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Eleven Thais in Forbes’ billionaires list

Eleven Thais in Forbes’ billionaires list

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Eleven top business leaders from Thailand are included in this year’s world’s richest billionaires list issued by Forbes magazine. Dhanin Chearavanont, chair of [...]
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Buddhist Monks Join Protests in Thailand

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Luang Pu Buddha Issara doesn’t fit the usual picture of a Buddhist monk. Sure, his hair is shorn and he wears the clergy’s distinctive saffron robes. But Phra [...]
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Thailand Wants Burma To Use Baht To Boost Trade

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Thailand is calling on Myanmar to use the Thai baht as a medium of exchange in the country’s domestic trade in a bid to boost trade and investment between both [...]
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Siam Retail keeps faith in Thailand with Bt20 bn stake over 6 years

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

SIAM RETAIL Development Co is placing the biggest bet in its 23 years of operations on the future of Thailand by splurging Bt20 billion over six years to open new stores [...]
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Paris fashion goes shopping at the Chanel supermarket

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

Princess Sirivannavari of Thailand browsed breakfast cereals in a tiara: Keira Knightley lingered by the cheese counter; Rihanna looked glamorous over by biscuits and cakes. [...]
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Thailand may extend state of emergency despite scaled-back protest

Thailand may extend state of emergency despite scaled-back protest

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A state of emergency in Bangkok could be extended until anti-government protests end completely, Thailand’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, adding that he feared more [...]
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Thailand now has free wi-fi available at 6 main airports

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Last December, the group called Airports of Thailand (AOT) promised that the six airports it operates would get free wi-fi this year. The day has come. Today, AOT is [...]
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In Thailand the cost of overfishing is trafficked human beings

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

Thailand has a long-standing problem with human trafficking. Migrants from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos are conscripted into its seafood industry. A report out today from the [...]
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Chinese Car Maker Faces Roadblocks in Thailand

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

When SAIC Motor Corp. 600104.SH -0.84 percent announced plans to make cars in Thailand by 2014, it was seen as a significant move by the Chinese auto industry to secure a [...]
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Thailand’s PTT sees 2014 revenue up 4pct

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s largest energy firm, PTT Pcl, said on Wednesday it expects its 2014 revenue to rise 4 percent to 2.97 trillion baht ($91.41 billion) due to higher oil and [...]
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Thai Unrest Spurs Japan Inc. to Turn Focus to Indonesia: Economy

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia plans to woo companies from Japan to Europe as political turmoil in Thailand and rising wages in Malaysia boost the attractiveness of Southeast Asia’s biggest [...]
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Businesses resume after Thai protests scaled back

Businesses resume after Thai protests scaled back

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s political crisis is far from resolved, but Bangkok had at least one reason to breathe a temporary sigh of relief Monday: Major intersections barricaded by [...]
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Thailand’s Tisco aims for slower loan growth due to unrest

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Tisco Financial Group Pcl said on Tuesday it is aiming for 2014 loan growth of 10 percent, slower than the 17.7 percent it recorded in 2013, as prolonged [...]
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GM names execs for Southeast Asia, Thailand

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Detroitnews | 6:00 AM

General Motors Co. has named a new president for its Southeast Asia region and has appointed a new managing director for GM Thailand, both effective March 1. The Detroit [...]
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Thailand’s medical tourism campaign, Uber in Bangkok and Chennai

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Tnooz | 6:00 AM

This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel MARKETING in tourism and hospitality for March 2014. Tuesday 4 March 2014: Uber in Bangkok, Chennai Uber has [...]
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