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Thailand junta to stop prosecuting dissidents in military courts

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Jurist | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government announced on Monday that it will prosecute cases concerning national security and “royal insult” in civilian courts. [...]
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Inquest finds Thai forces killed four unarmed Muslims: lawyer

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An inquest has ruled that security forces gunned down four unarmed Muslim men in Thailand’s conflict-hit south, a lawyer said Wednesday, a rare finding that could pave [...]
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Thai CEO challenges regulator’s first executive penalty since insider trading scandal

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A brokerage CEO has become the first ever executive to challenge a penalty imposed by Thailand’s stock market regulator, in the first disciplinary case involving an [...]
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Thailand raises alert level in Zika spread

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Department of Disease Control (DDC) on Wednesday (Sep 15) instructed all 12 Emergency Operation Centres to increase their alert level to level two amidst the [...]
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Thailand Holds Key Rate as Economic Recovery Gains Momentum

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged for an 11th consecutive meeting, the longest streak on record, as an economic recovery continues to [...]
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34 provinces on alert as storm Rai covers Thailand

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

The Meteorological Department issued a warning Tuesday to people in 34 provinces in the North, Northeast and East to brace for heavy rain and stay tuned for weather updates. [...]
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Thailand’s Pseudo-Democracy Has Become a Reality

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Fairobserver | 6:00 AM

Has the August referendum cemented the Thai public’s approval of a military government? On August 7, Thailand held the long-awaited referendum on its draft [...]
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Panasonic Opens ‘Panasonic Solution & Innovation centre Thailand’

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Businesswire | 6:00 AM

Panasonic Corporation announces today on its opening of the “Panasonic Solution & Innovation centre Thailand” in Bangkok. The centre is established as the [...]
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Thai military courts to still try some 500 civilian cases

Thai military courts to still try some 500 civilian cases

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military courts will still hear some 500 ongoing cases against civilians, a senior junta official said Tuesday, a day after the regime announced an end to [...]
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Thailand: No New Military Trials of Civilians

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Thai junta’s decision not to bring new military trials of civilians is a limited step that appears intended to deflect international criticism of Thailand at the [...]
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China-Thailand rail project likely to break ground this year

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Construction on a rail line between Bangkok and Nakhon Ratchasima in Thailand looks set to start this year, Thai deputy prime minister Prajin Juntong said Sunday. If [...]
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Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Health and city officials in Thailand downplayed risks from rising infections from the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to serious birth defects, and expressed [...]
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Chinese arrivals reach record numbers in Thailand

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Thailand-Business-News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s prime minister recently thanked the tourists from the People’s Republic of China for choosing Thailand as a holiday destination and for making up the [...]
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HK tourist dies in motorcycle accident in Thailand

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Macaudaily Times | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong man died on Saturday afternoon after being involved in a road accident in Thailand’s resort island of Ko Samui, SCMP reported. The 22-year-old man, together [...]
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Govt to announce two year progress on Sep 15

13-Sep-2016 Intellasia | NNT | 6:00 AM

The Thai government is slated to announce its two year achievements on Thursday, September 15th. Prime minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Saturday that the government [...]
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