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Beloved princes: Boys become Buddhist novices in Thailand

27-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Golden umbrellas draped in beads and flowers provide shade for boys as young as seven riding on their fathers’ shoulders in a procession through the mountain town of [...]
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Navy launches ‘sophisticated and robust’ anti-sub drills with Thailand

27-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

The United States and Thai navies are drilling to counter enemy submarines in the latest sign of warming relations between the two allies. The five-day Guardian Sea exercise, [...]
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Japan drafts Thailand to sell Trump on TPP

27-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Tokyo hopes new Southeast Asia members make trade pact impossible to shun Japan’s point man on the Trans-Pacific Partnership will visit Thailand in early May as the [...]
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Thailand detains Cambodian opposition leader, rights group says

27-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai immigration police have detained the leader of a Cambodian opposition group based in Denmark, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, while a Cambodian official said [...]
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Thailand volunteers to host Trump-Kim summit

26-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Tuesday (April 24) volunteered to host the hotly-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as speculation swirls [...]
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US-Thailand Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Kicks off in Andaman Sea

26-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Development spotlights ongoing defense cooperation between the two allies, despite deeper challenges. This week, the navies from the United States and Thailand kicked off [...]
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Experts worried about lack of digital skills in Thailand

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

The hype over Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s $300mil (RM1.1bil) investment in Thailand, and its huge Tmall online platform has only masked the country’s [...]
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Thailand commits to ‘long-term partnership’ with Alibaba

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Thailand has entered into a strategic partnership with Alibaba to drive the development of Thailand’s digital economy and the Eastern Economic Corridor under the [...]
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The CIA closed its original ‘black site’ years ago. But its legacy of torture lives on in Thailand

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

In February 2015, security forces in southern Thailand hauled in a 26-year-old Muslim man and demanded he confess to participating in a violent separatist insurgency. [...]
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China’s Alibaba Group investing millions in Thailand – signs 4 MOUs

23-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Eturbo News | 6:00 AM

Alibaba Group CoFounder and Executive Chair of the Chinese Digital Conglomerate, Jack Ma outlines an 11 billion baht (US$350.3 million) plan aimed primarily at helping farm [...]
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Islamic State suspect wanted by Malaysia released after questioning: Thai defence ministry

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Thai national wanted by Malaysian police for suspected links to Islamic State (IS) has been released after authorities found no affiliation to the terror group, an official [...]
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to step up investments in Thailand as competition between online retailers heats up in fast-growing Southeast Asia. The [...]
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Alibaba to invest $320 million in Thailand, as rivals boost presence

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Alibaba is investing $320 million in Thailand as the e-commerce giant aims to tap Chinese consumers’ appetite for the Southeast nation’s agricultural goods and [...]
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Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Impatience is growing after multiple delays. Since seizing power in 2014, the Thai junta has dangled the prospect of democratic elections promising the country a chance to [...]
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Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank profits drop as costs rise

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s second largest bank, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), on Thursday reported a 4.6 percent decline in first-quarter net profit due to rise in costs and [...]
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