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In Thailand Politicians call on junta to live up to election promise

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Pulse.ng | 6:00 AM

This followed indications from lawmakers that the elections could be postponed until mid-2018. Thai politicians across rivalling parties have called on the ruling military [...]
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Thailand seeking more China arms deals

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

More Chinese armaments are likely to be procured by the Thai government, said the army commander-in-chief, while denying Thailand has shifted policy to procure military [...]
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Analysts predict more of the same despite junta’s ‘road map to democracy’

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

After passing major milestones such as the charter referendum, and with the general election starting to take shape, despite doubts about when it will take place exactly, [...]
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Canadian dead after New Year’s Eve party in Thailand

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Canadian Press | 6:00 AM

A Canadian has died in after a New Year’s Eve party on the island of Koh Phangan in Thailand, says Global Affairs Canada. The Bangkok Post reported that a 26-year-old [...]
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New Year road deaths surge in Thailand despite safety campaign

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 400 people died in road accidents in Thailand over the New Year period, statistics released on Wednesday showed, despite a government road safety campaign in one of [...]
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Thailand dealing with China in the dark

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Thai military is in the midst of a full-bore “pivot” of its own towards China, to the detriment of our long-time Western allies. This has been particularly [...]
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Tourists burned by Thai full moon party pyrotechnics

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tourists attending a full moon party in southern Thailand on New Year’s Eve said they were left with burns when a pyrotechnic display showered revellers with red-hot [...]
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Twelfth time’s a charm: Thai army chief vows no more coups

Twelfth time’s a charm: Thai army chief vows no more coups

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

They may have successfully seized power twelve times in the last eight decades but Thailand’s army chief has said military coups are officially a thing of the past. The [...]
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25 killed in eastern Thailand as minivan loses control and ploughs through traffic

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

At least 25 people, including two toddlers, died in a horrific collision between a minivan and a pickup truck in eastern Thailand on Monday, the latest incident reminding the [...]
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Canadian dead after New Year’s Eve party in Thailand

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

Global Affairs Canada says a Canadian has died in Thailand. According to a Thai media report, a Canadian man died after a New Year’s Eve party on the island of Koh [...]
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No Elections For Thailand This Year, NLA Says

No Elections For Thailand This Year, NLA Says

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Khaosodenglish | 6:00 AM

General elections will not be held this year, according to the junta-appointed interim parliament. Delaying the return to even a semblance of democratic rule, the military [...]
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Thailand, Taiwan cooperate to bust drug-smuggling ring: CIB

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Cooperation between police in Taiwan and Thailand led to the bust of a local heroin-smuggling ring, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced. Four suspects, [...]
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280 Dead and 2,877 Injured on 4th Day of Thailand’s New Years Holiday

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Chiangrai Times | 6:00 AM

According to Transport minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith a total of 280 people were killed and 2,877 injured in road accidents nationwide in the first four days of the one [...]
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Poland, India and Thailand better countries for expats than Ireland

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Journal | 6:00 AM

IRELAND IS MORE attractive to expat workers than it was last year – but it’s still behind 26 other countries, including India, the UK and France, according to a [...]
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China’s ban on ivory ‘puts focus on Japan, Thailand

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

The end of the world’s largest ivory market was announced Sunday by China as it released a detailed timetable for ending its legal ivory trade – as conservation [...]
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