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Thailand still a leader in top corporate roles for women

09-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

The Asia-Pacific region continues to make slow progress in getting women into senior corporate roles, though Thailand is among those bucking the trend, according to [...]
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Rubber enters bull market as exporters reduce shipments

09-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Rubber entered a bull market in Tokyo and Shanghai after the world’s biggest exporters cut shipments to help boost prices. Futures in Tokyo climbed 22 per cent from the [...]
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Dhammakaya saga threatens to deepen feud in Thai Buddhism

09-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Dhammakaya saga threatens to deepen feud in Thai Buddhism The abbot and founder of the Dhammakaya sect, Dhammachayo, is currently under investigation for allegedly embezzling [...]
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Thailand Holds Four Chinese Refugees Amid Fears of Deportation

09-Mar-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Thailand are holding a group of Chinese asylum-seekers, including a small child, after they tried to reach Australia in a private yacht for fear of being sent [...]
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Thailand ranks as an Asian leader on gender parity, but we can do better

09-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

AS the world celebrates International Women’s Day Do Thai women have their presence felt in the social, economic, cultural and political landscape? At the Commerce [...]
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Thailand agrees to actively enforce NK sanctions

09-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Thailand has agreed to “actively” enforce the newly adopted UN sanctions on North Korea, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said Tuesday, noting the Southeast Asian [...]
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More than 60 hospitalised as boat engine explodes in Bangkok

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

More than 60 people were hospitalised Saturday, mostly for burns, after the engine on a Bangkok commuter boat burst into flames and sent passengers leaping to a nearby pier, [...]
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Bangkok water taxi engine explodes, injuring 65 passengers

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

At least 65 passengers were injured Saturday when the engine of a Bangkok water taxi exploded as the boat approached its dock, police said. Among the injured were three [...]
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Thailand seeks to crack down on insider trading

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Thaivisa | 6:00 AM

Thai executives are facing a crackdown on insider trading as a backlash grows over a high profile scandal in the country, according to an article in the FT. The stock market [...]
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Thailand slips deeper into China’s embrace

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s navy wants to buy a submarine – and China’s offer looks tempting. It is not only cheaper than the rest, but reportedly includes technology [...]
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Thailand: TPI Polene Power to launch IPO in Q4

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Deal Street Asia | 6:00 AM

TPI Polene Power Co (TPIPP), a subsidiary of Thailand’s third largest cement producer TPI Polene Pcl, plans to spin off 30 per cent of its registered capital in an [...]
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Boat engine explosion injures 65 in Thailand

Boat engine explosion injures 65 in Thailand

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Mid-day | 6:00 AM

At least 65 people were injured on Saturday when the engine of a Bangkok commuter boat exploded during rush hour in one of the city’s busy canals. The crowded boat was [...]
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Thailand targets competitive infrastructure with $50bn plan

07-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei.com | 6:00 AM

Thailand looks to drastically expand railways, highways and other core infrastructure in the coming years, aiming to make itself more appealing to investors by lowering [...]
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Thailand: Rights Lawyers Harassed, Charged

07-Mar-2016 Intellasia | New York | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s government should stop bringing trumped-up criminal charges against human rights lawyers to harass and retaliate against them, Human Rights Watch said today. [...]
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HRW: Thailand should stop retaliating against human rights lawyers

07-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Jurist.org | 6:00 AM

Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Friday urged [press release] Thailand to stop harassing and charging human right lawyers for defending victims of the [...]
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