concern on Saturday over the deportation by Myanmar and Thailand of Muhammet Furkan Sokmen, a Turkish teacher working for two schools [...]
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Peace eludes Thailand’s mainly Muslim south

29-May-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s government is under pressure to resolve a festering ethnic conflict in the country’s deep south. The country’s southernmost provinces have a [...]
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Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US

29-May-2017 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the US and forced to be “modern day sex slaves”, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges [...]
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21 Indicted in Thailand-to-US Sex-Trafficking Ring with Tie to Minnesota

27-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Twenty-one people have been indicted in what authorities are calling a sophisticated, international sex-trafficking ring that brought hundreds of women from Thailand to [...]
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Fingerprint, facial scans to be required for SIM cards in Thailand

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Gulf-times | 6:00 AM

People in Bangkok and the insurgency-plagued deep south of Thailand will be required to have their fingerprints and faces scanned when buying pre-paid SIM cards, [...]
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Thailand to require biometric checks for pre-paid SIM cards in troubled south

27-May-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s telecoms regulator said on Thursday anyone wanting to use or buy a pre-paid SIM card for a mobile phone in the deep south will have to have their [...]
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Thailand police detain 16 loggers

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

Sixteen Cambodians from Battambang are being detained at a prison in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province following their arrests on Monday for alleged illegal logging, [...]
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Thailand to boost security after hospital blast

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand has reassured the international community that it would increase security at sensitive locations after a bomb exploded at a hospital in the capital, Bangkok, [...]
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Thailand Holds Benchmark Rate as Economy Faces Lackluster Growth

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s central bank held its key interest rate near a record low to support economic growth that’s lagging peers in Southeast Asia. The one-day bond [...]
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Bangkok bombings undermine military-imposed ‘stability’

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Mercenaries likely to have mounted hospital attack but who gave the order? Coming after two earlier explosions in Bangkok in recent weeks, a bomb blast in a hospital on May [...]
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Thailand: Boy, 14, Among 6 Held on Royal Defamation Charge

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Benar News | 6:00 AM

Police in Thailand are holding a 14-year-old boy and five other people on suspicion of burning a portrait of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and violating the [...]
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Laos, Thailand agree on master plan

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

THAILAND AND Laos have agreed to draw up a a five-year master plan to double the value of bilateral trade and investment to $10 billion (Bt344 billion) by 2021. Deputy prime [...]
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Thailand remains in top countries for social media

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Thailand is a leading country when it comes to social media, according to information recently released by Thot Zocial, a Thai social media analytics developer. Facebook [...]
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